BlackRock® Canada Announces Final Termination Proceeds Relating to the Termination of Certain iShares Funds


Listing:            TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)

Symbol:           XFF, XFA

TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (“BlackRock”) (NYSE:BLK) today announces additional information regarding the termination of the following funds (the “Terminating Funds”) that was announced on August 11, 2023.

Terminating Fund NameTicker
iShares MSCI Multifactor EAFE Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)XFF
iShares MSCI Multifactor USA Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)XFA

The units of the Terminating Funds were delisted from the Toronto Stock Exchange on October 17, 2023. The proceeds from the liquidation of the assets, less all liabilities and expenses incurred in connection with this termination of the Terminating Funds (the “Termination Proceeds”) were determined on October 30, 2023 and are as follows:

Terminating Fund NameTickerFinal Distribution (CAD) Post-distributionnet assetvalue per unit (CAD)TerminationProceeds perunit (CAD)
Income per unitCapital gains per unit
iShares MSCI Multifactor EAFE Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)XFF$0.31923-$26.869108$27.188338
iShares MSCI Multifactor USA Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)XFA$0.14147-$33.500600$33.642070

Each unitholder will receive the Termination Proceeds (including the final distribution) on a pro rata basis and in the currency shown in the table above and no further action is required by unitholders.

The proceeds of termination will be paid out to CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc. on or about October 31, 2023, which investors will receive thereafter based on individual brokerage processing times.

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About iShares

iShares unlocks opportunity across markets to meet the evolving needs of investors. With more than twenty years of experience, a global line-up of 1300+ exchange traded funds (ETFs) and US$3.12 trillion in assets under management as of September 30, 2023, iShares continues to drive progress for the financial industry. iShares funds are powered by the expert portfolio and risk management of BlackRock.

iShares® ETFs are managed by BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited.

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