|By Marketwired .||
|December 5, 2013 05:00 PM EST||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/05/13 -- (TSX: CMF) (TSX: CMF.A)
BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited ("BlackRock Canada"), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. ("BlackRock") today announces additional information regarding the termination of the iShares Managed Futures Index ETF (the "Fund") that was announced on September 17, 2013.
The common units of the Fund ("CMF") and the advisor class units of the Fund ("CMF.A") were delisted from the Toronto Stock Exchange on November 28, 2013. The assets of the Fund were liquidated. The final net asset value of the Fund was determined on December 3, 2013. The net asset value per unit of CMF was $20.83083. The net asset value per unit of CMF.A was $20.50871. Remaining holders of CMF and CMF.A units will receive their respective dissolution proceeds on or about December 10, 2013. Following this distribution, the Fund will be dissolved.
BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At September 30, 2013, BlackRock's AUM was US$4.096 trillion. BlackRock offers products that span the risk spectrum to meet clients' needs, including active, enhanced and index strategies across markets and asset classes. Products are offered in a variety of structures including separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. Headquartered in New York City, as of September 30, 2013, the firm has approximately 11,200 employees in 30 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.blackrock.com.
About iShares ETFs
iShares is the global product leader in exchange traded funds with over 600 funds globally across equities, fixed income and commodities, which trade on 20 exchanges worldwide. The iShares Funds are bought and sold like common stocks on securities exchanges. The iShares Funds are attractive to many individual and institutional investors and financial intermediaries because of their relative low cost, tax efficiency and trading flexibility. Investors can purchase and sell shares through any brokerage firm, financial advisor, or online broker, and hold the funds in any type of brokerage account. The iShares customer base consists of the institutional segment of pension plans and fund managers, as well as the retail segment of financial advisors and high net worth individuals.
iShares® Funds are managed by BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited. Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investing in iShares Funds. Please read the relevant prospectus before investing. The ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Tax, investment and all other decisions should be made, as appropriate, only with guidance from a qualified professional.
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