January 17, 2017 9:37 PM ET

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Company Overview of iShares Trust - iShares Asia 50 ETF

Company Overview

iShares Trust - iShares Asia 50 ETF is an exchange traded fund launched by BlackRock, Inc. The fund is managed by BlackRock Fund Advisors. It invests in the public equity markets of Asia. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It invests in stocks of large-cap companies. The fund seeks to replicate the performance of the S&P Asia 50 Index, by using representative sampling methodology. It was formerly known as iShares Trust - iShares S&P Asia 50 Index Fund. iShares Trust - iShares Asia 50 ETF was formed on November 13, 2007 and is domiciled in the United States.

400 Howard Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

United States

Founded in 2007





Key Executives for iShares Trust - iShares Asia 50 ETF

Age: 45
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Age: 56
Chief Legal Officer and Vice President
Age: 47
Global Head of Beta Strategies, Senior Managing Director, Member of Global Executive Committee, Member of Women’s Initiative Global Steering Committee, and Member of Global Operating Committee
Age: 53
Managing Director, Co-Head of US Fixed Income Portfolio Solutions, Head of North America Portfolio Solutions Group, and Portfolio Manager
Age: 47
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

iShares Trust - iShares Asia 50 ETF Key Developments

iShares Asia 50 ETF Declares Distribution, Payable on 27 January 2017

iShares Asia 50 ETF declared distribution of USD 0.825827 per share, payable on 27 January 2017 with record date as 28 December 2016 and ex-date as 23 December 2016.

iShares Trust - iShares Asia 50 ETF Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2016

iShares Trust - iShares Asia 50 ETF reported unaudited earnings results for the six months ended September 30, 2016. For the period, the company reported total investment income of $6,783,731, net realized and unrealized gain of $40,188,289 and net increase in net assets resulting from operations of $46,157,193.

iShares Asia 50 ETF Declares Dividend, Payable on July 21, 2016

iShares Asia 50 ETF declared distribution of USD 0.234778 per share payable on July 21, 2016 with the record date of June 23, 2016 and the ex-date is June 22, 2016.

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