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About BlackRock

At Blackrock we see investment trusts differently. The world is undergoing political, economic and demographic change. For some, change means challenges but at BlackRock we see opportunity. We have a range of 10 investment trusts, from multi-asset to specialist. We use leading systems and experts to invest in the fastest growing countries and most successful companies across the world.

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  • BlackRock Greater Europe IT

    To achieve capital growth, primarily through investment in a focused portfolio constructed from a combination of the securities of large, mid and small capitalization European companies, together with some investment in the developing markets of Europe.

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    NAV352.1
    Fund ManagerSam Vecht, ...
    NDY (£M)1.58
    Fund SectorEurope

    BlackRock Throgmorton Trust PLC

    To provide shareholders with capital growth and an attractive total return through investment primarily in UK smaller companies and mid-capitalisation companies listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange.

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    NAV547.54
    Fund ManagerDan Whitestone, ...
    NDY (£M)1.78
    Fund SectorUK Smaller Companies
  • BlackRock Emerging Europe Plc

    To achieve long term capital growth, principally by investing in companies that do business primarily in Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia and Turkey.

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    NAV377.49
    Fund ManagerChris Colunga, ...
    NDY (£M)1.65
    Fund SectorEuropean Emerging Markets

    BlackRock Frontiers Investment Trust

    The Company’s investment objective is to achieve long term capital growth from investment in companies operating in Frontier Markets or whose stocks are listed on the stock markets of such countries.

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    NAV151.04
    Fund ManagerEmily Fletcher, ...
    NDY (£M)3.37
    Fund SectorGlobal Emerging Markets Equities
  • BlackRock Latin American IT GBP

    The Company seeks to secure long-term capital growth and an attractive total return primarily through investing in quoted securities in Latin America.

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    NAV548.71
    Fund ManagerWill Landers
    NDY (£M)2.41
    Fund SectorLatin America

    Blackrock North American Income Trust Plc ORD 1P

    To provide an attractive and growing level of income return with capital appreciation over the longterm, predominantly through investment in a diversified portfolio of primarily large-cap U.S. equities.

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    NAV170.5
    Fund ManagerTony DeSpirito, ...
    NDY (£M)3.04
    Fund SectorNorth America Equities
  • BlackRock World Mining IT

    To provide a diversified investment in mining and metal assets worldwide, actively managed with the objective of maximising total returns. While the policy is to invest principally in quoted securities, the Company’s investment policy includes investing in royalties derived from the production of metals and minerals as well as physical metals. Up to 10% of gross assets may be held in physical metals and up to 20% may be invested in unquoted investments.

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    NAV440.13
    Fund ManagerEvy Hambro, ...
    NDY (£M)3.84
    Fund SectorCommodities & Nat Resources

    Blackrock Income And Growth Investment Trust Plc Ord 1P

    To provide growth in capital and income over the long term through investment in a diversified portfolio of principally UK listed equities.

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    NAV209.59
    Fund ManagerAdam Avigdori, ...
    NDY (£M)3.12
    Fund SectorUK Equity Income
  • BlackRock Smaller Companies IT

    To achieve long term capital growth for shareholders through investment mainly in smaller UK quoted companies.

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    NAV1493.83
    Fund ManagerMike Prentis
    NDY (£M)1.64
    Fund SectorUK Smaller Companies

    BlackRock Commodities Income IT

    To achieve an annual dividend target and, over the long term, capital growth by investing primarily in securities of companies operating in the mining and energy sectors.

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    NAV79.81
    Fund ManagerTom Holl, ...
    NDY (£M)5.28
    Fund SectorCommodities & Nat Resources

OEICs and Unit Trusts

Name1 Year (%)3 Years (%)5 Years (%)Fund Size (M)Yield (%)
BlackRock Absolute Return Bond D2.575.377.911,477.831.63Buy
BlackRock Asia D Acc18.3866.76-95.080.91Buy
BlackRock Asia Special Situations D Acc18.3581.79-159.101.05Buy
BlackRock Balanced Growth Portfolio D Acc12.9137.1050.22182.532.00Buy
BlackRock Cash D Acc0.040.540.922,622.70-Buy
BlackRock Continental European D Acc18.4271.09100.71469.480.94Buy
BlackRock Continental European Income D Acc16.0565.79113.421,780.023.59Buy
BlackRock Continental European Income D Hedged Acc18.81--1,780.023.67Buy
BlackRock Corporate Bond 1 to 10 Year D4.0914.2625.76875.712.86Buy
BlackRock Corporate Bond D Acc5.4719.8533.05554.012.91Buy
BlackRock Dynamic Diversified Growth D Acc6.858.4519.192,435.511.24Buy
BlackRock Emerging Markets D Acc19.1451.0955.68161.310.78Buy
BlackRock European Dynamic FD Acc25.0481.02122.482,637.340.65Buy
BlackRock European Absolute Alpha D Acc1.5812.1016.9463.21-Buy
BlackRock Fixed Income Global Opportunities D Acc3.367.158.0086.892.89Buy
BlackRock GF Asian Growth Leaders D2RF GBP17.5485.12-2,966.31-Buy
BlackRock GF World Gold D2RF Hedged GBP-1.9613.71-45.074,722.40-Buy
BlackRock Global Multi Asset Income D Acc8.6025.1435.4868.624.32Buy
BlackRock Global Equity D Acc10.0457.4884.8199.840.78Buy
BlackRock Global Income D Acc9.2359.0289.74173.432.53Buy

OEICs and Unit Trusts

Name1 Year (%)3 Years (%)5 Years (%)Fund Size (M)Yield (%)
BlackRock Balanced Growth Portfolio D Inc12.8937.0850.30182.532.02Buy
BlackRock Cash D Inc0.050.520.752,622.70-Buy
BlackRock Continental European D Inc18.3471.01100.73469.480.94Buy
BlackRock Continental European Income D Inc16.0365.83113.491,780.023.61Buy
BlackRock Corporate Bond D Inc5.4219.9433.03554.012.91Buy
BlackRock Dynamic Diversified Growth D Inc6.808.4219.312,435.511.24Buy
BlackRock Emerging Markets D Inc19.1451.1355.74161.310.78Buy
BlackRock European Dynamic FD Inc25.0080.94122.392,637.340.65Buy
BlackRock Fixed Income Global Opportunities D Inc3.367.208.1286.892.89Buy
BlackRock GF Asian Dragon D4RF GBP17.8778.39119.024,254.28-Buy
BlackRock GF Emerging Europe D4RF GBP23.2547.6126.73982.44-Buy
BlackRock GF European Value D4RF GBP16.2452.5197.762,873.92-Buy
BlackRock GF India D4RF GBP10.7876.73128.03595.50-Buy
BlackRock GF Japan Flexible Equity D4RF GBP12.5970.76115.3728,184.10-Buy
BlackRock GF Latin American D4RF GBP9.9823.6113.911,615.43-Buy
BlackRock GF New Energy D4RF GBP11.9558.6692.621,187.48-Buy
BlackRock GF United Kingdom D4RF GBP17.9747.8365.09156.20-Buy
BlackRock GF World Agriculture D4RF Hedged GBP18.129.3316.96109.35-Buy
BlackRock GF World Energy D4RF GBP-5.99-5.76-2.972,325.74-Buy
BlackRock GF World Mining D4RF GBP23.5521.32-17.775,881.29-Buy

Investment Trusts

Name1 Year (%)3 Years (%)5 Years (%)DiscountNAV
BlackRock Latin American IT GBP17.1122.4912.34-10.95548.71Buy
BlackRock Commodities Income IT4.40-4.53-15.13-5.0979.81Buy
BlackRock Emerging Europe Plc28.3760.0638.32-7.61377.49Buy
BlackRock Greater Europe IT23.6670.13102.50-3.15352.10Buy
BlackRock Smaller Companies IT45.2383.32165.12-14.151,493.83Buy
BlackRock World Mining IT36.6028.05-13.35-11.22440.13Buy
BlackRock Frontiers Investment Trust20.7651.51130.063.37151.04Buy
BlackRock Throgmorton Trust PLC42.4187.40164.20-15.44547.54Buy
Blackrock Income And Growth Investment Trust Plc Ord 1P12.3642.3776.62-2.19209.59Buy
Blackrock North American Income Trust Plc ORD 1P9.8672.07--5.35170.50Buy
BlackRock Latin American IT Unsecure Convertible Bond USD-----Buy
BlackRock Emerging Europe Plc Sub sub-----Buy
BlackRock Emerging Europe Plc Sub-----Buy

ETFs

Name6 Months (%)1 Year (%)3 Years (%)5 Years (%)CurrencySector
BlackRock iShares Core Cash ETF----AUDCurrency - OtherBuy
BlackRock iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF NAV0.977.1244.54104.33AUDEquity - Other SpecialistBuy
BlackRock iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF NAV15.0624.5135.9261.62AUDEquity - Emerging MarketsBuy