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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 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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    NAV594.64
    Fund ManagerDan Whitestone
    NDY (£M)1.69
    Fund SectorUK Smaller Companies

    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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    NAV218.02
    Fund ManagerDavid Goldman, ...
    NDY (£M)3.20
    Fund SectorUK Equity Income
  • 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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    NAV174.36
    Fund ManagerTony DeSpirito, ...
    NDY (£M)3.94
    Fund SectorNorth America

    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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    NAV155.27
    Fund ManagerSam Vecht, ...
    NDY (£M)3.40
    Fund SectorGlobal Emerging Markets
  • 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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    NAV346.64
    Fund ManagerChris Colunga, ...
    NDY (£M)3.27
    Fund SectorEuropean Emerging Markets

    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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    NAV469.71
    Fund ManagerEvy Hambro, ...
    NDY (£M)3.86
    Fund SectorCommodities & Natural Resources
  • 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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    NAV362.04
    Fund ManagerSam Vecht, ...
    NDY (£M)1.60
    Fund SectorEurope

    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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    NAV506.86
    Fund ManagerWill Landers
    NDY (£M)2.19
    Fund SectorLatin America
  • 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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    NAV89.85
    Fund ManagerTom Holl, ...
    NDY (£M)4.85
    Fund SectorCommodities & Natural Resources

    BlackRock Smaller Companies IT

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

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    NAV1599.03
    Fund ManagerRoland Arnold
    NDY (£M)1.76
    Fund SectorUK Smaller Companies

OEICs and Unit Trusts

Name1 Year (%)3 Years (%)5 Years (%)Fund Size (M)Yield (%)
BlackRock Absolute Return Bond D1.454.205.481,723.971.65Buy
BlackRock Asia D Acc14.1244.29-138.240.77Buy
BlackRock Asia Special Situations D Acc12.4748.43-332.540.94Buy
BlackRock Balanced Growth Portfolio D Acc5.6422.1437.90188.072.31Buy
BlackRock Cash D Acc0.080.460.922,427.890.21Buy
BlackRock Continental European D Acc11.2339.2368.17559.421.38Buy
BlackRock Continental European Income D Acc3.4134.2565.451,977.573.95Buy
BlackRock Continental European Income D Hedged Acc3.78--1,977.573.92Buy
BlackRock Corporate Bond 1 to 10 Year D0.1410.4718.621,412.872.62Buy
BlackRock Corporate Bond D Acc0.7014.4226.02681.242.99Buy
BlackRock Dynamic Diversified Growth D Acc4.414.8013.762,421.941.11Buy
BlackRock Emerging Markets D Acc15.8742.9940.34169.600.86Buy
BlackRock European Dynamic FD Acc11.9747.3585.443,072.581.12Buy
BlackRock European Absolute Alpha D Acc5.336.9015.6142.02-Buy
BlackRock Fixed Income Global Opportunities D Acc1.003.174.09118.532.89Buy
BlackRock GF Asian Growth Leaders D2 GBP11.1345.4699.204,388.29-Buy
BlackRock GF World Gold D2 Hedged GBP-12.005.21-15.224,377.96-Buy
BlackRock Global Multi Asset Income D Acc0.9110.4520.6566.725.19Buy
BlackRock Global Equity D Acc-1.9226.0845.16103.781.85Buy
BlackRock Global Income D Acc-1.8433.2050.57173.083.01Buy

OEICs and Unit Trusts

Name1 Year (%)3 Years (%)5 Years (%)Fund Size (M)Yield (%)
BlackRock Balanced Growth Portfolio D Inc5.6722.1138.03188.072.31Buy
BlackRock Cash D Inc0.040.460.882,427.890.21Buy
BlackRock Continental European D Inc11.2039.1468.10559.421.38Buy
BlackRock Continental European Income D Inc3.4334.2765.501,977.573.95Buy
BlackRock Continental European Income D Hedged Inc4.11--1,977.573.92Buy
BlackRock Corporate Bond D Inc0.6914.3826.06681.242.99Buy
BlackRock Dynamic Diversified Growth D Inc4.404.7713.752,421.941.11Buy
BlackRock Emerging Markets D Inc15.8943.0540.39169.600.86Buy
BlackRock European Dynamic FD Inc12.0447.4785.513,072.581.12Buy
BlackRock Fixed Income Global Opportunities D Inc0.933.214.11118.532.89Buy
BlackRock GF Asian Dragon D4 GBP13.5645.3482.695,046.23-Buy
BlackRock GF Emerging Europe D4 GBP1.9030.2112.73910.67-Buy
BlackRock GF European Value D4 GBP0.6424.6453.572,465.21-Buy
BlackRock GF India D4 GBP3.8743.1098.08652.23-Buy
BlackRock GF Japan Flexible Equity D4 GBP12.8546.7262.3625,299.39-Buy
BlackRock GF Latin American D4 GBP6.5228.86-3.121,504.14-Buy
BlackRock GF New Energy D4 GBP5.0737.3058.341,113.68-Buy
BlackRock GF United Kingdom D4 GBP12.9534.9858.07141.00-Buy
BlackRock GF World Agriculture D4 Hedged GBP4.18-5.199.4575.84-Buy
BlackRock GF World Energy D4 GBP13.8511.340.561,951.29-Buy

Investment Trusts

Name1 Year (%)3 Years (%)5 Years (%)DiscountNAV
BlackRock Latin American IT GBP7.1626.39-7.59-13.59506.86Buy
BlackRock Commodities Income IT19.0814.71-1.00-8.2989.85Buy
BlackRock Emerging Europe Plc5.9749.8833.44-2.06346.64Buy
BlackRock Greater Europe IT9.3440.3568.83-6.09362.04Buy
BlackRock Smaller Companies IT21.4574.77150.40-7.761,599.03Buy
BlackRock World Mining IT24.9453.489.21-13.99469.71Buy
BlackRock Frontiers Investment Trust9.0751.2878.691.11155.27Buy
BlackRock Throgmorton Trust PLC25.2375.41141.35-10.53594.64Buy
Blackrock Income And Growth Investment Trust Plc Ord 1P3.5718.9050.31-5.51218.02Buy
Blackrock North American Income Trust Plc ORD 1P12.5562.6670.39-5.37174.36Buy
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 ETF0.64---AUDCurrency - OtherBuy
BlackRock iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF NAV-5.15-6.3513.8963.61AUDEquity - Other SpecialistBuy
BlackRock iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF NAV-1.8511.4617.4752.38AUDEquity - Emerging MarketsBuy

Disclaimer

Interactive Investor does not endorse any particular product. If you are unsure about whether an investment is suitable for you please seek advice from a financial advisor.

Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. The value of your investment and income from it will vary and your initial investment cannot be guaranteed. The BlackRock Investment Trusts are highly specialist in nature and should be regarded as high risk. The Trusts are suitable only for use as part of a diversified portfolio of investments. There can be no guarantee that the investment strategy can be successful and the value of investments may go down as well as up. There is no guarantee that research capabilities will contribute to a positive investment outcome.