BlackRock iShares Exchange Traded Funds
BlackRock has deep capabilities across index and active management and offers ETFs and index mutual funds. But what does that mean for you? It means we can provide objective help to solve problems and identify opportunities for your plan. It also means we have the flexibility to work with you to implement solutions based on your plan's specific needs.
Construct the Right Plan
With more than 275 iShares ETFs available, ETFs can be used to create portfolios with different asset class exposures and risk profiles. iShares ETFs can provide core coverage of a chosen asset class and can help bring the important benefits of cost efficiency, transparency, and help to manage the risk in retirement plans.
- Portfolio Completion: One way to manage risk is to diversify across asset classes, styles, geographies, and sectors. iShares ETFs give instant diversification within virtually any segment.
- Core/Satellite: This strategy combines ETFs at the "core" of the portfolio, with actively managed mutual funds, individual securities, or separately managed accounts as the "satellites," for each asset class in a client's portfolio. The core component seeks to match the market performance by closely tracking an index, while the actively managed satellites seek to outperform their respective targets.
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Seven guides and videos to help retirement plan advisors demonstrate their value.
Carefully consider the iShares Funds' investment objectives, risk factors, and charges and expenses before investing. This and other information can be found in the Funds' prospectuses, which may be obtained by calling 1-800-iShares (1-800-474-2737) or by visiting www.iShares.com. Read the prospectus carefully before investing. Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal.
Diversification and asset allocation may not protect against market risk. iShares transactions may result in record-keeping fees, but the savings from low annual fees can help offset these costs. Other plan fees may apply.
Investment comparisons are for illustrative purposes only and are not meant to be all-inclusive. To better understand the similarities and differences between investments, including investment objectives, risks, fees and expenses, it is important to read the products' prospectuses.
The iShares Funds are distributed by BlackRock Investments, LLC (together with its affiliates, "BlackRock").
The strategies discussed are strictly for illustrative and educational purposes and should not be construed as a recommendation to purchase or sell, or an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any security. There is no guarantee that any strategies discussed will be effective.
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