*It is anticipated that the Trust's shares will be approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange, subject to notice of issuance.
†Source: Lipper as of 9/30/14. Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. In the Lipper Core Bond Funds category, the BlackRock Total Return Fund Institutional shares ranked 19/530, 8/470 and 20/414 for the 1-, 3- and 5-year periods, respectively. Institutional share class inception date (9/24/2007). Institutional shares may not be available to all retail investors. Investing involves risk including possible loss of principal.