iShares is the world’s leading ETF provider with over 700 funds trading on 20 exchanges worldwide.

iShares ETFs are brought to you by BlackRock, trusted to manage more money than any other asset manager in the world. BlackRock provides investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. Beginning with its founding in 1988 by eight people who believed they could build a better asset management firm, BlackRock is about a commitment to putting clients first, innovative and clear thinking, passion for performance, understanding and managing risk and collaboration. Five of the firm’s founders are still actively involved with BlackRock, and their ethos underpins the firm and the 13,000 plus employees today. We take pride in being a fiduciary and work only for our clients, managing US$5.1 trillion on their behalf.

The firm has a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia. Not only are there some 120 investment teams in 30 countries who connect daily to share their best thinking, but there are dedicated sales teams across the globe to serve the firm’s worldwide clients.

As at 31 December 2016.

iShares in Australia

  • iShares Australia launched its first suite of international ETFs locally in October 2007
  • iShares Australia currently has 37 ETFs available on ASX, covering Australian and international equity indices as well as Australian fixed income
  • Capital Markets offers facilitation of trading and execution in Australian time zone.


The scale of iShares benefits you through indexing excellence, breadth of choice, and deep liquidity


iShares have delivered strong performance through tight tracking, deep liquidity, and institutional-quality indices


Expert portolio management actively seeks to optimize returns, risk, and cost

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BIMAL is the Responsible Entity and issuer of the Australian domiciled managed investment scheme iShares funds quoted on ASX.

BIMAL is the local agent and intermediary for iShares funds issued by iShares, Inc. ARBN 125632 279 formed in Maryland, USA; iShares Trust ARBN 125 632 411 organised in Delaware, USA. The liability of shareholders is limited). BlackRock Fund Advisors (“BFA”) serves as an advisor to the iShares funds that are registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Company Act of 1940. BFA is a subsidiary of BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A (“BTC”). BTC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Trades on ASX in the shares of an international iShares fund are settled using CHESS Depositary Interests (or “CDIs").


An iShares fund is not sponsored, endorsed, issued, sold or promoted by the provider of the index which a particular iShares fund seeks to track. No index provider makes any representation regarding the advisability of investing in the iShares funds.  Further information on the index providers can be found here.


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