Terms and Conditions for Fund Buyer Portal (the “Website”)

Please read this page before proceeding, as it explains certain restrictions on the use and distribution of information contained in this Website.

Please note that by logging in and accessing the Website, you will be deemed to accept the terms of our Privacy Policy set out below.

Confidentiality

This Website is solely for use by users who have entered into a non-disclosure agreement (a "Confidentiality Agreement") with any company or affiliate in the BlackRock group of companies, the ultimate holding company of which is BlackRock, Inc. (the "BlackRock Group"), pursuant to which the BlackRock Group has agreed, on a strictly confidential basis, to make certain information available to the user about collective investment schemes managed, operated, advised or distributed by the BlackRock Group (the "BlackRock Funds").

By indicating your consent to these terms and conditions you expressly agree that any information relating to the BlackRock Funds contained on this Website shall be considered "Confidential Information" (as defined in your respective Confidentiality Agreement) for the purposes of any Confidentiality Agreement you have signed.

Any information on the Website about the BlackRock Funds may not be used or shared by you or any member of your organisation, for marketing or information purposes, with any third party or within your organisation.

User Names and Passwords

You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to keep secure and confidential any user names and passwords issued to you for access to the Website and not to let such user name(s)/password(s) become public knowledge. User names and passwords are issued on an individual basis and must not be shared either within your organisation or externally. If any password(s) become known by someone other than you, you must change those particular password(s) immediately using the function available for this purpose on the Website. Log in details which are not used to access the Website for a period of six months will lapse and require reactivation.

Use of Information

Where you use this Website to view information relating to BlackRock Funds which you are either: (i) currently invested in; (ii) considering investment in; or (iii) permitted to invest in or distribute pursuant to the terms of a legal agreement with any entity within the BlackRock Group, you represent that you will use the information solely for the purposes of conducting due diligence with respect to those BlackRock Funds and acknowledge that the provision of such information via this Website will not constitute any offer or solicitation to invest in any BlackRock Funds.

In all other cases, by indicating your consent above you represent/acknowledge that every time you use this Website that:

  1. you are and will continue to be a professional client, qualified investor or professional investor or any such term which may apply in local jurisdictions
  2. your access to the information contained on the Website will not constitute an offer or solicitation to invest in the BlackRock Funds where such offer or solicitation would be unlawful; and
  3. that the BlackRock Funds may not be registered for sale in the country from which you are accessing the Website and your use of the Website and/or the information contained within it will not subject the BlackRock Funds, any entity within the BlackRock Group or any of the BlackRock Funds' functionaries to registration, licensing, supervision or regulation by any governmental or regulatory authority.

In particular, the BlackRock Funds described are not available for distribution to or investment by U.S. Persons (as defined in the relevant BlackRock Fund's prospectus or offering document). The units/shares will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and, except in a transaction which does not violate the Securities Act or any other applicable U.S. securities laws (including without limitation any applicable law of any of the States of the United States of America) may not be directly or indirectly offered or sold in the United States of America or any of its territories or possessions or areas subject to its jurisdiction or to or for the benefit of a U.S. Person.

This Website is not intended for and should not be accessed by persons located or resident in any jurisdiction where (by reason of that person's nationality, domicile, residence or otherwise) the publication or availability of this Website is prohibited or contrary to local law or regulation. You acknowledge in the context of your use of the Website that it is your responsibility to be aware of, to obtain all relevant regulatory approvals, licenses, verifications and/or registrations under, and to observe all applicable laws and regulations of any relevant jurisdiction in which the BlackRock Funds are registered and/or your carry on business.

General

This Website is operated and issued by the BlackRock Group. General enquiries about this Website should be sent to your BlackRock Relationship Manager.

The BlackRock Group reserves the right to change, modify, add, or delete any content and the terms of use of this Website without notice. Users are advised to periodically review the contents of this Website to be familiar with any modifications.

The information contained on this Website is published in good faith but no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made by the BlackRock Group or by any person as to its accuracy, completeness, reasonableness or fitness for a particular purpose, and it should not be relied on as such.

The BlackRock Group shall have no liability, save for any liability that the BlackRock Group may have under any applicable law or regulation, for any loss or damage arising out of the use or reliance on the information provided including without limitation, any loss of profit or any other damage, direct or consequential. Where a claim is brought against any company within the BlackRock Group by a third party in relation to your use of this Website, you hereby agree to fully the relevant company within the BlackRock Group, for all losses, costs, actions, proceedings, claims, damages, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses), or liabilities, whatsoever suffered or incurred directly by such company within the Black Group as a consequence of improper use of this Website. For the avoidance of doubt, improper use of this Website also includes sharing any information on this Website by you or any member of your organisation, for marketing or information purposes, with any third party or within your organisation. The BlackRock Group shall not be liable to you for any loss or damage which may be suffered by you due to any cause beyond the BlackRock Group's reasonable control including without limitation any power failure.

No information on this Website constitutes investment, tax, legal or any other advice. If you are unsure about the meaning of any information provided you are advised to consult your financial or other professional adviser.

Please note that within the archive historic versions of documentation are made available. Such documentation is made available for due diligence purposes only, and was published based upon regulatory requirements applicable at the time of publication.

The information contained on this Website is subject to copyright with all rights reserved. It must not be reproduced, copied or redistributed in whole or in part.

You may leave the Website when you access certain links on this Website. The BlackRock Group has not examined any of these websites and does not assume any responsibility for the contents of such websites nor the services, products or items offered through such websites.