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BlackRock Drops iShares Brand on Three Fixed Income ETFs

Dec 03, 2020 - Nasdaq

BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, is dropping the famous iShares brand from three of the firm's actively managed fixed income ETFs.

Those funds are as follows: the BlackRock Short Maturity Bond ETF (NEAR), BlackRock Short Maturity Municipal Bond ETF (MEAR), and BlackRock Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF (ICSH).

Those ETFs “now carry the BlackRock brand to reflect the firm’s premier active management investment platform. There will be no impact to the funds’ investment obje...