Exchange Bulletin

iShares NASDAQ 100 Index ETF (XQQU, XQQU.U) To Trade On Toronto Stock Exchange

September 8, 2023

Issuer: iShares NASDAQ 100 Index ETF (the "ETF")

SecuritySymbolIssued and Outstanding SecuritiesReserved SecuritiesIssue Price
Canadian dollar denominated units (the "CAD Units") XQQU 40,000 None C$50.00
U.S. dollar denominated units ( the "USD Units") XQQU.U 20,000 None US$36.59
Listing category: Non-Corporate
Trading currency – CAD Units: CDN$
Trading currency – USD Units: US$
Transaction: Initial public offering of CAD Units and USD Units (the "Offering")
Anticipated closing date: September 8, 2023
Listing date: September 11, 2023 (as at 5:01 p.m.) subject to confirmation of closing of the Offering.
Posted for trading date: September 12, 2023 (at the opening) subject to confirmation of closing of the Offering.
Other market(s): None
Designated market maker: National Bank Financial Inc.
Investor relations: Steven Leong
Director, iShares Canada
Incorporation: The ETF is an exchange-traded fund established as a trust under the laws of the Province of Ontario pursuant to the amended and restated master declaration of trust dated August 29, 2023.
Manager and Trustee: BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited
Fiscal year end: December 31
Nature of business: The ETF seeks to provide long-term capital growth by replicating, to the extent possible, the performance of the NASDAQ-100 Index, net of expenses.
Transfer agent and registrar: State Street Trust Company Canada at its principal office in Toronto.
Distributions: Cash distributions on the CAD Units and USD Units of the ETF are expected to be made on a semi-annual basis.
Sponsorship: Not applicable
Offering document: Prospectus dated August 29, 2023 (the "Prospectus"), which is available at Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein are as defined in the Prospectus.
Additional Information: The USD Units will be quoted and traded on Toronto Stock Exchange in US funds and trading information regarding the USD Units will appear under the heading "Trading in US Funds" in the TSX Monthly Review.
Initial public offering: 40,000 CAD Units will be issued at a price of $50.00 per CAD Unit and 20,000 USD Units will be issued at a price of $36.59 per USD Unit. The CAD Units and USD Units of the ETF are being issued and sold on a continuous basis and there is no maximum number of CAD Units and USD Units that may be issued.
TSX contact: Selma Thaver,
Managing Director,
TSX Listings