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BlackRock to Host Call for BCAT and BIGZ Closed-End Funds on Thursday, June 24th

June 22, 2021 GMT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 22, 2021--

BlackRock will host a conference call on Thursday, June 24 th at 4:00pm ET. The call will feature Rick Rieder and Phil Ruvinsky, portfolio managers for BlackRock Capital Allocation Trust (NYSE: BCAT) and BlackRock Innovation and Growth Trust (NYSE: BIGZ), respectively.

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Featuring:

  • Rick Rieder, CIO of Global Fixed Income and Head of the Global Allocation Team
  • Phil Ruvinsky, Portfolio Manager, Alpha Strategies Group

Topics will include:

  • Rick Rieder will share how he’s using the “closed” structure to invest unconstrained across public and private markets in BCAT
  • Phil Ruvinsky will discuss how he’s investing the $5 billion raised from BIGZ’s March 2021 IPO

Call details:

Date

Thursday, June 24 th

Time

4:00pm ET

Dial-in

855-255-2663

Call ID

7885364

Questions

Please submit any questions to: CEFconferencecall@blackrock.com

For more information on BlackRock’s closed-end funds, please visit www.blackrock.com/CEF

About BlackRock

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