BlackRock Innovation and Growth Trust (BIGZ) update call Thursday, December 16 at 2 p.m. ET


NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – BlackRock Advisors, LLC (“BlackRock”) will host a conference call to BlackRock Innovation and Growth Trust (the “Trust”) (NYSE: BIGZ, CUSIP: 09260Q108) Thursday, December 16e at 2 p.m. ET. The call will feature portfolio manager Will Broadbent and senior portfolio strategist Ryan McNulty.

Topics will include:

  • Factors behind recent fund performance and volatility in small and mid-cap markets

  • Current positioning and outlook of the portfolio

  • How private investments in BIGZ can potentially amplify investor returns

Call details:

Dated

Thursday December 16e

Time

2:00 p.m. ET

How to join the call

Option 1 (recommended): Participants can click this link and the conference line will call the participant to avoid the wait time.

Option 2: Dial: 855-255-2663 / Access code: 6735986

Fund Commentary

Third Quarter Update

Questions

Please submit questions to: [email protected]

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This document and the information it contains relates only to BlackRock Innovation and Growth Trust (BIGZ). The information in this document does not relate to and is not relevant to any other fund or product sponsored or distributed by BlackRock or any of its affiliates. This document does not constitute an offer to sell securities and does not constitute a solicitation of an offer to purchase securities.

Carefully consider the Trust’s investment objective, risk factors, and fees and expenses before investing. This and other information can be found in the Trust’s prospectus which can be obtained by visiting the SEC Edgar database. Read the prospectus carefully before investing.

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Availability of fund updates

BlackRock will update the performance and certain other data of the Trust on a monthly basis on its website in the “Closed End Funds” section of www.blackrock.com as well as certain other important information as necessary from time to time. Investors and others are encouraged to consult the website for updated performance information and the publication of other material information about the Trust. This reference to the BlackRock website is intended to provide investors with public access to information relating to the Trust and does not incorporate, and is not intended to, incorporate the BlackRock website in this release.

Forward-looking statements

This press release, and other statements that BlackRock or the Trust may make, may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, regarding the performance, strategies or future financial or business expectations of the Trust or from BlackRock. Forward-looking statements are generally identified by words or phrases such as “trend”, “potential”, “opportunity”, “project”, “believe”, “comfortable”, “expect”, “anticipate”, ” current “,” “intention”, “estimate”, “position”, “assume”, “prospect”, “continue”, “remain”, “maintain”, “maintain”, “seek”, “achieve” and expressions similar, or future or conditional verbs such as “will”, “would”, “should”, “could”, “may” or similar expressions.

BlackRock cautions that forward-looking statements are subject to many assumptions, risks and uncertainties, which change over time. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made, and BlackRock assumes no obligation and does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements and future results could differ materially from historical performance.

With respect to the Trust, the following factors, among others, could cause actual events to differ materially from forward-looking statements or historical performance: (1) changes and volatility in political, economic or industry conditions, interest rate environment, exchange rates or financial and capital markets, which could result in changes in the demand for the Trust or in the net asset value of the Trust; (2) the relative and absolute return on the Trust’s investments and its investments; (3) the impact of increased competition; (4) the unfavorable resolution of any legal proceedings; (5) the extent and timing of any distribution or repurchase of shares; (6) the impact, extent and timing of technological changes; (7) the impact of legislative and regulatory actions and reforms, including the Dodd-Frank Act on Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection, and regulatory, supervisory or enforcement actions by government agencies regarding the Trust or BlackRock, as the case may be; (8) terrorist activities, international hostilities and natural disasters, which can negatively affect the general economy, national and local financial and capital markets, specific industries or BlackRock; (9) BlackRock’s ability to attract and retain highly talented professionals; (10) the impact of BlackRock’s choice to provide support for its products from time to time; and (11) the impact of problems in other financial institutions or the failure or negative performance of products in other financial institutions.

The Trust’s annual and semi-annual reports and other regulatory documents to the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) are available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov and on the BlackRock website at www.blackrock.com, and may discuss these or other factors that affect the Trust. Information contained on BlackRock’s website does not form part of this press release.



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