TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (BlackRock Canada), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (BlackRock) (NYSE: BLK) today announces an update to the investment risk ratings of the mutual funds listed below (the Funds). These changes will be reflected in the simplified prospectus for the Funds that will be filed on or about September 27, 2019.
|Fund Name||Previous Risk Rating||Updated Risk Rating|
|BlackRock MaxGrowth Portfolio||Medium||Low to Medium|
|BlackRock Diversified Monthly Income Portfolio||Low to Medium||Low|
A copy of the standardized risk classification methodology used by BlackRock Canada to identify the investment risk levels of the Funds is available on request, at no cost, by calling us at 1-855-255-5951 or by writing to BlackRock Canada at 161 Bay Street, Suite 2500, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2S1.
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