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[Form of email communication sent to certain institutional investors in advance of the 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders]

From: Samantha Tortora, Global Head of Investor Relations

Subject: BlackRock 2019 Proxy Statement

[Shareholder Name],

I am writing to inform you that BlackRock filed its 2019 Proxy Statement on April 12, 2019. The proxy can be accessed by clicking here.

We value engagement with our shareholders and over the last year, we collected valuable feedback that guided enhancements to this year’s disclosure.

We appreciate the opportunity for continued engagement this proxy season and welcome the chance to continue an open dialogue throughout the year.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions related to the 2019 Proxy Statement or Annual Meeting.

Thank you for your continued feedback and support.