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BlackRock Advisors Announces Names Changes for Three Funds

BlackRock Advisors said Friday that it will change the new of three of its funds. BlackRock S&P Quality Rankings Global Equity Managed Trust will be renamed BlackRock Dividend Income Trust while Massachusetts Health & Education Tax-Exempt Trust will be known as BlackRock Massachusetts Tax-Exempt Trust. Also, Massachusetts Health & Education Tax-Exempt Trust Series W-7 Variable Rate Demand Preferred Shares will be renamed BlackRock Massachusetts Tax-Exempt Trust Series W-7 Variable Rate Demand Preferred Shares. The name changes will become effective August 13, 2013.

PRESS RELEASE

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BlackRock Advisors, LLC today announced that the Boards of Trustees of BlackRock S&P Quality Rankings Global Equity Managed Trust (NYSE MKT:BQY) and Massachusetts Health & Education Tax-Exempt Trust (NYSE MKT:MHE) (collectively, the “Funds”) have approved a name change for each of the Funds. These changes, which will take effect August 13, 2013, are summarized below:
Ticker Old Name Old CUSIP New Name New CUSIP
BQY
BlackRock S&P Quality
Rankings Global Equity
Managed Trust
09250D109
BlackRock Dividend Income
Trust
No change
MHE
(Common
Shares)
Massachusetts Health &
Education Tax-Exempt Trust

575672100
BlackRock Massachusetts Tax-
Exempt Trust
09258E109
MHE
(Preferred
Shares)
Massachusetts Health &
Education Tax-Exempt Trust
Series W-7 Variable Rate
Demand Preferred Shares

575672407
BlackRock Massachusetts Tax-
Exempt Trust Series W-7
Variable Rate Demand
Preferred Shares
09258E208

The name changes outlined herein will be made in connection with certain non-fundamental investment policy changes to BQY and MHE, as previously disclosed on June 7, 2013. The effective date of such policy changes is August 13, 2013. The changes announced today relate only to the name of each of BQY and MHE (unless otherwise specified) and each of BQY and MHE will continue to trade on the NYSE MKT under its current ticker symbol.
About BlackRock
BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At June 30, 2013, BlackRock’s assets under management were $3.857 trillion. BlackRock helps clients meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. Headquartered in New York City, as of June 30, 2013, the firm had approximately 10,700 employees in 30 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit BlackRock’s website at www.blackrock.com.