This excerpt taken from the EFA DEFA14A filed Sep 15, 2009.
If the city, state and zip code are NOT correct:
Oh. Its good that I asked. Mr./Mrs./Ms. [SHAREHOLDERS LAST NAME] the city, state and/or zip code that you just recited for me doesnt match our records and, therefore, I cant take your vote by telephone. Instead, I must urge you to complete, sign,
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date and return your proxy card at your earliest convenience, or vote your shares by touch tone telephone or on the Internet by following the instructions provided on your proxy card or voting instruction form. Thank you for your time and I wish you a good [DAY/AFTERNOON/EVENING]. END CALL.
IF NO (I.E., THEY JUST WONT VOTE) Im sorry for that. If you change your mind and would like us to assist you in voting by telephone, please call us back toll-free at [NUMBER] at anytime between 10:00 AM and 11:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) weekdays or between Noon and 6:00 PM on Saturdays. Or you can vote at any time by completing, signing, dating and returning your proxy card or voting instruction form using the postage-paid envelope provided, or by touch-tone telephone or on the Internet by following the instructions provided on your proxy card or voting instruction form. Thank you for your time and have a good [DAY/AFTERNOON/EVENING]. END CALL.
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Subject: iShares Funds managed by Barclays Global Investors
See attached courtesy copy of the joint proxy statement, dated September 4, 2009, for the iShares Funds in connection with the November 4, 2009 special shareholder meetings.
As set forth therein, D. F. King & Co., Inc. has been retained as a proxy solicitor assisting iShares Funds with the aforementioned meetings.
The attached joint proxy is sent to assist you in commencing your voting decision making process.
If you have any questions or if we can assist you further, please let us know. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.