IShares Silver Trust 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): February 8, 2010
iShares® Silver Trust
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
c/o BlackRock Asset Management International Inc.
400 Howard Street
San Francisco, California 94105
Attn: BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A.s Product Management Team
Intermediary Investor and Exchange-Traded Products Department
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (415) 670-2000
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On February 9, 2010, BlackRock Asset Management International Inc., the sponsor of the iShares® Silver Trust (the Trust) and The Bank of New York Mellon, the trustee of the Trust (the Trustee), announced that as of February 9, 2010, the transaction fee payable by authorized participants in connection with creations or redemptions of baskets of shares of the Trust will be $500.
On February 8, 2010, the Trustee and JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., London Branch, as custodian (the Custodian) under a custodian agreement (the Custodian Agreement) between the Trustee and the Custodian, dated April 21, 2006 and amended on September 13, 2006, entered into a Second Amendment to Custodian Agreement (the Second Amendment) to increase the silver bullion capacity under the Custodian Agreement to 400,000,000 troy ounces. A copy of the Second Amendment is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 9, 2010