The fund is an exchange traded fund (ETF) that aims to track the performance of the Citigroup Group-of-Seven (G7) Index as closely as possible. The ETF invests in physical index securities. The Citigroup Group-of-Seven (G7) Index offers exposure to government bonds from G7 countries: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom and United States. Only investment grade bonds with a minimum remaining time to maturity of one year are included in the index. iShares ETFs are funds managed by BlackRock. They are transparent, cost-efficient, liquid vehicles that trade on stock exchanges like normal securities. iShares ETFs offer flexible and easy access to a wide range of markets and asset classes.