BlackRock 2022 Global Income Opportunity Trust (BGIO) Announces Liquidation Details

BlackRock Advisors, LLC announced additional details related to the liquidation of BlackRock 2022 Global Income Opportunity Trust (NYSE: BGIO, CUSIP: 09258P104) (the “Fund”).

On December 28, 2021, the Fund will distribute to common shareholders $2.5867 per share in a cash liquidation distribution. In addition, for every 1 common share held of BGIO shareholders will receive 1 share of the BGIO Liquidating Trust (CUSIP: 09258P203) (the “Liquidating Trust”) with a fair value of $0.0422 per share of the Fund’s common shares. The liquidating distribution plus the Liquidating Trust represents substantially all of the Fund’s net assets at the time of liquidation. In accordance with the Fund's Plan of Liquidation, the Fund entered into a liquidating trust agreement for the purpose of completing the final wind-up of the Fund's affairs and liquidation of its assets.

Distribution summary

Since the adoption of its plan of liquidation on June 30th, 2021, BGIO has declared a total of $9.2371 per share in liquidating distributions, including the $0.05 regular monthly distribution per share:

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Total Liquidating Distributions:


All liquidating distributions paid after the date of the adoption of the plan of liquidation (June 30th) are return of capital distributions which lower an investor’s cost basis in the shares of the fund – see July/August Form 8937 , September Form 8937, October Form 8937, and November Form 8937 for additional detail.

BGIO has delivered an annualized total return of 4.9% on net asset value since inception through November 30, 2021. The fund has paid $11.82 per share in distributions since inception (including liquidating distributions).

Shareholders may recognize gain or loss for U.S. tax purposes as a result of the liquidation. Gain or loss will generally be measured as the difference between the sum of the cash liquidation distribution and fair value of the equity interest in the Liquidating Trust received, and the shareholders tax basis in the shares of the Fund. BlackRock does not provide tax advice and investors should consult their individual tax adviser regarding the tax treatment applicable to a liquidating distribution and any other payments received in connection with the liquidation. Shareholders should consult their tax advisor concerning the application of this information.

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