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BlackRock Alternative Strategies II
02 June 2017



For Immediate Release                                                                                   2 June 2017


BlackRock Alternative Strategies II


Re: Appointment of Director



The Directors of BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited (the "Manager"), the Manager of BlackRock Alternative Strategies II wish to announce the appointment of Linda Silcock as Director of the Manager, with effect from 1 June 2017.

Linda Silcock


Ms Silcock, BlackRock Managing Director, is EMEA Head of Investment Operations and Global Head of Asset Servicing in Aladdin Portfolio Services (APS) within BlackRock's Business Operations. Ms. Silcock is responsible for teams located in Edinburgh, Wilmington, Singapore, Tokyo and India. Asset Servicing comprises of two core functions; Cash and Asset Operations, and Corporate Actions. Ms Silcock is also a member of the Edinburgh Mobility Committee, Edinburgh Management Committee and EMEA Bus Ops Exco.


Ms Silcock joined BlackRock in July 2015 and has more than 25 years financial services experience, including more than 15 years in managing large operational teams. Prior to joining the BlackRock, she spent 10 years at National Australia Bank covering a number of roles including leading custody operations and global wholesale banking operations teams, and prior to that, delivering consulting services into financial services organisations.


Ms Silcock earned a Bachelor of Business degree in Accounting from Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia


Ms Silcock has never:


(i)   had any unspent convictions in relation to indictable offences; or

(ii)  been a director of any company or partnership which, while they were a director with an executive function or partner at the time of or within the 12 months preceding such events, been declared bankrupt, went into receivership, liquidation, administration or voluntary arrangements; or

(iii) been subject to any official public incrimination and/or sanctions by statutory or regulatory authorities (including designated professional bodies); or been disqualified by a court from acting as a director of a company or from acting in the management or conduct of affairs of any company.




David Ryan

+353 1 614 3353


 This announcement has been issued through the Companies Announcement Service of

the Irish Stock Exchange.



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