The fund is an exchange traded fund (ETF) that aims to track the performance of the Barclays World Government Inflation-Linked Bond Index as closely as possible. The ETF invests in physical index securities. The Barclays World Government Inflation-Linked Bond Index offers exposure to developed world government inflation-linked bonds issued in the domestic currency of each included country. Only capital-indexed bonds, linked to an eligible inflation index, 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.