-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, Emtp1v24GHQXaaQbJLafu9WHVYxmvqG+mM+YJ/ZgTt9STrRXiFN9ifqeQhXE6oxv OpLU8kTAF6uCPIXpPk3GEA== 0000070858-10-000153.txt : 20100210 0000070858-10-000153.hdr.sgml : 20100210 20100210141119 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000070858-10-000153 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20100210 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20100210 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: BLACKROCK FLOATING RATE INCOME TRUST CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001287480 IRS NUMBER: 000000000 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-84568 FILM NUMBER: 10587399 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 40 EAST 52ND STREET CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10022 BUSINESS PHONE: 212-754-5336 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 40 EAST 52ND STREET CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10022 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: BLACKROCK GLOBAL FLOATING RATE INCOME TRUST DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 20040528 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: BLACKROCK VARIABLE RATE & INFLATION PROTECTED SECURITIES DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 20040416 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: BANK OF AMERICA CORP /DE/ CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000070858 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS [6021] IRS NUMBER: 560906609 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATE CENTER STREET 2: 100 N TRYON ST CITY: CHARLOTTE STATE: NC ZIP: 28255 BUSINESS PHONE: 7043868486 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATE CENTER STREET 2: 100 N TRYON ST CITY: CHARLOTTE STATE: NC ZIP: 28255 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: BANKAMERICA CORP/DE/ DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19981022 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: NATIONSBANK CORP DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19920703 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: NCNB CORP DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19920107 SC 13G 1 blkglbfloat.htm BLACKROCK GLOBAL FLOATING RATE INCOME TRUST 13G

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

____________________
 

SCHEDULE 13G

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
(Amendment No. )*

BlackRock Global Floating Rate Income Trust

___________________________________________________________
(Name of Issuer)
 
 

AUCTION RATE PREFERRED
___________________________________________________________
(Title of Class of Securities)

091941401

See Item 2(e) _______

(CUSIP Number)
 

January 29, 2010

___________________________________________________________
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)
 
 

Check the appropriate box to designate the Rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
 

[X]     Rule 13d – 1(b)
[ ]     Rule 13d – 1(c)
[ ]     Rule 13d – 1(d)
 

*     The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required on the remainder of this page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes.)


CUSIP No 091941401

13G

Page ? of 6 Pages



1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY):

 

Bank of America Corporation                               56-0906609

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)                                        (a) [ ]
                                         (b) [ ]

3

SEC USE ONLY

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Delaware

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH

5 SOLE VOTING POWER

0

6 SHARED VOTING POWER

80

7 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

8 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

80

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

80

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)

[ ]

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 

10.20%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

HC




CUSIP No 091941401

13G

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1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY):
 
Bank of America, NA                                   94-1687665

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)                                        (a) [ ]

                                        (b) [ ]

3

SEC USE ONLY

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

United States

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH

5 SOLE VOTING POWER

 

6 SHARED VOTING POWER

13

7 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

8 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

13

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

13

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)

[ ]

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 

1.66%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

BK




CUSIP No 091941401

13G

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1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY):

 
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated           13-5674085

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)                                        (a) [ ]

                                        (b) [ ]

3

SEC USE ONLY

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Delaware

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH

5 SOLE VOTING POWER

2

6 SHARED VOTING POWER

 

7 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

2

8 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

2

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)

[ ]

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 

.26%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

BD, IA



CUSIP No 091941401

13G

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1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY):

 
Blue Ridge Investments, L.L.C                 56-1970824

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)                                        (a) [ ]

                                        (b) [ ]

3

SEC USE ONLY

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Delaware

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH

5 SOLE VOTING POWER

13

6 SHARED VOTING POWER

 

7 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

13

8 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

13

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)

[ ]

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 

1.66%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

OO




Item 1(a).     Name of Issuer:

BlackRock Global Floating Rate Income Trust

Item 1(b).     Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:

40 EAST 52ND STREET

NEW YORK NY 10022

Item 2(a).     Name of Person Filing:

Bank of America Corporation

Bank of America, NA

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.

Blue Ridge Investments, L.L.C



Item 2(b).     Address of Principal Business Office or, if None, Residence:

The address of the principal business office of Bank of America and BANA is:
 
Bank of America Corporate Center
100 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, North Carolina 28255
 
The address of the principal business office of MLPFS is:
 
4 World Financial Center
250 Vesey Street
New York, New York 10080

 
The address of the principal business office of Blue Ridge is:

214 North Tyron Street
Charlotte, NC 28255

Item 2(c).     Citizenship:

Bank of America Corporation

Delaware

Bank of America, NA

United States

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.

Delaware

Blue Ridge Investments, L.L.C.

Delaware



Item 2(d).     Title of Class of Securities:

Auction Rate Preferred

Item 2(e).CUSIP Number: 091941401, 091941203, 09194302
 

Item 3.          If This Statement is Filed Pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b) or (c),

Check Whether the Person Filing is a:

(a)     

[ ] Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Exchange Act.


(b)     

[ ] Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Exchange Act.

(c)     

[ ] Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Exchange Act.


(d)     

[ ] Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act.


(e)     

[ ] An investment adviser in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E).


(f)     

[ ] An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).


(g)     

[X] A parent holding company or control person in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).

(h)     

[ ] A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

(i)     

[ ] A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act.

(j)     

[ ] Group, in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).



If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(c), check this box. [ ]

Item 4.          Ownership:

With respect to the beneficial ownership of the reporting person, see Items 5 through 11 of the cover pages to this Schedule 13G, which are incorporated herein by reference.

Item 5.          Ownership of 5 Percent or Less of a Class:

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [ ].

Item 6.          Ownership or More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person:

Not Applicable.

Item 7.          Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the

Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company or Control
Person
:

With respect to the beneficial ownership of the reporting person, see Items 5 through 11 of the cover pages to this Schedule 13G, which are incorporated herein by reference.

Item 8.          Identification and Classification of Members of the Group:

Not Applicable.

Item 9.          Notice of Dissolution of Group:

Not Applicable.


Item 10.     Certification:

By signing below each of the undersigned certifies that, to the best of such undersigned’s knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

SIGNATURE
 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

Dated:     February __, 2010
 

Bank of America Corporation

Bank of America, N.A.

By:      
     _____________________

Angelina L. Richardson

Vice President

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
 

By:      
     _____________________

Lawrence Emerson

Attorney-In-Fact

Blue Ridge Investments, L.L.C.

By:
_____________________

Gary Tsuyuki

Managing Director

Exhibit 99.1

EXHIBIT 99.1 - JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

The undersigned hereby agree that they are filing this statement jointly pursuant to Rule 13d-1(k)(1). Each of them is responsible for the timely filing of such Schedule 13G and any amendments thereto, and for the completeness and accuracy of the information concerning such person contained therein; but none of them is responsible for the completeness or accuracy of the information concerning the other persons making the filing, unless such person knows or has reason to believe that such information is inaccurate.
 

In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k)(1) promulgated under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the undersigned hereby agree to the joint filing with each other on behalf of each of them of to such a statement on Schedule 13G with respect to the common stock of beneficially owned by each of them. This Joint Filing Agreement shall be included as an exhibit to such Schedule 13G.

Dated:     February __, 2010
 

Bank of America Corporation

Bank of America, N.A.

By:      
     _____________________

Angelina L. Richardson

Vice President

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
 

By:      
     _____________________

Lawrence Emeerson

Attorney-In-Fact

Blue Ridge Investments, L.L.C.

By:
_____________________

Gary Tsuyuki

Managing Director

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