497 1 e72290_497.htm SUPPLEMENT Unassociated Document

BlackRock Disciplined International Fund
(the “Fund”)

Supplement dated December 21, 2016 to the Summary Prospectus and
the Prospectus of the Fund, each dated April 29, 2016, and the Statement of Additional Information (“SAI”)
of the Fund, dated April 29, 2016 (as amended October 20, 2016)

On December 15, 2016, the Board of Trustees of BlackRock Funds III approved a change in the name of the Fund to “BlackRock Advantage International Fund.” This change is expected to become effective on or about February 15, 2017.

Effective on or about February 15, 2017, the following change is made to the Fund’s Summary Prospectus, Prospectus and SAI:

BlackRock Disciplined International Fund is renamed BlackRock Advantage International Fund.

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Shareholders should retain this Supplement for future reference.