The Board of Directors of BlackRock Insured Municipal Term Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BMT) (the “Fund”) today announced a special tax-exempt income distribution.

Investors in the Fund should consider the distribution declared today, along with the special distribution declared on September 1, 2010 that is also payable on December 29, 2010 and any subsequent liquidating distributions, as part of the final distribution of proceeds in connection with the Fund’s liquidation.

The Fund continues to be managed according to its investment objective to provide current income that is exempt from regular Federal income and to return $10 per share (the initial public offering price per common share) to holders of common shares on or about December 31, 2010.

Details are as follows:

Declaration- 12/1/2010   Ex-Date- 12/13/2010   Record- 12/15/2010   Payable- 12/29/2010
Fund   Ticker   Dividend
BlackRock Insured Municipal Term Trust, Inc. BMT $0.160000
 

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With respect to the Fund, the following factors, among others, could cause actual events to differ materially from forward-looking statements or historical performance: (1) changes in political, economic or industry conditions, the interest rate environment or financial and capital markets, which could result in changes in the Fund’s net asset value; (2) the performance of the Fund’s investments; (3) the impact of increased competition; (4) the extent and timing of any distributions or share repurchases; (5) the impact of legislative and regulatory actions and reforms and regulatory, supervisory or enforcement actions of government agencies relating to the Fund or BlackRock, as applicable; and (6) BlackRock’s ability to attract and retain highly talented professionals.

The Annual and Semi-Annual Reports and other regulatory filings of the Fund with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) are accessible on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov and on BlackRock’s website at www.blackrock.com, and may discuss these or other factors that affect the Fund. The information contained on our website is not a part of this press release.

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