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\par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Washington, D.C. 20549 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql SCHEDULE 13G \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (Amendment No: 2) \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql AKEBIA THERAPEUTICS INC \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql -------------------------------------------------------- \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (Name of Issuer) \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Common Stock \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql -------------------------------------------------------- \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (Title of Class of Securities) \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 00972D105 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql -------------------------------------------------------- \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (CUSIP Number) \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql December 31, 2017 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql -------------------------------------------------------- \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement) \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql which this Schedule is filed: \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [X] Rule 13d-1(b) \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [ ] Rule 13d-1(c) \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [ ] Rule 13d-1(d) \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql *The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql respect to the subject class of securities, and for any \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql subsequent amendment containing information which \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql The information required in the remainder of this cover \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql section of the Act but shall be subject to all other \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes). \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql CUSIP No. 00972D105 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (1)Names of reporting persons. BlackRock, Inc. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a group \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (a) [ ] \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (b) [X] \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (3) SEC use only \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (4) Citizenship or place of organization \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Delaware \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Number of shares beneficially owned by each reporting person with: \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (5) Sole voting power \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 3804631 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (6) Shared voting power \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 0 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (7) Sole dispositive power \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 3905506 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (8) Shared dispositive power \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 0 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (9) Aggregate amount beneficially owned by each reporting person \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 3905506 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (10) Check if the aggregate amount in Row (9) excludes certain shares \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (11) Percent of class represented by amount in Row 9 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 8.3% \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (12) Type of reporting person \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql HC \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Item 1. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Item 1(a) Name of issuer: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql ----------------------------------------------------------------------- \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql AKEBIA THERAPEUTICS INC \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Item 1(b) Address of issuer's principal executive offices: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql ----------------------------------------------------------------------- \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 245 FIRST STREET SUITE 1100 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql CAMBRIDGE MA 02142 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Item 2. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 2(a) Name of person filing: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql ---------------------------------------------------------------------- \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock, Inc. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 2(b) Address or principal business office or, if none, residence: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql ----------------------------------------------------------------------- \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock Inc. \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 55 East 52nd Street \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql New York, NY 10055 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 2(c) Citizenship: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql -------------------------------------------------------------------- \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql See Item 4 of Cover Page \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 2(d) Title of class of securities: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql ------------------------------------------------------------------- \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Common Stock \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 2(e) CUSIP No.: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql See Cover Page \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Item 3. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql If this statement is filed pursuant to Rules 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b) or (c), \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql check whether the person filing is a: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [ ] Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act; \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [ ] Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Act; \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [ ] Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act; \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [ ] Investment company registered under Section 8 of the \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Investment Company Act of 1940; \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [ ] An investment adviser in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E); \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [ ] An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F); \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [X] A parent holding company or control person in accordance with \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G); \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [ ] A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813); \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [ ] A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Act of 1940; \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [ ] A non-U.S. institution in accordance with \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Rule 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J); \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql [ ] Group, in accordance with Rule 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K). If filing \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Rule 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql institution: \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Item 4. Ownership \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql and percentage of the class of securities of the issuer identified in Item 1. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Amount beneficially owned: \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 3905506 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Percent of class \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 8.3% \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Number of shares as to which such person has: \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Sole power to vote or to direct the vote \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 3804631 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Shared power to vote or to direct the vote \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 0 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 3905506 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 0 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Item 5. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Ownership of 5 Percent or Less of a Class. If this statement is being \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than 5 percent of the \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql class of securities, check the following [ ]. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Item 6. Ownership of More than 5 Percent on Behalf of Another Person \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql If any other person is known to have the right to receive or the power \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql to direct the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql of, such securities, a statement to that effect should be included in \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql response to this item and, if such interest relates to more than 5 percent \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql of the class, such person should be identified. A listing of the \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql shareholders of an investment company registered under the Investment \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Company Act of 1940 or the beneficiaries of employee benefit plan, \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql pension fund or endowment fund is not required. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Various persons have the right to receive or the power to direct \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale of \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql the common stock of \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql AKEBIA THERAPEUTICS INC. \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql No one person's interest in the common stock of \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql AKEBIA THERAPEUTICS INC \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql is more than five percent of the total outstanding common shares. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Item 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Company or Control Person. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql See Exhibit A \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql If a group has filed this schedule pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b)(ii)(J), \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql so indicate under Item 3(j) and attach an exhibit stating the identity \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql and Item 3 classification of each member of the group. If a group \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql has filed this schedule pursuant to Rule 13d-1(c) or Rule 13d-1(d), \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql attach an exhibit stating the identity of each member of the group. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Notice of dissolution of a group may be furnished as an exhibit \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql stating the date of the dissolution and that all further filings with \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql respect to transactions in the security reported on will be filed, \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql if required, by members of the group, in their individual capacity. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql See Item 5. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Item 10. Certifications \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql in any transaction having that purpose or effect. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Signature. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql is true, complete and correct. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Dated: January 29, 2018 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock, Inc. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Signature: Spencer Fleming \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql ------------------------------------------- \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Name/Title Attorney-In-Fact \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql The original statement shall be signed by each person on whose \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql behalf the statement is filed or his authorized representative. \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql If the statement is signed on behalf of a person by his authorized \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql representative other than an executive officer or general partner \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql of the filing person, evidence of the representative's authority to \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql sign on behalf of such person shall be filed with the statement, \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql provided, however, that a power of attorney for this purpose \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql which is already on file with the Commission may be incorporated \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql by reference. The name and any title of each person who \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql signs the statement shall be typed or printed beneath his signature. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Attention: Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Federal criminal violations (see 18 U.S.C. 1001). \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Exhibit A \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Subsidiary \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock International Limited \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock Advisors, LLC \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql FutureAdvisor, Inc. \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock Fund Advisors \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock Asset Management Schweiz AG \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BlackRock Investment Management, LLC \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql *Entity beneficially owns 5% or greater of the outstanding \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql shares of the security class being reported on this \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Schedule 13G. \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Exhibit B \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql POWER OF ATTORNEY \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql The undersigned, BLACKROCK, INC., a corporation duly organized \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql under the laws of the State of Delaware, United States (the \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql "Company"), does hereby make, constitute and appoint each of \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Matthew Mallow, Chris Meade, Howard Surloff, Dan Waltcher, \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Georgina Fogo, Charles Park, Enda McMahon, Carsten Otto, \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Con Tzatzakis, Karen Clark, Andrew Crain, Herm Howerton, \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql David Maryles, Daniel Ronnen, John Stelley, John Ardley, \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Maureen Gleeson and Spencer Fleming acting severally, as its \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql true and lawful attorneys-in-fact, for the purpose of, from time to \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql time, executing in its name and on its behalf, whether the \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Company is acting individually or as representative of others, \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql any and all documents, certificates, instruments, statements, other \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql filings and amendments to the foregoing (collectively, "documents") \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql determined by such person to be necessary or appropriate to \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql comply with ownership or control-person reporting requirements \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql imposed by any United States or non-United States governmental \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql or regulatory authority, Including without limitation Forms 3, 4, 5, \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 13D, 13F, 13G and 13H and any amendments to any of the \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Foregoing as may be required to be filed with the Securities and \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Exchange Commission, and delivering, furnishing or filing any \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql such documents with the appropriate governmental, regulatory \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql authority or other person, and giving and granting to each such \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql attorney-in-fact power and authority to act in the premises as fully \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql and to all intents and purposes as the Company might or could \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql do if personally present by one of its authorized signatories, \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql hereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorney-in-fact shall \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof. Any such \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql determination by an attorney-in-fact named herein shall be \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql conclusively evidenced by such person's execution, delivery, \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql furnishing or filing of the applicable document. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql This power of attorney shall expressly revoke the power of attorney \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql dated 1st day of October, 2015 in respect of the subject matter hereof, \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql shall be valid from the date hereof and shall remain in full force and \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql effect until either revoked in writing by the Company, or, in respect of \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql any attorney-in-fact named herein, until such person ceases to be an \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql employee of the Company or one of its affiliates. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this power of \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql attorney to be executed as of this 8th day of December, 2015. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BLACKROCK, INC. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql By:_ /s/ Chris Jones \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Name: Chris Jones \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Title: Chief Investment Officer \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16}