World's largest investment management firm
BlackRock is a US global investment management corporation based in New York City. The company was founded in 1988, initially as a risk management and fixed income institutional asset manager, and has $6.3trn in assets under management (as of 30 June 2018).
BlackRock operates globally with 70 offices in 30 countries and clients in 100 countries. In 2000, it launched its risk management division BlackRock Solutions. Nine years later, it aquired Barclays Global Investors. It also owns the iShares range of ETFs.
Carlo M. Funk named as new head
David Jacob will take over as chairman
Firm has 12 funds in new standings
SLA to continue managing one-third of assets
Improving companies' digital marketing strategies
Record organic asset growth
Reporting to Angus Woolhouse
Which funds stole the show?
Reporting to Karen Ward
Equity fund outflows reduced
Fund selection in focus
In for the high jump: Absolute return flows 'turning corner' despite investors shunning sector giants
Underperformance still present – for now
Salt Low truBeta US Market ETF
Now called BlackRock Energy and Resources Income Investment Trust
New chairman for small-cap trust
'The world’s leading investor in climate destruction can no longer evade responsibility'
Data from Morningstar Direct
Firms double size of their stewardship teams
Less environment, more governance threatens to undermine firms' green credentials
Global growth picking up
Inflows of $99.1bn in Q1
Focusing on companies with strong visibility and earnings stability