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.
Liquidation fees have risen to over £15m
Investor sentiment 'turns sour'
Bestinvest identifies 150 'dog' funds
'Cost-efficient, transparent and sustainable'
Investors plough $428bn into ETFs in 2020
Nominate now for new Rising Star Award
New head of product and investment services
Includes Peter Hargreaves-backed Blue Whale Growth
HBSC, M&G and Janus Henderson ‘constant laggards’
Gold sets another record
Abbott Laboratories among 50 holdings
RLAM, Baillie Gifford and Liontrust lead net retail sales
'Impressive stock picking'
Six portfolios corresponding to risk levels
Boutiques well represented
Nick Little to become manager
12% on ‘watchlist’
Total purchases rise to $6.9bn
GAM’s group head of sales and distribution Tim Rainsford steps down
Joins as senior investment director
Ex-BlackRock execs Stenning and Hughes switch
Spent 11 years with Barclays Wealth Management
Time to stamp out racism and boost ethnic diversity in boards