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.
Firms must adopt 2050 net-zero emissions goal
Michaela Collet Jackson joins as head of distribution EMEA
UK-domiciled equity funds add £24.2bn
Fintech firm enlisted to boost ESG platform
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Coal ban applies to 17% of global coal value chain
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Joining diversity programme
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Total of 1,014 liquidations or mergers
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20% higher than previous record
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Markets underestimating even 'modest' levels
First of three UCITS launches
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US equity funds also see big jumps
Kickstarting the 'green industrial revolution'
Passive business could make up 30% of SLA's assets
Firms investing in unethical assets to be axed
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ESG remains strong