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.
Other companies not set to follow suit
Markets underestimating even 'modest' levels
First of three UCITS launches
BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street 'crucial laggards'
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
Key managers reveal plans to step down or retire
ESG remains strong
First AoV the firm has published
40% increase year-on-year
Fund flows in 2020 were €297.1bn
BlackRock MD on the things that matter to him
Three active and three passive vehicles
Predominately hard currency debt
Joining firm's emerging and frontier markets team
Royal London Sustainable World Trust fund most popular responsible fund
Funding jumpstarts Arrival's ambitions
iShares S&P 500 Swap UCITS ETF launched in September
Effectively replacing Fleming
European Monetary Union countries
Liquidation fees have risen to over £15m