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.
Will vote on shareholder resolution at 7 May AGM
Will remain as a senior adviser
Gross sales of £3.9bn double that of nearest rivals
Refinitiv monthly European fund flow report
Morningstar sees 'building investor interest' in ESG space in January data
55 managers joined the list this year
Hamish Purdey named CEO
£43.9bn assets under management in 'dog fund'
Retaining 'high-quality' growth bias
2019 proved to be a strong year for equity investors.
Three new ETFs
BlackRock top the tables
Reporting to Richard House
UK is global leader in quantum research
13 Liontrust funds awarded five Crowns
Focus on long-term investing
Climate and environment becomes key priority
Passive funds 'never have that tension’
Commits to doubling ESG ETF options to 150 among other actions
On or around 30 January
Joins from Prime Factor Capital
Glimmers of hope have recently begun to emerge for European equities.
More than half of portfolio sold already
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