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.
The latest Pridham Report, detailing retail flows figures for UK-domiciled funds during Q1 2018, showed the usual mix of larger names at the top of the sales tables, including BlackRock and Fidelity, but movements further down the top ten were more eye-catching....
Stephan Michel and Andrew Lennox join £33bn asset manager
Third time taskforce has met
According to AJ Bell Investcentre
Tackling gender equality, hunger and education issues
Suitable for $ investors
Gap in the market post-MiFID II
Manager of two funds
Contract withdrawn from Standard Life Aberdeen
Fun runs and boat races among fundraisers
Focus on strong ESG scores
Firm runs six model portfolios
New set of index-based portfolios
Ahead of International Women's Day
Strong month for technology
'Do not rush in with eyes wide shut'
Subject to shareholder approval
Small-cap managers top charts for second year in a row
Best-selling funds of 2017 in the spotlight: BlackRock trackers dominate while investors ditch SLI GARS for rival products
Highest inflows and outflows of the year
To 'broaden income sources'
Data from Pridham Report
Global asset managers with £10.5trn AUM