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BlackRock, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to institutional, intermediary, and individual investors. It also manages accounts for corporate, public, union and industry pension plans, insurance companies, third-party mutual funds, endowments, foundations, charities, corporations, official institutions, and banks. The firm also provides offers global risk management and advisory services. It manages separate client-focused equity, fixed income, and balanced portfolios. The firm also launches and manages open-end and closed-end mutual funds, offshore funds, ETF’s, unit trusts, and alternative investment vehicles including hedge funds and structured funds. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, real estate, and alternative markets across the globe. The firm primarily invests in growth, value, and core stocks of small-cap, mid-cap, SMID-cap, large-cap and multi-cap companies. It employs a fundamental and quantitative analysis with a bottom-up stock picking approach to make its investments. The firm employs liquidity, asset allocation, balanced, real estate, and alternative strategies to make its investments. In real estate sector, the firm seeks to invest in Poland and Germany. BlackRock, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is based in New York City with additional offices in Boston, Massachusetts, London, United Kingdom, Brazil, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Plainsboro, New Jersey, and San Francisco, California.

11,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/8/14
Founded in 1988

blackrock inc (BLK) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer...
Total Annual Compensation: $10.4M
President and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $8.1M
Co-President, Member of the Global Executive ...
Total Annual Compensation: $4.7M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Managing D...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.6M
Senior Managing Director and Global Head of R...
Total Annual Compensation: $3.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

blackrock inc (BLK) Key Developments

European Central Bank Selects BlackRock to Advise on Possible ABS Purchase Programme

The European Central Bank has selected BlackRock to advise its internal team on the creation of an asset-backed securities (ABS) initiative aimed at easing the flow of credit within the euro-zone. The contract will see BlackRock Solutions. The euro-zone's central bank has been working to stave off the currency union from deflation in recent months, slashing deposit rates into negative territory.

BlackRock Inc. Hires Gary Clarke as Managing Director, Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of the Global Equity Team

BlackRock Inc. hired Gary Clarke as managing director, portfolio manager and co-head of the global equity team, Pensions & Investments reported Aug. 14, 2014. In the newly created London-based position, Clarke will work with James Bristow, managing director, portfolio manager and fellow global equity team co-head. Clarke will also act as lead portfolio manager of several global equity strategies. Previously, Clarke served as a portfolio manager and head of global retail and thematic investing at JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

BlackRock Appoints Jean Boivin as New Deputy Chief Investment Strategist in London

BlackRock has hired Canada's deputy finance minister Jean Boivin as new deputy chief investment strategist in London. Boivin is scheduled to start his new job with the BlackRock Investment Institute on September 15, 2014. Bsaed in London, Boivin will lead the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII) and will be responsible for identifying and delivering investment insights to the firm's investment professionals and clients globally. BII provides BlackRock's portfolio managers with insights on sovereign risk and the macro investment outlook. It provides information for portfolio managers, aggregating the firm's services and products across asset classes, client groups and regions. Boivin also serves as Canada's representative at the Group of Seven, the Group of 20, and the G20's Financial Stability Board, which monitors the global financial system.


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