reporting through the Green Package and risk management advisory services, interactive fixed income analytics through its Web-based calculator, AnSer, middle and back office outsourcing services and investment accounting. Clients have also retained BRS’ Financial Markets Advisory (FMA) group for various engagements, such as valuation and risk assessment of illiquid assets, portfolio restructuring, workouts and dispositions of distressed assets, and financial and balance sheet strategies. As of December 31, 2010, the company added 49 new FMA assignments and completed 33 engagements. BRS served 149 clients, including banks, insurance companies, official institutions, pension funds, asset managers and other institutional investors across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. BlackRock acquired and integrated Helix Financial Group LLC. Transition Management Services BlackRock also offers transition management services, involving the temporary oversight of a client’s assets as they transition from one manager to another or from one strategy to another. The company provides a service that includes project management and implementation based on achieving execution consistent with the client’s risk management tolerances. Risk & Quantitative Analysis Across all asset classes, in addition to the efforts of the portfolio management teams, the Risk & Quantitative Analysis (RQA) group at BlackRock provides risk management advice and independent risk oversight of the investment management processes, identifies and helps manage counterparty and operational risks, coordinates standards for firmwide investment performance measurement and determines risk management-related analytical and information requirements. Product Performance Notes The performance information for actively managed accounts reflects U.S. open-end and closed-end mutual funds and similar Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) based products with respect to peer median comparisons, and managed institutional separate accounts and funds located globally with respect to benchmark comparisons, as determined using based internal parameters, using the information available as of December 31, 2010. The performance tracking information for institutional index accounts is based on gross-of-fee performance as of December 31, 2010, and includes all institutional accounts globally using an index strategy. Clients BlackRock serves institutional and retail and high net worth investors in approximately 100 countries through the efforts of professionals located in 25 countries. Its clients include taxable, tax-exempt and official institutions, retail investors, and high net worth individuals. History BlackRock, Inc. was founded in 1998.
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55 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10055
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