Blackrock

BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At June 30, 2010, BlackRock’s AUM was $3.151 trillion. BlackRock offers products that span the risk spectrum to meet clients’ needs, including active, enhanced and index strategies across markets and asset classes. Products are offered in a variety of structures including separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares ® (exchange traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions ® Headquartered in New York City, as of . June 30, 2010, the firm has approximately 8,500 employees in 24 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa

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June 15

People Moves BlackRock Appoints Arnaud Gihan Head of iShares Business for France

Arnaud Gihan has been appointed Head of BlackRock’s iShares business for France, succeeding Benoit Sorel who becomes Head of Product for iShares across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

April 24

Note DB pension schemes adapting to change as paths for global retirement diverge, BlackRock study finds

As the world’s defined-benefit pension funds travel toward two very different futures, a new study by BlackRock marks their progress. The study compares the changes underway at corporate DB plans, which are winding down, with the evolution of public and other non-corporate (...)

February 12

Innovation BlackRock has launched the BlackRock Global Funds (BGF) Dynamic High Income Fund

BlackRock has launched the BlackRock Global Funds (BGF) Dynamic High Income Fund (the Fund), which seeks to broaden income sources for investors at a time when finding attractive traditional income has been a challenging (...)

February 8

Innovation BlackRock expands high yield range with fixed maturity bond fund

BlackRock has launched a high yield fixed maturity bond fund, in response to investor demand for alternative sources of return and ways to build income-focused, diversified and efficient bond portfolios.

January 25

Note Global institutional investors braced for market risks and pursuing an active approach in 2018

Faced with low interest rates and relatively high valuations for risk assets, large global institutional investors are looking to protect themselves against downturn risks through maintaining their cash levels and selectively increasing allocations to active strategies, (...)

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