Manager Details

BlackRock is trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm*. Our business is investing on behalf of our clients — from large institutions to parents and grandparents, teachers, nurses, doctors and people from all walks of life who entrust their savings to us.

We work only for our clients. Our promise is to give them insight into what to do with their money, providing products and services that can help them build a better financial future.

Global capabilities

BlackRock has world-class capabilities designed for our clients’ greatest needs, with a comprehensive range of products and services across asset classes, geographies and investment strategies. We have expertise in every region around the world, with 135 investment teams in 30 countries sharing their best thinking in order to seek better returns.

Who we serve

Our clients come from every corner of the globe. They are governments, companies, foundations, and millions of individuals saving for retirement, their children's educations and a better life.

Our singular focus

We're passionate about our work and intensely focused on performing at the highest levels. To get there, we strive to out-think and out-work competitors and find the best balance of risk and return across all investment styles on behalf of our clients.

Responsibility

As a fiduciary for our clients and as public company, our focus is long-term sustainability. We aim to be a responsible corporate citizen and to take into account environmental, social and governance issues that have real and quantifiable financial impacts over the long-term for our firm and the firms in which we invest. Long-term responsibility and sustainability are integrated into our business model and shareholder value creation framework and in the way we conduct our business, serve our clients and give back to the communities in which we and our clients live and work.

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White Papers / Research from BlackRock

  • Real Assets Sustainable Investing Report 2019 download

    As the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock has a responsibility and the privilege to lead the way on sustainable investing and to drive environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) best practice across the investing sector.

  • Global real assets outlook 2019 weblink

    Attractive fundamentals continue to drive a great migration to the asset class, but a changing macroeconomic climate requires careful navigation.

  • The core role of private markets in modern portfolios weblink

    Making effective use of private assets is increasingly important for institutional investors. Our work indicates that many of them have room for relatively large allocations, depending on risk tolerance and their specific objectives.

  • New horizons for private equity weblink

    With strong companies seeking stable, long-term capital, and investors seeking long-term exposure to quality businesses, the stage is set for a new, more efficient approach to private equity investing.

  • Global Investment Outlook 2019 weblink

    Our 2019 outlook forum brought together roughly 100 investment professionals to discuss the global economic outlook, identify market themes for the new year, debate risks such as recession fears, and refresh our asset views.

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Analysis from IPE

  • AP1 - A circular focus

    Swedish buffer fund AP1 highlights resource efficiency as key to a sustainable investment strategy

  • Guest Viewpoint: Christin ter Braak-Forstinger

    Impact investing has undergone a rapid evolution over the past decade. What originally started with investments in countries at the bottom of the pyramid has become a valid investment approach in developed countries as well. 

  • How we run our money: Laborfonds

    Ivonne Forno (pictured), the CEO of Laborfonds, the Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol regional pension fund, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo shortly after the fund’s 20th birthday

  • Is BlackRock set to revive annuities?

    What can happen if the largest global asset manager teams up with the largest software company, which also happen to be the first and second largest companies in the world by market cap?

  • Briefing: MiFID II: a year on

    The new rules are having a dramatic effect on the world of investment research

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Head Office
Drapers Gardens
12 Throgmorton Avenue
London
EC2N 2DL
United Kingdom
Contact
Charis Williams Tel. 020 774 35262
Company website:
https://www.blackrock.com/institutions
Year Founded:
1988
No. of investment offices worldwide:
70

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What’s new

  • Real Assets Sustainable Investing Report 2019

    Real Assets Sustainable Investing Report 2019

    White papersMon, 15 Apr 2019

    As the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock has a responsibility and the privilege to lead the way on sustainable investing and to drive environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) best practice across the investing sector.

  • Global real assets outlook 2019

    Global real assets outlook 2019

    White papersMon, 15 Apr 2019

    Attractive fundamentals continue to drive a great migration to the asset class, but a changing macroeconomic climate requires careful navigation.

  • BlackRock Investment Institute (BII): The core role of private markets in modern portfolios

    The core role of private markets in modern portfolios

    White papersWed, 20 Mar 2019

    Making effective use of private assets is increasingly important for institutional investors. Our work indicates that many of them have room for relatively large allocations, depending on risk tolerance and their specific objectives.

  • New horizons for private equity

    New horizons for private equity

    White papersMon, 4 Feb 2019

    With strong companies seeking stable, long-term capital, and investors seeking long-term exposure to quality businesses, the stage is set for a new, more efficient approach to private equity investing.

  • global investment outlook 2019

    Global Investment Outlook 2019

    White papersWed, 16 Jan 2019

    Our 2019 outlook forum brought together roughly 100 investment professionals to discuss the global economic outlook, identify market themes for the new year, debate risks such as recession fears, and refresh our asset views.

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