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.

News from IPE

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White Papers / Research from BlackRock

  • Fed to raise its inflation game? download

    The Federal Reserve is reviewing its monetary policy strategy amid concerns that the current policy toolkit won’t be powerful enough to counter a future economic downturn. The Fed is considering options to steer inflation expectations that could have important economic and market implications.

  • 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.

  • Getting physical: assessing climate risks download

    A series of recent extreme weather events — from hurricanes and wildfires in the U.S. to heat waves in Europe and floods in Japan — have put a spotlight on climate-related risks. We offer a new set of tools for assessing such risks to portfolios.

  • 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.

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Analysis from IPE

  • Viewpoints: The industry reacts

    Will the EU Sustainable Finance Technical Expert Group’s June 2019 reports on the green taxonomy, green bond standards and climate benchmarks succeed in mobilising investors and capital in support of sustainability objectives?

  • IPE Perspective: Two sides to the MMT premise

    Is there any merit in functional finance versus classical economic theory? 

  • 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

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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

  • Fed to raise its inflation game?

    Fed to raise its inflation game?

    White papersSat, 1 Jun 2019

    The Federal Reserve is reviewing its monetary policy strategy amid concerns that the current policy toolkit won’t be powerful enough to counter a future economic downturn. The Fed is considering options to steer inflation expectations that could have important economic and market implications.

  • 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.

  • Getting physical: assessing climate risks

    Getting physical: assessing climate risks

    White papersThu, 4 Apr 2019

    A series of recent extreme weather events — from hurricanes and wildfires in the U.S. to heat waves in Europe and floods in Japan — have put a spotlight on climate-related risks. We offer a new set of tools for assessing such risks to portfolios.

  • 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.

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