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

  • Is it time to tilt? Exploring a fundamental question in factor investing download

    While the long-run returns for style factors have historically been positive, they are inherently cyclical. Because each factor is driven by different phenomena, they tend to outperform at different times.

  • Think ahead: Redefining active management for emerging market debt download

    The qualities that make emerging market debt attractive to institutional investors are no mystery: higher coupons than developed market debt, within a diversified investment universe. Even with global interest rates expecting to rise, EMD’s income advantage remains significant (see the chart below), and its wider spreads may provide some additional portfolio cushion.

  • Global Investment Outlook: Q4 2018

    We revisit our 2018 investment themes and take a deep dive into the prospects for emerging market assets after an unexpectedly drawn-out selloff.

  • Beware of the Q Trap download

    Renewed volatility in risk assets has contrasted with a bright growth outlook: The BlackRock Growth GPS suggests potential upside surprises to the consensus. 

  • Blending alpha-seeking, factor and indexing strategies: a new framework download

    t’s time for investors to stop thinking in ‘active versus passive’ terms. Every investment decision is an active one, including the use of indexing strategies and defining a portfolio’s strategic asset allocation. 

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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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  • is it time to tilt exploring a fundamental question in factor investing

    Is it time to tilt? Exploring a fundamental question in factor investing

    White papersMon, 5 Nov 2018

    While the long-run returns for style factors have historically been positive, they are inherently cyclical. Because each factor is driven by different phenomena, they tend to outperform at different times.

  • think ahead redefining active management for emerging market debt

    Think ahead: Redefining active management for emerging market debt

    White papersMon, 5 Nov 2018

    The qualities that make emerging market debt attractive to institutional investors are no mystery: higher coupons than developed market debt, within a diversified investment universe. Even with global interest rates expecting to rise, EMD’s income advantage remains significant (see the chart below), and its wider spreads may provide some additional portfolio cushion.

  • global investment outlook q4 2018

    Global Investment Outlook: Q4 2018

    White papersMon, 5 Nov 2018

    We revisit our 2018 investment themes and take a deep dive into the prospects for emerging market assets after an unexpectedly drawn-out selloff.

  • beware of the q trap

    Beware of the Q Trap

    White papersMon, 5 Nov 2018

    Renewed volatility in risk assets has contrasted with a bright growth outlook: The BlackRock Growth GPS suggests potential upside surprises to the consensus. 

  • blending alpha seeking factor and indexing strategies a new framework

    Blending alpha-seeking, factor and indexing strategies: a new framework

    White papersMon, 5 Nov 2018

    t’s time for investors to stop thinking in ‘active versus passive’ terms. Every investment decision is an active one, including the use of indexing strategies and defining a portfolio’s strategic asset allocation. 

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