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BlackRock settles SEC charges over failing to disclose conflict of interest

The SEC charged BlackRock subsidiary BlackRock Advisors on Monday with failing to disclose a conflict of interest created by the outside business activity of one of the firm’s portfolio...

April 20, 2015 | 03:43 pm
BlackRock AUM gains 3% on positive flows across all asset classes, regions

BlackRock AUM gains 3% on positive flows across all asset classes, regions

BlackRock's assets under management totaled $4.774 trillion as of March 31, up 3% from three months earlier and up 1.4% from a year ago, BlackRock's earnings statement released Thursday shows.

April 16, 2015 | 12:40 pm

AllianzGI taps former BlackRock director to head U.K. institutional client services

Joanne Wheatley joined Allianz Global Investors as head of U.K. institutional client services, a spokesman said.

April 16, 2015 | 11:37 am
BlackRock changing money market funds to comply with new rules

BlackRock changing money market funds to comply with new rules

BlackRock said it would change its lineup of money market mutual funds to make them comply with new federal regulations.

April 07, 2015 | 12:09 pm
Orange County Employees to redeem 5 strategies

Orange County Employees to redeem 5 strategies

Orange County Employees Retirement System, Santa Ana, Calif., is winding down its remaining positions with five managers.

April 01, 2015 | 09:11 am

New York State Common picks BlackRock for $2 billion unconstrained bond allocation

New York State Common Retirement Fund made $2.55 billion in investments and commitments in January.

March 24, 2015 | 01:37 pm

Moody’s: BlackRock dominates public managers in AUM growth, inflows in fourth quarter

Aggregate assets under management of 13 money managers increased 1.7% in the fourth quarter to $9.94 trillion.

March 10, 2015 | 04:21 pm

Marvin Windows and Doors retools DC plan lineup

Marvin Windows and Doors Inc. is adding eight investment options to its profit sharing and 401(k) plan.

March 05, 2015 | 03:26 pm

Money managers face tougher rules on too-big-to-fail firms

The world's largest money managers are in line for tougher rules as global regulators push ahead with plans to identify too-big-to-fail firms in the face of opposition from the industry.

March 04, 2015 | 03:59 pm

BlackRock hires head of EMEA hedge fund strategies

Luke Dixon joined BlackRock as head of Europe, Middle East and Africa hedge fund investment strategies.

February 27, 2015 | 01:54 pm

BlackRock adds managing director to European real estate business

Thomas Muller joined BlackRock as managing director and portfolio manager within its European real estate business.

February 25, 2015 | 10:50 am
Active investing in an indexed world

Active investing in an indexed world

While active management still plays a critical role in portfolios of all sizes and sophistication levels, it’s hard to ignore the reams of headlines and research notes making the case for...

February 25, 2015 | 12:18 pm

Luminex offers a wake-up call for dark-pool operators

To U.S. dark-pool operators, the development of an exclusive managers-only trading venue, Luminex Trading & Analytics LLC, is a splash of cold water on the face of an industry that some managers...

February 23, 2015 | 12:01 am
China Life hirings seen as launch of global manager opportunities

China Life hirings seen as launch of global manager opportunities

A group of global investment managers has garnered the first flurry of mandates from China's largest life insurer since regulators opened the door for offshore investments three years ago.

February 18, 2015 | 11:30 am

University of British Columbia drops BlackRock from balanced fund option

University of British Columbia removed BlackRock as a manager of the balanced fund option in its defined contribution plan.

February 10, 2015 | 04:13 pm