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PIMCO's loss could be these fund companies' gain

PIMCO's loss could be these fund companies' gain

Pacific Investment Management Co.'s CEO Douglas Hodge said the firm is expecting and is ready for client redemptions following the departure of co-founder William H. Gross.

September 30, 2014 | 02:47 pm

BlackRock adds asset-backed securities director

Peter Winning was named a director in asset-backed securities at BlackRock

September 26, 2014 | 12:15 pm

BlackRock names head of consultant relations team for Asia ex-Japan

Steven Rust, a director on BlackRock’s global consultant relations team, was appointed the team’s head for Asia ex-Japan.

September 24, 2014 | 03:11 am
BlackRock seeks overhaul of corporate bond trading market

BlackRock seeks overhaul of corporate bond trading market

BlackRock has called for an overhaul of the U.S. corporate bond trading market, saying the current system is “broken” and hurts those that borrow through the market.

September 23, 2014 | 02:41 pm
Institutional investor coalition calls on governments for climate-change policies

Institutional investor coalition calls on governments for climate-change policies

A group of 347 global asset owners and other institutional investors representing $24 trillion in assets — including CalPERS, CalSTRS, BT Pension Scheme and BlackRock — called on...

September 18, 2014 | 03:36 pm

BlackRock, Deutsche lead in insurance assets, survey finds

BlackRock and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management are by far the two largest managers of outsourced insurance company assets, a survey from the Insurance Investment Outsourcing Report states.

September 16, 2014 | 03:24 pm
SEC settles with BlackRock, others over trading infractions

SEC settles with BlackRock, others over trading infractions

BlackRock Institutional Trust and RA Capital Management were among 19 firms and an individual trader that settled with the SEC over charges they illegally participated in stock offerings less than...

September 16, 2014 | 01:34 pm

Blue Elephant Capital taps BlackRock exec as managing partner

Brian Weinstein was named managing partner at Blue Elephant Capital Management.

September 11, 2014 | 02:50 pm
CalSTRS kicks off infrastructure consortium at White House summit

CalSTRS kicks off infrastructure consortium at White House summit

California State Teachers' Retirement System, West Sacramento, is developing a multibillion-dollar global syndicate for infrastructure investing, Chief Investment Officer Christopher Ailman announced ...

September 09, 2014 | 04:15 pm
BlackRock shuttering its iShares target-date ETF business

BlackRock shuttering its iShares target-date ETF business

BlackRock's exchange-traded funds division, iShares, is shutting down its entire lineup of target-date ETFs next month.

September 02, 2014 | 04:39 pm
BlackRock powers up a hedge fund unit

BlackRock powers up a hedge fund unit

BlackRock Inc., the world's largest money manager, is creating a hedge fund boutique within its vast investment management empire.

September 01, 2014
ECB calls on BlackRock for design help for ABS purchase program

ECB calls on BlackRock for design help for ABS purchase program

The European Central Bank hired BlackRock Solutions to provide consulting services for its potential asset-backed securities purchase program.

August 27, 2014 | 02:02 pm

BlackRock adds co-head of global equity

Gary Clarke was named managing director, portfolio manager and co-head of the global equity team at BlackRock.

August 14, 2014 | 12:56 pm

BlackRock adds iShares Canada managing director

Pat Chiefalo was named managing director and head of product for BlackRock's iShares Canada.

August 13, 2014 | 03:24 pm
Lombard Odier picks former BlackRock fiduciary management exec to target U.S. pension plans

Lombard Odier picks former BlackRock fiduciary management exec to target U.S. pension plans

Nancy Everett was hired at Lombard Odier Investment Managers to help build business from U.S. institutional money managers such as pension funds.

August 11, 2014 | 03:45 pm