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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

BlackRock picks co-portfolio manager for Equity Dividend Fund

Tony DeSpirito was named managing director and co-head of the equity dividend team at BlackRock, as well as co-portfolio manager for the BlackRock Equity Dividend Fund and related...

August 05, 2014 | 04:18 pm

Asset owners could account for 25% of global ETF usage within 5 years — iShares strategist

Asset owners could account for a quarter of exchange-traded fund usage globally in five years, a potentially giant leap from as low as 5% now, according to a senior executive with BlackRock Inc.'s...

July 30, 2014 | 09:23 am
BlackRock assets rise 4% for second quarter

BlackRock assets rise 4% for second quarter

BlackRock’s assets under management totaled $4.594 trillion as of June 30, up 4% from three months earlier and up 19% from a year ago, said an earnings statement released Wednesday.

July 16, 2014 | 03:30 pm
UBS taps former BlackRock GTAA managing director

UBS taps former BlackRock GTAA managing director

Philip Brides was named senior portfolio manager for asset allocation and currency in the U.S. at UBS Global Asset Management.

July 10, 2014 | 12:41 pm

BlackRock: Income-replacement gap narrows; more work needed

Workers within 10 years of retiring are improving their efforts to reach an 80% income replacement goal at retirement, but there's still a gap between their current savings and their goals.

July 09, 2014 | 04:27 pm
BlackRock raises equity allocation in target date funds

BlackRock raises equity allocation in target date funds

BlackRock Inc. announced Wednesday it would raise its equity allocation in its LifePath Index target-date funds, keeping younger investors fully invested in stocks even longer and bumping up stocks...

June 26, 2014 | 04:27 pm

Florida SBA puts $2.46 billion BlackRock bond portfolio on watch

Florida State Board of Administration placed a BlackRock-managed $2.46 billion core fixed-income portfolio on watch because of the departure of a key decision-maker.

June 26, 2014 | 02:59 pm

BlackRock's iShares Canada chief leaves post

Mary Anne Wiley resigned from her position as managing director and head of the BlackRock exchange-traded funds unit iShares Canada.

June 20, 2014 | 01:43 pm
Yale endowment adds $100 million to emerging markets ETF

Yale endowment adds $100 million to emerging markets ETF

Yale University, New Haven, Conn., more than quadrupled its shares in a Vanguard Group emerging markets exchange-traded fund in the first quarter.

May 15, 2014 | 02:51 pm

Schroders names U.K. institutional client chief

Geoff Cheetham was appointed head of U.K. institutional clients at Schroders.

May 11, 2014 | 07:00 pm