BlackRock

BlackRock to sell minority stake in India joint venture to partner DSP Group

International

International

BlackRock to sell 40% stake in DSP BlackRock Investment Managers it bought in 2008, citing need for partners to take different paths.

Searches and Hires

Searches and Hires

AP1 invested $100 million in an emerging markets equity impact strategy managed by BlackRock.
BlackRock sees growing Asian appetite for bond and equity ETFs

Investing

Investing

BlackRock's Asian ETF chief says growing comfort with equity ETFs is prompting investors in the region to look for new areas to deploy them.
BlackRock appoints head of capital investment group

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

James Keenan, managing director at BlackRock, was named head of the firm's capital investment group.
Fund fees decline in 2017
Vanguard maintains its position as the low-cost leader among U.S. money managers with an asset-weighted average fund fee of 10 basis points, followed by State Street at 16 basis points....
BlackRock recruits two GSAM execs to build private equity secondaries business

ALTERNATIVES

ALTERNATIVES

BlackRock recruited two Goldman Sachs executives to join its private equity fund of funds.
Manager earnings crimped by return of volatility

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

A strong January was a tailwind for publicly traded money managers, but market volatility ultimately led to lackluster Q1 earnings.
BlackRock to acquire credit manager Tennenbaum Capital Partners

Money Management

Money Management

BlackRock is to acquire private credit manager Tennenbaum Capital Partners in a deal that strengthens the money manager's credit platform.
Commentary: Fiduciary duty yellow flags for proxy season

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

Investor fiduciaries need to re-evaluate existing policies and processes to ensure their proxy analyses and votes fully satisfy their fiduciary obligations.
Broad adoption will mean better beta for all investors

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

When big data analytical tools become standard money manager fare, equity markets could become less volatile and more efficient.
BlackRock time travels 30 years through photos

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

BlackRock Inc. is celebrating its 30th anniversary with pictures through the decades.
Stock awards behind most CEO pay hikes

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Money managers are boosting CEO compensation via stock awards to target long-term company performance.
Data labs becoming essential for managers to advance growth

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

When it comes to machine learning and money managers, a bona fide data lab is a requirement.
BlackRock's Fink gets 9.6% compensation increase in 2017

Money Management

Money Management

Laurence D. Fink, chairman and CEO of BlackRock Inc., received total compensation of $27.95 million in 2017, a 9.6% increase over 2016.
BlackRock's AUM inches up 0.5% in quarter, net inflows remain strong

Money Management

Money Management

BlackRock had $6.317 trillion in assets under management as of March 31, up 0.5% from the previous quarter but 17% higher than a year earlier.