Company

BlackRock

Official Name: BlackRock, Inc.

Headquarters: New York, NY, United States

Founded: 1988

Employees: 18,400

CEO: Mr. Laurence Douglas Fink

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Market Cap

$115.98 Billion

USD as of April 1, 2022

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Company Description

BlackRock, Inc. is a global investment management company. Originally involved in risk management and fixed income asset management, BlackRock has become one of the world’s largest asset managers, operating in 30 countries. It manages more than 800 exchange-traded funds through its iShares division, an analytics and risk management division with BlackRock Solutions, and sustainable investing and environmental, social, and corporate governance through its ESG investing division.

BlackRock market capitalization evolution

Evolution of BlackRock, Inc. market cap in the past 5 years

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Detailed Description

BlackRock, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to institutional, intermediary, and individual investors including corporate, public, union, and industry pension plans, insurance companies, third-party mutual funds, endowments, public institutions, governments, foundations, charities, sovereign wealth funds, corporations, official institutions, and banks. It also provides global risk management and advisory services. The firm manages separate client-focused equity, fixed income, and balanced portfolios. It also launches and manages open-end and closed-end mutual funds, offshore funds, unit trusts, and alternative investment vehicles including structured funds. The firm launches equity, fixed income, balanced, and real estate mutual funds. It also launches equity, fixed income, balanced, currency, commodity, and multi-asset exchange traded funds. The firm also launches and manages hedge funds. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, real estate, currency, commodity, and alternative markets across the globe. The firm primarily invests in growth and value stocks of small-cap, mid-cap, SMID-cap, large-cap, and multi-cap companies. It also invests in dividend-paying equity securities. The firm invests in investment grade municipal securities, government securities including securities issued or guaranteed by a government or a government agency or instrumentality, corporate bonds, and asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities. It employs fundamental and quantitative analysis with a focus on bottom-up and top-down approach to make its investments. The firm employs liquidity, asset allocation, balanced, real estate, and alternative strategies to make its investments. In real estate sector, it seeks to invest in Poland and Germany. The firm benchmarks the performance of its portfolios against various S&P, Russell, Barclays, MSCI, Citigroup, and Merrill Lynch indices. BlackRock, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is based in New York City with additional offices in Boston, Massachusetts; London, United Kingdom; Gurgaon, India; Hong Kong; Greenwich, Connecticut; Princeton, New Jersey; Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Sydney, Australia; Taipei, Taiwan; Singapore; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Washington, District of Columbia; Toronto, Canada; Wilmington, Delaware; and San Francisco, California.

Wikipedia Introduction

BlackRock, Inc. is an American multinational investment management corporation based in New York City. Founded in 1988, initially as a risk management and fixed income institutional asset manager, BlackRock is the world's largest asset manager, with US$10 trillion in assets under management as of January 2022. BlackRock operates globally with 70 offices in 30 countries and clients in 100 countries. BlackRock has sought to position itself as an industry leader in environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG). The company has faced criticism for worsening climate change, its close ties with the Federal Reserve System during the COVID-19 pandemic, anticompetitive behavior, and its unprecedented investments in China.

Source: Wikipedia, retrieved on March 31, 2022, 8:43 p.m.

Stocks & Indices

BlackRock, Inc. has the following listings and related stock indices.


Stock: NYSE: BLK

Stock: BMV: BLK

Stock: Bovespa: BLAK34

Stock: FSX: BLQA

Stock: MTA: BLQA

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Product & Services

Asset managementRisk management

Key People

Founder(s): Robert S. Kapito Larry Fink Susan Wagner

Larry Fink (Chairperson & CEO) Robert S. Kapito (President)

Financials

Revenue: US$22 billion (2021)

Operating income: US$8 billion (2021)

Net income: US$5 billion (2020)


Total assets: US$165 billion (Q3 2020)

Total equity: US$34 billion (Q3 2020)

Details

Headquarters:

55 East 52nd Street

New York, NY 10055

United States

Phone: 212-810-5300