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Websiteblackrock.com
Blogblackrockblog.com
Twitter@blackrock
Employees10,000
Founded1988
Descriptionglobal investment management

Funds

Offices

New York, USA
40 East 52nd Street
New York, NY, 10022
USA

People

Managing Director
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer
President
Director - Financial Market Advisory
Board of Directors
Associate
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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BlackRock

BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions — from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares ETFs.

The foundation of BlackRock’s business is our belief that our clients’ needs are of paramount importance. Our commitment to investment excellence is anchored in a shared culture that always places a client’s interests first, from individual investors to the world’s largest institutions. We act always as a fiduciary for our clients, never trading as a principal on our own behalf.

BlackRock’s investment approach is based on our conviction that we can combine our market insights, our global reach and scale, our proprietary technology, our culture of information sharing and our unwavering focus on risk management into an ability to deliver performance in all market environments. BlackRock is committed to providing a broad set of investment solutions for our clients, striving to achieve the best balance between risk and opportunity.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Lending Club 4/2014Private Equity$65M4
Hortonworks 3/2014Series D$100M7
Dropbox 1/2014Series C$350M3
Turn 1/2014Series E$80M9
Prosper 9/2013Private Equity$25M2
Apigee 7/2013Series F$35M7
Personal Capital 6/2013Series C$25M4
OptiMedica 5/2013Series E$35M4
WANdisco 6/2012Post IPO Equity$26M4
Progreso Financiero 10/2011Debt$30M1
LS9 12/2010Series D$30M5
Pelamis Wave Power 11/2008Venture Round£5M4
SkyGrid 8/2008Series B$11M2

Videos

Sources

  1. Lending Club Raises $115M In Debt And Equity, Buys Financing Company Springstone Financial For $140M (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Hortonworks Closes $100M Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  3. Dropbox Has Raised $350M In New Funding At A $10B Valuation (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Digital Ad Company Turn Raises $80M, Stays Vague On Possible IPO Plans (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. Lending Marketplace Prosper Locks Down $25M From Sequoia, BlackRock (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Apigee Raises $35M For Its API Management Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Personal Capital Closes $25 Million In Series C Funding For Online Wealth Management Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. OptiMedica, Corp.: Series E $35M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  9. WANdsico floats on AIM, raising £15m (londonstockexchangegroup.com) [edit]
  10. Progreso Financiero Secures $30M Mezzanine Debt Facility (finsmes.com) [edit]
  11. TechCrunch [edit]
  12. Pelamis Wave Power Completes £5M Financing Round (greencarcongress.com) [edit]
  13. SkyGrid Closes $11M Round of Series B Funding (biz.yahoo.com) [edit]
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