In the Spotlight

In-depth look at BlackRock by Fortune

BlackRock: The $4.3 trillion force


In the July 21, 2014 issue of the magazine, Fortune takes an in-depth look at BlackRock in an extensive profile of the company.

More BlackRock in the News

  • CBS: Interview with Rob Kapito

    Rob Kapito discusses the findings of BlackRock’s Global Investor Pulse Survey, which indicates that people are keeping too much cash on the sidelines and haven't saved enough to prepare for retirement.

  • TIME: Americans Are Saving Too Much – Sort of

    TIME features BlackRock's Barbara Novick in a piece that provides guidance on saving for retirement by eliminating "longevity risk."

  • Financial Times: "The sheriff has spoken – and the Swiss must submit" by Philipp Hildebrand

    BlackRock's Philipp Hildebrand penned a by-line piece for the Financial Times discussing US authorities’ aggressive stance towards Swiss Banks on cross-border tax evasion.

  • PLANSPONSOR: the 20 most influential institutions in the retirement field.

    PLANSPONSOR magazine recognizes BlackRock as one of the 20 most influential institutions in the retirement industry over the past two decades. In a profile, PLANSPONSOR outlines BlackRock's history and gives a snapshot of the firm today, writing that "BlackRock has moved far beyond its fixed-income and boutique roots to become one of the most influential financial institutions in the world."

  • New York Times: The Giant of Shareholders, Quietly Stirring

    The New York Times features BlackRock's Corporate Governance Group and Michelle Edkins, global head of the team, in a piece that highlights the group’s process for reviewing, voting on and engaging with the companies that BlackRock invests in on behalf of clients.

  • Time: "Mandatory Savings Accounts Are Coming Your Way"

    BlackRock CEO Larry Fink is quoted extensively in Time magazine's article on the widening call for mandated retirement savings accounts. Mr. Fink spoke recently to NYU Stern business school students about the challenge of longevity and the need to invest for longer time horizons.

  • Financial Advisor: "Investors Fear Outliving Money, BlackRock says"

    Financial Advisor magazine reports on the results of BlackRock's latest Investor Pulse survey, "Investing in a Low Yield Environment". The magazine details several findings from the survey and highlights the fact that 54% of survey respondents are concerned that increasing life spans will result in many of them outliving their savings.

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