The latest news from BlackRock.

  • BLACKROCK GLOBAL INVESTOR PULSE SURVEY: FIVE YEARS AFTER CRISIS, MANY INVESTORS STILL SHUN RISK

    Five years after the sweeping economic crisis upended global markets, most investors in the U.S. and worldwide remain risk averse, and hold a sizable percentage of their assets in low- or no-return cash investments, according to the first-ever Global Investor Pulse Survey from BlackRock (NYSE: BLK).

  • BlackRock Reports Quarterly Diluted EPS of $4.21, or $3.88 as adjusted

    BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) today reported third quarter 2013 diluted EPS of $4.21, up 15% from a year ago. Revenue increased 7% from the third quarter 2012, reflecting growth in markets, long-term net inflows and strength in BlackRock Solutions. Operating income for the third quarter 2013 was $966 million with an operating margin of 39.1%.

  • BlackRock Announces Appointment of Cheryl D. Mills to Board of Directors

    BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) today announced that Cheryl D. Mills, former Counselor and Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, has been elected to the Company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Mills, who left the U.S. Department of State in February 2013, will join the Board on November 20th as an independent director.

  • BlackRock completes acquisition of MGPA to create global real estate investment business

    BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) has completed the acquisition of MGPA, an independently-managed private equity real estate investment advisory company in Asia-Pacific and Europe, creating a combined $23.5bn global real estate investment platform (source: BlackRock, as at end June 2013) serving a diverse client base of approximately 700 investors.

  • BlackRock to Report Third Quarter 2013 Earnings on October 16th

    BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) today announced that it will report third quarter earnings prior to the opening of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Laurence D. Fink, and Chief Financial Officer, Gary Shedlin, will host a teleconference call for investors and analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET. BlackRock’s earnings release and supplemental materials will be available via the investor relations section of www.blackrock.com, before the teleconference call begins.

  • QE uncertainty hurting insurers' income streams and driving them into riskier assets, says new BlackRock study

    Quantitative easing (‘QE’) and uncertainty around tapering of asset purchases by the Federal Reserve and other central banks is limiting the ability of insurance companies to generate returns, and driving them to diversify towards riskier assets, according to new research into the investment strategies of over 200 insurers globally.

  • BlackRock Launches Retirement Income Indexes

    Groundbreaking CoRI™ Retirement Indexes Give Investors Metric to "Translate" Retirement Savings into Retirement Income; Enables Better Planning, Midcourse Corrections During Critical Pre-Retirement Phase.

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