iShares is the world’s leading ETF provider with over 700 funds trading on 20 exchanges worldwide.
iShares ETFs are brought to you by BlackRock, trusted to manage more money than any other asset manager in the world. BlackRock provides investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. Beginning with its founding in 1988 by eight people who believed they could build a better asset management firm, BlackRock is about a commitment to putting clients first, innovative and clear thinking, passion for performance, understanding and managing risk and collaboration. Five of the firm’s founders are still actively involved with BlackRock, and their ethos underpins the firm and the 12,700 plus employees today. We take pride in being a fiduciary and work only for our clients, managing US$4.890 trillion on their behalf.
The firm has a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia. Not only are there some 120 investment teams in 30 countries who connect daily to share their best thinking, but there are dedicated sales teams across the globe to serve the firm’s worldwide clients.
As at 30 June 2016.
iShares in Australia
- iShares Australia launched its first suite of international ETFs locally in October 2007
- iShares Australia currently has 37 ETFs available on ASX, covering Australian and international equity indices as well as Australian fixed income
- Capital Markets offers facilitation of trading and execution in Australian time zone.