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Why BlackRock for alternatives?

BlackRock offers access to a broad spectrum of alternative investments—including real assets, private equity, private credit, direct hedge funds, and hedge fund solutions. We take a consultative approach to helping our global client base build alternatives portfolios.

BlackRock’s fiduciary mind-set and innovative spirit make us uniquely positioned to deliver alternative investments that are reliable, transparent and integrated.

Persistent returns through sourcing, selectivity and portfolio construction.
Data-driven, streamlined process with proactive portfolio diagnostics.
Foundational portfolios through total portfolio construction and strategic alternatives allocation.

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Alternatives investment strategies

Real assets: Real estate and infrastructure
In today’s dynamic global real asset market, we seek to help our clients access investments that will help them meet their goals by providing a range of well-defined strategies to meet a variety of needs.
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Private credit enable investors to target capital growth, income, and combinations thereof. Our global expertise covers a broad spectrum, from opportunistic and distressed debt, to middle market investing and specialty finance.
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Meet our team

BlackRock Alternative Investors' 870+ dedicated professionals partner with BlackRock's multidisciplinary teams and leverage extensive company-wide resources in an effort to deliver consistent returns over the long term.

BlackRock Alternatives has 35 years of experience, 870+ dedicated professionals and 25+ offices worldwide.

Source: BlackRock as of December 31, 2018




Edwin Conway
Head of BlackRock Alternative Investors
Edwin N. Conway, is responsible for BlackRock’s alternatives strategy and the delivery of the firm’s alternatives investments to institutional clients.
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Jim Barry
Chief Investment Officer, BlackRock Alternative Investors
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Mark Wiseman
Chairman of BlackRock Alternative Investors
Mark Wiseman is Global Head of Active Equities, Chairman of BlackRock Alternative Investors and a member of the Global Executive Committee.
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