Different coloured fruits

Private markets

Real assets: real estate and infrastructure

Real assets, such as real estate and infrastructure, represent one of the fastest growing segments within the broader global alternatives environment. These investments can potentially deliver a range of portfolio benefits including stable income, long-term total returns, diversification potential and inflation linkage.

Why BlackRock for real assets?

At BlackRock, our dedicated Real Assets team of industry and sector specialists deliver global reach, with deep local expertise. They have decades of relevant experience, are deeply embedded in their operating industries by sector and geography and have developed strong partnership networks over time.

390+ employees 27 offices 800+ distinct investors US$53bn in client assets including deployed and dry powder

Source: BlackRock. All data are as of June 30, 2020. Number of professionals exclude contingent workers and interns.


Private equity

Evolution and innovation

Following two decades of strong growth, private equity now presents a large collection of strategy offerings and multiple ways to invest. BlackRock has been a major contributor to this evolution, from our role as an early mover in co-investments to our early adoption of ESG1 policies to our introduction of an innovative, client-aligned direct strategy.

Timeline of PE history

Broad-based industry expertise

Our private equity investors supplement their deep sector expertise with insights gained from BlackRock’s unmatched reach in public markets. As they screen, underwrite and manage investments, our experts draw on specialized knowledge of industry dynamics and apply lessons learned in past market cycles.

Different industries represented: healthcare, consumer and retail, technology, financial services etc.

Meet our team

Our private equity investors have extensive experience and strong records of achievement in the industry. Having invested across multiple cycles, they are well equipped to help clients build resilient PE portfolios.

Meet our team

Source: BlackRock. All data are as of June 30, 2020. Number of professionals exclude contingent workers and interns.

1 The combination of traditional investment approaches with environmental, social and governance (ESG) insights.