BlackRock in Australia

BlackRock is committed to becoming the most respected investment and risk manager in the Australian market. We are an integrated asset management business with locally based investment, risk management, and client service functions.

Currently, we manage over $100 billion AUD in assets, service $240 billion in assets in Australia via our Aladdin platform, and employ over 150 people via our offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane*. In addition, globally, BlackRock is one of the largest investors in Australia's financial markets with around AUD $100 billion invested in Australian listed companies and Australian fixed income paper, on behalf of our clients.

BlackRock’s client base includes governments, insurers, asset managers, banks, financial advisers, and SMSF clients. We work with clients to provide investment solutions to meet their challenges. These can include managed funds, ETFs and bespoke mandates whether asset class specific or across portfolios. Currently, we work with almost all of the top 25 Australian investment management and superannuation entities in some way. In addition to providing asset management services to our institutional clients, 10 years ago BlackRock began servicing our first BlackRock Solutions clients in Australia.

Underpinning our investment management and also providing insights for clients is BlackRock’s market leading and acclaimed research team at the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII).

Our focus is to bring the best of BlackRock’s global resources to our Australian clients and to contribute to better outcomes over the longer term.

*As at February 2018