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BlackRock’s dedicated family office team leverages the resources, relationships and insights of the world’s largest investment manager to help family offices achieve their objectives across a full range of private and public markets.
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We partner with family offices to help them reach their most important goals

Preserving wealth for future generations
Preserving wealth for future generations
Our focus on investing for the long term and our commitment to risk management help family offices to maintain and grow their portfolios.
Maintaining consistent cash flow
Maintaining consistent cash flow
In today’s low-yield world, we help family offices source higher yields from less traditional income sources in both public and private markets.
Outperforming public markets
Outperforming public markets
We offer unparalleled access to alternative assets that can provide differentiated and diversifying returns.

Learn more about how BlackRock partners with family offices

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BlackRock’s latest insights for family office investors

  • MACRO AND MARKET VIEWS

    Preparing for a higher inflation regime

    Sep 18, 2020 | By BlackRock
    Inflation has persistently undershot central bank targets despite more than a decade of stimulus to revive it. Yet we see three new forces that may lead to a higher inflation regime than many family offices are expecting.
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  • INVESTMENT ACTIONS

    Winds of change: How to invest in renewables today

    Jul 21, 2020 | By BlackRock
    We explore how family offices can invest in renewables today, as well as the role of renewables in their total portfolio.
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  • CREDIT

    A credit cycle like no other

    Jul 20, 2020 | By BlackRock
    In a credit market transformed by Covid-19 and record stimulus, we explore investment opportunities for family offices amid significant sector dispersion and a likely wave of distress.
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  • INVESTMENT ACTIONS

    Credit downgrades and fallen angels

    Jul 1, 2020 | By BlackRock
    We explore the current credit downgrade landscape and look at two different ways for family offices to navigate credit markets given this new environment.
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  • PRIVATE MARKETS Q&A

    Private equity secondaries: Four things to know now

    Jun 30, 2020 | By BlackRock
    As periods of market stress roll on, opportunities for family offices to buy secondary interests in private funds may grow. Here are the deals and discounts our team is seeing.
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  • MARKET PULSE BLOG

    The reshaping of credit markets

    Apr 17, 2020 | By BlackRock
    How extraordinary monetary policy, including TALF, is creating opportunities in credit markets for family offices.
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  • PRIVATE MARKETS Q&A

    Why private equity secondaries may soon pick up

    Apr 15, 2020 | By BlackRock
    Why we’re likely to see a significant increase in private equity secondary market transactions in the months ahead.
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  • MARKET PULSE BLOG

    How a global pandemic could accelerate ESG investing

    Apr 13, 2020 | By Tony DeSpirito
    Why the global pandemic may offer family offices an opportunity to accelerate their ESG objectives.
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  • MARKET PULSE BLOG

    Finding long-term value in short-term turmoil

    Apr 9, 2020 | By BlackRock
    Insights on how family offices can allocate risk over the long term, even in the face of disruptions in the short term.
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  • MACRO AND MARKET VIEWS

    2020 investment outlook

    Mar 25, 2020 | By BlackRock Investment Institute
    How the coronavirus is reshaping the global investment outlook for family offices.
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  • PRIVATE MARKETS Q&A

    Private markets: The view from a CIO’s dashboard

    Mar 25, 2020 | By BlackRock
    How dislocations in alternative assets can create the foundations for long-term returns for family offices.
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  • INVESTMENT ACTIONS

    Sustainability: The tectonic shift transforming investing

    Feb 27, 2020 | By BlackRock
    A commonly held view is that family offices need to sacrifice returns when adopting sustainable investing. We disagree – and in fact believe the opposite is true.
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  • INVESTMENT ACTIONS

    Global real assets outlook 2020

    Jan 27, 2020 | By BlackRock

    We explore the three themes that family offices should consider when assessing opportunities in real assets.

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  • MARKETS

    2020 global investment outlook

    Our 2020 outlook highlights the three themes family offices should consider as powerful structural trends test market limits. (should be tailored to client segment)

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  • INVESTMENT ACTIONS

    Private equity perspectives

    Dec 13, 2019 | By BlackRock

    We examine the opportunities and risks in three distinct PE strategies that may be a fit for family offices.

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  • MARKETS

    Sustainability: the bond that endures

    Nov 20, 2019 | By BlackRock Investment Institute

    A focus on sustainability-related factors can help family offices build more resilient portfolios. (should be tailored to client segment)

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  • INVESTMENT ACTIONS

    Building resilience with macro factors

    Sep 30, 2019 | By BlackRock

    How family offices can build more resilient portfolios by allocating risk to macro factors rather than capital to asset classes. (should be tailored to client segment)

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  • PORTFOLIO DESIGN

    OCIO at an Inflection Point

    Cerulli research shows why many family offices have adopted the OCIO model and how the market for OCIO services is evolving. (should be tailored to client segment)

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Investment strategies designed to help family offices achieve their objectives

Our dedicated family office team leverages the depth and breadth of BlackRock to deliver investment solutions that are aligned with family office priorities. From preserving wealth to maintaining cash flow to outperforming public markets, our family office clients use BlackRock’s full spectrum of public and private markets strategies to help secure their financial futures.   

Meet our family offices team

With regional offices throughout the U.S. and Canada, BlackRock’s dedicated family office team serves as a central point of contact for investment and risk management.

Key stats about BlackRock’s family offices team.

Source: BlackRock, as of December 31, 2019. Numbers shown are reflective of U.S. and Canada family offices.

Brian Feurtado
Head of Global Family Office Business
+1 (212) 810-3619, brian.feurtado@blackrock.com
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Common questions from family office investors

  • BlackRock is a fiduciary to family office clients. Our team offers institutionally scaled investment services that range from single mandates to multi-asset solutions, tailored portfolio analytics leveraging Aladdin technology and market insights provided through research reports and investment forums.

  • BlackRock has more than 500 family office clients and US$60bn in family office AUM (as of December 31, 2019).

  • Yes, the BlackRock Educational Academy was launched in 2013 with the objective of facilitating the training needs of BlackRock’s institutional clients. Contact us to learn about the BlackRock Educational Academy.

  • We offer a variety of events – including calls, workshops, forums and conferences – that allow family office professionals to engage in debate around topical issues and to make better informed investment decisions. Contact us to learn about events for family offices.

  • BlackRock’s scale is its key competitive advantage - it allows access to a plethora of information and insights that enable unrivaled risk management. Our Aladdin platform combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management, trading and operations tools to power informed decision-making and effective risk management.

  • We have a comprehensive, US$215B alternatives platform (as of December 31, 2019) that seeks to deliver outperformance with true partnership.  We offer family office clients access to high-quality opportunities across real estate, infrastructure, private equity, credit, hedge funds and multi-alternative solutions. Global reach across private and public markets powers our sourcing, and industry-leading technology delivers improved transparency on investments.

  • Our purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. In pursuit of this, we have embedded a focus on long-term sustainability across the entirety of our business. From integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices into our investment processes to creating positive social impact by serving communities throughout the US and Canada, we are dedicated to helping clients, employees, shareholders and communities achieve long-term, financial well-being.

Family Office Virtual Summit: Collective Intelligence
The BlackRock Family Office Virtual Summit hosted 450 clients from the US, Canada, LatAm and EMEA, providing an agenda oriented around networking and BlackRock’s collective intelligence: thought leadership; impact, sustainability; private markets; China opportunities and megatrends.
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