Financial Institutions Group

Financial Institutions Group

BlackRock has been serving insurers for over 30 years. Our approach is grounded in our tailored investment and risk management solutions which seek to help clients navigate an ever-changing investment landscape.

Why insurance companies and financial institutions choose BlackRock

Since founding the Financial Institutions Group (FIG) in 1990, BlackRock's focus has been to enhance outcomes, returns, convenience, value, and transparency for insurers and to deliver holistic portfolio solutions.

Our deep understanding of the financial, accounting, and regulatory complexities facing insurance companies is supported by an experienced team of former industry executives, actuaries, and seasoned investment professionals across all major asset classes.

Insurance specialty
Insurance experience and expertise
BlackRock is the largest third-party asset manager for insurers globally.1
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Performance at the core
Clients can leverage the full breadth of BlackRock’s investment platform capabilities across asset classes in both public and insurance-aware private markets.
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Large-scale global platform advantage
Clients gain access to liquidity, which can promote continuous, measurable cost savings over portfolio life.
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Partnership oriented
We have a strong track record in building strategic partnerships, delivering all of BlackRock to our clients.

How we serve insurers

Insurance fixed income portfolio management

BlackRock’s Global Fixed Income Insurance Team is one of the industry’s leading authorities in balance sheet investing. FIG manages $484B2 in customized strategies with different objectives and risk profiles. We collaborate with all types of life, health, property & casualty, and reinsurance companies.

Private markets

BlackRock’s private markets platform is designed to provide insurers access to high-quality opportunities across a range of investment solutions, including private debt, private equity, infrastructure, and real estate.


The iShares platform offers a wide range of differentiated products and services, advising insurers in execution, portfolio construction, and risk analysis. iShares takes a holistic approach to collaborating with insurers to achieve goals and build more resilient portfolios.


BlackRock’s Insurance Solutions Team provides custom advice to insurance clients on complex asset allocation projects, peer performance, and risk analysis and assists in asset-liability matching to augment and inform the portfolio management process.


We leverage Aladdin®, BlackRock’s proprietary technology platform and risk analytics, to support the implementation of effective investment strategies for our insurance clients.

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Delivering BlackRock to insurers

We are committed to serving as an extension of our clients’ businesses through a multi-faceted relationship that connects them to our dedicated insurance specialist teams. Our platform is designed to provide:

  • An insurance specialty practice and focus with performance at the core
  • A large-scale global platform advantage
  • A client-focused service model with a partnership-oriented approach
  • Dedicated advisory support
billion insurance assets under management3

400+ of the world’s top insurance companies utilize our products and services to help enhance the value they deliver to their clients.4

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