Real Assets

Real assets are a combination of real estate and infrastructure

Real assets represent one of the fastest growing segments within the broader global alternatives environment – potentially delivering a range of portfolio benefits.

Why BlackRock for Real Assets?

We combine global perspective with local knowledge and deep industry and sector expertise to stay ahead in an ever-changing world. As deal flow becomes more competitive, our near 400-person team based in 34 cities provides widespread market access.

Regional presence
Our APAC team, supported by our global platform, are on-the-ground in seven locations – and have invested over US$2bn to date in regional infrastructure programs
Local expertise across asset classes
We deliver unrivalled access to strategies covering Infrastructure and Real Estate, complimenting our strategies in Private Equity, Credit and Hedge Funds
A fiduciary approach to investing
BlackRock’s fiduciary-first approach, including our commitment to embedding sustainability considerations, underpins our investment and risk management processes
A new era of alternatives
Clients have an integrated portfolio view with a deeper understanding of how alternatives impact their whole portfolio

The Global Infrastructure Opportunity

We explore how the 3Ds (Decarbonization, Decentralization, Digitization) are shaping infrastructure investing. 

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Why the time is now for Infrastructure Secondaries

Secondaries have become the fastest growing sub-segment within infrastructure, with the potential to provide a wide range of benefits for general partners, buyers, and sellers in a triple-win situation.


This paper explores the investment implications of decarbonization, intended to help investors navigate the new landscape, drive change with investment capital and invent with solutions to meet these complex, evolving challenges.

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Meet our APAC real assets team

BlackRock Real Assets partners with clients to provide solutions tailored to individual portfolio needs such as income, growth, liquidity or balanced real assets outcomes.

Hugh Andrew
Head of Asset Management for BlackRock APAC Real Estate
Alastair Gillespie
CIO, Global Real Assets Securities Group
Hamish MacDonald
Head of Investments, BlackRock APAC Real Estate
Charlie Reid
BlackRock Renewable Power
John Saunders
Head of BlackRock APAC Real Estate
Daigo Hirai
Head of BlackRock Japan Real Estate
Vignesh Shan
Infrastructure Solutions Investment Team
Alexandre Sieradzki
Infrastructure Debt Group
Dr Valerie Speth
BlackRock Renewable Power
Ed Winter
BlackRock Real Assets