A red telephone booth in London.

BlackRock in the UK

We’ve been in the UK and investing money on behalf of our UK clients for more than five decades.1 Our goal is simple – we want to help more and more people experience financial well-being.
1 Includes predecessor companies

Who we are

3,300+ employees
in the United Kingdom and Ireland2
10 million+ pension schemes
managed by BlackRock in the UK3
£192 bn
we've put to work in UK public companies4

2 Source: BlackRock as at 31 December 2020
3 Source: BlackRock as of 01 November 2020
4 Source: BlackRock as of 01 November 2020

We’re investors
Putting to work the hard-earned savings of people and institutions around the world in global markets.
BlackRock’s Anne Ackerley, Barbara Novick, and Carolyn Weinberg (right to left) after being named to Barron’s 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance list.
We’re technologists
Constantly innovating to bring convenience, transparency and precision to investing.
BlackRock employees collaborating and channeling innovative energy at our global hackathon event.
We’re team members
Challenging each other to grow and develop professionally so we can have a greater impact.
Two BlackRock employees chat in the UK office.
We're involved community members
Speaking out for diversity, equity and inclusion, and working to reduce our environmental footprint.
BlackRock summer interns volunteering at a clean-up in a park on Governors Island in NY.

Local leadership

Sarah Melvin, Head of UK, welcomes you to learn more about BlackRock, discover opportunities to join our team or find out how we can partner in the UK.

Capital at risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and are not guaranteed. Investors may not get back the amount originally invested.

Our contribution

Learn more about how we are working towards a more equitable, resilient future, and read real-life examples of how we do that in the UK.
 Protection shield
Financial security
We help millions of people invest to build savings that serve them throughout their lives.
Investment access
We make investing easier and more affordable.
Sustainable outcomes
We advance sustainable investing because our conviction is it delivers better outcomes for investors.
Economic growth
Inclusive economies
We contribute to a more resilient economy that benefits more people.
From garage start-up to big UK job creator
Our £500 million investment in The Hut Group – along with our partnership and support – helped a Manchester-based garage start-up become one of the most significant employers in the North West of England, creating a positive impact on the real economy.
A man walks along a street, looking hopeful into the distance.
A secure retirement for port workers
With our guidance, Forth Ports in London and Scotland help over 1,100 employees save for retirement by investing in stocks, bonds, real estate and infrastructure, giving them access to opportunities in the local and global economies they help build.
A male worker in a safety vest works at a construction site.

Who we serve in the UK

Individuals and families
Providing choice for those investing for retirement, a new home or a child's education
Financial advisors
Helping people at all income levels invest for their futures.
Educational and nonprofit organizations
Working to educate more students and helping charities solve social challenges.
Pension plans
Managing the retirement savings of teachers, doctors, workers and small business owners.
Insurance companies
Supporting people during life’s most difficult moments.
Financing new hospitals, schools, roads and other projects helping to drive economic growth.