BlackRock’s global credit platform has a long history of seeking to deliver client outcomes aligned with investment objectives across both public and private credit markets.

Why BlackRock for credit?

In periods of greater economic uncertainty where risks remain high and markets volatile, achieving superior risk-adjusted results through the credit cycle requires a different kind of partner. BlackRock’s global credit platform seeks to deliver outperformance with true partnership.

Fundamental bottom-up investors powered by a global platform
Fundamental bottom-up investors powered by a global platform
We combine global resources with local expertise to drive analysis and decisions that capture opportunities for attractive returns and increased portfolio resiliency.
Superior access to quality investment opportunities
Superior access to quality investment opportunities
Our scale, deep networks in liquid and illiquid markets, and track record of being a preferred partner for companies seeking capital are core to our ability to generate alpha.
Fundamental credit research
Insights amplified with analytics and technology
Market-leading analytics and technology capabilities drive our information edge, empowering greater transparency and better investment decisions.

BlackRock Global Credit offerings

We invest in a range of investment opportunities with varying risk, return, liquidity and time horizon. Our platform is aligned globally across three investment pillars:

  • Leveraged finance: A platform spanning high yield, bank loan and CLO investing.
  • Multi-strategy credit: Flexible opportunities for owning credit throughout the cycle in public, public-private blended and long/short strategies
  • Private credit: Deep and experienced teams investing across U.S., European and Asian private markets in direct lending, opportunistic and event-driven strategies

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Learn about credit investing with the BlackRock Educational Academy (BEA)

The BlackRock Educational Academy introduces how to invest in credit across both public and private markets. In addition, how to course credit opportunities in private markets and to include it as part of your whole portfolio.

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    Credit Investing markets

    By James Keenan
    James starts with defining credit and sharing where the opportunity as expanded. He shares examples of when successfully navigating the global credit markets can fit within an asset allocation framework as well as lead to alpha

    The evolution of distressed investing

    By BlackRock
    Mark shares the foundations of distressed investing and the variety of strategies that investment managers employ to generate return in distressed securities. Mark also explains the seven steps to distressed credit analysis as well as a brief history

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Jimmy Keenan
Chief Investment Officer & Global Head of Credit
James Keenan, CFA, Managing Director, is the Chief Investment Officer & Global Head of Credit who leads the strategy for Global Fundamental Credit.