BlackRock Index Services

BlackRock’s indices are created to leverage the firm’s decades of asset management and indexing experience to help improve investment outcomes for clients.

BlackRock’s proprietary index strategies provide access to the following:

  • Deep background in asset management and investing experience across multiple asset classes and market conditions.
  • Sophisticated risk analytics platform currently serving institutions globally.
  • Robust models fine-tuned over years of investment research.
  • Latest developments in a range of efficient, rules-based strategies.

BlackRock Index Services (BIS) voluntarily complies to the International Organization of Securities Commissions Principles for Financial Benchmarks (“IOSCO Principles”).

On 22 April 2024, BIS acquired recognition from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), as a benchmark administrator pursuant to Article 32 of Regulation (EU) 2016/1011.

Clients of BlackRock Index Services may request the below policies and procedure from here.

  • Index Services Governance Committee Charter
  • Conflicts of Interest Management
  • Index Cessation Procedure
  • Complaints Management Policy
  • Error & Event Handling Policy
  • BIS Index Methodology Change