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  1. BlackRock, Deutsche continue insurance AUM dominance despite DeAWM decline — survey

    trueBlackRock and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management continue to sit atop the rankings of the largest managers of outsourced insurance company assets, said a survey from the Insurance Investment Outsourcing Report.

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  1. BlackRock adds managing director to diversified growth team

    trueRupert Harrison will join BlackRock’s diversified strategies team as a managing director, a spokesman said.

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  2. BlackRock's Winshel discusses the firm's new impact investing unit

    trueBlackRock Inc. launched a new business unit focusing on a growing demand for impact investing, or strategies that have social and/or environmental objectives.

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  3. Learning from a walk through the fund graveyard

    trueExchange-traded fund issuers and acolytes like to flaunt significant figures — nearly $3 trillion in assets under management globally, $2 trillion in the United States — but the industry is not exactly crowing about a recent milestone.

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  4. Money manager assets increase thanks to rising markets

    trueMoney manager assets rose modestly in 2014, due more to market gains than net inflows.

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  5. ETFs enhance the options for liquidity management

    trueAmong the myriad uses that institutional investors have found for exchange-traded funds, few intersect with the investor's ongoing operating model more than as an overlay for liquidity management.

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  6. BlackRock taps Japan Post chief as its new country head for Japan

    trueYoshiyuki Izawa was named chairman, representative director and country head of Japan at BlackRock, effective May 18.

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  7. BlackRock settles SEC charges over failing to disclose conflict of interest

    trueThe SEC charged BlackRock subsidiary BlackRock Advisors on Monday with failing to disclose a conflict of interest created by the outside business activity of one of the firm’s portfolio managers, said a cease-and-desist order from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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  8. BlackRock AUM gains 3% on positive flows across all asset classes, regions

    trueBlackRock's assets under management totaled $4.774 trillion as of March 31, up 3% from three months earlier and up 1.4% from a year ago, BlackRock's earnings statement released Thursday shows.

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  9. AllianzGI taps former BlackRock director to head U.K. institutional client services

    trueJoanne Wheatley joined Allianz Global Investors as head of U.K. institutional client services, a spokesman said.

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  10. BlackRock changing money market funds to comply with new rules

    trueBlackRock said it would change its lineup of money market mutual funds to make them comply with new federal regulations.

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  11. Orange County Employees to redeem 5 strategies

    trueOrange County Employees Retirement System, Santa Ana, Calif., is winding down its remaining positions with five managers.

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  12. New York State Common picks BlackRock for $2 billion unconstrained bond allocation

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund made $2.55 billion in investments and commitments in January.

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  13. Moody's: BlackRock dominates public managers in AUM growth, inflows in fourth quarter

    trueAggregate assets under management of 13 money managers increased 1.7% in the fourth quarter to $9.94 trillion.

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