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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.
BlackRock to acquire Mexico-based infrastructure investment firm
trueBlackRock has agreed to acquire Mexico City-based infrastructure investment firm Infraestructura Institucional, said a news release issued Friday.
BlackRock adds managing director to diversified growth team
trueRupert Harrison will join BlackRock’s diversified strategies team as a managing director, a spokesman said.
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.
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.
Money manager assets increase thanks to rising markets
trueMoney manager assets rose modestly in 2014, due more to market gains than net inflows.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Orange County Employees to redeem 5 strategies
trueOrange County Employees Retirement System, Santa Ana, Calif., is winding down its remaining positions with five managers.
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.
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.