BlackRock

BlackRock is an investment management firm that provides risk and fixed income institutional asset management services. Read more

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BlackRock

BlackRock is an investment management firm that provides risk and fixed income institutional asset management services. Read more

Laurence D Fink's photo - Chairman & CEO of BlackRock

Chairman & CEO

Laurence D Fink

CEO Approval Rating

64/100

Founded:

1988

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNYSEBLK

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Fidelity Investments is the biggest rival of BlackRock. Fidelity Investments was founded in 1946, and its headquarters is in Boston, Massachusetts. Fidelity Investments operates in the Diversified Financial Services industry. Fidelity Investments has 32,100 more employees than BlackRock.

PIMCO has been one of BlackRock's top competitors. PIMCO is a Private company that was founded in Newport Beach, California in 1971. PIMCO is in the Investment Management & Fund Operators industry. PIMCO has 11,900 fewer employees vs. BlackRock.

Schroders is BlackRock's #3 rival. Schroders was founded in 1804 in London, England. Schroders is in the Diversified Financial Services field. Schroders generates $12.8B less revenue than BlackRock.

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BlackRock Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$16.2B

BlackRock's revenue is the ranked 12th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 25.4B. Over the last four quarters, BlackRock's revenue has grown by 10%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $4.1B; in Q3 2020, it was $4.4B; in Q2 2020, it was $4B; in Q1 2020, BlackRock's revenue was $3.7B.

BlackRock Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
GasLog Ltd.

Feb 2021

Source »
undisclosed
GasLog is an energy company that owns, operates and develops LNG shipping carriers.
Aquilaheywood Limited

Feb 2021

Source »
undisclosed
Aquila Heywood develops a SaaS-based platform that offers administration solutions for the public sector.
Aperio Group, LLC

Nov 2020

Source »
$1.1B
Aperio is a financial advisory firm that provides investment planning, wealth and tax management services for businesses.
New Green Power Co. Ltd.

Oct 2020

Source »
$237M
New Green Power is a renewable energy company that designs, constructs and invests in solar energy systems.
Creed Fragrances

Feb 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Creed Fragrances is a manufacturer and online retailer of fragrances and shower gels for men and women.

These are all the companies that BlackRock has acquired. BlackRock has acquired 18 companies and its latest acquisition was GasLog Ltd. in Feb 2021. GasLog is an energy company that owns, operates and develops LNG shipping carriers.

BlackRock Funding History

Since BlackRock was founded in 1988, it has participated in 17 rounds of funding. In total BlackRock has raised $20.4B. BlackRock's last funding round was on Apr 2021 for a total of $4.8B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Investment Fund
Apr 2021
$4.8B
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Investment Fund
Mar 2021
$3B
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Investment Fund
Mar 2021
$1.2B
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Investment Fund
Dec 2020
$52.9M
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Investment Fund
Sep 2020
$342M
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Since BlackRock was founded in 1988, it has participated in 17 rounds of funding. In total BlackRock has raised $20.4B. BlackRock's last funding round was on Apr 2021 for a total of $4.8B

BlackRock Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Razor is a Germany-based digital consumer goods company that acquires, develops and operates FBA-based E-commerce businesses.
$25M
May 03, 2021
Venture Round
-
Exscientia is an England-based AI platform that provides drug discovery and development solutions for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.
$225M
Apr 26, 2021
Series D
-
Deep Instinct is a New York-based cybersecurity platform that offers automated threat analysis, endpoint security and related solutions for organizations.
$100M
Apr 21, 2021
Series D
-
Astranis is a California-based designer and manufacturer of micro-geostationary orbit satellites that offers internet connectivity solutions for commercial applications.
$250M
Apr 13, 2021
Series C
-
Epic Games is a North Carolina-based entertainment company that develops and publishes video games for PCs, consoles and smartphones.
$1B
Apr 12, 2021
Equity
-

These are all the companies that BlackRock has invested in. BlackRock has invested 18 companies and its latest investment was GasLog Ltd. in Feb 2021. GasLog is an energy company that owns, operates and develops LNG shipping carriers.

BlackRock News

May 5, 2021MarketScreener

BlackRock ups boardroom pressure as annual meetings get going

(marketscreener.com) BOSTON/LONDON -BlackRock voted against more company directors and backed more sh... See more »
May 5, 2021The Business Journals: Atlanta Business Chronicle

BlackRock names Chanel Frazier as head of Atlanta office amid expansion plans

Chanel Frazier, who also serves as the head of business strategy for BlackRock's Portfolio Management... See more »
May 5, 2021FinanzNachrichten

Blackrock Drills 3,322 g/t Silver Eq. over 1.5m Within 4.5m of 1,399 g/t Silver Eq. in Step-Out Drilling and Reports Discovery of New Vein at Tonopah West

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - May 5, 2021) - Blackrock Silver Corp. (TSXV: BRC) (the... See more »
May 5, 2021City A.M.

BlackRock bears down on environmental concerns as investor goes green

Private equity giant BlackRock have increased their 'green' interventions by more than 50 per cent in... See more »
May 4, 2021Benzinga

BlackRock TCP Capital's Earnings Outlook

On Wednesday, May 05, BlackRock TCP Capital (NASDAQ:TCPC) will release its latest earnings report. De... See more »
May 4, 2021The Trade

BlackRock among first buy-side to join new MarketAxess Diversity Dealer initiative

New Diversity Dealer initiative is aimed at expanding credit trading among minority, women and vetera... See more »
May 4, 2021MarketScreener

BlackRock informs on qualified shareholding in EDP

(marketscreener.com) BlackRock informs on qualified shareholding in EDP Monday03, May 2021 BlackRock ... See more »

BlackRock Blogs

June 23, 2020BlackRock Blog

Don’t miss the rise of the “value” phoenix

Recent underperformance has led some to declare the death of value investing, but don’t be so quick t... See more »
June 23, 2020BlackRock Blog

Today’s portfolios “Can’t get no satisfaction” from yesterday’s instruments

Rick Rieder, Russ Brownback and Trevor Slaven contend that in the tug-of-war between the considerable... See more »
June 17, 2020BlackRock Blog

Seeking yield? Don't put all your eggs in one (income) basket

Looking to generate income from your nest egg? Make sure you don't get it all from just one basket. K... See more »
June 17, 2020BlackRock Blog

How green is your bond?

Get the ins and outs of green bonds in this two-part series. Let's start with the basics.... See more »
June 16, 2020BlackRock Blog

The role of private markets in portfolios

What kind of role does private markets play in building a resilient portfolio in the post-Covid world... See more »
June 12, 2020BlackRock Blog

Revisiting the monetary policy endgame

Rick Rieder, Russ Brownback and Navin Saigal contend that if a negative monetary policy endgame is to... See more »
June 11, 2020BlackRock Blog

The U.S. consumer is bowed, not broken

Russ discusses why consumption has held up, and how the pandemic has accelerated long-term trends.... See more »

BlackRock Press Releases

March 31, 2021PR Newswire

Carson Group and BlackRock Launch FinServ Foundation, a Financial Literacy and Coaching Non-profit

OMAHA, Neb., March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the leading financial services firms in the countr... See more »
March 25, 2021StreetInsider

BlackRock Nominates Hans E. Vestberg to Board of Directors

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) today announced that Hans E. Vestberg, Chairm... See more »
March 19, 2021GlobeNewswire

BlackRock Canada Announces March Cash Distributions for the iShares ETFs

TORONTO, March 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited ("BlackRock Can... See more »
March 19, 2021CSRwire

Key Insights From BlackRock's Annual Letter to CEOs

The first few months of 2021 have been active with climate announcements by the White House, corporat... See more »
March 12, 2021Business Wire

Monte Rosa Therapeutics Announces $95 Million Series C Financing to Accelerate Next-generation Protein Degradation Platform

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monte Rosa Therapeutics Announces $95 Million Series C Financing to Accelera... See more »
March 10, 2021StreetInsider

Jobandtalent Secures 100m from SoftBank Vision Fund 2 to Fuel Expansion

MADRID, March 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Â Today, Jobandtalent - a workforce marketplace that matches wo... See more »

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BlackRock Headquarters

40 East 52nd Street

New York, New York10022

212-810-5300

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BlackRock Summary

ABOUT

Overview

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) is an investment management firm that provides risk and fixed income institutional asset management services. Founded in 1988 and headquartered in New York with 12,200 employees, it provides diversified investment managemen...

CEO

BlackRock's Chairman & CEO, Laurence D Fink, currently has an approval rating of 64%. BlackRock's primary competitors are Fidelity Investments, PIMCO & Schroders.

Website

blackrock.com

Frequently Asked Questions about BlackRock

  1. When was BlackRock founded?

    BlackRock was founded in 1988
  2. Who is BlackRock's CEO?

    BlackRock's CEO is Laurence D Fink
  3. How much revenue does BlackRock generate?

    BlackRock generates $16.2B in revenue
  4. How much funding does BlackRock have?

    BlackRock has historically raised $20.4B in funding
  5. Where is BlackRock's headquarters?

    BlackRock's headquarters is in New York New York, USA
  1. How many employees does BlackRock have?

    BlackRock has 14,900 employees
  2. What sector does BlackRock operate in?

    BlackRock is in Investment Management & Fund Operators, Asset & Investment Management
  3. Who are BlackRock's competitors?

    BlackRock's top competitors are Fidelity Investments, PIMCO, Schroders
  4. Who has BlackRock invested in?

    BlackRock's has invested in companies such as Razor, Exscientia, Deep Instinct