Black River Asset Management LLC, combined with its subsidiaries around the world (together "Black River") is a diversified investment organization offering focused investment strategies. Our firm is regarded for its strong team, culture, broad perspectives, and core competencies. This includes deeply entrenched capabilities in fixed income and equity markets; a unique understanding of the emerging markets; and an embedded knowledge of commodity-related trading and investing.
Black River has been registered as an Investment Adviser with the Securities and Exchange Commission since the firm's inception. We leverage our firm's key attributes to inform our investment process, drive performance and deliver meaningful client service as an entrusted partner. The pillars of our approach reflect:
Ownership: Cargill was founded in 1865 and remains a privately owned company employing 142,000 people in 65 countries. Our parent company affords Black River a substantial global presence and demonstrates its commitment to our firm by investing alongside our employees and clients.
Integrity: Throughout its life, Cargill has maintained a deeply held commitment to the highest ethical standards. Black River operates with the same principles. Our commitment to ethical conduct infuses our culture, our relationships with investors and counterparties, and our dedication to building the business for the long term.
Experienced Leadership: Our senior leadership team has worked together for 18 years, combining investment skills and experience across all asset classes. The team has weathered a variety of volatile market cycles. We provide a steady and experienced hand, both in pursuing significant market opportunities and managing challenging market conditions.
Investment Capabilities: Our investment team is a seasoned group of more than 80 portfolio managers and research analysts. Operating from a network of 13 offices in 11 countries, our keen understanding of global financial markets helps us identify opportunities and exploit inconsistencies. Because of their in-country presence, our local market experts provide exceptional insight into emerging economies, allowing us to take advantage of new opportunities and trends.
Transparency: We are committed to providing the transparency and information that institutional investors require for managing their portfolios. Our robust infrastructure includes more than 70 professionals providing risk management, law, tax, compliance, finance, investor relations and other support.
Investor Solutions: We offer investors highly focused trading and investing solutions that leverage the full strengths of our firm. Through an emphasis on collaboration and innovation, we develop products and services that capitalize on market opportunities and address investor needs. This includes the flexibility to create a tailored experience for our clients.