BlackRock, Inc.

BlackRock, Inc.

BlackRock, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1988

Headquarters

55 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10055 USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

16.2K

Industries

Investment Services & Portfolio Management
Investment Banking & Brokerage

Company Description

BlackRock is trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm. Their business is investing on behalf of their clients — from large institutions to parents and grandparents, teachers, nurses, doctors and people from all walks of life who entrust their savings to them. They are passionate about their work and intensely focused on performing at the highest levels. To get there, they strive to out-think and out-work competitors and find the best balance of risk and return across all investment styles on behalf of their clients.

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Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Co-Founder

Co-Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer & Senior Managing Director

Deputy Global Chief Operating Officer

Senior Managing Director, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel

Managing Director & Deputy General Counsel

Global Chief Compliance Officer

Chief Risk Officer

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at BlackRock, Inc.

Co-Founder at BlackRock, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer at The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at General Atlantic Service Co. LP

Chief Executive Officer at Cisco Systems, Inc.

President at Fundación Carlos Slim Helú AC

Director at Intrinsity, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Magic Leap, Inc.

Former Senior Counsel, Transactions at General Electric Company

Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Director at EQT Corp.

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Owners & Shareholders
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CWI employs a long-term, value-oriented global investment approach and a multiple portfolio manager system that combines teamwork and individual accountability. The firm utilizes fundamental research to gather in-depth information on markets and companies around the world. They also employ a security-by-security approach to portfolio construction and emphasize long-term investments. Their strategies focus on determining the difference between the fundamental value of a company and its price in the marketplace. CWI offers a wide variety of equity, fixed-income and balanced investment strategies. Their strategies are categorized as global, multi-regional and regional investment strategies.

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Temasek-IM is an active, long-term manager which takes stakes in regional or global companies with significant potential. The firm aims to build companies into profitable operations while promoting sound corporate governance. They do not involve themselves in commercial or operational decisions except to exercise shareholder voting rights and help companies recruit management. Their investment decisions are taken independently of the Singapore Government. Temasek-IM has a long term investment horizon and because they invest off their own balance sheet, they are not constrained by ‘fund life’. As an owner investor, the firm is mostly invested in equities but do not set limits for geographies, sectors, or asset classes. Their global portfolio spans a broad spectrum of industries: financial services; telecommunications, media & technology; consumer & real estate; transportation & industrials; life sciences & agribusiness; as well as energy & resources. Temasek-IM invests in companies based in Singapore, Asia and the OECD countries.

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WMC relies on their extensive independent research and include portfolio management styles and approaches in equities, fixed income securities, currencies and commodities, as well as asset allocation across these categories. The firm has a number of different disciplines when approaching research and these include asset allocation analysts, currency analysts, data scientists, factor analysts, fixed income credit analysts, fixed income market analysts, global industry analysts and research associates, macro-analysts, quantitative analysts and technical analysts. Their portfolio management teams often include dedicated analysts who evaluate securities and other instruments for suitability based on the team’s investment approach. WMC supplements their internal research with external research from sources such as broker/dealers and third-party research firms. These sources typically provide data, research and analysis and may serve as a gauge of market consensus.

Recent Transactions
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Far Peak Acquisition Corp. issued USD Units Consisting of Ordinary Shares and Warrants

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BlackRock, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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CIIG Merger Corp. issued USD Units Consisting of Common Stock and Warrants

Transaction Clients
Investment Advisor

Advised on Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. purchases eFunds Corp.

Investment Advisor

Advised on Arventia Holding Glass SRL purchases Fonderie Valdelsane SpA

Lender

Advised on ENGIE SA purchases SolaireDirect SA from Aster Capital Partners SAS, Demeter Partners SA, TechFund Capital

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onBlackRock, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Investment Advisor

Advised onBank of America Corp., The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., BlackRock, Inc. purchase Barclays Global Investors NA from Barclays Plc resulting in a new company Blackrock Global Investors

Underwriter

Advised onBlackRock, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Investment Advisor

Advised onBlackRock, Inc. purchases Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, Inc. from Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. (Inactive)

Legal Advisor

Advised onBlackRock, Inc. purchases Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, Inc. from Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. (Inactive)

Legal Advisor

Advised onBank of America Corp., The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., BlackRock, Inc. purchase Barclays Global Investors NA from Barclays Plc resulting in a new company Blackrock Global Investors

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Chairman, New York City Capital Markets at CBRE, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Co-Managing Partner at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

Clients
AIG

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading international insurance organization serving customers in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions. AIG companies serve commercial, institutional, and individual customers through one of the most extensive worldwide property-casualty networks of any insurer. In addition, AIG companies are leading providers of life insurance and retirement services in the United States. AIG traces its root to 1919, when American Cornelius Vander Starr established a general insurance agency, American Asiatic Underwriters, in Shanghai, China. Since then, an enterprising spirit, ingenuity, and tenacity have built the company into one of the world’s leading insurers. Today, AIG is focused on what it has been known for since the beginning: the willingness and ability to provide insurance coverage to meet the diverse needs of its clients.

MarketAxess brings over 10 years of unparalleled trading, market data and technology innovation to the global institutional credit markets. Electronic Credit Trading MarketAxess was formed in April of 2000 in response to investors' need for a single trading platform with easy access to multi-dealer competitive pricing in a wide range of credit products. MarketAxess has since expanded and deepened its trading network with North America's premier institutional investors, which include investment advisers, mutual funds, insurance companies, public and private pension funds, bank portfolios and hedge funds, and leading broker-dealers, both primary dealers and regional firms. MarketAxess offers dealers significant presence in secondary markets, providing a broad base of credit securities and deep pool of liquidity for our institutional investor clients. The U.S. trading system supports fully-disclosed electronic trading in high-grade corporate bonds, high yield/crossover bonds, emerging markets bonds, U.S. agency securities, structured products, preferred stock and credit default swaps (CDS). MarketAxess Europe Limited, the wholly-owned U.K. subsidiary of MarketAxess Holdings Inc., operates in London and first launched European secondary trading in U.S. dollar and Euro-denominated Eurobonds in 2001. Since then, the platform has added trading in other European credit products including bonds issued in Pounds, Sterling, and floating rate notes (FRNs) and has since successfully expanded into sovereigns, supras, agency and covered bonds. MarketAxess Europe Limited was the first platform in Europe to offer this capability for corporate bonds. As of 2006, European institutional clients can access U.S. credit liquidity, provided they have established trading relationships with U.S. dealers. In 2010, MarketAxess expanded its credit trading platform to include institutional investors in the Asia Pacific region. Central banks, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and asset and wealth managers are able to trade U.S. and European corporate bonds, Asian credits, emerging markets bonds and CDS with MarketAxess' global network of broker dealers. MarketAxess is a Recognized Market Operator in Singapore and an Authorized Automated Trading Service in Hong Kong. MarketAxess maintains its headquarters in New York and has offices in London, Chicago and Salt Lake City, Hong Kong and Singapore

Assured Guaranty is the leading provider of financial guaranty insurance. We guarantee scheduled principal and interest payments when due on municipal, public infrastructure and structured financings. For more than a quarter century, in markets around the world, we have been committed to protecting debt holders from payment defaults and to helping issuers obtain cost-efficient access to capital. We also provide reinsurance to the financial guaranty industry. Our value proposition goes beyond our promise to pay principal and interest to investors in guaranteed financings. We also provide credit underwriting, negotiated terms, surveillance and, if necessary, remediation of the bonds we insure. These benefits create greater value and liquidity for investors. Issuers use our financial guarantees to lower their cost of funds, broaden distribution and diversify funding sources. Assured Guaranty Ltd. is a Bermuda-based insurance holding company that trades on the New York Stock Exchange with the ticker symbol AGO. Together with its subsidiaries, we refer to it as Assured Guaranty.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$119B
Total Enterprise Value
$81.4B
Earnings Per Share
$28.43
Revenue
$14.9B
Net Profit
$4.48B
Enterprise Value / Sales
5.47x
TEVNet Income
18.19x
Debt TEV
0.07x
Total Equity
$34.9B
Total Debt
$5.73B
EBITDAMargin
42.04%
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
12.89x
EBITDA
$6.26B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
9.9%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$10K - $50K
2020
$1,000 - $2,499
2019
$1,000 - $4,999
2019
Investments
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Invitae Corp. engages in the provision of genetic information into mainstream medical practice. It includes comprehensive panels for hereditary conditions in cancer, cardiology, neurology, pediatric, and rare diseases. The company was founded by Randal W. Scott and Sean E. George on January 13, 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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New Relic, Inc., is a software-as-a-service company, provides various digital products worldwide. Its cloud-based platform and suite of products include New Relic Platform, which enable organizations to collect, store, and analyze data. The company offers New Relic Application Performance Monitoring that provides visibility into the performance and usage of server-based applications, including data pertaining to response time, transaction throughput, error rates, top transactions, and user satisfaction; New Relic Mobile, which provides code-level visibility into the performance and health of mobile applications running on the iOS and Android mobile operating systems; and New Relic Browser that monitors the page view experiences of actual end-users for desktop and mobile browser-based applications. It also provides New Relic Synthetics, which simulates usage and reproduces business-critical functionality that enables its users to test their software throughout the entire development life cycle; New Relic Infrastructure that provides a view of the health and configuration changes for an enterprise's entire host ecosystem across various environments; and New Relic Insights that enables technology and business users to perform real-time analysis. In addition, the company offers New Relic Applied Intelligence platform; New Relic Alerts, which provides a centralized notification system; and New Relic's extensible architecture that provides customers, partners, and third-party developers with APIs and SDKs to build software integrations. It sells its products through direct sales organizations, online and offline sales, and marketing activities. The company was founded by Lewis Cirne in September 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Lending Club is the world’s largest online marketplace connecting borrowers and investors. Our platform has facilitated over $5 billion in loans since it first launched in 2007, including over $1 billion in the second quarter of 2014. We believe a technology-powered online marketplace is a more efficient mechanism to allocate capital between borrowers and investors than the traditional banking system. Consumers and small business owners borrow through Lending Club to lower the cost of their credit and enjoy a better experience than traditional bank lending. Investors use Lending Club to earn attractive risk-adjusted returns from an asset class that has historically been closed to individual investors and only available on a limited basis to institutional investors.

Investors
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Founder at Compricer AB

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Co-Founder at Automattic, Inc.

Suppliers
MSCI, Inc. Investment Services & Portfolio Management | Newark, DE

MSCI is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to around 7,500 clients worldwide, ranging from large pension plans to boutique hedge funds. We offer a range of products and services - including indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools - from a number of internationally recognized brands such as Barra, RiskMetrics, IPD and ISS. Located in 22 countries around the world, and, with over 2,700 employees, MSCI is dedicated to supporting the increasingly complex needs of the investment community with groundbreaking new products, high quality data, superior distribution and dedicated client support. Since the MSCI indices were launched over 40 years ago, the company has grown both organically and through acquisition to become one of the world’s leading players in the provision of products and services to institutional investors.

Canadian Solar, Inc. Power & Utilities | Guelph, Canada

Canadian Solar, Inc. engages in the manufacture of solar photovoltaic modules and provides solar energy solutions. It operates through the Module and System Solutions (MSS) and Energy segments. The MSS segment involves in the design, development, manufacture, and sales of solar power products and solar system kits, and operation and maintenance services. The Energy segment comprises primarily of the development and sale of solar projects, operating solar power projects and the sale of electricity. The company was founded by Shawn Qu in October 2001 and is headquartered in Guelph, Canada.

Champion Real Estate Investment Trust Real Estate Investment Trusts | Hong Kong

Champion Real Estate Investment Trust engages in owning and investing in an income-producing office and retail properties. Its portfolio includes Three Garden Road, Langham Place Office Tower, and Langham Place Mall. The company was founded on April 26, 2006 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.

Awards & Honors
Rank #250
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #250
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #6
2012
Hedge Fund Journal - 50 Largest US Managers
Sponsored by The Hedge Fund Journal
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