BlackRock is considered as the world largest asset manager in the world, with $6.28 trillion assets under management (as of December 2017). Founded in 1988 and widely recognised for its expertise in all asset classes, BlackRock Asset Management grew organically and by acquisitions such as Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in 2006 and Barclays Global Investors in 2009.

BlackRock employees over 1,800 investment professionals, and has a presence in 30 countries worldwide creating a truly global asset management business, with unrivalled access to local and national financial intermediaries.