Nimish Patel is a senior portfolio manager in BlackRock’s Institutional Index Equity team. Nimish joined BlackRock via the acquisition of Barclays Global Investors in 2009. Prior to joining Barclays, Nimish was a portfolio manager in the Quantitative Management Group at Northern Trust where he managed a broad range of indexed portfolios, as well as holding previous roles at Deutsche Bank and Morgan Grenfell. He is an affiliate of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
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.