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  • Background:
    BlackStone Group employees Larry Fink, Ralph Schlosstein, Robert Kapito and Sue Wagner founded BlackStone Financial Management in 1988. Fink headed the spinout of the unit from the private equity manager in 1992.

    While primarily a fixed-income specialist for its first 15 years, BlackRock expanded its expertise with the purchase of State Street Research & Management from MetLife in 2004.

    In 2006, BlackRock purchased Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM) in exchange for Merrill Lynch receiving a stake in BlackRock. This cut in half PNC's ownership in the BlackRock.

    In June of 2008, BlackRock announced an agreement to purchase Barclays Global Investors from Barclays PLC. That deal included Barclays' iShares family of exchange-traded funds. BGI was integrated with BlackRock's investment management business, but, at the time, iShares remained a separate unit. In October 2012, the asset giant combined the sales organizations of BlackRock and iShares together.

    As of December 28, 2016, iShares was the largest ETF provider in the world, with close to 800 funds listed globally and more than $983.1 billion in assets under management.

    As of September 30, 2016, BlackRock managed $5.1 trillion in assets, and had approximately 13,000 employees in more than 30 countries.

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    Key People:
    Larry Fink
    Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, BlackRock
    Salim Ramji
    Senior Managing Director, BlackRock
    Rob Fairbairn
    Head of Retail and iShares, BlackRock
    Frank Porcelli
    Chairman of U.S. Wealth Advisory, BlackRock
    Rob Kapito
    President, Co-Founder, BlackRock
    Susan Wagner
    Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer, Director, BlackRock
    Anne Ackerley
    Head of Defined Contribution, U.S. and Canada, BlackRock
    John Moran
    Managing Director, President BlackRock Investors, BlackRock Global Investors
    Carsten Otto
    Global Head of Investment Strategies Compliance, BlackRock
    Neal Andrews
    Chief Financial Officer, BlackRock Global Investors
    Kendrick Wilson
    Vice Chairman, BlackRock
    Matthew Mallow
    Senior Managing Director - General Counsel, BlackRock
    Ben Golub
    Chief Risk Officer, BlackRock
    Rich Kushel
    Head of Multi-Asset Stratgies, BlackRock
    Mark McCombe
    Global Head of Institutional Client Business, Co-Head of BlackRock Alternative Investors, BlackRock
    Linda Robinson
    Vice Chairman, BlackRock
    Jeffrey Smith
    Global Head of Human Resources, BlackRock
    Story Archive for BlackRock
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    4/24/2017 Eye for Earnings - April 24, 2017 MFWire.com
    4/24/2017 Week In Preview: Early M* in Chitown, Gemini in the Big Easy MFWire.com
    4/19/2017 BlackRock-Mellon-Stanley-AIG Wasn't Meant to Be MFWire.com
    4/10/2017 Follow the Fundsters - April 10, 2017 MFWire.com
    4/7/2017 Filings for Fundsters - April 7, 2017 MFWire.com
    4/6/2017 The New Fund Fuss - April 6, 2017 MFWire.com
    4/4/2017 Follow the Fundsters - April 4, 2017 MFWire.com
    3/30/2017 T. Rowe's Larson Triples Down on National Accounts MFWire.com
    3/29/2017 Fink Reorgs BlackRock Stockpicking Around Four Pillars MFWire.com
    3/24/2017 Vanguard, Nuveen, and Morgan Stanley Win Big in Gotham MFWire.com
    3/20/2017 Filings for Fundsters - March 20, 2017 MFWire.com
    3/17/2017 13 Fund Firms Had a $1B February MFWire.com
    3/7/2017 Follow the Fundsters - March 7, 2017 MFWire.com
    3/6/2017 Filings for Fundsters - March 6, 2017 MFWire.com
    3/2/2017 An Asset Management Titan Trims Bonuses MFWire.com
    2/24/2017 Filings for Fundsters - February 24, 2017 MFWire.com
    2/21/2017 TIAA and Passive Players Won January MFWire.com
    2/8/2017 Filings for Fundsters - February 8, 2017 MFWire.com
    2/6/2017 Fink Calls For a More Global, Diverse, and Inclusive BlackRock MFWire.com
    2/3/2017 Filings for Fundsters - February 3, 2017 MFWire.com
    1/31/2017 TD's Nally Gathers a Record Crowd in SoCal MFWire.com
    1/20/2017 Will You Help Elizabeth Warren Save the Fiduciary Reg? MFWire.com
    1/19/2017 Vanguard, BlackRock, and SSgA Won 2016 MFWire.com
    1/19/2017 71 Percent of Big Fund Firms Suffered in December MFWire.com
    1/13/2017 Mutual Fund Milestones - January 13, 2017 MFWire.com
    1/10/2017 Filings for Fundsters - January 10, 2017 MFWire.com
    1/4/2017 Follow the Fundsters - January 4, 2017 MFWire.com
    12/27/2016 State Street Beat Out Vanguard in November MFWire.com
    12/23/2016 Filings for Fundsters - December 23, 2016 MFWire.com
    12/19/2016 The Next Gig for December 19, 2016 MFWire.com
    12/15/2016 A 3,500-FA Network Revamps Its Fee-Based Platform MFWire.com
    12/9/2016 Larry Fink On the Hudson MFWire.com
    11/15/2016 Filings for Fundsters - November 15, 2016 MFWire.com
    11/9/2016 PMs Ponder President Trump MFWire.com
    11/9/2016 What Does President Trump Mean For Fundsters? MFWire.com
    11/7/2016 Fund Marketers in Manhattan, 401k Folks in Florida, and Entrepreneurs In Texas MFWire.com
    10/31/2016 Filings for Fundsters - October 31, 2016 MFWire.com
    10/24/2016 Eye for Earnings - October 24, 2016 MFWire.com
    10/24/2016 Brace For Schwab's IMPACT 2016 MFWire.com
    10/3/2016 Filings for Fundsters - October 3, 2016 MFWire.com
    9/30/2016 People on the Move - September 30, 2016 MFWire.com
    9/29/2016 A New Product Chief Rises in a Key BlackRock Unit MFWire.com
    9/27/2016 Elizabeth Warren Versus Larry Fink MFWire.com
    9/26/2016 Ackerley Promotes as a Veteran BlackRock DC Exec Retires 401kWire.com
    9/22/2016 Cap Group's O'Connor Hires a BlackRock Vet For a Key Role MFWire.com
    9/22/2016 The Smart Beta Crowd Takes Manhattan MFWire.com
    9/21/2016 Fidelity the Fund Firm, 401k Provider ... and Tourist? MFWire.com
    9/16/2016 Big ETF Shops and Lord Abbett Shined in August MFWire.com
    9/15/2016 The New Fund Fuss - September 15, 2016 MFWire.com
    8/30/2016 Filings for Fundsters - August 30, 2016 MFWire.com
    8/29/2016 The New Fund Fuss - August 29, 2016 MFWire.com
    8/24/2016 Here Are the Nine Fund Firms On LPL's New NTF Platform MFWire.com
    8/19/2016 Preview of LPL Focus 2016 MFWire.com
    8/15/2016 Four Firms Dominated July Inflows MFWire.com
    8/9/2016 Stork and Reaper - August 9, 2016 MFWire.com
    7/29/2016 Is BlackRock Moving? MFWire.com
    7/19/2016 Only One Category of Active Funds Won In June MFWire.com
    6/28/2016 BlackRock v Bloomberg MFWire.com
    6/22/2016 BlackRock In Blue Jeans MFWire.com
    6/17/2016 Three Fund Firms Brought In More than $2B Each In May MFWire.com
    6/16/2016 Fink Says Asset Management Needs Consolidation MFWire.com
    6/13/2016 Another Pimco DC I-O Alum Heads to BlackRock 401kWire.com
    6/10/2016 M* 2016 Preview MFWire.com
    5/16/2016 Seven Months and Counting: Vanguard Is Still On Top MFWire.com
    5/13/2016 Fink and Four Other Fundsters Are Money Masters MFWire.com
    4/27/2016 A Dozen Fund Firms Win in Gotham MFWire.com
    4/26/2016 Larry Fink, Through the Eyes of Gen Z MFWire.com
    4/21/2016 Jack Lew Explains Why He's Watching You MFWire.com
    4/20/2016 The Most Successful Money Managers Are Actually Something Else MFWire.com
    4/15/2016 What Will Larry Fink Tell the Class of 2016? MFWire.com
    4/14/2016 DoubleLine, AB, and BlackRock Killed It In March MFWire.com
    4/14/2016 LPL's Robo-Future Is Now MFWire.com
    3/31/2016 BlackRock and SSgA Plan Cuts, Though of Very Different Scales MFWire.com
    3/28/2016 One of the World's Greatest Leaders Runs a Fund Firm MFWire.com
    3/23/2016 101 Fund Families Win in Gotham MFWire.com
    3/21/2016 The $26MM Fundster MFWire.com
    3/18/2016 DoubleLine and AB Crush It MFWire.com
    3/15/2016 Pimco, BlackRock, and Janus vs ... Everybody Else? MFWire.com
    3/1/2016 BlackRock and AQR Bet Against This Fund Firm MFWire.com
    2/22/2016 BlackRock: An Adolescent In An Industry of 55-Year-Old White Males MFWire.com
    2/5/2016 GE Likes a Suitor MFWire.com
    2/3/2016 Abby Johnson, Larry Fink, and Tim Armour All Walk Into a Bank ... MFWire.com
    1/21/2016 Will This European Regulatory Fight Hit U.S. Fund Firms? MFWire.com
    1/19/2016 Which Fund Firm Won 2015? MFWire.com
    1/13/2016 Fink and Kapito Reorg BlackRock's Investment Leadership MFWire.com
    1/4/2016 Mr. Market Smiles On Two Fund Firms As the Dow Tumbles MFWire.com
    12/28/2015 It May Be the Right Time to Buy a Fund Firm MFWire.com
    12/16/2015 M*: Vanguard and iShares Have Dominated This Year MFWire.com
    11/27/2015 When an Underperforming Hedger Liquidates, BlackRock Changes Subadvisors MFWire.com
    11/16/2015 Vanguard Retakes the Lead MFWire.com
    11/10/2015 IMPACT 2015 Begins in Beantown MFWire.com
    11/2/2015 A Top iShares Exec Leaves BlackRock MFWire.com
    11/2/2015 Fink and Co Join an Exclusive Club MFWire.com
    10/19/2015 For the First Time In 2015, Somebody Beat Vanguard MFWire.com
    10/9/2015 Fink Takes Some of BlackRock's Own Advice MFWire.com
    10/6/2015 The World's Biggest Asset Manager Hires a Key 401k Exec MFWire.com
    10/5/2015 Ackerley Adds a Key BlackRock DC Exec and Shifts Another 401kWire.com
    9/24/2015 The Mutual Fund Dark Pool Is Almost Here MFWire.com
    9/17/2015 12 Fund Firms Suffer More Than $1B In Outflows, Each MFWire.com
    9/16/2015 A McKinsey Alum Takes Over the Fourth Largest U.S. Retail Asset Management Biz MFWire.com
    9/11/2015 Why Are BlackRock and Aberdeen Buying Roboadvisors? MFWire.com
    9/9/2015 BlackRock's First Employee Dies MFWire.com
    8/31/2015 This Is How the Street Sees the World's Largest Asset Manager MFWire.com
    8/27/2015 SSgA Makes a Key Hire in an Advisor-Sold Channel MFWire.com
    8/26/2015 Larry Fink Catches Robo-Fever MFWire.com
    8/26/2015 Working For BlackRock Versus ... Spinning? MFWire.com
    8/21/2015 SSgA Wins Over a BlackRock DC I-O Bigwig 401kWire.com
    8/14/2015 SSgA Turns Its Flows Around, In a Big Way MFWire.com
    8/11/2015 28 Fund Firms Are Paying Morgan Stanley At Least $1MM MFWire.com
    8/7/2015 Who Rakes In the Most Flows Per Fund? The Answer Won't Surprise You MFWire.com
    7/20/2015 WisdomTree, JPMAM, and DoubleLine Had a Big June MFWire.com
    7/1/2015 Will the SEC Allow These MFs to Lend Money to Their Fellows? MFWire.com
    6/18/2015 WisdomTree and SEI Won Big In May MFWire.com
    6/17/2015 Castille Grants CoRi a Visa to the U.K. MFWire.com
    6/1/2015 B-Ds, Fear Not: Fink Doesn't Plan to Be You MFWire.com
    5/21/2015 The Next Bond King Worries About Removing Shackles MFWire.com
    5/19/2015 111 Percent of Net Inflows Last Month Went Into Just Two Firms MFWire.com
    4/23/2015 The Most Underpaid Fundster CEO Is Not Who You Think MFWire.com
    4/17/2015 7 Titans Swallow 88 Percent of Inflows MFWire.com
    4/15/2015 Fink the Lightning Rod Vs. Our Gambling Society MFWire.com
    4/1/2015 Cap Group, Fidelity, and Pimco Break Out the Champagne MFWire.com
    3/30/2015 Bill Gross, aka the "Stress Test" MFWire.com
    3/26/2015 "The Most Dominant Fund Company In History" MFWire.com
    3/24/2015 Only One Asset Manager CEO Catches Barron's Eye MFWire.com
    3/13/2015 Even More Asset Managers' Margins Are Falling MFWire.com
    2/26/2015 Fundsters Take Three Spots On an Overpaid CEOs List MFWire.com
    2/17/2015 Vanguard, TCW, and DoubleLine Win January MFWire.com
    1/21/2015 Google, Space, a Dark Pool: What's Fidelity Up to? MFWire.com
    1/14/2015 MetWest and Vanguard Had 2014's Hottest Funds MFWire.com
    11/24/2014 Advisors Remember These Fund Firms' Wholesalers MFWire.com
    11/21/2014 The Ten Biggest Fund Shops Now Control 58 Percent of the Assets MFWire.com
    11/20/2014 Funds From MetWest, Dodge & Cox, BlackRock, DoubleLine and Baird Rake It In MFWire.com
    11/12/2014 Porcelli Splits BlackRock's B-D Distro, With the Help of a JPMAM Bigwig MFWire.com
    10/31/2014 BlackRock's Marketing Chief Takes Over a Key Biz MFWire.com
    10/16/2014 Fink Vs. That Unnamed West Coast Bond Fund Shop MFWire.com
    10/15/2014 Some of Your PMs Become Stars. What About Their Traders? MFWire.com
    6/4/2014 The Pershing FundVest 200 List
    5/21/2014 ICI GMM: Larry Fink Says Fundsters Need to Get Louder, Move Beyond the Moment MFWire.com
    5/20/2014 It Is a Really Good Time To Be a CEO in Asset Management MFWire.com
    12/10/2013 Transamerica Brings Four Mandates In-House MFWire.com
    12/6/2013 Larry Fink and the $15T BlackRock Genie MFWire.com
    12/4/2013 SEC Gathers Intel on Proxy Advisors' Work With Fundsters MFWire.com
    12/2/2013 Vanguard, Fido, T. Rowe, J.P. Morgan, DFA and OpFunds Take Bigger Slices of the Growing Pie MFWire.com
    11/22/2013 Newspaper: BlackRock is a Big Eater MFWire.com
    10/30/2013 Fink and Gross Tell Fed: Move It Already! MFWire.com
    9/25/2013 Capital Group, Vanguard, Franklin, Pimco and BlackRock Top a List MFWire.com
    9/20/2013 BlackRock's Reider Makes Short-Term Bet By Buying Treasuries, MBS MFWire.com
    9/12/2013 ETF Roundup: iShares Wants Vanguard's Retail ETF Investors MFWire.com
    9/9/2013 ETF Roundup: Emerging Markets ETF Rises on China MFWire.com
    9/6/2013 BlackRock Lures Interest Rate Wonk from J.P. Morgan MFWire.com
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