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BlackRock Inc.
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Founded 1988, by Larry Fink, Robert S. Kapito, Susan Wagner, Barbara Novick, Ben Golub, Hugh Frater, Ralph Schlosstein, Keith Anderson
Headquarters New York City , United States
Industry Financial Services,

BlackRock Inc. is an internationally active fund company based in New York City. The company employed 16,200 people in 2019.[1]

With $ 7.4 billion in net worth as of December 31, 2019, BlackRock is the world's largest wealth manager.[2] BlackRock's customers are private investors and institutions such as banks, pension funds, foundations, insurers, sovereign wealth funds and central banks.

BlackRock is active in the exchange-traded fund (ETF) business through its iShares brand.[3]


  1. Annual Report 2019. Retrieved on 2019-01-01.
  2. BlackRock 2019 Annual Report. Retrieved on 2019-01-03.
  3. iShares Website. Retrieved on 2021-05-30.