Who we are

At Blackrock, we are invested in you.

BlackRock is a global investment manager, serving the UK market for more than 20 years. We are committed to helping more and more people plan for their financial future. No matter what your goals may be, at BlackRock, we are invested in you.

What we do

BlackRock offers a range of solutions for institutions, financial professionals and individuals across the UK. From shop assistants in your local stores to national organisations and charities, BlackRock has helped people from the UK take control of their financial security for more than 20 years.

Our purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. In pursuit of this, a focus on long-term sustainability is embedded across our business. From integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices into our investment processes to creating positive social impact by serving communities in the UK, we are dedicated to helping clients, employees, shareholders and communities achieve long-term, financial well-being.

What we offer

  1. iShares ETFs
    Our iShares exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offer diversified and low-cost ways to tap into the potential of the markets.
  2. Aladdin financial technology
    Aladdin is an end-to-end solution that seeks to provide consistent, actionable data throughout the investment process, helping investment professionals to make decisions.
  3. Investment solutions
    BlackRock is designed to deliver a better solution for clients. We offer investment products from index and alpha to portfolio construction.

Where we stand

Sustainable solutions

We build investment products that can do more than grow your money. Align your investments to your values with funds that support ESG considerations.


Corporate sustainability

We put an unwavering focus on long-term sustainability and ensure it's embedded across our entire business.


Investment stewardship 

We engage with companies to inform our voting and promote sound corporate governance that is consistent with sustainable, long-term value creation.

Over 2,200 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
BlackRock has evolved from an eight-person start-up to a global company.
BlackRock makes its Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange on October 1st 1999, for $14 a share.
BlackRock acquires Barclay's Global Investors (BGI), becoming the world's largest asset manager in 2009, with employees in 24 countries.
In 2019 BlackRock further focuses its role in the retirement crisis, launching BlackRock Retirement Solutions Group.