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BlackRock

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

Select the services and funds you offer
% of asset under management (AUM) in ranges
Fund management
Fund of funds, manager of managers, sub-advised products
Other
Total 100%

Further options (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At December 31, 2018, BlackRock's AUM was $5.9 trillion. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. As of December 31, 2018, the firm had approximately 14,000 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.blackrock.com.


OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

United States

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

14425 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

BlackRock has world-class capabilities designed to meet our clients' needs, with a comprehensive range of products and services across asset classes, geographies and investment strategies. We have expertise in every region around the world, with over 130 investment teams in 30 countries sharing their best thinking in order to seek better returns.


OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]


OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.

31/12/2018

04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year.

Include the AUM of subsidiaries, but exclude advisory/execution only assets, and exclude the assets of your PRI signatory subsidiaries that you have chosen not to report on in OO 03.2
Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Currency
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Indicate the total assets at the end of your reporting year subject to an execution and/or advisory approach.

Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Currency
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]


OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)

 

Listed equity 10-50% 30.53 <10% 1
Fixed income 10-50% 49.8 <10% 1
Private equity <10% 0.07 <10% 0.15
Property <10% 0.34 0 0
Infrastructure <10% 0.24 0 0
Commodities <10% 0.47 0 0
Hedge funds <10% 0.49 0 0
Fund of hedge funds 0 0 <10% 0.37
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 0 0 0 0
Money market instruments <10% 7.51 0 0
Other (1), specify <10% 7 <10% 1.03
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

'Other (1)' specified

          Other includes multi-asset, other alternatives (solutions, opportunistic, currency) and advisory
        

06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Indicate whether your organisation has any off-balance sheet assets [Optional].

06.5. Indicate whether your organisation uses fiduciary managers.

06.6. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

BlackRock manages 100% of assets internally, and does not have any externally managed assets. However, because the PRI reporting tool requires externally managed assets to enable reporting of our manager selection activities under the SAM module, we have elected to identify our Client Portfolio Solutions, Private Equity Partners, and our BlackRock Alternative Advisors businesses as externally managed.


OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown

07.1. Provide to the nearest 5% the percentage breakdown of your Fixed Income AUM at the end of your reporting year, using the following categories.

Internally managed
50 SSA
11 Corporate (financial)
28 Corporate (non-financial)
11 Securitised
Total 100%
Externally managed
50 SSA
11 Corporate (financial)
28 Corporate (non-financial)
11 Securitised
Total 100%

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.
Provide a breakdown of your organisation’s externally managed assets between segregated mandates and pooled funds or investments.
Asset class breakdown
Segregated mandate(s)
Pooled fund(s) or pooled investment(s)

Total of the asset class

(each row adds up to 100%)

[a] Listed equity
100%
[b] Fixed income - SSA
100%
[c] Fixed income – Corporate (financial)
100%
[d] Fixed income – Corporate (non-financial)
100%
[e] Fixed income – Securitised
100%
[f] Private equity
100%
[j] Fund of hedge funds
100%
[p] Other (1), specify
100%

08.2. Additional information. [Optional]

BlackRock manages 100% of assets internally, and does not have any externally managed assets. However, because the PRI reporting tool requires externally managed assets to enable reporting of our manager selection activities under the SAM module, we have elected to identify our Client Portfolio Solutions, Private Equity Partners, and our BlackRock Alternative Advisors businesses as externally managed.


OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.

94.91 Developed Markets
2.07 Emerging Markets
0.57 Frontier Markets
2.45 Other Markets
Total 100% 100%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]


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