Your Company Survived 2020; It’s Time to Tell the Story
Year-end reports, shareholder letters, and proxy statements are opportunities to describe what your company experienced in 2020.
Biden to Tap Brian Deese as Top Economic Aide
The appointment would being Deese back to the White House after three years as head of the sustainable investing group at investment giant BlackRock.
Aviron Pictures Founder Accused of $25M Fraud
The SEC says William Sadleir defrauded a BlackRock fund by using money it had invested in Aviron for personal expenses including a Beverly Hills mansion.
Goldman’s Nod to Diversity Draws Some Criticism
Might the investment bank's new policy to avoid IPOs of companies without at least one diverse board member not be quite as good as it looks?
BlackRock CEO: Climate Change is Causing a ‘Fundamental Reshaping of Finance’
“The evidence on climate risk is compelling investors to reassess core assumptions about modern finance,” Larry Fink says.
BlackRock Tightens Standards for CEOs
The company has been voting against CEOs who serve on too many boards as it backs investment stewardship.
BlackRock Buys 30% Stake in Owner of Sports Illustrated, Nautica
The deal values the brand management company at about $4 billion.
BlackRock Raises $2 Billion for Global Credit Opportunities Fund
The fund is part of the company's push to establish a global private credit franchise.
Is More Quantitative Easing in Sight?
Good news: U.S. banks' funding costs are falling. Bad news: the European Central Bank prepares to make new asset purchases.
BlackRock to Buy eFront for $1.3 Billion
The alternative investment management software company is seen to boost BlackRock’s risk management technology platform Aladdin.
Top Issues for Boards Heading Into 2019
Board diversity, corporate culture, and sexual harassment will be among the key discussion topics for corporate directors next year.