BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. As of March 31, 2017, BlackRock’s assets under management were approximately $5.4 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 has over 20 years of experience managing closed-end products and, as of March 31, 2017, advised a registered closed-end family of 74 exchange-listed active funds with approximately $45.5 billion in assets.
On February 24th, BlackRock launched the BlackRock® 2022 Global Income Opportunity Trust (NYSE: BGIO). Watch BlackRock’s Rick Rieder, Global CIO of Fixed Income and lead Portfolio Manager, ring the Opening Bell to celebrate BGIO.