Articles tagged "BlackRock"
Sonya Dreizler's zeal is turning 2022 RIA events into a giant coming-out for talented women, with Choir algorithms and a larger halo effect
Long a Twitter force, the San Francisco entrepreneur caught a women's wave with a judicious admixture of money, meaning and exquisite timing.
September 13, 2022 at 10:58 PM
Texas just pronounced BlackRock guilty of pandering to sustainable investing interests -- and BlackRock is having none of it
Despite the ESG reprieve BlackRock's CEO granted the fossil fuel industry in May, it's answer to the Texas power play is 'no,' it tells Bloomberg
August 27, 2022 at 12:03 AM
Dimensional Fund Advisors, long the flagship of factor investing, struggles to chart a course as a nimble rival and big foot competitors cut into its market--and exploit its slow move to ETFs
Vanguard, BlackRock and Avantis rattle a complacent Dimensional Fund Advisors with fee cuts and ETF roll outs based on 'smart beta.'
August 9, 2022 at 1:57 AM
BlackRock and Coinbase snatch victory from the jaws of defeat by creating a 'monumental' combo that 'leapfrogs' Fidelity and others vying to dominate advised crypto investing
The New York and San Francisco superpowers in conventional assets and crypto assets sacrifice profit margins and exclusivity with investors but are 'huge' in tandem by tearing down prohibitive RIA barriers, says Tyrone Ross Jr and other RIA crypto experts
August 6, 2022 at 1:06 AM
BlackRock CEO preaches a very RIA-like future -- after three awesome wins in five months that total more than $200 billion -- where his $7 trillion manager gets every asset in exchange for unmatched 'completeness'
Larry Fink's New York City firm won 'whole portfolio advisor' OCIO accounts of AIG, British Air and General Dynamics by wholly accepting their fiduciary liability and headaches
July 26, 2022 at 2:02 AM
Shorts: ESG forces Vanguard, BlackRock, SSGA to choose on abortion • Schwab uses money and brand to correct white-male CFP supermajority • S&P 1500 pensions overfunded despite underwhelming 2022 returns • Vanguard closes gap on BlackRock as top institutional manager • Musk puts Orion on Twitter map
Culture war envelops ESG. 'Big-three' face crisis on abortion rights • The population is 50.8% women, 13.4% Black, 18% Latinx, but 76.6% of financial planners are white men. • Schwab funds CFP effort to rebalance • S&P 1500 pension plans are running a $55 billion surplus • Vanguard nears BlackRock institutional asset sum • Daniel Crosby lures behavioral finance interest, via Diet Coke.
June 11, 2022 at 1:05 AM
BlackRock to curb ESG 'social justice' proposals with its voting power this proxy season and embrace big oil, claiming Ukraine war, Russian embargo demand climate goals reset
The New York City manager of $9.6 trillion races to redefine -- and resuscitate -- reeling 'ESG' after the Ukraine war exposed perils of charging a premium fee to contain free market forces.
June 1, 2022 at 3:22 AM
Five RIA Doubletakes: BlackRock AUM tops $10 trillion as active funds make comeback • Schwab has killer quarter and Wall Street sells its shares • DFA is now the largest active ETF manager • SEC flummoxes RIAs with "inaccurate" guidance • Fidelity pulls in $146 billion in workplace assets
After record AUM high, BlackRock chairman and CEO Larry Fink brushes off a milestone • SchwabSchwab hits records; Wall Street wants more • Mutual fund giant's ETF conversion yields bragging rights • Regulation Best Interest headaches unnecessary, despite SEC brouhaha, lawyers say • Workplace scheme wins big for Fidelity.
January 21, 2022 at 3:16 AM
BlackRock's no longer secretive strategy to gain ground on Vanguard and Fidelity in $10.3 trillion DC market will now be tested on 120,000 employees at five US companies where it might work -- or not
BlackRock has about $1 trillion of defined contribution assets while Fidelity and Vanguard both administer multiple trillions, so the New York giant is dangling defined benefits as a way to win the defined contributions game.
October 29, 2021 at 11:54 PM
Big effect of DOL's proposed undoing of Trump-era 401(k) ESG investing chill is to permit ESGs TDFs as default option where BlackRock and Natixis have products
The Labor Dept. stops short of giving fiduciaries environmental, social and governance factor carte blanche but recognizes non-pecuniary factors are legit considerations.
October 14, 2021 at 1:08 AM
Vanguard Group shows up as 'alpha' disciple with two new fixed-income fund launches as it surpasses PIMCO's $2 trillion with ex-Goldman Sachs partner now calling the shots
The $8 trillion Malvern, Pa. manager owns beta investing, but RIAs are demanding higher income -- hence market timing and cherry picking -- from their fixed-income allocation.
August 10, 2021 at 11:46 PM
Suddenly Vanguard, BlackRock, State Street not only have the assets but the power of ESG mandates, which make them a growing threat to shareholder democracy, critics say
A handful of super-charged fund managers control $34 trillion of assets and most of the ESG inflows, giving them 'carte blanche' to shape corporate policies.
July 28, 2021 at 10:35 PM
RIAs are just not that into ESG investing -- at their peril, a new study says. That makes a leap: This is the one case where the customers -- both RIAs and their clients -- are wrong.
Cerulli is the latest to question RIAs for 'not fully understanding' ESG as an emerging megatrend, which could lead to a potential disconnect with Next Gen investors.
May 18, 2021 at 1:12 AM
Despite tepid net flows in 2020, Aperio finds its white knight; BlackRock makes a deal to compete with buyers of Parametric, Motif and Folio
The Sausalito, Calif., direct indexing firm's owner watched as competitors got snapped up by Morgan Stanley, Schwab and Goldman Sachs but ultimately scored a $1-billion offer from the giant's petty cash.
November 26, 2020 at 1:42 AM
Chiding [but not naming] Vanguard Group, Larry Fink answers whether BlackRock will compete directly with RIAs: 'We are not a threat'
The BlackRock CEO reverse spun the success of big rivals in retail advice : 'We don't go to the customer like some other asset managers do'.