Feb 17 2006 | 12:00am ET
BlackRock and Merrill Lynch reached an agreement Wednesday that will create a company with nearly $1 trillion in combined assets under management.
BlackRock will acquire Merrill Lynch Investment Managers from its parent company in exchange for an almost 50% stake in the combined company, which will retain the BlackRock name. The transaction has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies and is expected to close in the third quarter.
Mar 17 2014 | 9:30am ET
“Transparency” has become a touchstone for investors in the post-Madoff world but, according to Carl Lingenfelter, chief administration officer at Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, it's a concept that has evolved over the past five years from fraud protection to risk management to investment performance. Read more…
Mar 10 2014 | 11:33am ET
A huge thank you to all of the people who helped make last Thursday’s HFC NY Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit such a success. The charity gala raised nearly $2 million to prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…