BlackRock Inc

American Retirees To Soon Gain Reliable Income Stream Via BlackRock Fund Amid Savings Crisis

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink advocates urgent action to address the US retirement crisis, proposing initiatives like the LifePath Paycheck fund to provide retirees with a reliable income stream.

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Brexit Will Endanger UK Financial Sector,BlackRock Inc Said

The world-biggest asset management firm, BlackRock Inc warned that withdrawal from EU will damage financial sector in the UK. The nation will face higher unemployment and inflation if Brexit's decision is taken.

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Wal-Mart resists investor pressure on independent chairman

Even as Wal-Mart Stores Inc showed unusual openness to outsiders' complaints by taking steps including raising wages, it has been trying to slam the door on a shareholder proposal that could weaken the founding Walton family's power over its board.

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U.S. insurer MetLife to sue regulators over high-risk tag

MetLife Inc (MET.N) on Tuesday sued U.S. regulators over a decision to subject the insurer to tougher oversight because it harbors enough risk to endanger the financial system if the next crisis hits.

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Retirees' target date funds making hedge fund style bets

A fast-growing segment of U.S. retirement plans is using hedge-fund type strategies to bet a small but increasing slice of their assets.

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BlackRock calls for U.S. stock market reforms

BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, has asked regulators to force exchanges to lower their access fees and require greater transparency of broker dealer-run trading venues known as "dark pools."

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BlackRock is latest to back Silicon Valley startup with mega deals

Private equity firms, hedge funds and mutual funds are taking part in mega deals in tech startups in Silicon Valley and BlackRock is the latest to join the fray, Bloomberg News reported.

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BlackRock Inc says appetite of Asian institutions for local real estate bets is back

BlackRock Inc said Asian institutions have sparked a renewed interest in real estate investments in the region as they search for higher returns at a time of low interest rates, Bloomberg reported.

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Post ad-tech company Turn raises $80M in Series E funding round

Turn, a marketing software and analytics platform, was able to get $80 million from its Series E round from two of the biggest investment firms in the world.

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Italy's securities regulator begins civil proceeding against BlackRock' money manager

New York-based BlackRock Inc said civil proceedings were started by Italy's securities regulator against Nigel Bolton, one of its money managers, over the trade of Saipem's shares last year, Bloomberg reported.

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BlackRock fund sells Singapore's Westin hotel to Daisho for $369M

BlackRock Inc's Asia Property Fund III is exiting its Westin hotel in Singapore to Tokyo-based property developer Daisho Group in a deal valued at S$468 million ($369 million).

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BlackRock to raise $3B for new credit hedge fund BlackRock Credit Alpha Fund

BlackRock, the world's largest manager, is seeking to raise up to $3 billion for a new hedge fund to invest in credit globally. BlackRock Credit Alpha Fund was created in October with an initial target capital commitment of $500 million.

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Telecom Italia rebel investor submits list of candidates for new board

Shareholders of Italian telecom company Telecom Italia are were said to vote this week on whether or not to oust its current board. Rebel investor Findim Group on Monday proposed candidates for Telecom Italia's new board.

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Rice Energy files for $800M IPO in New York

Natural gas exploration and production company Rice Energy Inc. on Monday filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering of its common stock. Rice Energy seeks to raise $800 million in the deal.

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Watchdog tells BlackRock to show its hand before Telecom Italia EGM

BlackRock Inc will have to say on Monday what stake it holds in Italy's biggest telecom operator Telecom Italia, after the Italian market watchdog threatened to fine it for not disclosing an increase.

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