Who’s Afraid of BlackRock?

Published: 13 August 2015

With US$4-5tn of assets directly under its control, BlackRock is a giant among giants in the financial world, and until recently was firmly under the eye of the Financial Stability Board (FSB).
... To this end my colleagues David Schumacher, Assistant Professor of Finance at McGill University, Yan Wang, Assistant Professor at Erasmus University and I examined the impact of the 2009 acquisition by BlackRock of Barclays Global Investors (BGI) on a cross section of stocks globally.

Read full article: Knowledge, August 11, 2015
Related article: The Business Times, August 20, 2015
Watch the interview: CNBC, August 19, 2015

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