BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. As of December 31, 2016, BlackRock’s assets under management total US$5.1 trillion across equity, fixed income, cash management, alternative investment, real estate and advisory strategies. BlackRock helps clients 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 also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®.
Headquartered in New York City, the firm has approximately 13,000 employees and maintains offices in more than 30 countries around the world and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa.
Graftongate is a property development and investment company, focused on the business space markets, working in joint venture partnerships with occupiers, landowners and investors. As an award winning industrial and distribution specialist in the UK, Graftongate has been appointed as development partner for this major new industrial opportunity.