Blackrock

  • BlackRock to buy $80 million Twitter stake: Source January 27, 2013

    San Francisco: BlackRock, the world's largest asset management company, has taken an $80 million stake in Twitter Inc, a person with knowledge of the deal said Friday. The six-year old social media company will not raise new capital as part of the private deal that values the firm at more than...
  • BlackRock to buy Barclays investment arm June 12, 2009

    Boston: BlackRock Inc said on Thursday it will buy British bank Barclays Plc's investment arm BGI for $13.5 billion in a blockbuster deal that will create the world's biggest asset manager. For BlackRock, a 21-year old company which relied heavily on acquisitions to grow from a one-room bond investment firm into...
  • Mkts seeing sector specific turnaround: DSP BlackRock MF March 18, 2009

    Anup Maheshwari of DSP BlackRock Mutual Fund, believes markets are beginning to see pockets of performance. On the auto sector, he said monthly sales numbers are driving the sector. According to him, pure buy or hold strategy may not be very effective for autos now. He is turning optimistic on commodity...