BlackRock, Inc. was founded in 1988 by Larry Fink, Robert S. Kapito, Susan Wagner, Barbara Novick, Ben Golub, Hugh Frater, Ralph Schlosstein, and Keith Anderson and it is based in New York City.
BlackRock is an American global investment management corporation which provides investment management services to institutional clients and to retail investors through various investment vehicles and also manages funds, as well as offers risk management services.
The company is the world's largest asset manager, with $7.4 trillion in assets under management as of 2019 and it has been called the world's largest shadow bank.
They offer a variety of funds and portfolios investing in vehicles such as equities, money market instruments, and fixed income. The products are offered directly and through intermediaries in a range of vehicles, including open-end and closed-end mutual funds.
For additional information about the company or their services, visit their official webpage.