BlackRock has provided investment solutions to official institutions worldwide since 1992. BlackRock's Official Institutions Group is the focal point for delivering the firm's capabilities to central banks, supranationals, multilateral entities, and government ministries and agencies. Rigorous investment discipline, risk control, transparency, and discretion are distinctive attributes of our style and culture that have combined well with client interests.
The Official Institutions Group takes a consultative approach to developing long term and comprehensive institutional relationships. We work with clients to address and resolve fundamental and complex issues relating to the formulation of investment policy. Furthermore, we advise our clients on other aspects of investing such as operational efficiency and management information systems. To these ends, we provide proprietary research, customized analysis, training programs, and consultations with our specialists.
In recognition of the unique investment objectives and information needs of our clients, BlackRock offers highly customized solutions. We model and manage to more than 400 custom benchmarks. We also maintain password-protected Web sites that allow access to our network to view proprietary reports and portfolio analytics.