Merrill-BlackRock Talks Reported

Mazzucca, Tim
February 2006
American Banker;2/14/2006, Vol. 171 Issue 30, p3
Trade Publication
This article talks about a deal between Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. and BlackRock Inc. that would have Merrill Lynch hand over its investment management unit to BlackRock for a stake in the company. Merrill would trade Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, which had $538 billion of assets under management as of Dec. 31, for 49% of BlackRock, according to a report in Monday's Wall Street Journal.


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