MLIM/BlackRock Deal: All About Scale

Sorondo, Marc
February 2006
Investment Management Weekly;2/20/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p4
Discusses the merger between Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and BlackRock. Reaction of plan sponsor clients to the merger; Advantages of the merger according to BlackRock chairman and CEO Larry Fink; Value of the total assets to be managed by the combined organization.


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