BlackRock in £8bn BGI deal

Stodell, Hannah
June 2009
Money Marketing;6/18/2009, p10
The article focuses on move of BlackRock Inc. to purchase Barclays Global Investors for £8.2 billion in Great Britain. It states that the deal features the purchase of Barclays exchanged traded fund (ETF) business iShares and sees the combined business raise assets under management. According to the article, Barclays will receive 37.784 million shares in the new firm called BlackRock Global Investors.


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