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BlackRock was founded in 1988 by current CEO Laurence D. Fink as a division of the Blackstone Group. The firm is now owned by Bank of America (34.1%), the PNC Financial...

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Founders and Key Executives of BlackRock: Laurence D. Fink

Entities related to BlackRock: BlackRock Equity Funds; Bank of America; PNC Financial Services; State Street Research & Management; Merrill Lynch Investment Managers; Barclays Global Investors; Blackstone Group*

Relevant Firms***: Barclays Capital; Fortress Investment Group

*Denotes that the person or entity is no longer related to the firm.



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Fortress Takes Over Zwirn’s Hedge Fund Assets

Date: April 29th, 2009
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Date: June 5th, 2008
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