SMART BETA: BlackRock Hires Academic Andrew Ang
BlackRock is putting more resources behind smart beta. BlackRock’s CEO Laurence Fink indicated on an April earnings call that the firm was looking to make strategic hires in factor-based investing. The asset manager giant has some US$ 125 billion in factor-based assets under management, fiercely competing against other giants such as State Street Global Advisors and Northern Trust, while encountering firms like TOBAM and WisdomTree Investments. Increasingly, pensions and sovereign wealth funds are adopting factor-based strategies for a variety of reasons.
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