BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust plc is a UK-based investment company. It was founded in the year 2004 and its headquarters are situated in London. The investment objective of the company is to build a high quality and diversified portfolio and enhance the dividend and long-term capital growth to maximize the risk-adjusted return for its shareholders. The portfolio consists of a wide range of securities of small, mid, and large cap companies in Europe. In addition to these, it also consists of some investments in the European developing markets. The products offered by the trust cover a wide range of assets, including cash, commodity, fixed income etc. They also include unit trusts, investment trusts, offshore funds, active funds, index funds etc. The company is listed and traded on the London Stock Exchange. It employs a skilled and highly qualified workforce of over 3,300 people across the UK and Ireland, and approximately over 10 million pension schemes are managed by BlackRock in the UK. It serves individuals and families, financial advisers, insurance companies, pension plans, governments, educational and non-profit organisations.
For more than five decades, the company has been making investments for its UK clients and its ultimate goal is to ensure their financial well-being. It invests the hard-earned money of people and enterprises in the global markets, and aims to maximize their financial returns and help them achieve financial security. It gives people access to investments while making it easier and affordable. The company may invest in the companies that fall under the FTSE 100 index and may invest up to 25% of its total investment portfolio in the developing market of Europe, and up to 5% of the portfolio can also be invested in unquoted investments. Also, the company has an upper limit of 20% of the total portfolio to be invested in debt securities like corporate and convertible bonds. BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited is the investment manager of BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust plc. The investment solutions offered by the company include iShares which deals with Exchange traded funds, Aladdin which incorporates sustainable investments in the portfolio, and financial market advisory.
BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust plc follows a well-defined framework of corporate governance and aligns itself with an ethical code of conduct for running its business activities. It promotes the culture of trust, transparency and accountability while upholding its business values. It fulfils all its responsibilities as a good corporate citizen and tries to create a positive impact on the society while generating long-term value for the shareholders of the company.
BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust plc 12 Throgmorton Avenue LONDON EC2N 2DL United Kingdom GBR
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