Blackrock Sustainable American Income (LON:BRSA)


BlackRock Sustainable American Income Trust plc is a UK-based investment trust which is involved in portfolio investment. It was previously known as BlackRock North American Income Trust plc. The company was founded in the year 2012, and its headquarters are situated in London, United Kingdom. The company is listed and traded on the London Stock Exchange. The investment objective of the trust is to create a high quality portfolio of diversified assets, which helps in generating the maximum risk-adjusted income returns as well as capital returns for its shareholders. Its diversified portfolio mainly comprises of large cap US quoted equities. Along with dividend growth, the portfolio focuses on providing the investors with capital resilience and lower exposure to market volatility. As one of the longest tenured equity income franchises in the investment industry, it uses its expertise to reduce the risks related to investment while enhancing overall investment value.

The most innovative, inventive, and powerful companies across the globe are functioning in North America. To capitalise on the income as well as capital growth of these high quality medium and large companies, the trust uses a sustainable investment approach with the aim of generating maximum returns. The skilled and experienced management team of the trust successfully provides the investors with high income. Derivatives are also used by the trust as a part of its investment strategy, which as compared to traditional financial investments like bonds and stock carries a higher risk. Thus, derivative may help in generation of more income, but at the cost of reduced potential for capital growth.

BlackRock Sustainable American Income Trust plc follows a well-defined framework of corporate governance and as a member of the Association of Investment Companies, it aligns itself with the AIC Code of Corporate Governance. The board of the company has set up separate committees for nomination, audit and management engagement. It has an ethical code of conduct for running its business operations and promotes a culture of trust, transparency, and accountability. Apart from fulfilling all its corporate responsibilities, the company also fulfils its environmental and social responsibilities. Sustainable investing is at the heart of its business, and it has a comprehensive Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) framework in place and complies with international best practices and guidelines to create a sustainable business. To protect the value of the long-term investments of its clients, it undertakes investment stewardship engagements. It aims to minimise the impact of its business activities on the environment and create long-term value for the business as well as the wider community.

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company address 12 Throgmorton Avenue LONDON EC2N 2DL United Kingdom GBR

company phone+44 207 743 3000

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