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BlackRock acquired Preqin for $3.2 Billion, Will Integrate with Aladdin
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BlackRock acquired Preqin for $3.2 Billion, Will Integrate with Aladdin

NEW YORK & LONDON - June 30, 2024 - BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) has agreed to acquire Preqin, a leading independent provider of private markets data for £2.55 billion or approximately $3.2 billion in cash. Bringing together Preqin’s data and research tools with Aladdin’s complementary workflow capabilities in a unified platform will create a preeminent private markets technology and data provider. The acquisition adds a highly complementary data business to BlackRock’s investment technology, marking a strategic expansion into the fast-growing private markets data segment. Private markets are the fastest growing segment of asset management, with alternative assets expected to reach nearly $40 trillion by the end of the decade. As institutional and wealth investors increase allocatio...
GoWork raises $53 mn debt funding from BlackRock, CLSA Capital
FUNDING

GoWork raises $53 mn debt funding from BlackRock, CLSA Capital

Coworking space provider GoWork has raised USD 53 million (around Rs 375 crore) debt funding from US-based BlackRock and CLSA Capital Partner to expand its business. GoWork currently has two coworking centres at Gurugram in Haryana, spread over 8 lakh square feet with a capacity of 12,000 seats. "GoWork has raised USD 53 million from a private fund managed by BlackRock's Private Credit team, along with CLSA Capital Partners' Special Situations Group, in a round of debt funding," the Gurugram-based coworking firm said in a statement. This is the first onshore private financing transaction in India by global investment management firm BlackRock, it added. GoWork will use this funding to further scale the business and provide value-added services to its clients. GoWork CEO &a...
BlackRock acquires eFront in $1.3 billion Cash
ACQUISITION

BlackRock acquires eFront in $1.3 billion Cash

NEW YORK & PARIS- BlackRock today announced that it has made a binding offer and entered into an exclusive agreement, subject to the conditions below, to acquire 100% of the equity interests in eFront, the world’s leading end-to-end alternative investment management software and solutions provider, from private equity firm Bridgepoint and eFront employees, for $1.3 billion in cash. The combination of eFront with Aladdin, BlackRock’s investment operating platform used by more than 225 institutions around the world, will set a new standard in investment and risk management technology. eFront, which serves more than 700 clients in 48 countries, is a comprehensive technology solution for managing the alternatives investment lifecycle, from due diligence and portfolio planning to p...