IG and BlackRock

We’ve always been committed to making the financial markets more accessible, working at the forefront of technology to bring you better ways to invest. By partnering with world-leading asset manager BlackRock,1 we can offer you transparent and affordable investment opportunities.

Your capital is at risk. The value of shares, ETFs and ETCs can fall as well as rise, which could mean getting back less than you originally put in.
Remember, past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Every investment decision should be based on a thorough analysis of market conditions and the prospective investment itself.

Our partnership with BlackRock

We are responsible for constructing and managing your IG Smart Portfolio. Our decisions are based on asset allocation insights from BlackRock, which enable us to provide institutional-quality portfolios that cater to five distinct risk profiles.

The asset allocation insights from BlackRock are supported by Aladdin, BlackRock’s proprietary portfolio risk management platform. Aladdin is licensed by more than 180 external organisations, including some of the world’s largest financial institutions, and is used to analyse over $17 trillion of assets (as of June 2016). 

By combining BlackRock’s asset allocation insights with our cutting-edge technology and expert customer service, IG Smart Portfolios can provide a better investment solution.  

About BlackRock

BlackRock is the world’s largest asset management firm, with over $5.1 trillion of assets currently under its control and a market capitalisation of $63 billion (as of December 2016). 

BlackRock has expertise in every region around the world, with 135 investment teams in 30 countries and a comprehensive range of products and services across asset classes, geographies and investment strategies. With over 800 exchange traded funds (ETFs) globally and more than $1 trillion in assets under management, iShares by BlackRock is the world’s leading ETF provider.1

IG Smart Portfolios are built exclusively with BlackRock’s market-leading iShares ETFs.

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1 Based on BlackRock’s AUM: $5.12 trillion as at 31 December 2016.