BGI Takes Blackrock's Aladdin for Fixed Income Portfolio Management

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SAN FRANCISCO--Barclays Global Investors has enlisted Blackrock Solutions' Aladdin enterprise investment system for its fixed-income risk analytics and processing.

Barclays Global Investors went live with Aladdin for domestic active fixed-income portfolios in April. Domestic indexed fixed-income portfolios followed in June.

"Part of the reason for using Blackrock," says Paul Stevens, CTO at Barclays Global Investors, "is to accurately process our fixed-income activity in the US."

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