Tag Archives: ishares


Biotech Rallies: Composite Models Take Advantage

New York (HedgeCo.net)¬† – The biotech sector has been on an incredible run over the last¬†four years and so far in 2015, the rally has continued. In the last four years, the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NYSE: IBB) has gone […]

Hedge Fund BlackRock Buys Barclays, $2.8 Billion In Commitments From Investors

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – BlackRock, Inc. announced the purchase agreement to acquire Barclays Global Investors, including its market-leading ETF platform, iShares, from Barclays PLC. “We are incredibly excited about the potential to significantly expand the scale and scope of […]

Barclays to sell iShares business to CVC Capital for $4.4 billion

Banking Business Review – The board of directors of Barclays has entered into an agreement for the sale of its iShares business to Blue Sparkle, a new limited partnership established by CVC Capital Partners, for a total consideration of approximately […]