BlackRock, Inc. (BlackRock) is an investment management firm. The Company provides a range of investment and risks management services. The Company's clients include retail, high net worth (HNW) and institutional investors, consists of pension funds, official institutions, endowments, insurance companies, corporations, financial institutions, central banks and sovereign wealth funds. The Company's platform enables the Company to offer active (alpha) investments with index (beta) products and risk management to develop tailored solutions for clients. Its product range includes single- and multi-asset class portfolios investing in equities, fixed income, alternatives and/or money market instruments. On February 14, 2013, BlackRock Inc sold its entire interest in Avocet Mining plc. In July 2013, it announced that it has completed the acquisition of Credit Suisse's exchange traded funds (ETF) business. In October 2013, BlackRock Inc acquired Macquarie Global Property Advisors Ltd.