BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) today announced that Robert S. Kapito, President, is scheduled to speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking and Financial Services Conference in New York on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, beginning at approximately 10:30 a.m. (ET). Prior to Mr. Kapito’s remarks, a live audio webcast and any slides that may be used will be accessible via the “Investor Relations” section of BlackRock’s website, www.blackrock.com. A replay of the webcast will be available within 24 hours of Mr. Kapito’s presentation and will remain accessible through the Company’s website for two months. About BlackRock BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At September 30, 2012, BlackRock’s AUM was $3.673 trillion. BlackRock offers products that span the risk spectrum to meet clients’ needs, including active, enhanced and index strategies across markets and asset classes. Products are offered in a variety of structures including separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares ® (exchange traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions ®. Headquartered in New York City, as of September 30, 2012, the firm has approximately 10,400 employees in 29 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.blackrock.com.