The Weekly Lineup: Want To Buy Claymore?

BlackRock Buys Claymore The big surprise this week was the announcement that BlackRock was buying Claymore Investments, Canada’s second largest ETF provider, for an undisclosed sum. BlackRock is the world’s largest asset management firm, and owner of Canada’s popular iShares ETFs. This sale has a huge impact on the ETF landscape in Canada, and would roughly make BlackRock owner of 85% of the Canadian ETF market. The Globe and Mail summarized the sale last week in, BlackRock Deal Creates ETF ...

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