Following are the top 10 and top 30 largest asset managers in the world ranked by total AUM as of June 30, 2012. BlackRock, Inc (NYSE: BLK) is the world's largest asset manager with AUM of US$3.56 trillion. BlackRock was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in New York City, United States. The company currently has over 60 offices in 30 countries and employs about 10,000 people.

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Rank Asset Management Company Country Assets under management (US$bn) Date
1 BlackRock Inc. * US $3,560 30/06/2012
2 UBS Switzerland $2,280 30/06/2012
3 Allianz Group Germany $2,213 30/06/2012
4 Vanguard Group Inc. US $2,080 30/06/2012
5 State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) US $1,908 30/06/2012
6 PIMCO (Pacific Investment Management Company) 1 US $1,820 30/06/2012
7 Fidelity Investments US $1,576 30/06/2012
8 AXA Group France $1,393 30/06/2012
9 J.P. Morgan Asset Management US $1,347 30/06/2012
10 Credit Suisse 2 Switzerland $1,279 30/06/2012
11 BNY Mellon Asset Management US $1,299 30/06/2012
12 HSBC UK $1,230 30/06/2012
13 Deutsche Bank Germany $1,227 30/09/2012
14 BNP Paribas France $1,106 30/06/2012
15 Capital Research & Management Company US $1,071 30/06/2012
16 Prudential Financial US $961.0 30/06/2012
17 Amundi 3 France $880.0 30/06/2012
18 Goldman Sachs Group  US $836.0 30/06/2012
19 Wellington Management Company, LLP US $719.8 30/06/2012
20 Natixis Global Asset Management France $710.9  30/06/2012
21 Franklin Resources, Inc. (Franklin Templeton Investments) US $707.1 30/06/2012
22 Northern Trust US $704.3 30/06/2012
23 Bank of America US $682.2 30/06/2012
24 Invesco Ltd. US $646.6 30/06/2012
25 Legg Mason, Inc. US $631.8 30/06/2012
26 Nippon Life Insurance Japan $600.0 31/03/2012
27 Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) UK $598.5 30/06/2012
28 Generali Group Italy $581.5 30/06/2012
29 Prudential plc UK $570.2 30/06/2012
30 Ameriprise Financial US $543.6 30/06/2012
31 T. Rowe Price US $541.7 30/06/2012
32 Wells Fargo US $534.9 31/12/2011
33 Manulife Financial Canada $513.8 30/06/2012
34 Sun Life Financial Canada $496.3 30/06/2012
35 TIAA-CREF US $481.0 30/06/2012

1 - PIMCO operates as a separate and autonomous subsidiary of Allianz.
2 - The data include Wealth Management Clients, Corporate & Institutional Clients and Asset Management businesses.
3 - Amundi is owned 75% by Crédit Agricole and 25% by Société Générale.
* At October 31, 2013, BlackRock had assets under management of $4.1 trillion.

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