just brought the richest man in the world into the BlackRock
] fold as a shareholder. The Financial Times
' Henny Sender reports
that Carlos Slim
now controls about two percent of BlackRock's comment stock in the wake of Bank of America
's and PNC
's sales of shares earlier this month. Yet Bloomberg
's Crayton Harrison claims
that Slim's stake is under two percent.
According to the FT, Norges Bank
(which controls Norway's sovereign wealth fund) also bought in during that share sale.
Slim, who controls Mexico City-based cell phone giant America Movil and the bank Grupo Financiero Inbursa SAB, is worth about $64 billion, according to Bloomberg.
all covered the story.
Neil Anderson, Managing Editor
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