In light of rough markets and the continued coronavirus crisis, the world's largest asset manager may not be expanding for a bit. Larry Fink
and his team at BlackRock
] are freezing hiring worldwide, at least for now, an unnamed source tells Reuters
. A spokesman confirmed to the wire service that they've put on hold making any new offers to candidates.
| Laurence D. Fink|
BlackRock is based in New York City, now the center of the COVID-19 epidemic in the U.S., and the firm has 16,200 employees across more than 30 countries. About half of those employees are based outside the U.S.
Neil Anderson, Managing Editor
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