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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 22, 2021

 

 

BLACKROCK, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

DELAWARE   001-33099   32-0174431
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

55 East 52nd Street, New York, New York   10055
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 810-5300

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading
Symbol(s)

 

Name of exchange
on which registered

Common Stock, $.01 par value   BLK   New York Stock Exchange
1.250% Notes due 2025   BLK25   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

 

 

 


Item 5.03

Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

On July 21, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of BlackRock, Inc. (the “Company”) approved the filing of a Certificate of Change of Registered Agent and/or Registered Office (the “Certificate of Change”) with the Secretary of State of Delaware to change the Company’s registered agent to the Corporation Service Company, and its registered office to 251 Little Falls Drive, County of New Castle, Wilmington, Delaware 19808. The Certificate of Change became effective upon the Company’s filing of the Certificate of Change with the Secretary of State of Delaware on July 22, 2021. A copy of the Certificate of Change is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

On July 21, 2021, the Board also approved conforming amendments to the Company’s Amended and Restated Bylaws to update the Company’s registered agent and registered office, effective as of the filing of the Certificate of Change with the Secretary of State of Delaware. A copy of the Amended and Restated Bylaws is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit
Number

  

Description

3.1    Certificate of Change of Registered Agent and/or Registered Office.
3.2    Amended and Restated Bylaws of BlackRock.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

   

BlackRock, Inc.

 
   

(Registrant)

 
    By:  

/s/ R. Andrew Dickson III

 
Date: July 23, 2021    

R. Andrew Dickson III

 
   

Corporate Secretary

 
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