Case | HBS Case Collection | June 2009 (Revised May 2010)

BlackRock Money Market Management in September 2008 (A)

by Kenneth A. Froot and David Lane


This case highlights the issues around money market mutual funds in the financial crisis of 2008.

Keywords: BlackRock; mutual funds; money market; investment management; bank runs; 2008 financial crisis; government intervention in the markets; GRG; Financial Management; Investment Funds; Crisis Management; Government and Politics; Financial Crisis; Financial Services Industry;


Froot, Kenneth A., and David Lane. "BlackRock Money Market Management in September 2008 (A)." Harvard Business School Case 209-101, June 2009. (Revised May 2010.)