Barclays Capital, Citigroup Inc. and Credit Suisse Group were said Tuesday to have committed $2 billion in financing for BlackRock Inc.'s purchase of the Barclays Global Investors business.

BlackRock agreed last week to buy the indexing giant from Barclays PLC for $13.5 billion.

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