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Salvatore Cangialosi, Telavance

ACA Compliance Group acquires Telavance

Fri, 20/01/2017 - 09:03

ACA Compliance Group, a provider of compliance, cybersecurity, performance and technology solutions to financial services firms, has acquired Telavance. »

Dan Chung, Fred Alger Management

Alger acquires Weatherbie Capital

Thu, 19/01/2017 - 09:19

Alger Associates has agreed to acquire Boston-based Weatherbie Capital, a growth equity manager with over USD800 million in assets under management. »

Anthony Scaramucci

SkyBridge Capital sells majority stake with Anthony Scaramucci to step down immediately

Tue, 17/01/2017 - 16:52

The majority of global alternative firm SkyBridge Capital has been sold to  RON Transatlantic EG and HNA Capital. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed but at the end of November SkyBridge managed or advised on USD12 billion. »

Michael Chin, Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters completes REDI acquisition

Tue, 17/01/2017 - 14:34

Thomson Reuters has completed its acquisition of REDI Holdings, allowing it to incorporate a cross-asset execution management system (EMS) into its buy-side trading capabilities. »

CBOE prices senior notes offering

CBOE prices senior notes offering

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 09:43

CBOE Holdings has priced an underwritten public offering of USD650 million of its 3.650 per cent Senior Notes due 2027. »

Thomas Shandell, Marble Point

Marble Point acquires American Capital CLO Management

Wed, 04/01/2017 - 10:09

Marble Point Credit Management has acquired American Capital CLO Management (ACCLOM), an investment manager with approximately USD3.4 billion in assets under management across eight collateralised loan obligation (CLO) vehicles as of December 2016. »

Luke Ellis, Man Group

Man Group completes acquisition of Aalto Invest Holding AG

Tue, 03/01/2017 - 14:55

Man Group has completed its previously announced acquisition of Aalto Invest Holding (Aalto). »

Jonathon Clifton, Vistra

Vistra acquires Jordans Group

Wed, 21/12/2016 - 09:22

Vistra, a corporate service providers of international incorporations, trust, fiduciary, and fund administration services, has acquired the Jordans Group from its current shareholder, The West of England Trust Limited. »

Fortress to acquire UniCredit NPL portfolio

Fortress to acquire UniCredit NPL portfolio

Tue, 20/12/2016 - 10:37

Fortress Investment Group is to acquire a significant portion of a EUR17.7 billion portfolio of non-performing Italian loans from UniCredit. »

Bill Stone, SS&C Technologies

SS&C acquires Conifer Financial Services

Fri, 16/12/2016 - 13:10

SS&C Technologies, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has acquired Conifer Financial Services, an independent asset services firm, for an aggregate purchase price of USD88.5 million. »

Monte Brem, StepStone

StepStone closes Swiss Capital acquisition

Wed, 07/12/2016 - 14:19

StepStone Group has closed the acquisition of Swiss Capital Alternative Investments, a European private debt and hedge fund solutions provider. »

Andreas Utermann, AllianzG

AllianzGI to acquire Sound Harbor Partners

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 08:47

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) is to add Sound Harbor Partners, a US private credit manager led by Michael Zupon and Dean Criares, to its private debt platform. »

Chris Walsh, AcadiaSoft

AcadiaSoft buys ProtoColl collateral management service

Tue, 22/11/2016 - 08:54

AcadiaSoft, a provider of margin automation solutions for counterparties engaged in collateral exchange worldwide, has acquired ProtoColl, an end-to-end collateral and margin management service, from the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC). »

Deb Weston, MHA MacIntyre Hudson

MHA MacIntyre Hudson acquires KP Audit

Mon, 14/11/2016 - 12:35

Accountancy firm MHA MacIntyre Hudson has acquired KP Audit, a provider of audit services to the investment management industry, including hedge funds, asset management firms and captive insurance companies. »

Matthew Hudson, MJ Hudson

MJ Hudson acquires Allenbridge and Tower Gate Capital

Mon, 14/11/2016 - 09:32

MJ Hudson has expanded it's alternative investments offering with the acquisition of investment advisory firm Allenbridge and outsourced fund management provider Tower Gate Capital. »

SGX secures court sanction for Baltic Exchange acquisition

SGX secures court sanction for Baltic Exchange acquisition

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 13:37

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has secured court sanction for its acquisition of Baltic Exchange. »

Eli Kent, Moody Aldrich Partners

Moody Aldrich Partners acquires electricity trading hedge fund kWantix

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 08:54

Moody Aldrich Partners (MAP) has acquired substantially all of the assets of Pittsburgh-based kWantix Trading and kWantix Trading Advisors.   »

Elliott to acquire a controlling interest in Aeolus

Elliott to acquire a controlling interest in Aeolus

Wed, 02/11/2016 - 10:37

Multi-strategy hedge fund manager Elliott Management Corporation, through an affiliate, is to acquire a controlling interest in Aeolus Capital Management (ACM) and its affiliated entities. »

Mohammed Al Ardhi, Investcorp

Investcorp buys 3i's debt management business

Tue, 25/10/2016 - 10:13

Alternative investment specialist Investcorp has agreed to acquire the debt management business of 3i (3iDM) from UK-based 3i Group for GBP222 million (approximately USD271 million). »

Luke Ellis, Man Group

Man Group acquires Aalto and launches Man Global Private Markets

Fri, 14/10/2016 - 09:57

Man Group plc has acquired Aalto Invest Holding AG and launched a new ‘private markets offering’, Man Global Private Markets,  designed to offer longer term investments and complement their existing products. Man defines private markets as real estate, credit and infrastructure. »

Michael Rucci, MUFG Fund Services

MUFG Investor Services acquires Rydex Fund Services from Guggenheim Investments

Wed, 05/10/2016 - 08:13

MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing group of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has completed the acquisition of Rydex Fund Services, a 1940-Act mutual fund administration business, from Guggenheim Investments. »

Alex Matturri, S&P Dow Jones Indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices acquires Trucost

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 14:21

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has acquired a controlling stake in Trucost, a provider of carbon and environmental data and risk analysis, through its subsidiary S&P Global Indices UK. »

Jean-Guy Desjardins, Fiera Capital

Fiera Capital to acquire London-based Charlemagne Capital

Fri, 30/09/2016 - 09:55

Canadian asset management firm Fiera Capital has made an offer to acquire the entire share capital of London-based asset manager Charlemagne Capital. »

Eden Rock acquires full ownership of ERG Asset Management

Eden Rock acquires full ownership of ERG Asset Management

Wed, 28/09/2016 - 09:35

Eden Rock Group has purchased Gottex’s stake in ERG Asset Management and now owns the firm outright. »

Edward T Tilly, CBOE

CBOE Holdings to acquire Bats Global Markets

Mon, 26/09/2016 - 14:31

CBOE Holdings is to acquires Bats Global in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately USD32.50 per share, or a total of approximately USD3.2 billion, consisting of 31 per cent cash and 69 per cent CBOE Holdings stock. »

Michael Chin, Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters strengthens buy-side trading capabilities with REDI acquisition

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 08:45

Thomson Reuters has signed a definitive agreement to acquire REDI Holdings, a trading technology pioneer whose flagship REDIPlus execution management system (EMS) provides advanced cross-asset class trading capabilities to the buy-side.  »

KCD PR acquires Wall & Broadway

KCD PR acquires Wall & Broadway

Tue, 20/09/2016 - 08:41

California-based financial services communications consultancy KCD PR has acquired Wall & Broadway, a boutique consultancy specialising in technology clients with an emphasis in the fintech sector. »

KCG completes acquisition of Neonet

KCG completes acquisition of Neonet

Fri, 16/09/2016 - 07:51

KCG Holdings has completed the acquisition of Neonet Securities, an independent agency broker and execution specialist based in Stockholm, Sweden. »

Bill Stone

SS&C acquires Wells Fargo’s Global Fund Services business

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 14:25

Financial services provider SS&C Technologies has acquired Wells Fargo Global Fund Services, a provider of administration, middle-office, operations and cash/collateral management services to alternative investment managers. The terms of the deal have not been revealed.  »

TD Securities to acquire Albert Fried & Company

TD Securities to acquire Albert Fried & Company

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 07:51

TD Securities US has acquired Albert Fried & Company (AF&Co), an established New York-based broker-dealer. »

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