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HTG Capital Partners to acquire operations of Kottke Associates

HTG Capital Partners to acquire operations of Kottke Associates

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 07:02

HTG Capital Partners is to acquire the introducing broker, money management and proprietary trading businesses of Kottke Associates. »

Predictive acquires 2338 Technologies

Predictive acquires 2338 Technologies

Wed, 20/07/2016 - 08:07

Operations technology startup Predictive has acquired 2338 Technologies, an early-stage, privately-backed startup developing machine learning technologies. »

Exiger acquires The Poseidon Group

Exiger acquires The Poseidon Group

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 10:02

Exiger, a regulatory and financial crime, risk and compliance firm, has acquired The Poseidon Group, a Hong Kong and Singapore-based due diligence and business intelligence firm.  »

Activist Insight acquires Activist Shorts Research

Activist Insight acquires Activist Shorts Research

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 08:43

Activist Insight, a provider of news and data on shareholder activism around the world, has acquired New York-based data-provider Activist Shorts Research. »

City Financial acquires Convex Strategy

City Financial acquires Convex Strategy

Tue, 05/07/2016 - 10:35

City Financial Investment Company has acquired management of the Convex Strategy, with current assets of USD180 million, from Fortress Investment Group in Asia. »

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GAM buys Cantab Capital partners for USD217m

Wed, 29/06/2016 - 11:55

GAM has bought USD4 billion Cantab Capital Partners for a USD217 million upfront cash payment. GAM is also to launch the GAM Systematic investment platform, focused on quantitative investing across long only and alternative strategies.   »

Value Line Funds completes acquisition of Alpha Defensive Alternatives Fund

Value Line Funds completes acquisition of Alpha Defensive Alternatives Fund

Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:32

Value Line Funds, a mutual fund company comprised of equity, fixed income and hybrid funds with assets exceeding USD2 billion, has completed the acquisition of the Alpha Defensive Alternatives Fund.  »

Pavilion Financial Corporation to acquire Altius Holdings

Pavilion Financial Corporation to acquire Altius Holdings

Tue, 28/06/2016 - 09:45

Pavilion Financial Corporation (Pavilion), a North American based employee-owned, investment services firm, plans to acquire Altius Holdings Ltd, the parent company of Altius Associates Ltd. and Altius Associates (Singapore) Pte Ltd (Altius Associates), a global private markets advisory and separate account management firm with offices in the UK, US and Singapore.  »

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Foreside acquires Beacon Hill Fund Services

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 15:59

Foreside Financial Group, a provider of distribution and compliance services for open- and closed-end funds, exchange traded products, commodity pools, private placements, investment advisers and registered broker-dealers, has acquired Beacon Hill Fund Services,  »

Global Advisors acquires XBT Group

Global Advisors acquires XBT Group

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 09:39

The XBT Provider instruments Bitcoin Tracker One (COINXBT) and Bitcoin Tracker EUR (COINXBE) have resumed trading at Nasdaq Nordic in Stockholm following the acquisition of XBT Group by Global Advisors (Jersey) Limited (GAJL). »

Horseshoe Group acquires IKONIC Fund Services

Horseshoe Group acquires IKONIC Fund Services

Mon, 13/06/2016 - 09:06

Horseshoe Group has acquired IKONIC Fund Services (IKONIC) to form an independent fund administrator and insurance manager dedicated to both the Insurance Linked Securities and the alternative fund markets.  »

BCS Global Markets’ Alforma acquisition approved by regulator

BCS Global Markets’ Alforma acquisition approved by regulator

Tue, 07/06/2016 - 16:42

Alforma Capital Markets, a New York-based US broker-dealer, has taken a step closer to being acquired by BCS Global Markets, the largest securities broker on the Moscow Exchange, by achieving formal regulatory approval from US regulatory body FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority). »

SANNE completes acquisition of South African fund administration business

SANNE completes acquisition of South African fund administration business

Fri, 03/06/2016 - 09:20

Sanne Group (SANNE) has completed the acquisition of IDS Fund Services (IDS), a leading independent South African based provider of outsourced investment administration services to the asset management industry, with a particular focus on hedge fund clients. »

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TA Associates and Reverence Capital Partners complete acquisition of Russell Investments LSEG Group

Thu, 02/06/2016 - 09:43

Private equity firm TA Associates has completed the acquisition of Frank Russell Company’s asset management business (Russell Investments) from London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) in a transaction valued at USD1,150 million.  »

Euronext in exclusive talks to acquire 20 per cent of EuroCCP

Euronext in exclusive talks to acquire 20 per cent of EuroCCP

Fri, 13/05/2016 - 00:11

Euronext is in exclusive talks to acquire a 20 per cent equity stake in EuroCCP for EUR14 million (including contribution to regulatory capital) subject to closing adjustments and regulatory approval.  »

StepStone acquires Swiss Capital and launches private debt and hedge funds

StepStone acquires Swiss Capital and launches private debt and hedge funds

Thu, 12/05/2016 - 09:24

StepStone Group is to acquire private debt and hedge fund solutions provider Swiss Capital Alternative Investments. Completion of the deal will follow customary regulatory approvals and is expected to close before year end 2016.  »

Broadridge adds derivatives clearing to Global Post Trade Management solution

Broadridge adds derivatives clearing to Global Post Trade Management solution

Thu, 12/05/2016 - 09:21

Broadridge Financial Solutions has broadened its Global Post Trade Management (GPTM) solution, adding exchange-traded derivatives functionality through the acquisition of Dojima LLC. »

Cowen completes acquisition of businesses from CRT Capital

Cowen completes acquisition of businesses from CRT Capital

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 16:04

Cowen Group has completed its previously announced acquisition of CRT Capital Group’s credit products, credit research, special situations and emerging markets units. Financial terms of transaction have not been disclosed. »

Tortoise Credit Strategies teams with management to acquire Bradford & Marzec

Tortoise Credit Strategies teams with management to acquire Bradford & Marzec

Mon, 25/04/2016 - 09:21

Tortoise Credit Strategies has acquired Bradford & Marzec via a Tortoise-supported management buy-out. Bradford & Marzec is a specialised fixed income boutique with approximately USD4.3 billion in assets under management. »

Angel Oak Capital Advisors to acquire Rainier High Yield Fund

Angel Oak Capital Advisors to acquire Rainier High Yield Fund

Tue, 19/04/2016 - 09:22

Angel Oak Capital Advisors is acquiring the Rainier High Yield Fund as part of the Angel Oak Trust.  »

EEX acquires 100 per cent of Cleartrade Exchange

EEX acquires 100 per cent of Cleartrade Exchange

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 09:17

The European Energy Exchange (EEX), part of Deutsche Börse Group, is to acquire the remaining shares in the Singapore-based Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX) from Freight Investor Holdings. The transaction will take effect as of 15 April 2016.  »

Linedata acquires Derivation

Linedata acquires Derivation

Mon, 11/04/2016 - 09:11

Linedata has completed the acquisition of Derivation, a specialist provider of risk, analytics, and portfolio management solutions to institutional and hedge fund managers.  »

Twin Creeks Timber acquires initial timberland portfolio

Twin Creeks Timber acquires initial timberland portfolio

Tue, 05/04/2016 - 09:29

Silver Creek Capital Management, an alternative investment boutique focusing on private credit, hedge fund and real asset strategies, has announced that Twin Creeks Timber has completed the acquisition of its initial portfolio of 260,000 acres of Southern US timberland located in five states sourced from Weyerhaeuser Company and valued at approximately USD560 million. »

Cowen to acquire businesses from CRT Capital

Cowen to acquire businesses from CRT Capital

Tue, 22/03/2016 - 16:17

Cowen Group is to acquire CRT Capital Group’s credit products, credit research, special situations and emerging markets units. The acquired business will be named Cowen Credit Research and Trading and will focus on distressed debt, special situations and emerging markets.  »

iCapital Network acquires HedgeFocus business from Credit Suisse

iCapital Network acquires HedgeFocus business from Credit Suisse

Tue, 22/03/2016 - 08:55

iCapital Network, a financial technology platform that provides the high-net-worth market with access to alternative investments, has acquired Credit Suisse’s HedgeFocus business. »

Dexion Capital changes name to Fidante

Mon, 21/03/2016 - 09:32

Following Fidante Partners’ acquisition of Dexion Capital Holdings Limited in July 2015, the combined business is rebranding as Fidante Partners. »

SS&C completes acquisition of Citi's Alternative Investor Services business

SS&C completes acquisition of Citi's Alternative Investor Services business

Mon, 14/03/2016 - 09:01

SS&C Technologies Holdings has completed the acquisition of Citi's Alternative Investor Services Business, a provider of hedge fund and private equity fund administration services. SS&C acquired the business unit from Citi for approximately USD321 million. »

Franklin Square provides financing for New Mountain Capital's acquisitions

Franklin Square provides financing for New Mountain Capital's acquisitions

Fri, 04/03/2016 - 09:26

Franklin Square Capital Partners has provided a USD260 million unitranche term loan to support the acquisition and combination of Trover Solutions and Equian by New Mountain Capital, a New York-based alternative investments firm that manages approximately USD15 billion of private equity, public equity and credit assets. »

50 South Capital Advisors to acquire Aurora Investment Management

50 South Capital Advisors to acquire Aurora Investment Management

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 09:50

50 South Capital Advisors, the investment advisory subsidiary of Northern Trust is to acquire the hedge fund solutions provider Aurora Investment Management, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Natixis Global Asset Management. »

Tradeweb Markets acquires CodeStreet

Tradeweb Markets acquires CodeStreet

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 09:44

Tradeweb Markets, an operator of global fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, has acquired CodeStreet, a specialist in data-driven trade identification and workflow management software development. »

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