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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. »

Intercontinental Exchange to acquire SPSE and CMA from McGraw Hill Financial

Intercontinental Exchange to acquire SPSE and CMA from McGraw Hill Financial

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:37

Intercontinental Exchange is to acquire Standard & Poor’s Securities Evaluations, Inc. (SPSE), a provider of fixed income evaluated pricing, and Credit Market Analysis (CMA), a provider of independent data for the over-the-counter (OTC) markets from McGraw Hill Financial (MHFI). »

Franklin Square provides senior secured financing to PSKW

Franklin Square provides senior secured financing to PSKW

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 09:39

Franklin Square Capital Partners, a manager of business development companies (BDCs), has originated a unitranche term loan for PSKW, LLC (PSKW), a developer and marketer of co-pay assistance (CPA) programs for pharmaceutical drugs. »

JC Flowers & Co to acquire Chi-X Australia, Chi-X Japan and Chi-Tech

JC Flowers & Co to acquire Chi-X Australia, Chi-X Japan and Chi-Tech

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 09:30

JC Flowers & Co is to acquire Chi-X Australia, Chi-X Japan and Chi-Tech Hong Kong. Financial terms of the transaction, which is expected t close in Q1 2016, have not been disclosed. »

EEX acquires majority stake in PXE

EEX acquires majority stake in PXE

Thu, 21/01/2016 - 10:07

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) and Power Exchange Central Europe (PXE) have signed an agreement in Prague whereby they will enter into a closer cooperation. In doing so, EEX will become the new majority shareholder, acquiring 66.67  per cent of PXE shares. »

Northill Capital to acquire majority interest in Danish credit hedge fund firm Capital Four

Northill Capital to acquire majority interest in Danish credit hedge fund firm Capital Four

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 09:31

Northill Capital (Northill) is to acquire a majority interest in Capital Four Holding, a European High Yield asset management firm, based in Copenhagen, with an award winning performance track record and approximately EUR6 billion of assets under management. »

First Derivatives acquires QuantumKDB

First Derivatives acquires QuantumKDB

Wed, 13/01/2016 - 09:00

First Derivatives (FD), a provider of software and consulting services, has acquired the entire issued share capital of QuantumKDB in a deal worth up to up to GBP2.2 million. »

 Markit to acquire Loan/SERV Service

Markit to acquire Loan/SERV Service

Tue, 12/01/2016 - 09:29

Markit is to acquire the position reconciliation technology assets of DTCC Loan/SERV (Loan/SERV), a subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC). »

Neuberger Berman acquires Options investment team from Horizon Kinetics

Neuberger Berman acquires Options investment team from Horizon Kinetics

Tue, 12/01/2016 - 09:18

Neuberger Berman has acquired an investment team that manages collateralised index-based options portfolios that seek to capture global volatility premiums, from Horizon Kinetics. »

JTC Cayman acquisition bolsters fund administration capabilities

JTC Cayman acquisition bolsters fund administration capabilities

Fri, 08/01/2016 - 09:17

Independent institutional and private client service provider JTC has extended the capabilities of its Cayman Islands office to offer a broad range of fund administration services, following the completion of its acquisition of GAM’s Cayman Islands fund administration business. »

Accenture to acquire Formicary

Accenture to acquire Formicary

Fri, 08/01/2016 - 09:15

Accenture is to acquire Formicary, a provider of consulting and systems integration services for trading platforms in the UK and North America. »

Mergermarket acquires Creditflux

Mergermarket acquires Creditflux

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 09:37

Mergermarket Group has acquired Creditflux, a provider of intelligence, analysis, data and events covering CLO and credit fund pricing, investments, trading and returns.
 
The acquisition accelerates the global expansion of Mergermarket Group’s extensive real-time fixed income intelligence and data provision. »

Aberdeen acquires Arden Asset Management

Aberdeen acquires Arden Asset Management

Tue, 05/01/2016 - 07:28

Aberdeen Asset Management has completed its acquisition of Arden Asset Management (Arden), a provider of hedge fund solutions with offices in New York and London, on 31 December, 2015. »

Ned Burke, ALPS

ALPS to expand hedge find admin business with Kaufman Rossin acquisition

Mon, 04/01/2016 - 12:53

ALPS Fund Services is to expand its Denver-based hedge fund administration business with the acquisition of Kaufman Rossin Fund Services (KRFS), an independent, full-service provider of specialised administration services to the financial community. »

Nicholas Calleja

Taurus acquires PFS Software to support push into AIFMD fund admin market

Wed, 16/12/2015 - 11:59

Taurus Administration Services has acquired Pacific Fund Systems’ PFS-PAXUS integrated share registry/fund accounting platform to support a push into the European market, which it expects to grow as a result of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. »

MUFG Investor Services completes acquisition of UBS Asset Management's alternative fund services business

MUFG Investor Services completes acquisition of UBS Asset Management's alternative fund services business

Mon, 14/12/2015 - 15:10

MUFG Investor Services has secured all regulatory approvals for its acquisition of UBS Asset Management’s Alternative Fund Services (AFS) business and the acquisition has closed. »

Nasdaq to acquire Chi-X Canada  

Nasdaq to acquire Chi-X Canada  

Wed, 09/12/2015 - 09:40

Nasdaq is to acquire Chi-X Canada, an Alternative Trading System for Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Securities, from Chi-X Global.   »

Elian's completion of SFM Europe acquisition significantly boosts international finance capabilities

Elian's completion of SFM Europe acquisition significantly boosts international finance capabilities

Mon, 07/12/2015 - 14:17

Elian has formally completed its acquisition of SFM Europe. Merging Elian's existing International Finance team and the SFM Europe team, the combined service line will be made up of more than 150 employees, and it will be led by SFM Europe CEO, Robert Berry.   »

FIS completes acquisition of SunGard

FIS completes acquisition of SunGard

Tue, 01/12/2015 - 10:08

Banking and payments technology specialist FIS has closed it s acquisition of SunGard, a financial software and technology services companies. »

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