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Man Group completes acquisition of Silvermine Capital Management

Wed, 21/01/2015 - 10:00

Man Group has completed the previously announced acquisition of Silvermine Capital Management, a Connecticut-based leveraged loan manager. »


Virtus Partners acquires Trade Settlement

Mon, 12/01/2015 - 06:00

Virtus Partners has acquired the business and assets of Trade Settlement, Inc (TSI), a New York-based primary and secondary loan trading settlement and documentation service provider. »

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Man Group to acquire Silvermine Capital Management

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 19:00

Man Group is to acquire Silvermine Capital Management, a Connecticut-based leveraged loan manager with USD3.8 billion of funds under management across nine active collateralised loan obligation (“CLO”) structures as of 30 November 2014.  »

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Duff & Phelps to acquire Kinetic Partners

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 11:00

Duff & Phelps Corporation is to establish a dedicated financial regulatory and compliance consulting practice through the acquisition of Kinetic Partners. The new practice will be headed up by Kinetic Partners CEO Julian Korek. »

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Man Group acquires Merrill Lynch Alternative Investments' FoHF portfolio

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 10:00

Man Group is to acquire the investment management contracts from Merrill Lynch Alternative Investments to manage a portfolio of multi-strategy and strategy-focused fund of hedge funds with total AUM of USD1.2 billion.  »

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LSEG completes acquisition of Frank Russell Company

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 16:00

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), following satisfactory completion of all outstanding conditions, has completed its acquisition of Frank Russell Company (Russell). »

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SS&C acquires DST Global Solutions

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 15:20

Financial services software provider SS&C Technologies Holdings has acquired DST Global Solutions Ltd, a subsidiary of DST Systems, Inc, for USD95 million in cash.   »

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Archway Technology Partners acquires WealthTouch

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 14:30

Archway Technology Partners is to acquire WealthTouch Holdings (WealthTouch), a provider of consolidated investment reporting services to ultra-high net worth families, family offices, wealth advisors and foundations. »

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Actavis to acquire Allergan

Tue, 18/11/2014 - 13:00

Actavis is to acquire pharmaceutical company Allergan for a combination of USD129.22 in cash and 0.3683 Actavis shares for each share of Allergan common stock.   »


Neuberger Berman to purchase Orchard Square Partners from Ramius

Fri, 03/10/2014 - 06:04

Neuberger Berman is to purchase Ramius’ interest in Orchard Square Partners, which manages a global long/short credit investment strategy with approximately USD475 million in client assets. »


BGC Partners to offer to acquire GFI Group shares for USD5.25 per share

Wed, 10/09/2014 - 06:03

BGC Partners intends to commence a tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of GFI Group for USD5.25 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately USD675 million.  »


Man completes Numeric Holdings acquisition

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 12:05

Man Group has completed the acquisition of Numeric Holdings, a privately-owned, Boston-based quantitative equity manager with USD14.7 billion of funds under management. »


Man Group closes Pine Grove Asset Management acquisition

Tue, 05/08/2014 - 10:05

Man Group has closed the acquisition of Pine Grove Asset Management, a US-based fund of hedge fund manager specialising in the management of credit-focused hedge fund portfolios. »


BNP Paribas Securities Services to acquire Prime Fund Services from Credit Suisse

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 16:01

BNP Paribas Securities Services is to acquire Prime Fund Services (PFS), a provider of fund administration, custody and banking solutions for alternative investment managers, from Credit Suisse. »

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