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Conway gains operational control of Guggenheim Alternatives Platform

Conway gains operational control of Guggenheim Alternatives Platform

Thu, 20/04/2017 - 09:13

Conway Investment Research has acquired operational control of the Guggenheim Alternatives Platform from GP Feeder Fund Management. »

Investoo acquires broker comparison site 100ForexBrokers.com

Investoo acquires broker comparison site 100ForexBrokers.com

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 14:33

Investoo Group, one of the world’s biggest FX affiliates, has acquired 100ForexBrokers.com in what is the group’s largest acquisition to date. »

Nigel Le Quesne, JTC

JTC acquires New Amsterdam Cititrust

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 14:49

JTC Group, a provider of fund, corporate and fiduciary services, has expanded its global footprint to include the Netherlands through the acquisition of New Amsterdam Cititrust (NACT). »

Justin Wheatley, StatPro

StatPro to acquire UBS Delta

Fri, 07/04/2017 - 10:06

StatPro Group, an AIM listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analysis and asset pricing services for the global asset management industry, has agreed to buy UBS’ risk and performance analytics service, UBS Delta. »

Paul Perris, Crestbridge

Crestbridge expands into Bahrain

Wed, 05/04/2017 - 08:33

Independent trust, fund and corporate services provider Crestbridge has established a presence in the GCC following its acquisition of Ohad Trust, a Bahrain-based trust, fund and corporate services provider in Manama. »

Thomas Uger, Public Pension Capital

Public Pension Capital acquires Viteos Fund Services

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 09:22

Public Pension Capital (PPC) and FiveW Capital, together with existing management, have acquired Viteos Fund Services, a provider of middle‐ and back‐office technology and services for the investment management industry. »

Eric W Noll, Convergex Group

Cowen Group acquires Convergex in USD116m deal

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 09:05

Cowen Group is to acquire Convergex Group from private equity firm GTCR, Bank of New York Mellon and other shareholders for a total consideration, less certain closing adjustments, of USD116 million in cash and Cowen common stock. »

John Lewin, Uralsib Securities

ITI Group acquires Uralsib Securities

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 08:41

ITI Group has acquired a 100 per cent stake in Uralsib Securities. »

Mike Sobel, Trumid

Trumid to acquire fellow all-to-all trading platform Electronifie

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 12:44

Trumid, a financial technology company that improves trading efficiency and market intelligence in the corporate bond market, is to acquire fellow all-to-all trading platform Electronifie. »

Dmitry Loschinin, Luxoft

Luxoft strengthens APAC presence with derivIT acquisition

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:27

Luxoft is to acquire derivIT, a Singapore-based financial services-focused technology consulting provider. »

Gerald Smith, Smith Graham

Smith Graham expands into alternative fixed-income investments

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 09:00

Smith, Graham & Co Investment Advisors, a USD6 billion institutional solutions based asset manager, has acquired the Five Mile Capital Partners’ residential mortgage team, an alternative investment manager, led by Brian Tortorella, managing director. »

Tom Carey, Broadridge

Broadridge acquires Message Automation

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 09:37

Broadridge Financial Solutions has extended its global post-trade control capabilities for sell-side and buy-side firms in capital markets through the acquisition of Message Automation, a provider of post-trade control solutions. »

Steve O’Hanlon, Numerix

Numerix acquires TFG Financial Systems

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 08:56

Risk technology specialist Numerix has acquired TFG Financial Systems, a real-time risk, P&L and position management system. »

Peter Reitz, EEX

EEX to acquire US Nodal Exchange

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 08:29

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is to acquire US-based Nodal Exchange for a low triple digit million US-Dollar investment. »

Jesse Powell, Kraken

Bitcoin exchange Kraken acquires Cryptowatch

Thu, 02/03/2017 - 10:25

Bitcoin exchange Kraken has acquired charting and trading platform Cryptowatch, which is used by traders to chart over 150 markets in real-time and trade up to 22 digital assets. »

Frederick H Waddell, Northern Trust

Northern Trust to acquire fund services units of UBS in Luxembourg and Switzerland

Mon, 20/02/2017 - 09:30

Northern Trust to acquire UBS Asset Management's fund administration servicing units in Luxembourg and Switzerland, expanding its presence in the former and gaining local fund administration capabilities in the latter. »

Masayoshi Son, SoftBank

SoftBank Group to acquire Fortress Investment Group for USD3.3bn

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:48

SoftBank Group (SoftBank or SBG) is to acquire Fortress Investment Group (Fortress) in a cash deal worth approximately USD3.3 billion. »

Man with a loud hailer

CBOE Holdings’ acquisition of Bats Global Markets to close on 28 February

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:15

CBOE Holdings expects to complete its acquisition of  Bats Global Markets on 28 February, 2017. Earlier this month, CBOE Holdings received its final remaining regulatory approval from the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), meaning that all US and European regulatory clearances and approvals relating to the transaction have been received.  »

Chris Addy, Castle Hall Alternatives

Castle Hall integrates SwissAnalytics into due diligence platform

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:05

Castle Hall Alternatives is to integrate SwissAnalytics within its global due diligence platform. »

GAIN Capital to acquire client base of FXCM's US operations

GAIN Capital to acquire client base of FXCM's US operations

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 09:04

GAIN Capital, a provider of online trading services, has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire the client base of FXCM's US operations. »

BT to acquire IP Trade

BT to acquire IP Trade

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 10:30

BT has signed an agreement to acquire IP Trade, a provider of unified communications and collaboration solutions for trading floor environments and command-and-control dispatch centres. »

Jayesh Punater, Gravitas

Linedata acquires Gravitas

Fri, 27/01/2017 - 09:18

Linedata, a solutions provider to the investment management and credit industries, is to acquire Gravitas Technology Services, a provider of middle office and technology services to the hedge fund industry. »

Raj Sitlani, IS Prime

IS Prime Risk Services acquires Think Liquidity assets

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 10:06

IS Prime Risk Services, an affiliate of IS Prime, has acquired the assets of Think Liquidity, a provider of risk management focused technology and services. »

Dick Pfister, AlphaCore

AlphaCore to double AUM through acquisition

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 09:48

Alternative investment advisory firm AlphaCore Capital has doubled its assets under administration to approximately USD205 million following the acquisition of a San Diego-based registered investment adviser and the addition of five new team members. »

Revel Wood, FundRock

FundRock to acquire Fund Partners

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 08:33

Professional Partners Administration has reached an agreement to sell its authorised corporate director (ACD) operation, Fund Partners, to independent Luxembourg-based fund management company FundRock Management Company. »

Scott Rosen, Visible Alpha

Visible Alpha acquires ONEaccess

Mon, 23/01/2017 - 14:24

Visible Alpha has acquired ONEaccess, a corporate access, resource tracking and broker valuation platform with more than 185 contributing sell-side firms and 150 buy-side client firms. »

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. »

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