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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. »

MassMutual affiliates adopt Barings brand

MassMutual affiliates adopt Barings brand

Mon, 12/09/2016 - 09:03

MassMutual affiliates Babson Capital Management, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, Wood Creek Capital Management and Baring Asset Management are now fully integrated and operating as a unified company under the Barings name.  »

INTL FCStone acquires ICAP’s EMEA oils broking business

INTL FCStone acquires ICAP’s EMEA oils broking business

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 13:34

INTL FCStone, a financial services organisation delivering execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and securities, has acquired the London-based EMEA oils business of ICAP. »

Pavillion acquires Altius and launches Pavillion Alternatives Group

Pavillion acquires Altius and launches Pavillion Alternatives Group

Wed, 07/09/2016 - 09:56

Pavilion Financial has closed its acquisition of Altius Holdings, the parent company of Altius Associates, a private markets advisory and separate account management firm with offices in the UK, US and Singapore.  »

BGC Partners to acquire Perimeter Markets

BGC Partners to acquire Perimeter Markets

Fri, 26/08/2016 - 10:06

BGC Partners, a provider of brokerage services to the financial and real estate markets, is to acquire Perimeter Markets, an independent provider of electronic fixed income and futures trading in Canada, through its CBID platforms. »

MainstreamBPO to acquire hedge fund administrator Fundadministration

MainstreamBPO to acquire hedge fund administrator Fundadministration

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 09:44

Fund administration provider MainstreamBPO is to acquire New York-based hedge fund administration business Fundadministration. »

FAB Partners to acquire CIFC for USD333m in cash

FAB Partners to acquire CIFC for USD333m in cash

Mon, 22/08/2016 - 08:26

An affiliate of alternative investment platform FAB Partners is to acquire US private debt investment manager CIFC for approximately USD333 million in cash. »

Euronext to acquire 20 per cent stake in EuroCCP

Euronext to acquire 20 per cent stake in EuroCCP

Thu, 18/08/2016 - 08:12

European exchange group Euronext is to acquire a 20 per cent stake in central counterparty EuroCCP for around EUR14 million, subject to closing adjustments. »

Crestline supports benefitexpress with benefitsCONNECT acquisition

Crestline supports benefitexpress with benefitsCONNECT acquisition

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 07:56

Crestline Specialty Lending (CSL), a part of the opportunistic investment group of credit-focused institutional alternative asset manager Crestline Investors, is supporting benefitexpress’ add-on acquisition of benefitsCONNECT. »

Bats to acquire Javelin swap execution facility

Bats to acquire Javelin swap execution facility

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 09:59

Bats Global Markets is to acquire Javelin SEF, a swap execution facility (SEF). »

JTC to launch AIFM ManCo following Arcange REIM acquisition

JTC to launch AIFM ManCo following Arcange REIM acquisition

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 15:01

Institutional and private client service provider JTC has acquired Arcange REIM in Luxembourg, enabling it to launch a new AIFM management company (ManCo) business as it continues to enhance its range of European alternative fund services. »

MUFG Investor Services to acquire Rydex Fund Services from Guggenheim Investments

MUFG Investor Services to acquire Rydex Fund Services from Guggenheim Investments

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 06:59

MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing group of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, is to acquire Guggenheim Investment’s 1940-Act mutual fund administration business, Rydex Fund Services.  »

KCG to acquire Neonet

KCG to acquire Neonet

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 10:12

KCG Holdings is to acquire Neonet Securities, an independent agency broker and execution specialist based in Stockholm, from its shareholders Hay Tor Capital, KAS BANK and Cidron Delfi Intressenter Holding. »

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. »

Alexander Friedman

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.  »

Man with loud hailer

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.  »

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