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Deals and Transactions

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Billion-dollar question: Are public-to-private transactions on the way out?

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 12:38

Following industry debates that the leveraged buyout market has all but dried up, Preqin examines whether or not buyouts and, in particular, public-to private transactions are still attractive to the investment community. »

Joined hands

Pinyon Asset Management forms strategic partnership with GCM Grosvenor

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 15:30

Event-driven investment firm Pinyon Asset Management has partnered with alternative asset management firm GCM Grosvenor. »

Cooperation

Netagio partners with WalPay

Fri, 26/09/2014 - 11:40

Bitcoin, gold and sterling exchange Netagio has partnered with Isle of Man payment services provider WalPay, allowing customers to deposit funds and receive international payments in GBP, EUR and USD. »

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BATS and BX partner to increase competition in Swiss equities market

Mon, 15/09/2014 - 12:18

BATS Chi-X Europe and BX Swiss have entered into a partnership agreement designed to bring greater competition and enhanced market efficiencies to the Swiss equities market. »

Meeting

Gar Wood Securities and Axxcess to introduce emerging hedge fund managers to investors

Fri, 29/08/2014 - 12:01

Gar Wood Securities and Axxcess Wealth Management have formed a strategic relationship and joint marketing effort to introduce emerging US hedge fund managers to institutional clients, ultra-high net worth individuals and family offices. »

Joined hands

Kanaly Trust partners with Meritage Capital to create alt investment solutions for HNWs

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 14:00

Kanaly Trust has partnered with Meritage Capital to develop alternatives investment solutions for high net worth (HNW) investors as part of their portfolio strategy. »

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FNEX partners with Buttonwood Group Advisors

Wed, 13/08/2014 - 14:04

Buttonwood Group Advisors is to list on the FNEX online alternative investment platform via its placement agent, affiliated broker-dealer Joseph Gunnar & Co. »

Joined hands

Adaptive Consulting and Software AG form strategic partnership

Tue, 05/08/2014 - 06:31

Software AG and Adaptive Consulting have formed a strategic partnership combing Adaptive’s front office applications expertise with Software AG's streaming analytics, complex event processing (CEP), in-memory data management and universal messaging solutions. »

Newspaper and money

KKR acquires stake in credit-oriented hedge fund

Tue, 15/07/2014 - 06:02

KKR & Co has acquired a 24.9 per cent interest in BlackGold Capital Management, a credit-oriented hedge fund specialising in energy and hard asset investments. »

Newspaper and money

Private equity and alternative firms move down market to support retail clients

Wed, 09/07/2014 - 06:11

Private equity and alternative firms are moving down market to support the retail marketplace, according to research from analytics firm Cerulli Associates. »

Computers

Taliance to focus on alt investments following back-office solutions sale

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 06:00

Taliance, a global analytics provider serving the alternative investments marketplace, has sold its back office-focused accounting and transactional solutions to asset management software provider Cassiopae. »

Document signing

China and Luxembourg fund and asset management associations sign MoU

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:42

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) and the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) designed to deepen their collaboration. »

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AIMA signs MoU with Chinese counterpart

Fri, 27/06/2014 - 16:02

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC).  »

Acquisition

StormHarbour to acquire 49 per cent of Japanese hedge fund manager Asuka

Fri, 27/06/2014 - 12:06

Global markets and financial advisory firm StormHarbour Securities is to acquire a 49 per cent stake in Japanese hedge fund manager Asuka Asset Management for an undisclosed fee. »

Handshake

Novus partners with USD1.8bn Swiss-based fund of hedge funds provider

Wed, 25/06/2014 - 14:05

Portfolio analytics and intelligence platform Novus has partnered with Thalia, a provider of hedge fund investment solutions based in Switzerland with USD1.8 billion in assets under management and advisory. »

Puppy

Harbinger Group offers to acquire Central Garden & Pet Company

Tue, 24/06/2014 - 11:24

Harbinger Group, the publicly traded holding company run by hedge fund manager Philip A Falcone, is offering to acquire, directly or through one of its affiliates, all of Central Garden & Pet Company for USD10.00 in cash per share. »

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ULLINK to acquire NYFIX and Metabit from Intercontinental Exchange

Tue, 24/06/2014 - 11:22

ULLINK, a provider of electronic trading solutions and connectivity to the financial community, is to acquire NYFIX and Metabit from NYSE Technologies, part of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). »

Tax

BVI signs 26th TIEA with Japan

Thu, 19/06/2014 - 16:03

The British Virgin Islands has signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) – its 26th in total – with Japan. »

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Gottex to focus on alts, multi-asset and Asian asset management post EIM merger

Thu, 19/06/2014 - 14:00

Gottex Fund Management is to concentrate on alternative solutions, multi-asset and Asian-focused asset management following the completion of its merger with EIM Group. »

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Man Group to acquire Numeric

Thu, 19/06/2014 - 11:02

British hedge fund manager Man Group is to acquire Numeric Holdings, a privately-owned, Boston-based quantitative equity manager with USD14.7 billion of funds under management as at 31 May 2014. »

Exit sign

Exhilway exits hedge fund business

Fri, 13/06/2014 - 09:32

Exhilway has exited “risky" hedge fund business by reassigning the operational rights to a large private investor group in Australia in lieu of market linked variable royalty, payable every year by the investor group. »

Commodities

Euronext and Dalian Commodity Exchange sign MOU

Thu, 12/06/2014 - 16:01

Euronext has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) to carry out joint research into the promotion, distribution and trading of commodity products. »

Joined hands

Apsley forms alliance with major insurer to distribute AIFMD insurance product

Wed, 11/06/2014 - 17:10

Insurance provider Apsley Specialty has joined forces with Lloyd’s Pembroke Syndicate 4000 to provide capacity for its insurance offering to the alternative asset management sector. »

Acquisition

Man Group's M&A strategy may boost scale and diversification, says Fitch

Wed, 11/06/2014 - 12:40

Man Group's deal to acquire Pine Grove is part of a selective acquisition strategy that may boost the firm's diversification and scale, according to Fitch Ratings. »

Handshake

361 Capital enters into partnership with Lovell Minnick Partners

Wed, 11/06/2014 - 09:05

361 Capital, an asset management firm specialising in liquid alternative investments, has entered into a strategic partnership with private equity firm Lovell Minnick Partners. »

Acquisition

Man Group to acquire Pine Grove Asset Management

Mon, 09/06/2014 - 11:03

Man Group is to acquire Pine Grove Asset Management, a USD1bn US-based fund of hedge fund manager specialising in the management of credit-focused hedge fund portfolios. »

Acquisition

North Street Global acquires LA-based hedge fund administrator

Fri, 30/05/2014 - 13:00

North Street Global Fund Services, an alternative asset administrator, has closed on its acquisition of Los Angeles-based hedge fund administrator Hedge Solutions. »

Announcement

Man Group confirms Numeric Investors acquisition talks

Fri, 30/05/2014 - 11:52

UK-based hedge fund manager Man Group has confirmed that it is in talks to acquire Boston-based fund management group Numeric Investors. »

Document signing

EEX and Kazakh commodity exchange Caspi sign cooperation agreement

Wed, 28/05/2014 - 10:07

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) and the Kazakh commodity exchange Caspi JSC have concluded a cooperation agreement. »

Document signing

Liquid Holdings and ConvergEx Prime Services sign joint marketing agreement

Thu, 22/05/2014 - 16:00

Liquid Holdings Group has signed a joint marketing agreement with ConvergEx Prime Services, the prime services division of ConvergEx Group.  »

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