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Handshake and money

Northern Lights and WHV invest in EAM Investors

Thu, 22/05/2014 - 13:07

Northern Lights Capital Group and WHV Investment Management have invested in EAM Investors, a California-based manager which focuses on small and micro-cap equities. »

Handshake and money

Northern Lights acquires Buick Capital stake

Thu, 15/05/2014 - 06:01

Private equity firm Northern Lights Capital Group, a provider of strategic capital and resources to boutique asset management firms, has made an investment in Buick Capital Partners. »

merger

LGT Capital Partners completes merger with LGT Capital Management

Tue, 06/05/2014 - 06:00

LGT Capital Partners has completed its merger with LGT Capital Management as of 25 April 2014. LGT Capital Management will be fully integrated as of 1 June 2014.  »

Completed stamp

BNY Mellon completes acquisition of HedgeMark International

Tue, 06/05/2014 - 06:00

BNY Mellon has completed its acquisition of HedgeMark International, a provider of hedge fund managed account and risk analytic services. »

Joined hands

Global Derivatives Indices forms partnership with Tullett Prebon Information

Wed, 30/04/2014 - 12:02

Global Derivatives Indices (GDI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Markets Exchange Group International (GMEX Group), is forming a strategic collaboration with Tullett Prebon Information (TPI). »

Wheat

Euronext strengthens delivery process for flagship milling wheat contract

Tue, 29/04/2014 - 10:04

Euronext has signed a tripartite agreement with grain storage specialist Sénalia and LCH.Clearnet SA. »

Acquisition

Goldman Sachs Asset Management to acquire Westpeak Global Advisors

Thu, 24/04/2014 - 11:33

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has entered into an agreement to acquire smart beta business Westpeak Global Advisors. »

Euros

Clearstream acquires Citco’s hedge fund custody processing business

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 10:51

Clearstream is acquiring Citco’s Cork-based financial institution hedge fund custody processing business for a sum in the mid double digit million euro range. »

Bermuda

FRMO Corp invests in Bermuda Stock Exchange

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 18:11

FRMO Corp has purchased a 37.57 per cent stake in the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) and is now the exchange’s largest shareholder. »

Handshake and money

BTIG secures CLSA investment

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 16:00

BTIG, a financial services firm specialising in institutional trading and related brokerage services, has secured a strategic investment from CLSA. »

Acquisition

GEMS Group acquires Kenmar-Olympia

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 06:01

Absolute return manager GEMS Groups has received legal and regulatory approval for its acquisition of Kenmar-Olympia. »

Index

FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets acquires MTS’ indices business

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 06:01

FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets has acquired the indices business of MTS, whose indices track the performance of the largest and most widely traded government issued securities in European bonds. »

Investments

Napier Park Global Capital receives allocation from Topwater Capital

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 14:05

Napier Park has received a managed account allocation from an investment fund managed by Topwater Capital, a division of Leucadia Asset Management. »

Bitcoins

GoldMoney spins off Bitcoin-focused Netagio

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:20

GoldMoney has separated its digital currency-focused arm, Netagio Limited, which it launched in December 2013, from the GoldMoney group. »

Partnership

Investcorp and Eyck Capital Management form relationship

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:06

Investcorp's US-based hedge fund business and Eyck Capital Management, a London-based investment manager led by Khing Oei, have formed a strategic relationship. »

Handshake

IA Englander transfers MA&PS to Concept Capital

Mon, 31/03/2014 - 12:26

IA Englander & Co has agreed to transfer its managed account and prime services platform (MA&PS) to Concept Capital Markets. »

Up arrow

European non-core loan sales up 40 per cent, says PwC

Tue, 25/03/2014 - 14:11

2013 was a record year from a transaction perspective with EUR64bn of Europe’s non-core loans sold as part of portfolio transactions last year, a 40 per cent increase on the previous year, according to PwC.   »

Acquisition

Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services acquires Meridian Fund Services Group

Thu, 20/03/2014 - 06:01

Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services, a global asset administrator, has acquired Meridian Fund Services Group, a fund administrator with USD14bn of assets under administration (AuA). »

Trading screens

Liquidnet expands into fixed income market with acquisition of bond trading platform

Wed, 19/03/2014 - 06:01

Global institutional trading network Liquidnet is planning to enter the fixed income market with its acquisition of bond trading platform Vega-Chi. »

Document signing

Tages Capital partners with Gauly | Dittrich | van de Weyer Asset Management

Fri, 14/03/2014 - 06:30

Alternative multi-manager Tages Capital has signed a strategic partnership with Frankfurt-based Gauly | Dittrich | van de Weyer Asset Management. »

Handshake and money

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management acquires USD85m of illiquid hedge funds

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:08

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management's (DeAWM) Aggregator Solutions fund has recently acquired a USD85m portfolio of illiquid hedge funds from a Swiss asset manager. »

Shawn P Matthews, chief executive officer of Cantor Fitzgerald

Cantor Fitzgerald Asset Management to acquire Fintan Partners

Tue, 04/03/2014 - 14:03

Cantor Fitzgerald Asset Management (CFAM), a subsidiary of Cantor Fitzgerald, has acquired California-based Fintan Partners, a fixed income absolute return fund of hedge funds.  »

Malta

Cordium acquires Maltese advisory and compliance consultancy Zodiac

Tue, 25/02/2014 - 16:03

Cordium has acquired Zodiac Advisory Services, a provider of compliance, risk, accounting and governance services for the investment management industry in Malta. 

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Document signing

BNY Mellon to acquire full ownership of HedgeMark International

Tue, 25/02/2014 - 10:10

BNY Mellon has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 65 per cent interest of HedgeMark International, a current affiliate and a provider of hedge fund managed account and risk analytic services. »

Dollars

Aurora provides early-stage capital for Brenham funds

Thu, 20/02/2014 - 12:06

Alternative investment manager Aurora Investment Management has provided early-stage capital to investment funds managed by energy-focused long/short equity fund manager Brenham Capital Management. »

Nigel Le Quesne

JTC Group forms partnerships with two firms in Europe

Tue, 18/02/2014 - 16:00

JTC Group has formed alliance partnerships with two firms within the EU to widen its geographical reach. »

Computers

JTC Group invests in FrontInvest IT platform

Fri, 14/02/2014 - 06:04

JTC Group’s funds arm has invested in an IT platform, FrontInvest, to bolster its capabilities in the funds sector. »

Trading screens

Deutsche Börse buys minority stake in Bondcube

Thu, 13/02/2014 - 06:03

Deutsche Börse has acquired a stake in Bondcube, the new fixed income trading system, for a low sum in the single digit millions (GBP).

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Document signing

La Française and Tages Capital sign strategic partnership

Wed, 12/02/2014 - 14:11

European asset manager La Française and Tages Capital, an alternative multi-management solutions provider, have entered into a strategic partnership. »

Acquisition

Carlyle Group acquires Diversified Global Asset Management

Wed, 05/02/2014 - 10:04

The Carlyle Group has completed its acquisition of Diversified Global Asset Management (DGAM), a global manager of hedge funds with more than USD6.7bn in managed and advised assets. »

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