Deals and Transactions

deals and transactions
Lawsuit

Boutique law firms for the alternative assets industry merge PE and HW practices

MJ Hudson and MW Cornish & Co have merged their respective private equity and hedge funds practices with immediate effect. »


Steve Bates, Zephyr Management (UK)

Guardian Capital Group acquires boutique emerging market equity firm in London

Guardian Capital Group is to acquire a specialist boutique emerging market equity investment firm in London, providing the firm with an international platform to expand its asset management business. »


Cooperation

Oaktree and China Cinda Asset Management form JV

Oaktree Capital Group and China Cinda Asset Management are to jointly invest in distressed assets in China and to cooperate with respect to distressed assets investments in markets outside China. »


Irish flag

US Bancorp Fund Services acquires Quintillion

US Bancorp Fund Services has agreed to acquire Quintillion Limited, an Ireland-domiciled full-service hedge fund administrator. »


Globe and clock

NYSE Euronext sets date for completing acquisition by IntercontinentalExchange

NYSE Euronext has provided a statement and timeline for the completion of its acquisition by IntercontinentalExchange (ICE), an operator of global markets and clearing houses. »


Thumbs up in the air

Nikko AM acquires Treasury Asia Asset Management

Nikko Asset Management (Nikko AM) has acquired the Asia-Pacific investment manager Treasury Asia Asset Management Limited (TAAM). »


A Park in Luxembourg with flags flying

Citco acquires SEB’s Corporate Management Services business

Citco Corporate & Trust has reached an agreement to acquire Société Européenne de Banque’s (SEB) Corporate Management Services business. SEB plans to focus on its core banking activities. »


Yves Perrier, Amundi chief executive officer

Amundi completes acquisition of Smith Breeden

Amundi’s acquisition of Smith Breeden Associates has been finalised following completion of the customary conditions of informing regulatory authorities and gaining approval from certain clients and shareholders. »


Marketing

Peppercomm acquires Walek & Associates

Peppercomm Strategic Communications has acquired Walek & Associates, an independent financial, capital markets and investor relations firm. »


Michael Bodson, DTCC president and chief executive officer

DTCC acquires 100 per cent of Omgeo

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has completed its 100% acquisition of Omgeo. »


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