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Paul Singer, Elliott

Activist hedge fund manager Elliott acquires Waterstones

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 10:45

UK bookseller Waterstones has been acquired by funds managed by activist hedge fund manager Paul Singer’s (pictured), Elliott Advisors. »

Francisco Fernandez, Avaloq

Avaloq acquires 10 per cent stake in Swiss blockchain and crypto-currency specialist Metaco

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:38

Swiss fintech specialist Avaloq has acquired a 10 per cent stake in Metaco, a Lausanne-based blockchain and crypto-currency specialist. »

Tim O'Hara, BlackRock

BlackRock to acquire private credit manager Tennenbaum Capital Partners

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 10:13

BlackRock is to acquire Tennenbaum Capital Partners, an investment manager focused on middle market performing credit and special situation credit opportunities. »

Bill Stone, SS and C

SS&C completes acquisition of DST

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 10:22

SS&C Technologies Holdings, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has completed the acquisition of DST Systems, a global strategic advisory, technology, and operations outsourcing company. »

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IHS Markit acquires DeriveXperts

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 09:07

IHS Markit, a specialist in information, analytics and solutions, has acquired DeriveXperts, a provider of valuation services for OTC derivatives and other complex financial securities. »

Ultimus Fund Solutions acquires private fund servicing business

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 10:24

Ultimus Fund Solutions has acquired Woodfield Fund Administration, a privately-owned private fund administration firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. »

Doug Morgan, Cordium

ACA Compliance Group to acquire Cordium

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 10:23

ACA Compliance Group (ACA) is to acquire Cordium, a provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) services. The financial terms of the transaction, which is expected to close this summer, subject to regulatory approvals, have not been disclosed. »

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Abel Noser Holdings to Acquire Zeno Consulting Group

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 09:55

Abel Noser Holdings is acquiring Zeno Consulting Group, a provider of best execution analysis, regulatory and trade surveillance services. »

 Terry Duffy, CME Group

CME Group to acquire NEX Group in USD5.4bn deal

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 10:08

CME Group is to acquire NEX Group in a deal valued at USD5.4 billion. CME Group will pay GBP10 per share – a premium of around 3 per cent to the stock’s closing price on 28 March – consisting of 500 pence in cash and 0.0444 CME Group shares.  »

Laurent Vanderweyen, Alter Domus

Alter Domus completes acquisition of Cortland Capital Market Services

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 16:14

Alter Domus, a provider of Fund and Corporate Services to alternative investment managers, has completed the acquisition of Cortland Capital Market Services (Cortland) in the US. »


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