deals and transactions
Gary Tenkman, Ultimus

Ultimus Fund Solutions acquires LeverPoint Management

Wed, 21/08/2019 - 13:10

Ultimus Fund Solutions (Ultimus), an independent provider of fund administration, accounting and investor solutions to traditional and alternative fund managers, is to acquire LeverPoint Management (LeverPoint).  »

Gold bullion

Sprott to acquire Tocqueville gold strategies

Fri, 09/08/2019 - 10:31

Sprott Asset Management (SAM) is to acquire Tocqueville Asset Management’s gold strategy asset management business, with Tocqueville gold investment team comprised of Senior Portfolio Manager John Hathaway and Portfolio Managers Douglas Groh and Ryan McIntyre will join Sprott Asset Management on closing. »

Assured Guaranty to acquire asset management firm BlueMountain

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 09:51

Assured Guaranty’s subsidiary Assured Guaranty US Holdings (AGUS) is to acquire all of the outstanding equity interests in BlueMountain Capital Management (BlueMountain) and its associated entities for a purchase price of approximately USD160 million, subject to certain adjustments. »

David Craig, Refinitiv

London Stock Exchange Group to acquire Refinitiv in USD27bn all-share deal

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 10:44

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is to acquire Refinitiv, one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, in an all share transaction for a total enterprise value of approximately USD27 billion.  »

Kraken acquires cryptocurrency portfolio reconciliation solution interchange

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 10:35

Kraken has acquired Interchange, an accounting, reconciliation and reporting service provider for cryptocurrency hedge funds, asset managers and fund administrators. »

John Ions, Liontrust

Liontrust to acquire Neptune

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 08:04

Specialist investment company Liontrust is to acquire Neptune Investment Management Limited, subject to regulatory approval in a deal that will take Liontrust’s AuM to GBP17 billion. »

Mike Keegan, TNS

TNS acquires NetXpress

Tue, 30/07/2019 - 17:21

Founded in 2016 by industry experts Scott Feagans and Moshe Siegel, NetXpress provides colocation, data centre services, exchange and WAN connectivity globally. The NetXpress low latency architecture employs a unique ULL, Layer1 distribution technology to achieve the lowest latency profile available via a service provider. »

Digital Assets Data closes USD3.2m equity round led by North Island

Fri, 26/07/2019 - 09:53

Digital Assets Data, a financial technology and data company focused on the burgeoning cryptoasset industry, has closed its first equity funding round, led by North Island, the investment firm of prominent technology investor and Silver Lake co-founder Glenn Hutchins, along with his son, James Hutchins.  »

Simon Turner, Inflexion

Ocorian and Estera to merge

Fri, 19/07/2019 - 10:32

Inflexion Private Equity is to acquire Estera, a global provider of funds, corporate and trust services from Bridgepoint. Following completion of the investment, Estera will be merged with Inflexion’s existing portfolio company Ocorian, forming a global corporate service and fund administration leader of significant scale.  »

Oaktree invests USD200m in WHP Global

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 10:59

WHP Global (WHP), a new brand management platform led by Chairman & CEO Yehuda Shmidman has launched backed by a USD200 million equity commitment from funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management (Oaktree).  »

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