deals and transactions
Chris Grandi, Abacus

Abacus Group acquires Proactive Technologies

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 09:45

Abacus Group, a provider of IT services for alternative investment firms, has completed the acquisition of competitor Proactive Technologies. The two companies will merge under the Abacus Group umbrella. »

Odi Lahav, M J Hudson Allenbridge

Warba Bank hires MJ Hudson to build out investment strategy

Mon, 11/02/2019 - 10:53

Kuwait-based bank Warba Bank (Warba) has appointed investment consultant MJ Hudson Allenbridge to advise on the building out of its investment strategy and portfolio, including manager selection and integrated legal and investment due diligence. »

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Kraken acquires crypto derivatives trading platform and index provider

Tue, 05/02/2019 - 09:15

Digital asset exchange Kraken has acquired Crypto Facilities, a regulated cryptocurrency trading platform and index provider. The combination creates a specialist in cryptocurrency spot and futures trading. »

Gary Tenkman, Ultimus

GTCR completes Ultimus and Gemini acquisitions

Tue, 05/02/2019 - 09:12

Private equity firm GTCR has completed the previously announced acquisitions of Ultimus Fund Solutions and The Gemini Companies in a strategic combination.  »

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Eiger Advisors and Investeam announce new commercial partnership

Mon, 04/02/2019 - 11:00

Eiger Advisors – a UK-regulated business assisting alternative and traditional asset management businesses – and Investeam – an established, Paris-based third-party manager – have announced a new commercial partnership. »

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Eiger Advisors and Investeam form new commercial partnership

Mon, 04/02/2019 - 09:07

Eiger Advisors, a UK-regulated business assisting alternative and traditional asset management businesses, and Investeam, an established Paris-based third-party manager, have announced a new commercial partnership. »

Peter Hughes, Apex Fund Services

Apex Group acquires Link’s CPCS and Throgmorton

Fri, 01/02/2019 - 09:48

Apex Group (Apex) and Genstar Capital (Genstar) have acquired the Corporate and Private Client Services (CPCS) and Throgmorton businesses of Link Group’s Asset Services division. »

Eric Bernstein, Broadridge

Broadridge acquires PivotData and Sol Hedge’s private fund regulatory reporting capabilities

Fri, 01/02/2019 - 09:42

Broadridge Financial Solutions has acquired certain private fund regulatory reporting capabilities from PivotData, a data warehouse and compliance reporting solutions platform for the investment community, and its partner Sol Hedge. »

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CloseCross raises USD3m

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 18:02

CloseCross, a multi-party, decentralised derivatives trading platform in beta, has opened its investment round with USD3 million backed by Amnis Ventures, a privately owned venture fund based in Houston, Texas. »

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EEX and GDT take next steps towards joint venture for a European Dairy Auction

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 10:53

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) and Global Dairy Trade (GDT) have successfully concluded the initial consultation period regarding the establishment of a joint venture to operate a European-based auction mechanism for European dairy products. »

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