deals and transactions

FWM Holdings to acquire Optima Fund Management

Thu, 25/04/2019 - 15:34

FWM Holdings, the parent company of Forbes Family Trust (FFT) and LGL Partners, multi-family offices serving ultra-high-net worth families, is to acquire Optima Fund Management (Optima).  »

Stuart Platt-Ransom, Oak Group

Oak strengthens fund services offering with IAG acquisition

Thu, 25/04/2019 - 12:47

Oak, a new private client, corporate services and fund administration group, has acquired International Administration Group (IAG). »

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Switch Datacenter Group sells Amsterdam AMS1 Data Center to Equinix

Wed, 24/04/2019 - 09:35

Switch Datacenter Group has sold its AMS1 data centre and operations to Equinix, in an all-cash transaction for EUR30 million (USD34 million).  »

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Gulf Capital closes long-term AED500m revolving credit facility

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 12:57

Middle East alternative asset management firm Gulf Capital has successfully closed a new long-term AED500 million syndicated revolving credit facility from its existing lenders.  »

Philippe Couvrecelle, iM Global Partner

iM Global Partner acquires stake in Scharf Investments

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 08:49

iM Global Partner has acquired a 40 per cent interest in Scharf Investments, an independently owned and employee-controlled US equity value firm with USD3.4 billion in AUM as of end of March 2019. »


Commodities giant RUSAL makes first US investment since lifting of sanctions

Tue, 16/04/2019 - 10:40

RUSAL, a Russian aluminium producer and key supplier in the commodities space, is teaming with Braidy Industries, a US base holding company which owns both Veloxint, an MIT-incubated lightweighting solutions company, and NanoAl, a Northwestern University incubated materials research and technology company, to establish a joint project in Ashland, Kentucky, USA to produce flat rolled aluminium products for the US automotive industry. »

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Ninepoint Partners acquires institutional advisory business

Tue, 16/04/2019 - 10:16

Canadian alternative asset manager Ninepoint Partners has acquired the assets of LOGiQ Global Partners, a global institutional advisory business, from Flow Capital Corp. »

Duncam Wales, Tellimer

Exotix Capital rebrands as Tellimer Group

Mon, 15/04/2019 - 14:05

Exotix Capital, a London headquartered developing markets financial institution, has rebranded to become Tellimer Group (Tellimer).  »

Denis Panel, BNP Paribas AM

Napoleon Capital secures BNP Paribas Asset Management investment

Mon, 15/04/2019 - 14:01

Napoleon Capital has completed a fundraising with BNP Paribas Asset Management’s (BNPP AM) BNP Paribas Capital Partners, the company’s multi-management specialist. »

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LRI Group and Augeo Capital Management join forces

Fri, 12/04/2019 - 09:40

LRI Group (LRI) and Augeo Capital Management (Augeo), subsidiaries of Apex Group (Apex), are combining their respective businesses under one single brand, LRI Group.  »


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