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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. »

Kim Fournais, Saxo Bank

Saxo Bank partners with Microsoft

Tue, 24/04/2018 - 18:25

Saxo Bank is partnering with Microsoft to run its entire technology stack on the Microsoft Cloud. »

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. »

Rado Lipus, Neudata

Neudata secures fresh round of financing

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 08:45

Neudata has secured a new USD600,000 round of financing from a consortium of investors which includes all of the firm’s previous investors, as well as new investors, including the founder of a hedge fund research and data business. »

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. »

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Berens Capital Management funds and team join Alternative Investment Group

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 08:35

The Berens Capital Management team and their funds are to become become part of Alternative Investment Group on 1 June. Berens Capital Management is a global asset manager known for its high-quality research and focus on emerging and frontier markets.   »

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. »

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PVE team establishes Prosperise Capital

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 09:18

The team behind London-based credit investment specialist PVE Capital is forming Prosperise Capital.  »


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