Bullish, a technology company focused on developing financial services for the digital assets sector, is to go public through a merger with Far Peak Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: FPAC), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).
American Securities' opportunistic credit business, Ascribe Capital, has merged with Birch Grove Capital (BGC), a credit asset management business, to form AS Birch Grove, which now manages approximately USD5 billion in assets across an opportunistic hedge fund, private credit vehicles, and par credit and collateralised loan obligation vehicles.
Waystone, a global governance and third-party management company, has created a new global compliance offering via the merger of four compliance service providers.
Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specialises in partnering with technology businesses, has combined TradingScreen, a provider of trading execution and order management software, and Imagine Software, a real-time risk and compliance software platform.
MackeyRMS, a provider of SaaS-based research management software, and InsiderScore, a provider of actionable data and analytics on publicly traded US companies, have announced a strategic merger to create a 'best-of-breed' investment and research management data, analytics, and software platform.
The Exchange Council of the European Energy Exchange (EEX) has welcomed plans to merge current Powernext activities into EEX from the 1 January 2020.
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.
Operational Due Diligence (ODD) specialist firms HedgeAssist and Catalina Partners merged on 1 January 2019.
Barrick Gold Corporation’s shareholders have voted to approve the issuance of Barrick common shares in connection with the Merger of Barrick and Randgold Resources Limited (Randgold), and the continuance of Barrick to the Province of British Columbia under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia).
The Post-Trade Distributed Ledger (PTDL) Group, which brings together major post-trade industry participants and regulators to share information and ideas about how distributed ledger technology can transform the post-trade landscape, is to merge with the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), a trade association for the blockchain technology ecosystem.