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INTL FCStone acquires IFCM Commodities

INTL FCStone has acquired IFCM Commodities, a provider of commodity price risk management solutions for base metals serving clients across Germany and continental Europe, in a deal which closed on 2 January. IFCM Commodities has been working closely with INTL FCStone’s

Learnlight acquires Arenalingua in PE-backed deal

Learnlight, a global language, intercultural skills and soft skills training provider, has acquired Arenalingua, a leading German language training company, as part of its European expansion strategy. The acquisition, backed by Beech Tree Private Equity and Learnlight’s management team, follows

Peter Hughes, Apex

Apex adds USD24bn in AUA with Custom House acquisition

Fund administrator Apex Group (Apex) and Genstar Capital have jointly acquired Custom House, a global hedge fund administrator delivering services to alternative investment managers across Europe, Asia and the Americas.   The acquisition adds a further USD24 billion in assets under

Picton Mahoney completes acquisition of Vertex One Funds

Picton Mahoney Asset Management (Picton Mahoney), has completed its previously announced acquisition of the investment fund management contracts of four hedge funds and alternative mutual funds from Vertex One Asset Management Inc.  The acquisition increases Picton Mahoney’s total assets under management

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Intercontinental Exchange completes acquisition of MERS

Intercontinental Exchange has acquired the remaining equity of MERSCORP Holding, owner of Mortgage Electronic Registrations Systems, (MERS). ICE has owned a majority equity interest in MERS since 2016. The price and terms of the transaction have not been disclosed and

Gary Tenkman, Ultimus

GTCR completes Ultimus and Gemini acquisitions

Private equity firm GTCR has completed the previously announced acquisitions of Ultimus Fund Solutions and The Gemini Companies in a strategic combination.  The combined company, which will operate as Ultimus Fund Solutions, is a provider of full service fund administration,

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Kraken acquires crypto derivatives trading platform and index provider

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. London-based Crypto Facilities offers individuals and institutions transparent, secure, 24/7 trading on a

Revel Wood, FundRock

FundRock acquires SEB Fund Services in Luxembourg

FundRock Management Company (FundRock) has completed the acquisition of SEB Fund Services (SEB FS) from Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) (SEB).   The deal was first announced on 22 May and has concluded following regulatory approval from the Commission de


BlackRock to acquire eFront in USD1.3bn deal

BlackRock is to acquire 100 per cent of the equity interests in eFront, an end-to-end alternative investment management software and solutions provider, from private equity firm Bridgepoint and eFront employees, for USD1.3 billion in cash. The combination of eFront with


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