July 30, 2009

Citi to Sell Nikko Asset Management to Sumitomo Trust

Citigroup Inc. announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its entire ownership interest in Nikko Asset Management to The Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co., Ltd.

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July 24, 2009

Liberty International Gets Shareholder Consent to Acquire Pearl

Liberty Acquisition Holdings (International) Company (Euronext: LIAC), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), announced that its shareholders have approved the acquisition of funds management and insurance company Pearl Group Ltd. 

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July 23, 2009

Managers Acquire Babcock & Brown European Infrastructure Fund

Arcus Infrastructure Partners LLP has acquired the €2.2 billion ($3.13 billion) Babcock & Brown European Infrastructure Fund.

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July 22, 2009

Investment Banks

The following are investment banks with a specific industry focus on investment management firms: Barclays CapitalContact: Janis Vitols or Vishal Sheth(janis.vitols@barclays.com;212-526-5098)(vishal.sheth@barclayscapital.com;212-526-3566)   …

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July 16, 2009

Lazard Ltd. Acquires The Edgewater Funds

Lazard Ltd. (NYSE: LAZ) acquired the management vehicles of The Edgewater Funds to establish a Chicago-based middle market private equity management business.

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July 14, 2009

About IM Deals SM

Mission Statement: IM DealsSM follows developments relating to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital investments, financings and seed deals involving firms in the investment management industry and is a service of Seward & Kissel’s Business Transactions Group.  Our attorneys represent investment management industry clients in all…

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July 9, 2009

Event- Charles Schwab Hosts Transition Planning Workshop

Charles Schwab & Co. is hosting a two day conference entitled "Transition Planning Workshop: Mergers, Acquisitions and Succession Planning" on July 9-10, 2009 featuring David DeVoe, Kelli Cruz and Loren Morris of Charles Schwab, Elizabeth Nesvold of Silver Lane Advisors and other speakers. For more information, go to…

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July 9, 2009

Hatteras Funds to Acquire Alternative Investment Partners

Hatteras Funds announced an agreement to acquire a controlling interest in Alternative Investment Partners, a provider of open-end mutual funds of hedge fund strategies.

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