August 30, 2010

KingSett/AIMCo Joint Venture Acquires ING Summit Industrial Fund

KingSett Capital announced on August 26, 2010 that it had joint ventured with Alberta Investment Management to acquire industrial real estate fund ING Summit Industrial Fund for $2 billion.

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August 25, 2010

Shareholders Approve Proposed Combination of Sceptre and Fiera Capital

Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited (TSX:SZ) and Fiera Capital Inc. jointly announced on August 24, 2010 that 99.8% of Sceptre's common shareholders voted in favor of the proposed combination of these two investment management firms.

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August 25, 2010

Turning Tides: First Half 2010 M&A Activity in the Asset Management Industry

Jefferies’ Financial Institutions Group issued a White Paper entitled “Turning Tides: First Half 2010 M&A Activity in the Asset Management Industry” To request a copy of this report, please click here.

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August 25, 2010

Seeding Platform MAP Harvest Fund Launched

FINalternatives reported on August 23, 2010 that Moody Aldrich Partners and Wilshire Funds teamed up to launch hedge fund seeding platform MAP Harvest Fund

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August 25, 2010

Vanterra and C Change Launch Green Investment Fund

On August 23, 2010, Vanterra Capital Ltd. and C Change Investments announced that they have partnered to launch the Vanterra C Change Transformative Energy & Materials Fund I with a $100 million initial close.

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August 23, 2010

Man Group/GLG Settle Shareholder Litigation

The Wall Street Journal reported on August 20, 2010 that Man Group and GLG Partners settled shareholder litigation concerning their planned merger.

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August 23, 2010

Man Group/GLG Agreement Amendment Made Public

GLG Partners, Inc. on August 20, 2010 filed with the SEC Amendment No. 1 to its Agreement and Plan of Merger with Man Group plc

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August 23, 2010

Sherborne Investors Increases Stake in F&C

The New York Times reported on August 19, 2010 that Sherborne Investors (Guernsey) purchased shares of F&C Asset Management, lifting its stake to 9.7%

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August 19, 2010

FletcherBennett and Invus Launch Hedge Fund

HFM Week reported on August 11, 2010 that FletcherBennett Group and Invus Financial Advisors formed a joint venture to launch a fund of hedge funds.

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August 19, 2010

Deutsche Bank Spins Off Fund Managers

The Wall Street Journal reported on August 12, 2010 that Deutsche Bank has spun off its quantitative strategies group in a management buyout and has also spun off its global thematic strategies fund management group.

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