October 29, 2010

Hedge Funds’ Long-Awaited Deal Feast

The Wall Street Journal published this article on October 29, 2010 analyzing the recent increase in consolidation of hedge fund management firms.  To read this article, please click here.

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October 28, 2010

acsis Limited to Acquire Medscheme Asset Management

South African-based acsis Limited announced on October 27, 2010 that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Medscheme Asset Management.

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October 28, 2010

October 28, 2010 Webinar–Ensuring A Smooth Due Diligence Process in The Context of an M&A Transaction

The webinar, sponsored by Park Sutton Advisors, featured as a panelist Seward & Kissel partner Rob Van Grover.  For more information, please click here.

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October 27, 2010

Lincoln Peak and Managers to Acquire Westchester Capital

Lincoln Peak Capital announced on October 12, 2010 an agreement to make a minority equity investment in the management buyout of merger-arbitrage investment manager Westchester Capital.

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October 27, 2010

Revere Partners With Quest

HFM Week reported on October 21, 2010 that Revere Capital Advisors had partnered with hedge fund manager Quest Partners.

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October 27, 2010

JPMorgan Acquires Brazilian Alternative Manager Gavea

Reuters reported on October 27, 2010 that JPMorgan Chase acquired a majority stake in Brazilian hedge fund and private equity manager Gavea Investimentos.

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October 25, 2010

KKR to Acquire Goldman Proprietary Traders

Reuters reported on October 21, 2010 that Kohlberg Kravis Roberts was hiring a nine member Goldman Sachs proprietary trading team.

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October 22, 2010

State Street to Acquire Bank of Ireland Asset Management

State Street Global Advisors announced on October 22, 2010 that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Bank of Ireland’s asset management business for approximately €57 million.

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October 22, 2010

CI Financial to Acquire Hartford Investments

CI Financial Corp. announced on October 21, 2010 that it had entered into an agreement to acquire Hartford Investments Canada Corp., the Canadian mutual funds business of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.

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October 20, 2010

Morgan Stanley Spins Off FrontPoint

FrontPoint Partners announced on October 20, 2010 a restructuring whereby FrontPoint’s management will become majority owners of the Morgan Stanley-affiliated alternative investment manager.

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