August 17, 2011

Canaccord to Acquire 50% Equity Interest in BGF

On July 31, 2011, Canaccord Financial Inc. (TSX:CF) (AIM:CF) announced that it had formed a strategic partnership with Australia-based BGF Equities under which Canaccord will purchase a 50% interest in BGF for cash and stock consideration.

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August 15, 2011

NAB Acquires Aviva Investors

On August 12, 2011, InvestorDaily reported that the asset management business of National Australia Bank had acquired Aviva Investors Australia for an undisclosed amount.

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August 12, 2011

Carlyle Acquires Foothill CLO

On August 10, 2011, global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group announced that it had on August 3, 2011 acquired the management contract for $500 million Foothill CLO I Ltd. from The Foothill Group.

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August 11, 2011

Ares Management to Acquire Indicus Advisors

On August 8, 2011, Ares Management LLC announced that it had agreed to acquire investment management firm Indicus Advisors, which specializes in European corporate credit and structured finance.

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August 11, 2011

MBM Advisors Announces MBO from Sterling Bank

On August 8, 2011, MBM Advisors, Inc. announced that it had been purchased by three executives of its Houston, Texas-based parent, Sterling Bank.

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August 11, 2011

Ichigo Acquires Fund Creation REIT Advisors Co.

On August 8, 2011, Ichigo Group Holdings Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ: 2337) announced that it had acquired 100% of the shares of Fund Creation REIT Advisors Co., Ltd., the asset manager of a Tokyo-listed J-REIT.

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August 10, 2011

apoBank Sheds Stake in AC Capital

On August 8, 2011, Deutsche Apotheker-und Ärztebank announced that it will sell its 51% stake in asset manager AC Capital Partners Ltd.

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August 10, 2011

Brooks Macdonald Acquires Clarke Willmott Investment Arm

On August 5, 2011, Brooks Macdonald Asset Management announced that it will pay up to £6 million for the investment business of UK law firm Clarke Willmott.

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August 10, 2011

Evolution Acquires BNP Wealth Management

On August 8, 2011, The Financial Times reported that Evolution Group’s wealth management unit, Williams de Broë, had agreed to purchase BNP Paribas Private Investment Management for £25 million in cash.

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August 8, 2011

UBP to Launch Asset Management JVs in Asia

On August 4, 2011, The Economic Times reported that Geneva-based Union Bancaire Privee has announced two Asian joint ventures to grow its asset management business.

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