May 10, 2012

KPMG Investment Management M&A Monthly

KPMG published the April 2012 edition of its Investment Management M&A Monthly report on activity and news relating to investment manager M&A. To read this publication, click here. …

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May 10, 2012

D’Cunha Expects Fewer Hedge Funds to Survive 2012

On May 9, 2012, Bloomberg Television’s Deirdre Bolton interviewed Madison Street Capital’s Karl D’Cunha on the topic of hedge fund manager consolidation. To view the interview, click here.

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May 7, 2012

Direct Access Group, LLC to Acquire Discovery Capital Management

On May 3, 2012, Direct Access Group, LLC announced that it will acquire Discovery Capital Management, LLC. 

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May 7, 2012

Altor Acquires Bure Equity’s Stakes in Carnegie Holding, Max Matthiessen and Carnegie Asset Management

On May 2, 2012, Altor announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Bure Equity’s stakes in Carnegie Holding, Max Matthiessen and Carnegie Asset Management.

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May 7, 2012

Rothschild & Cie Gestion and HDF Finance to Merge Multi-Management Activities

On May 3, 2012, Rothschild & Cie Gestion and HDF Finance announced that they have signed an agreement to merge the two management companies’ traditional and alternative multi-management activities.  The new company will be called Rothschild HDF Investment Solutions, of which 67% will owned by Rothschild & Cie Gestion and 33% will be owned by HDF Group.

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May 3, 2012

Kenmar and Olympia to Merge

On April 23, 2012, pionline.com reported that hedge fund-of-funds managers Kenmar Group and Olympia Group of Companies have agreed to merge.

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May 3, 2012

M&A Pipeline Remains Strong

On May 1, 2012, SNLFinancial’s Matt Blumenfeld reported that Affiliated Managers Group’s CEO indicated the M&A environment is favorable for deal activity and the AMG has a strong pipeline of potential acquisitions.

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May 2, 2012

Carlyle Group Completes IPO

On May 2, 2012, private equity firm The Carlyle Group L.P. (NASDAQ: CG) announced its initial public offering of 30.5 million of its common units for $22 per unit, raising $671 million.

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