June 28, 2013

Crestview Partners Seeks to Sell Munder Capital

On June 26, 2013, Reuters reported that Crestview Partners is looking to sell Munder Capital Management, a Birmingham, Michigan-based mutual fund company.  Crestview has hired Goldman Sachs Group to assist in the sale.

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June 28, 2013

Aegon UK to Sell Positive Solutions to Intrinsic Financial Services Ltd

On June 12, 2013, Aegon UK announced that it had agreed to sell Positive Solutions to Intrinsic Financial Services Ltd.

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June 26, 2013

Morgan Stanley Receives Regulatory Approvals to Complete Acquisition of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

On June 21, 2013, Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) announced that it received the final regulatory approvals necessary to complete its acquisition of wealth manager Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Holdings from Citigroup (NYSE: C).

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June 24, 2013

Franklin Templeton Completes Acquisition of Pelagos Capital

On June 17, 2013, Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN), which operates as Franklin Templeton Investments, announced that it acquired alternative investments specialist Pelagos Capital Management, LLC.

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June 24, 2013

RCAP Holdings to Acquire First Allied

On June 12, 2013, RCAP Holdings, LLC announced that it has signed a merger agreement to acquire First Allied Holdings Inc.

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June 21, 2013

JP Morgan to Spin Out One Equity Partners

On June 14, 2013, JP Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) announced that the bank plans to spin out its $4.5 billion private equity unit, One Equity Partners, which will become an independent firm.

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June 14, 2013

Banyan Partners Acquires Silver Bridge Advisors

On June 4, 2013, Banyan Partners, LLC and Silver Bridge Advisors, LLC announced the acquisition of Silver Bridge by Banyan for an undisclosed sum.

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June 14, 2013

Julius Baer and Kairos Commence Strategic Partnership in Italy

On June 3, 2013, Julius Baer announced the completion of its acquisition of a 19.9% stake in Kairos Investment Management SpA and the commencement of a new strategic partnership, Kairos Julius Baer SIM SpA, in Italy.

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June 12, 2013

Carlyle Acquires Remaining 40% of AlpInvest Partners

On June 3, 2013, Bloomberg reported that private equity firm The Carlyle Group had agreed to purchase the remaining 40% of AlpInvest Partners, a Dutch investment manager, for 2.8 million shares and €4 million in cash.  Carlyle acquired a 60% stake in AlpInvest in 2011.

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June 12, 2013

Morgan Creek to Acquire Signet Capital Management

On May 21, 2013, Morgan Creek Capital Management announced that it will acquire the Alternative Funds business of Signet Capital Management, a European institutional fixed income investment firm.

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