November 29, 2014

Nippon Life To Raise Stake in Reliance Capital Asset Management

On November 26, 2014,  India-based Reliance Capital announced that Japan-based Nippon Life Insurance had agreed to increase its stake in Reliance Capital Asset Management, a part of Reliance Capital, from 26% to 49%.

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November 24, 2014

Columbia Management Announces Strategic Initiative with Blackstone

On November 18, 2014, Columbia Management announced that it had signed a Letter of Intent with Blackstone Alternative Asset Management to research and develop investment solutions.

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November 24, 2014

Securian Financial to Acquire Majority Interest in Insurance Asset Manager

On November 20, 2014, Securian Financial Group announced that it had agreed to acquire a majority interest in Asset Allocation & Management Company from a private equity fund managed by Stone Point Capital and related investors. 

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November 24, 2014

Mercer to Acquire SCM Strategic Capital Management

On November 21, 2014, Mercer announced that it had agreed to acquire Swiss-based investment advisor SCM Strategic Capital Management AG.

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November 21, 2014

Natixis Global Asset Management to Buy NexGen Financial

On October 24, 2014, Natixis Global Asset Management announced an agreement to buy all of the outstanding common shares of NexGen for $CA7.25 per Share.

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November 21, 2014

Wealth Management Group of North America transitions to Trial Advisors Platform

On November 18, 2014, PR Newswire reported that Wealth Management Group of North America transitioned to the Triad Advisors broker-dealer and hybrid RIA multi-custodial platform.

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November 14, 2014

MUFG Union Bank and Guggenheim Announce Alternatives Partnership

On September 29, 2014, Guggenheim Investment Advisory announced a strategic partnership with MUFG Union Bank, N.A. to deliver alternative investment solutions through the Guggenheim Alternatives Platform.

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November 14, 2014

Capstone Equities Bids to Acquire Stake in Italian Fund

On November 11, 2014, Investment & Pensions Europe reported that New York-based Capstone Equities Manager had launched a €26.5 million bid to acquire a partial stake in an Italian closed-end fund.

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November 12, 2014

Cathay Financial To Acquire Conning Holdings Corp.

On November 12, 2014, Cathay Financial Holding Co. announced that its subsidiary, Cathay Life Insurance Co., approved the acquisition of Conning Holdings Corp. and all of its subsidiaries.

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November 12, 2014

Strategic Wealth Partners Joins Focus Financial Partners

On November 10, 2014, Focus Financial Partners, LLC announced that Strategic Wealth Partners joined the Focus partnership as of November 1.

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