March 14, 2016

Northern Trust to acquire Aurora Investment Management

On March 2, 2016, 50 South Capital Advisors, LLC, a subsidiary of Northern Trust Corporation, announced it will acquire Aurora Investment Management L.L.C., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Natixis Global Asset Management.

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February 22, 2016

Berkshire Capital 2016 Investment Management Industry Review

Berkshire Capital Securities LLC issued the 2016 edition of its annual Review on investment management industry activity and trends. The Review covers money management, wealth management, cross border, real estate, hedge funds and private equity transactions in 2015.

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February 18, 2016

Hedge funds headed for record M&A in 2016

This February 17, 2016 article by Christine Williamson in Pensions & Investments discusses the 2016 outlook for M&A involving hedge fund managers and includes a chart listing large 2015 hedge fund M&A deals. To read this article, please click here.

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February 15, 2016

Madison Street Capital – 2016 Hedge Fund M&A Outlook

Madison Street Capital published its 2016 Hedge Fund M&A Outlook analyzing 2015 deal activity in the hedge fund management sector and the outlook for M&A and other transactions involving hedge fund managers in 2016. To read the press release showing how to obtain the Outlook, please click here.

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February 5, 2016

Validus Group Purchases Strategic Capital Management

On February 1, 2016, Validus Group Partners, Ltd. completed its buyback of Strategic Capital Management Holdings, LLC from RCS Capital Corporation.

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February 1, 2016

Legg Mason’s Permal to merge with EnTrust Capital

On January 22, 2016, Legg Mason Investor Services, LLC announced a definitive agreement to combine Permal, a Legg Mason hedge fund manager, with EnTrust Capital, an alternative asset manager operating a fund of funds platform.

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January 7, 2016

Affiliated Managers Group Completes Investments in Three Managers

On January 4, 2016, Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. announced the completion of its investments in Systematica Investments LP, Ivory Investment Management, L.P., and Abax Investments (Pty) Ltd.

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November 30, 2015

Conning to Acquire Octagon Credit Investors

On November 5, 2015, Conning Inc. announced that it had agreed to acquire New York-based Octagon Credit Investors LLC.

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September 28, 2015

Rothschild Merchant Banking Acquires West Gate Horizons Advisors

On September 14, 2015, Rothschild Merchant Banking, the merchant banking arm of Rothschild, announced that it had acquired West Gate Horizons Advisors, LLC, a Los Angeles based credit manager.

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September 21, 2015

NewStar Financial Acquires FOC Partners

On September 16, 2015, NewStar Financial announced that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Seward & Kissel client Feingold O’Keeffe Capital, LLC (d/b/a FOC Partners).

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