April 19, 2012

THL Credit Acquires McDonnell Alternative Credit Unit

On April 18, 2012, THL Credit Advisors announced that it had agreed to acquire McDonnell Investment Management’s Alternative Credit Strategies group.

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April 16, 2012

Northill Capital To Acquire Majority Interest in Securis

On April 16, 2012, Northill Capital, a London-based asset manager, announced that it will acquire a majority interest in Securis Investment Partners, an insurance-linked securities specialist.

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March 19, 2012

Institutional, regulatory pressures pushing hedge fund sector toward consolidation

This March 16, 2012 article by Matt Blumenfeld in SNLFinancial discusses factors that may trigger increased consolidation among hedge funds and other wealth managers. To read this article, please click here (PDF reader required).

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March 7, 2012

EFG to Sell Remaining Interest in Marble Bar

On March 6, 2012, EFG International announced that it had agreed to sell its remaining stake in Marble Bar Asset Management to senior management of Marble Bar for CHF 28.8 million.

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March 2, 2012

Kohlberg Acquires Trimaran Advisors

On February 29, 2012, Kohlberg Capital Corporation announced that it had completed the acquisition of Trimaran Advisors and interests in certain CLO funds in a cash and stock deal.

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March 1, 2012

UBP to Acquire Nexar

On February 29, 2012, Swiss bank Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA announced that it had agreed to acquire Nexar Capital Group, expanding its alternative investment business.

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February 29, 2012

HJSims Acquires Braintree Capital

On February 27, 2012, HJSims & Co., Inc. announced the acquisition of Massachusetts-based RIA Braintree Capital Partners, LLC.

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February 22, 2012

Artemis Acquires Somerset Capital

On January 30, 2012, Toronto, Canada-based Artemis Investment Management announced that it had acquired Seward & Kissel client Somerset Capital Advisers LLC, a New York based wealth management company.

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February 6, 2012

Eurofin Capital Acquires Hedge Fund Manager NAU Capital

On February 6, 2012, Eurofin Capital announced that it had acquired NAU Capital, a London-based multi strategy hedge fund manager with approximately €90 billion in assets under management.

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January 19, 2012

Cowen Group to Acquire Algorithmic Trading Management

 On January 17, 2012, Cowen Group, Inc. announced it had agreed to acquire Algorithmic Trading Management, LLC, a provider of algorithmic execution trading models.

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