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 3, 2012

Kenmar and Olympia to Merge

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

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April 23, 2012

The Art of Buying a Hedge Fund

On April 19, 2012, OpalesqueTV interviewed Karl D’Cunha, Senior Managing Director of middle market boutique investment bank Madison Street Capital.  The interview discusses current trends and driving factors in hedge fund M&A as well as hedge fund valuation.  To view this interview, please click here.

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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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