January 7, 2015

NASDAQ OMX Agrees to Acquire Dorsey Wright & Associates

On January 5, 2015, the NASDAQ OMX Group announced that it agreed to acquire Dorsey, Wright & Associates, LLC.

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December 15, 2014

Swiss Bank ZKB to Acquire Asset Manager Swisscanto

Switzerland’s Zuercher Kantonalbank plans to acquire asset manager Swisscanto Group for CHF 360.3 million.

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December 5, 2014

New York Life to Acquire IndexIQ

On December 4, 2014, Reuters reported that New York Life Investment Management had agreed to acquire Rye Brook, New York-based ETF and liquid alternatives asset manager IndexIQ.

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December 1, 2014

Victory Capital to Acquire Compass EMP

On December 1, 2014, Victory Capital announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire Compass Efficient Model Portfolios, the Tennessee-based developer of a smart beta investment approach.

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October 23, 2014

Azimut Acquires 70% Stake in Notus Portfoy Yonetimi

On October 22, 2014, Azimut completed the acquisition of a 70% stake in Notus Portfoy Yonetimi, a Turkish independent asset management company.

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October 17, 2014

Janus Capital To Acquire VelocityShares

On October 13, 2014, Janus Capital Group announced that it had agreed to acquire VS Holdings, the parent company of VelocityShares, a provider of institutionally-focused exchange-traded products, including exchange-traded funds.

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October 6, 2014

Octopus Investments Acquires MedicX

On October 1, 2014, Octopus Investments announced that it had completed its acquisition of MedicX Holdings Ltd, a UK healthcare real estate investment manager.

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September 22, 2014

Kotak Mahindra To Buy PineBridge’s Mutual Fund Assets

On September 19, 2014, vccircle.com reported that Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kotak Mahindra Bank, had entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the domestic schemes of PineBridge Mutual Fund, a fund managed by PineBridge Investments Asset Management Company (India) Pvt Ltd, for an undisclosed amount.

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September 15, 2014

Prudential to Sell 50% Interest in Pramerica to Dewan

On September 1, 2014, the Economic Times reported that Prudential Financial had agreed to sell a 50% ownership stake in Pramerica Mutual Fund to Dewan Housing Finance.

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September 12, 2014

Canada’s Fiera Capital Acquires Propel Capital

On September 2, 2014, Fiera Capital Corporation (TSX: FSZ) reported that it had acquired Toronto, Canada-based Propel Capital Corporation. Fiera will pay up to $12 million

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