July 14, 2009

About IM Deals SM

Mission Statement: IM DealsSM follows developments relating to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital investments, financings and seed deals involving firms in the investment management industry and is a service of Seward & Kissel’s Business Transactions Group.  Our attorneys represent investment management industry clients in all…

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July 9, 2009

Event- Charles Schwab Hosts Transition Planning Workshop

Charles Schwab & Co. is hosting a two day conference entitled "Transition Planning Workshop: Mergers, Acquisitions and Succession Planning" on July 9-10, 2009 featuring David DeVoe, Kelli Cruz and Loren Morris of Charles Schwab, Elizabeth Nesvold of Silver Lane Advisors and other speakers. For more information, go to…

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July 9, 2009

Hatteras Funds to Acquire Alternative Investment Partners

Hatteras Funds announced an agreement to acquire a controlling interest in Alternative Investment Partners, a provider of open-end mutual funds of hedge fund strategies.

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June 15, 2009

BlackRock-BGI Expected to Spark Wave of M&A

Fundfire published this article by Jay Cooper on June 15th, 2009 concerning investment management industry m&a. To read this article, go to http://www.silverlane.com/pdf/BlackRock-BGI%20Expected%20to%20Spark%20Wave%20of%20MA%20-%206-15-09.pdf…

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June 11, 2009

J.P. Morgan to Complete Acquisition of Highbridge

J.P. Morgan Asset Management has announced it will complete its acquisition of Highbridge Capital Management, effective July 1, 2009.

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June 8, 2009

The New Paradigm for Asset & Wealth Management

Steven M Levitt and Jaime Cavallo of Park Sutton Advisors authored this white paper dated June 8, 2009 concerning asset and wealth management firms and m&a in the sector. To read this publication, go to http://www.parksuttonadvisors.com/PDF/The_New_Paradigm_for_Asset_Wealth_Management_by_Levitt_Carvallo_FINAL_6-9-09.pdf…

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June 8, 2009

Northern Lights Invests in Raven Capital Management

 Northern Lights Ventures announced the acquisition of a minority equity interest in S&K client Raven Capital Management, a private equity firm focusing on asset-based credit investment opportunities.

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June 5, 2009

Ramius/Cowen Agreement Made Public

Cowen Group, Inc. has filed with the SEC its Transaction Agreement and Plan of Merger with Ramius LLC

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June 4, 2009

Ramius and Cowen Group to Merge

Ramius LLC and Cowen Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: COWN) announced an agreement to combine their businesses to create a diversified financial services company. 

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June 1, 2009

Event – June 10, 2009 Investment Advisers Association Sponsors Webinar

The Investment Advisers Association is sponsoring a webinar on June 10, 2009 from 1:00- 2:15 p.m. EST entitled “Mergers and Acquisitions, Succession Planning, and Valuation Involving Investment Managers in the Current Market Environment” featuring Steve Levitt of Park Sutton Advisors and Keith Mitchell of Mitchell Advisers. For more information,…

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