Blockchain software company ConsenSys has acquired Quorum, an enterprise-variant of the Ethereum blockchain developed by JP Morgan.
FXPress Payment Services (FXPress), a fintech payment services company, is to acquire Avila House, a licensed Small Electronic Money Institution (small EMI), subject to receiving appropriate regulatory approvals.
Chicago-based RJ O'Brien & Associates' (RJO) affiliate RJO MENA has acquired Lombard Forte Securities Limited (LFS), a Dubai-based interdealer broker (IDB) specialising in cash equities, exchange-traded funds, equity derivatives, fixed income and structured products for clients globally.
IGM Financial (IGM) subsidiary Mackenzie Financial Corporation (Mackenzie) is to acquire all of the shares of GLC Asset Management Group Ltd (GLC), a subsidiary of The Canada Life Assurance Company (Canada Life), for cash consideration of USD175 million.
Gresham Technologies (Gresham), a leading fintech in reconciliations, banking integration and cash management solutions, has acquired capital markets data automation specialist, Inforalgo Information Technology Ltd (Inforalgo).
Foresight Group (Foresight) is to acquire the Pensions Infrastructure Platform Limited (PiP). The transaction, which follows a competitive process run by the PiP Board, is expected to complete in about a month.
Amundi has finalised the acquisition of 100 per cent of Sabadell Asset Management, following the announcement made on 21 January 2020.
Specialist fund management company Liontrust has agreed to acquire the Architas UK investment business - Architas Multi-Manager Limited (AMML) and Architas Advisory Services Limited (AASL) – from AXA.
Multi-boutique investment manager North Square Investments has completed the acquisition of Advisory Research’s All Cap Value Fund. The fund has been renamed the North Square Advisory Research All Cap Value Fund (ADVGX) with Advisory Research retained as the sub-adviser.
Genesis, a specialist in digital currency trading and lending services has acquired digital custody service provider Vo1t.