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.
Global Reach Group, a foreign exchange risk management and payment services provider, has further enhanced its global footprint after acquiring key elements of EncoreFX’s Canadian operation. This is the latest step in the group’s international expansion plan, following its entry into Spain and the Netherlands in 2019.
SANNE has completed its acquisition of long-only specialists Inbhear Fund Service and Inbhear Management Services.
Peak Reinsurance, a Hong Kong-based global reinsurer, has completed the 100 per cent acquisition of the capital of Lutece Holdings, renamed as Peak Capital Holdings, and its subsidiary, Lutece Investment Management, renamed as Peak Capital.
IHS Markit, an information and analytics provider, has acquired Catena Technologies, a global regulatory trade reporting firm based in Singapore.
Morningstar, a provider of independent investment research, is to acquire Sustainalytics, a specialist in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ratings and research.