Global asset manager DWS has partnered with Northwestern Mutual’s private markets division.
Deals & Transactions
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.
Neptune Networks, the fixed income pre-trade market utility, has closed a capital raise of more than USD15 million from existing shareholders across two-tranches.
SimCorp, a provider of integrated, front-to-back, multi-asset investment management solutions and services to buy-side institutions, is merging its Central Europe, Southern Europe and UK/Northern Europe/Middle East (UNM) market units, into one integrated EMEA unit.
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.
In March, London asset manager IBIS Capital announced that the merger of its Nasdaq-listed acquisition company, EdtechX Holdings, and a growing Chinese education technology group, Meten, had finally completed.
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.