deals and transactions

AXA IM - Real Assets adds Reinsurance Group of America to 22 Bishopsgate community

Fri, 24/05/2019 - 10:40

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets (AXA IM - Real Assets) has agreed another new lease at 22 Bishopsgate, its flagship London development, having pre-let the entire 45th floor on a 15-year lease to Reinsurance Group of America.  »

Michael Chin, Refinitiv

Refinitiv acquires cloud-based AlphaDesk

Fri, 24/05/2019 - 08:51

Refinitiv has signed a definitive agreement to acquire AlphaDesk, a cloud-based Order Management System (OMS) that offers order and portfolio management, risk, and compliance solutions for buy-side clients.  »

Lance Uggla, IHS Markit

IHS Markit and Informa to exchange business units

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 10:38

IHS Markit, a specialist in critical information, analytics and solutions, is to exchange the majority of the IHS Markit Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) intelligence business for Informa’s Agribusiness Intelligence group. »

OpenFin raises USD17m in Series C funding from Wells Fargo and Barclays

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 09:24

OpenFin has raised USD17 million in Series C funding from major banks and leading Fintech investors. The funding round was led by Wells Fargo with participation from Barclays and existing investors including Bain Capital Ventures, JP Morgan and Pivot Investment Partners.  »

Loudhailer

Aberdeen Standard Investments and DIF acquire UNITANK

Wed, 15/05/2019 - 15:36

DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I (DIF) and SL Capital Infrastructure II SCSp (ASI) have acquired UNITANK from the family owners, with ASI and DIF each acquiring a 50 per cent stake.  »

Jean-Philippe Lemay, Fiera Capital

Fiera Capital to acquire Foresters Asset Management

Wed, 15/05/2019 - 15:27

Fiera Capital Corporation (Fiera Capital) is to acquire acquire all of the outstanding shares of Foresters Asset Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of Foresters Financial.  »

Olivia Markham, BlackRock

BlackRock Commodities Income Investment Trust changes name

Mon, 13/05/2019 - 14:35

The BlackRock Commodities Income Investment Trust has changed its named to the BlackRock Energy and Resources Income Trust plc (the Trust) to better reflect its investment universe, which consists predominantly of energy and mining equities as opposed to commodities. »

Brian Conroy, Liquidnet

Liquidnet acquires RSRCHXchange

Mon, 13/05/2019 - 14:27

Liquidnet, a global institutional investment network, has acquired RSRCHXchange, a marketplace and aggregator for institutional research. Liquidnet will now be able to deliver relevant, actionable insights directly to investment teams through the Liquidnet platform. »

Handshake

East Capital forms advisory partnership with Credicorp Capital Asset Management

Mon, 13/05/2019 - 10:09

East Capital, a specialist in emerging and frontier markets, has agreed a new investment advisory partnership with Credicorp Capital Asset Management to boost the firm’s insight into economies, markets and stocks in Latin America. »

Adrian Swales, Mobius Life

Phoenix to acquire Mobius Life

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 10:41

Phoenix Equity Partners has reached an agreement with Souter Investments (Souter) and Manfield Partners (Manfield) to acquire a majority stake in Mobius Life, an independent provider of investment administration services to UK pension schemes.  »

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