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Swiss Julius Baer purchases Merrill Wealth units in UAE, Bahrain
By IB Staff Writer
Switzerland-based financial conglomerate Julius Baer Group has acquired Merrill Lynch’s International Wealth Management (IWM) businesses based in Lebanon, Bahrain and the UAE, for an undisclosed sum.
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Arrow Capital Management acquires BluMont Capital Corporation
By IB Staff Writer
Arrow Capital Management Inc. ("Arrow") is pleased to announce that it has received all necessary approvals of applicable securities regulatory authorities and that on December 2, 2013 it completed the previously announced transaction in respect of its purchase of BluMont Capital Corporation ("BluMont") from Integrated Asset Management Corp. (IAM.TO).
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US Federal Reserve approves JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs capital plans
By IB Staff Writer
The US Federal Reserve has approved new revised capital plans submitted by Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Carlyle Group to purchase Diversified Global Asset Management
By IB Staff Writer
Global alternative asset manager the Carlyle Group has inked an agreement to purchase Diversified Global Asset Management Corporation (DGAM), for an undisclosed sum.
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RBS plans to divest £1.1bn investment business
By IB Staff Writer
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is reportedly negotiating with potential buyers to divest its £1.1bn private equity fund business, as part of its strategy to concentrate on core business segment.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Lloyds’ plans to divest 12% stake in St James's Place
By IB Staff Writer
London’s Lloyds Banking Group is set to divest approximately 12% stake in its wealth management business St James’s Place (SJP), which will enable the firm to raise nearly £390m.
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Credit Agricole to divest certain part of its Eurazeo stake
By IB Staff Writer
French banking group Credit Agricole is mulling over the divestment of its 18.25% stake in investment fund Eurazeo, as part of its ongoing restructuring efforts to meet Europe's new strict banking rules.
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Canoe Financial collaborates with JP Morgan to unveil new mutual funds
By IB Staff Writer
Canoe Financial, a mutual fund company based in Canada, has joined hands with JPMorgan Asset Management (Canada), to launch two new mutual funds.
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US Bancorp Fund Services to buy Irish hedge fund manager Quintillion
By IB Staff Writer
US Bancorp Fund Services, a subsidiary of US Bancorp (USB), has reached an agreement to purchase Ireland domiciled full-service hedge fund administrator, Quintillion Limited, for an undisclosed sum.
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Julius Baer to acquire WMPartners Wealth Management
By IB Staff Writer
Julius Baer Group has agreed to acquire WMPartners Wealth Management, for an undisclosed sum, as part of its strategy to build one of the largest independent asset managers in Switzerland.
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China bank selects Sopra Banking Software’s weath management platform
By IB Staff Writer
Sopra Banking Software, the international financial services software provider, is pleased to announce that they have signed their first deal in the Philippines with China Banking Corporation for their Wealth Management system. China Banking Corporation (known as China Bank) is Philippines’ fifth largest universal bank by market capitalization. China Bank provides a wide range of banking services through 289 branches nationwide (340 if including its thrift bank, China Bank Savings).
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Aberdeen agrees to acquire Lloyds’ fund management division SWIP
By IB Staff Writer
Scotland-based money manager Aberdeen Asset Management has signed a definitive agreement to acquire nearly 10% stake in Lloyds Banking Group’s fund management division Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP), in a £550m share transaction.
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BNY Mellon Granted Singapore Capital Markets Services Licence
By IB Staff Writer
BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, has been awarded a Capital Markets Services licence by the Monetary Authority of Singapore for its new dedicated Singapore-based subsidiary to provide fund management services in Singapore. The licence was approved on 11, November 2013.
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Manulife Financial to expand its third party private asset management business
By IB Staff Writer
Manulife Financial announced the expansion of its global third party private asset management business. The new business unit will be called Manulife Asset Management Private Markets. The business unit will bring together specialized private asset teams that currently manage funds for third party investors, as well as provide investors access to Manulife Financial’s other specialized private asset investment teams that historically have primarily served its general fund.
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Macquarie Group to make $800m offer for Lloyds’ fund management arm
By IB Staff Writer
Macquarie Group is planning to submit a $800m bid to acquire Lloyds Banking's asset management division, Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP), in the coming two weeks.
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