Deals and Transactions

deals and transactions
Jonathan Steinberg

WisdomTree acquires Boost ETP

Exchange-traded fund sponsor and asset manager WisdomTree Investments has expanded its European footprint with the acquisition of Boost ETP, a UK-based exchange-traded product (ETP) provider. »

Handshake and money

BTIG secures CLSA investment

BTIG, a financial services firm specialising in institutional trading and related brokerage services, has secured a strategic investment from CLSA. »

Joe Ratterman

BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge complete merger

BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge completed their merger on 31 January, creating one of the world’s largest stock exchange operators. »

Jonathan Steinberg

WisdomTree expands into Europe with Boost investment

Exchange-traded fund sponsor and asset manager WisdomTree Investments is to expand into Europe through a majority investment in UK-based exchange-traded product provider Boost. »

Lee Kranefuss

Warburg Pincus to acquire majority stake in ETP provider Source

An affiliate of private equity firm Warburg Pincus is to acquire a majority stake in European exchange-traded product (ETP) provider Source. »


etfexpress Global Awards 2014 survey – voting closes today

Voting for the 5th edition of the etfexpress Awards is due to close at midnight (GMT) tonight (Tuesday, 14 January). The awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony in London in late February 2014. »

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EPEG to sell ETF subsidiary

EPEG has chosen to put one of its subsidiary companies, unregistered investment adviser GENCAP Strategies, up for sale. »

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Citco acquires SEB’s Corporate Management Services business

Citco Corporate & Trust has reached an agreement to acquire Société Européenne de Banque’s (SEB) Corporate Management Services business. SEB plans to focus on its core banking activities. »

Yves Perrier, Amundi chief executive officer

Amundi completes acquisition of Smith Breeden

Amundi’s acquisition of Smith Breeden Associates has been finalised following completion of the customary conditions of informing regulatory authorities and gaining approval from certain clients and shareholders. »

Joe Linhares, Head of iShares EMEA

BlackRock completes acquisition of Credit Suisse’s ETF business

BlackRock has completed the acquisition of Credit Suisse’s exchange traded funds (ETF) business, in a move that extends the firm’s footprint in Switzerland and brings a broader range of opportunities to Swiss investors through its iShares ETF platform. »

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