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Investment Strategy

Pure-play asset managers to benefit from crisis

Asset management M&A activ­ity is expected to rise this year, with continued distressed sales by invest­ment banks and insurance companies, but the good news for pension funds is the emergence of a strong independent sector in Europe. According to the latest report by Jefferies Putnam Lovell, an asset management researcher and corporate advisor, pure-play asset […]
Investment Strategy

Pure-play asset managers to benefit from crisis

Asset management M&A activ­ity is expected to rise this year, with continued distressed sales by invest­ment banks and insurance companies, but the good news for pension funds is the emergence of a strong independent sector in Europe. According to the latest report by Jefferies Putnam Lovell, an asset management researcher and corporate advisor, pure-play asset […]
Hedge Funds

Diversified managers seen as sellers: Putnam Lovell

Merger and acquisition activity among funds management firms has already slowed because of the credit crunch and is likely to be fuelled over the next 12 months by diversified firms looking to offload non-core asset management businesses, according to the latest report from Jefferies Putnam Lovell.
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