Valuecap intended to exit the asset management business.
Franklin Templeton’s pre-pandemic acquisition of Legg Mason has been completed.
Easing regulations for smaller lenders and M&A activities will drive US regional bank equities, argues Ryan Lentell, Boston-based portfolio manager at Manulife Asset Management.
China’s Fosun conglomerate adds wealth management to its operations after announcing it would acquire a Brazilian wealth manager for $52m.
Outbound M&A announced by Asia-Pacific companies hit $275bn in the past 18 months, and the number and deal size are expected to grow, which bodes well for M&A arbitrage hedge funds.
The fifth alternative view is from Lawrence Jones, managing director and head of Paulson Asia, a Schroders-affiliated company. Jones presented at FSA’s Alternatives Forum in Hong Kong on “Adding alpha through merger arbitrage”. In the video above he answers three questions about investing in mergers & acquisitions.