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Search for scale and specialist expertise point to increased dealmaking among asset managers

JD Supra: Mergers

Fundraising challenges, higher financing costs, market volatility and an ever-tighter regulatory environment are upping the pressure for M&A among asset managers. Those drivers, however, apply differently depending on which segment of the market you’re looking at. By: Allen & Overy LLP

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Royal London Asset Management restructures global equity team

The TRADE

Royal London Asset Management has restructured its global equity team with immediate effect, following the departure of its head of equities and some members of the wider global equities team. The post Royal London Asset Management restructures global equity team appeared first on The TRADE.

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Silicon Valley: A Friend or Foe to Asset Management?

Accenture Capital Markets

The financial services industry—including asset managers—has had an interesting relationship with Silicon Valley. Asset managers should not assume that these tech giants will look past this industry. Asset managers should start to prepare for what is likely to be inevitable disruption.

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Walter GAM takes minority stake in Madryn Asset Management

PE Hub

The post Walter GAM takes minority stake in Madryn Asset Management appeared first on PE Hub. Walter GAM is a private equity affiliate of the Walter Group, a Montreal-based family office.

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People Moves Round Up: MarketAxess, MUFG and Royal London Asset Management

The TRADE

He joined the bank in 2021 as global head of e-FX having and previously served as a strategic transformation consultant at State Street.Prior to that, Tokyo-based Wright spent 16 years at Morgan Stanley, most recently as a managing director. He has also held roles at FXall and UBS, as product manager and associate director, respectively.

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Major investment banks and asset managers partake in landmark blockchain pilot

The TRADE

Digital Asset’s blockchain network Canton has completed a pilot involving a large group of major investment banks and asset managers demonstrating interoperability of independent distributed ledger applications (dApps) in the capital markets domain.

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Ex-Balyasny Asset Management trader joins Millennium

The TRADE

Umair Khan Marwat has joined Millennium as a trader, following almost two and a half years at Balyasny Asset Management. Hong Kong-based Marwat previously worked at Credit Suisse, focused on AES, algorithmic, and direct market access (DMA) trading, before joining Balyasny Asset Management in 2021 as a trader.