Acquisitions of alternative asset managers hit historically
high levels during 2007s first half and are expected to
remain strong for the rest of the year, according to Putnam
Lovell, a financial services boutique owned by Jefferies &
Transactions in the first half of the year hit a record
high, with demand for hedge fund firms particularly robust.
Acquisitions of alternative asset managers represented almost
30% of announced M&A asset management transactions...