Tuesday, 3 March 2015
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Nov 9 2007 | 12:15pm ET
Asset management boutique Affiliated Managers Group has taken a stake in activist hedge fund manager ValueAct Capital, its second in a hedge fund.
Terms of the deal were undisclosed, but AMG has reportedly purchased a roughly 25% stake in the $6 billion San Francisco hedge fund firm, buying out a former outside investor. ValueAct founders and managers have signed long-term employment contracts, and AMG’s presence is not expected to lead to any investor departures.
Prides Crossing, Mass.-based AMG also owns a 25% stake in AQR Capital Management, which it took three years ago.
Jan 23 2015 | 1:00pm ET
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