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27 January 2016

Lightyear Capital, Canada’s PSP Investment Board to buy AIG Advisor Group

wallet-669458_1920 New York-based private equity firm Lightyear Capital has teamed up with Canadian LP the Public Sector Pension Investment Board to buy financial advisor business AIG Advisor Group.

22 January 2016

Legg Mason wins race for Clarion Partners buy from Lightyear

office-195960_1920 New York-based private equity firm Lightyear Capital has agreed to sell RE investor Clarion Partners to KKR-backed wealth manager Legg Mason.

5 January 2016

KKR-backed Legg Mason gets a step closer to Clarion Partners’ acquisition

document-428334_1920 Wealth management firm Legg Mason, backed by private equity major KKR, is said to have entered exclusive negotiations for a majority stake buy in real estate investment manager Clarion Partners.

22 April 2015

Norwest exits eight-year Wealth Enhancement holding to Lightyear Capital

wealth Financial services-focused private equity firm Lightyear Capital has agreed to pick up a majority stake in Wealth Enhancement Group (WEG) from Norwest Equity Partners.

20 October 2014

Former AIG president, CEO Sullivan becomes first Lightyear operating partner

Hired Rubber Stamp Financial services-focused private equity firm Lightyear Capital has hired former AIG president and CEO Martin Sullivan in the newly-created role of operating partner.

2 October 2014

‘High valuation’ could put off private equity from American Beacon bidding

dollar Private equity houses interested in buyout-backed mutual fund manager American Beacon Advisors (ABA) are reportedly being put off by the company’s high price tag.

9 May 2014

Lightyear Capital in talks with LPs about new fund

new york 5_sq Financial services firm Lightyear Capital is reportedly preparing to launch a new fund.

7 April 2014

Lightyear Capital promotes Michal Petrzela to managing director

new york 5_sq New York-based private equity firm Lightyear Capital has promoted Michal Petrzela to managing director.

17 January 2014

Lightyear Capital sells Cetera Financial Group to RCS

exit 15_sq Private equity firm Lightyear Capital has sold broker-dealer Cetera Financial Group to RCS Capital Corp for $1.15bn.

11 December 2013

Lightyear Capital agrees $265m MBO of $50bn asset manager Ridgeworth Investments

Mid-market US buyout house Lightyear Capital has teamed up with employees of Ridgeworth Investments to carve the business out of SunTrust Banks in a deal worth up to $265m.

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