Man Group is to acquire the remaining exposure to the estates of bankrupt US investment giant Lehman Brothers from funds managed by its subsidiary, GLG Partners, for $355m (£220.4m) in cash.
The transactions - valued at current NAV - "will remove the remaining uncertainty from funds with residual claims against the Lehman estates to the benefit of both existing and new investors," said Man CEO Peter Clarke.
"In this way, Man can use its resources productively to provide clarity for fund investors and the opportunity to grow assets in the affected funds more quickly."
The group said transactions are mainly relevant to GLG's European Long Short and North American Opportunity strategies.
Man had a regulatory capital surplus of around $900m, net cash of around $900m and total available liquidity resources of $4.8bn, as reported in its 7 July Interim Management Statement.
The regulatory capital impact of the transactions is expected to be $50m.
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