Transactions


$66 million Deal Value

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Financial advisor to VS Holdings

Financial advisor to VS Holdings

November 2014

Freeman & Co. Advises Velocity Shares in its Recently Announced Transaction
Date
November 2014
Industry
Asset Management, Broker-Dealer, Private Equity
Transaction
Sell-Side M&A
Deal Value
$66,000,000

Janus Capital Group to acquire Velocity Shares

October 13, 2014 (Darien, CT) – Freeman & Co. congratulates its client, VelocityShares, on the recent announcement that Janus Capital Group (NYSE: JNS) (“Janus”) has reached an agreement to acquire the company. The transaction includes upfront cash consideration of $30 million. This transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close before the end of the year. For additional information on the transaction, please see the press release issued by Janus dated October 13, 2014.

This transaction further increases Freeman & Co.’s leading market share in M&A transactions involving exchange-traded product organizations and this transaction represents the firm’s 4th transaction in the space.