Liberty Considers Alternatives, Sale

November 2, 2000 ( - Liberty Financial effectively put out a "for sale" sign yesterday, the latest in a series of fund manager ownership shifts, even as it reported a 26% jump in assets under management.

THE URGE TO MERGE – Fund Acquirees Grow Slower

August 1, 2000 ( - When money managers are acquired, plan sponsors may be voting with their feet, according to data from a survey conducted by Cerulli Associates. The study found that 2/3 of US managers involved in merger activity grew slower than the industry average, with a like number falling short of their pre-merger growth rates.