On August 1, 2022, Marex Group (‘Marex’), the diversified global financial services platform, announced that it has agreed to acquire ED&F Man Capital Markets, the financial services division of ED&F Man Group. Seward & Kissel is pleased to be representing Marex in connection with this middle market broker-dealer industry transaction.
Marex is a diversified global financial services platform, providing essential liquidity, market access and infrastructure services to clients in the commodities, energy and financial markets. ED&F Man Capital Markets is a global financial brokerage business and the financial services division of ED&F Man. It provides access to multiple exchanges and clearing houses across multiple jurisdictions, offering an unrivalled breadth of products and services: future and options, metals, fixed income, equities, energy and foreign exchange.
Seward & Kissel LLP (sewkis.com) is a leading New York law firm, originally established in 1890, offering legal advice emphasizing business, financial and commercial law and related litigation. The firm’s Business Transactions Group handles middle-market M&A, private equity, venture capital and joint venture transactions involving a wide variety of industries. The firm is ranked as Highly Regarded for Corporate/M&A by Chambers USA and is recommended by The Legal 500 in the middle-market M&A category, stating that Seward & Kissel “regularly acts for private equity firms, international businesses and financial services companies in a huge variety of domestic and cross-border corporate and financing transactions.”
The company’s press release describing this transaction is available here.
Seward & Kissel Representing Marex Group on its Acquisition of ED&F Man Capital Markets
August 8, 2022
James E. Abbott
Craig A. Sklar
Meir R. Grossman