China’s HNA to Take 25% Stake in Old Mutual US Asset Management Unit

Chinese conglomerate HNA has reported it will buy a 25% stake in Old Mutual’s US asset management unit; HNA will pay approximately $445 million; following the sale, Old Mutual will own 26% of the US asset management business, a decrease from 51%; Old Mutual is expected to also sell the remaining portion of the company with a number of offers from strategic buyers and private equity groups; HNA has been increasingly adding financial services companies to its portfolio with recent acquisitions including Deutsche Bank and Anthony Scaramucci’s SkyBridge Capital.  Source