EQT Holdings to buy 60% of UK’s Treasury Capital

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by Jessica Amir

Trustee company, EQT Holdings (ASX:EQT) has inked a deal to buy a majority stake (60 per cent) of UK fund governance provider, Treasury Capital.

The investment in the company is not material, but will contribute to earnings in 2018 and be funded by existing cash and debt facilities.

The transaction has been given the green light the by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and will give it a platform to grow its fiduciary services in the $70 trillion global funds management industry.

The company says the deal will also help it to become a premier fund operator in the UK and Ireland.

Shares in Eqt Holdings (ASX:EQT) last traded at $17.66.

Jessica Amir

Finance News Network
Jessica joined FNN in January 2017 after having worked in financial advising for seven years and in TV journalism for seven years, specialising in finance, equities and analysis. She has interviewed former Prime Ministers of Australia, Tony Abbott, Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd and ex Treasurer Jo Hockey. Jessica has worked as a journalist with Sky News Business, ABC 1, ABC's The Business, ABC24 and has also been a regional Channel 7 and 9 TV reporter with Prime7 and Win News.