Wilshire has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lyxor Asset Management Inc., known as Lyxor U.S., an investment adviser with $20.8 billion in assets under management, from Amundi, one of Europe’s largest asset managers. Through this transaction, Wilshire will become a leading provider of hedge fund managed accounts and enhance its alternative investment offering.
Lyxor U.S., a wholly owned subsidiary of Amundi Holdings US, Inc., is a provider of risk-managed, alternative and hedge fund investment solutions to institutional investors in North America. Lyxor U.S. was previously the U.S. subsidiary of Lyxor, the major European ETF and liquid alternatives provider acquired by Amundi in 2021. Wilshire’s acquisition of Lyxor U.S. will enhance Wilshire’s alternatives capabilities, including implementation capabilities through hedge fund managed accounts, and incorporate Lyxor U.S.’s premier institutional client base to the Wilshire ecosystem.