The boutique Town fund supervisor 7IM is to be advertise later this 12 months months after its proprietor rejected an unsolicited £300m takeover way.
Sky Information has learnt that London-listed Caledonia Investments, which has owned 7IM since 2015, is making plans to kick off an public sale of the industry within the autumn.
Town resources mentioned it was once anticipated to hunt a valuation of about £400m for the corporate.
Evercore Companions, the funding financial institution, has been retained to supervise the sale procedure, they added, even supposing it might be not on time if marketplace prerequisites stay unattractive.
In February, Sky Information printed that Brooks Macdonald, the London-listed asset supervisor, had approached 7IM’s controlling shareholder, Caledonia Investments, past due closing 12 months a few deal.
Brooks Macdonald is more likely to stay prepared to procure 7IM and play a task within the drawing close public sale.
Different fund managers, in addition to non-public fairness traders, are a few of the different events which can discover a deal.
7IM was once received by means of Caledonia seven years in the past in a deal price about £100m.
Since then, 7IM has purchased two different corporations: Tcam Asset Control and Companions Wealth Control.
Caledonia declined to remark.