NAB buys Goldman Sachs JBWere wealth unit

Goldman Sachs JBWere will sell a controlling stake in its wealth management business to National Australia Bank for $81 million.

National Australia Bank NAB announced yesterday that it will acquire an 80.1% interest in the private wealth management business of Goldman Sachs JBWere in Australia and New Zealand for A$99 million $81 million. The wealth management business will be rebranded JBWere and GSJBW will continue to own the remaining 19.9%.

The agreed price suggests 100% of the business has been valued at A$124 million. NAB may also shell out some performance-related payments based on the revenues the...

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