Investment Firms Tiedemann and Alvarium Near Deal to Merge, Go Public Via SPAC

Investment firms Tiedemann Group and Alvarium Investments Ltd. are close to a deal to merge and go public through a special-purpose acquisition company, people familiar with the matter said. The combined investment firm would be called Alvarium Tiedemann Holdings and be valued at roughly $1.4 billion in the deal with …

Kyrgyzstan Blocked From London Gold Trading Over Missing Bars

The organization that oversees London’s gold trading blocked metal mined in Kyrgyzstan from entering the city’s market, dealing a blow to the central Asian nation’s bullion-dependent economy. The London Bullion Market Association said Friday it had suspended Kyrgyzaltyn OJSC, Kyrgyzstan’s state-owned gold producer, from its list of acceptable refiners. The …