Kansas City, MO-based DST Systems Inc has acquired the business of kasina LLC. Kasina is a strategic advisory firm in New York. The company was founded in 1999, and provides business analytics, consulting, and research to the 150 largest asset managers. The firm is recognized for introducing the industry to revolutionary business ideas related to hybrid wholesaling, profit-based compensation systems, digital marketing, social media, and behavior-based segmentation. Kasina’s consulting services include engagements to analyze product strategies, sales models, and marketing strategies.
DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of sophisticated information processing and servicing solutions to companies around the world. Through its global enterprise, DST delivers strategically unified data management, business processing, and customer communications solutions to the asset management, brokerage, retirement, and healthcare markets.
Terms of the sale were not disclosed.