Blaylock & Partners acquired Abacus Financial Group, a woman- and minority-owned money management firm specializing in fixed-income strategies. Terms were not disclosed. The combined firm will be named Blaylock-Abacus Asset. Abacus' founders, Cynthia Plouche and Judith Ann Calder, will be managing directors. Ms. Plouche will be head of government securities and structured products, and Ms. Calder will be head of corporate quantitative research. Blaylock-Abacus will have $175 million in assets under management, mostly from institutional clients.