Sunday, September 28, 2014

The Risk Arbitrage Report for September 29, 2014

New Deals:
  • Merck KGaA to acquire Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (SIAL).
  • Siemens AG (ADR) (SIEGY) to acquire Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (DRC).
  • Daiichi Sankyo to acquire Ambit Biosciences Corp (AMBI).
  • Laboratory Corp. of America (LH) to acquire LipoScience Inc (LPDX).
  • TTM Technologies, Inc. (TTMI) to acquire Viasystems Group, Inc. (VIAS).
  • Putnam County Savings Bank to acquire CMS Bancorp, Inc. (CMSB).
Closed Deals:
Updated Deals:


  1. Merck KGaA (the acquirer of SIAL) is not
    the US-based Merck (MRK) ... these are
    two different companies.

  2. Thanks for bringing this to my attention. The "Report" has been corrected and the spreadsheet will be updated next week.