Sunday, October 5, 2014

The Risk Arbitrage Report for October 6, 2014

New Deals:
  • Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BDX) to acquire CareFusion Corporation (CFN).
  • Encana Corporation (USA) (ECA) to acquire Athlon Energy Inc (ATHL).
  • Vista Equity Partners to acquire Tibco Software Inc. (TIBX).
    • For background, Vista bought two software companies in 2013.  One transaction closed in 36 days and the other in 50 days.  
  • News Corp (NWSA) to acquire Move Inc. (MOVE).
  • JAB Holding Company to acquire Einstein Noah Restaurant Group (BAGL).
  • Pluspetrol Resources Corp to acquire Apco Oil and Gas International (APAGF).
  • HomeStreet Inc (HMST) to acquire Simplicity Bancorp Inc (SMPL).
  • BEO Bancorp (BEOB) to acquire Bank Reale (BKRL).
Busted Deals:
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (SLXP) terminates agreement with Cosmo Pharmaceuticals S.p.A. (COPN.SW).
Closed Deals:

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