Sunday, July 26, 2015

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Jul 27, 2015

New Deals:
  • Anthem Inc (ANTM) to acquire CIGNA Corporation (CI).
  • Sunedison Inc (SUNE) to acquire Vivint Solar Inc (VSLR).
  • St. Jude Medical, Inc. (STJ) to acquire Thoratec Corporation (THOR).
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Ins Co to acquire StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. (SFG).
Closed Deals:
  • AT&T Inc. (T) completes acquisition of DIRECTV (DTV).
  • Alcoa Inc (AA) completes acquisition of RTI International Metals, Inc. (RTI).
  • Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) completes acquisition of Rosetta Resources Inc. (ROSE).
  • Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP) completes acquisition of QEP Midstream Partners LP (QEPM).
  • UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) completes acquisition of Catamaran Corp (USA) (CTRX).
  • Wintrust Financial Corp (WTFC) completes acquisition of Community Financial Shares Inc (CFIS).
Updated Deals:

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Jul 20, 2015

New Deals:
  • Celgene Corporation (CELG) to acquire Receptos Inc (RCPT).
  • BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) to acquire Remy International Inc (REMY).
  • MPLX LP (MPLX) to acquire Markwest Energy Partners LP (MWE).
  • Platform Specialty Products Co (PAH) to acquire Alent plc (ALNXY).
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (VRX) to acquire Unilens Vision Inc. (UVIC).
  • Insiders to acquire Books-A-Million, Inc. (BAMM).
  • Middleby Corp (MIDD) to acquire AGA Rangemaster Group plc (AGFDF).
Closed Deals:
  • Francisco Partners completes acquisition of Clicksoftware Technologies Ltd (CKSW).
  • GameStop Corp. (GME) completes acquisition of Geeknet Inc (GKNT).
  • Genco Shipping & Trading Limit (GSKNF) completes acquisition of Baltic Trading Ltd (BALT).
Updated Deals:

  • Catamaran Corp (USA) (CTRX) shareholders approve acquisition by UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH).

Merger Arbitrage Spreads Jul 20, 2015

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Jul 13, 2015

New Deals:
  • LKQ Corporation (LKQ) to acquire Coast Distribution System Inc (CRV).
Busted Deals:
  • ALFA, Harbour Energy Ltd. and Harbour Energy, L.P.  terminates agreement with Pacific Rubiales Energy (PEGFF).

Closed Deals:
  • Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) completes acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO).
  • Fosun International Limited completes acquisition of Meadowbrook Insurance Group, I (MIG).
  • SS&C Technologies Holdings, In (SSNC) completes acquisition of Advent Software, Inc. (ADVS).
  • CA Technologies (CA) completes acquisition of Rally Software Development Corp (RALY).
  • Fortinet Inc (FTNT) completes acquisition of Meru Networks, Inc. (MERU).

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Sunday, July 5, 2015

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Jul 6, 2015

New Deals:
  • Aetna Inc (AET) to acquire Humana Inc (HUM).
  • ACE Limited (ACE) to acquire Chubb Corp (CB).
  • Sequential Brands Group Inc (SQBG) to acquire Martha Stewart Living Omnimedi (MSO).
  • PayPal to acquire Xoom Corp (XOOM).
  • Chambers Street Properties (CSG) to acquire Gramercy Property Trust Inc (GPT).
  • Centene Corp (CNC) to acquire Health Net, Inc. (HNT).
  • Lone Star Funds to acquire Home Properties, Inc. (HME).
  • Hach Company to acquire Sutron Corporation (STRN).
  • Willis Group Holdings PLC (WSH) to acquire Towers Watson & Co (TW).
  • PBB Bancorp (PBCA) to acquire First Mountain Bank (FMBP).
  • First Merchants Corporation (FRME) to acquire Ameriana Bancorp (ASBI).
  • Farmers National Banc Corp (FMNB) to acquire Tri-State First Banc (TSOH).
  • Juniata Valley Financial Corp (JUVF) to acquire FNBPA Bancorp, Inc. (FNBP).
  • Montana Exploration Corp (MTZ.V) to acquire Gale Force Petroleum (GFPMF).
Closed Deals:
  • Siemens AG (ADR) (SIEGY) completes acquisition of Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (DRC).
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) completes acquisition of AOL, Inc. (AOL).
  • Wisconsin Energy Corp (WEC) completes acquisition of Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (TEG).
  • New Mountain Capital completes acquisition of Zep, Inc. (ZEP).
  • Rock-Tenn Company (RKT) completes acquisition of MeadWestvaco Corp. (MWV).
  • Handy & Harman Ltd (HNH) completes acquisition of JPS Industries, Inc. (JPST).
  • Knowles Corp (KN) completes acquisition of Audience Inc (ADNC).
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) completes acquisition of Synageva Biopharma Corp (GEVA).
  • Webster Capital completes acquisition of Dover Saddlery, Inc. (DOVR).
  • Aurea completes acquisition of Lyris, Inc (LYRI).
  • Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (BDGE) completes acquisition of Community National Bank (CBNY).
  • BB&T Corporation (BBT) completes acquisition of Bank Of Kentucky Financial Cor (BKYF).
  • Plaza Bancorp (PLZB) completes acquisition of Manhattan Bancorp (MNHN).
  • Horizon Bancorp (HBNC) completes acquisition of Peoples Bancorp (PBNI).
  • Western Alliance Bancorporatio (WAL) completes acquisition of Bridge Capital Holdings (BBNK).
  • BNC Bancorp (BNCN) completes acquisition of Valley Financial Corp. Virgini (VYFC).
  • Renasant Corp. (RNST) completes acquisition of Heritage Financial Group Inc (HBOS).
  • Sterling Bancorp (STL) completes acquisition of Hudson Valley Holding Corp. (HVB).
Updated Deals:

  • Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc (ISSI) shareholders approve acquisition by Summitview Capital.
  • Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd. (MRH) shareholders approve acquisition by Endurance Specialty Holdings L (ENH).
  • Arris Group Inc (ARRS) received a second request for information under HSR in merger with  Pace plc (PIC.L).
  • Opko Health Inc. (OPK) receives early HSR termination in merger with Bio-Reference Laboratories Inc (BRLI).
  • Freescale Semiconductor Ltd (FSL) shareholders approve acquisition by NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI).

Merger Arbitrage Spreads Jul 6, 2015

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