Sunday, November 29, 2015

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Nov 30, 2015

New Deals:
  • Pfizer Inc. (PFE) to acquire Allergan plc (AGN).
  • Pinnacle Foods Inc (PF) to acquire Boulder Brands Inc (BDBD).
  • PMC-Sierra Inc (PMCS) agrees to be acquired by Microsemi Corporation (MSCC) and terminates deal with Skyworks Solutions Inc (SWKS).
  • Diebold Inc (DBD) to acquire Wincor Nixdorf (WNXDY).
  • Comtech Telecomm. Corp. (CMTL) to acquire TeleCommunication Systems, Inc (TSYS).
  • MainSource Financial Group Inc (MSFG) to acquire Cheviot Financial Corp. (CHEV).
  • Capital Bank Financial Corp (CBF) to acquire CommunityOne Bancorp (COB).
Closed Deals:
  • Team Health Holdings LLC (TMH) completes acquisition of IPC Healthcare Inc (IPCM).
  • Open Text Corp (OTEX) completes acquisition of Daegis Inc (DAEG).
  • Diodes Incorporated (DIOD) completes acquisition of Pericom Semiconductor (PSEM).
  • Leyard Optoelectronic Co completes acquisition of Planar Systems, Inc. (PLNR).
  • Merck KGaA completes acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich Corp (SIAL).
Updated Deals:

Merger Arbitrage Spreads Nov 30, 2015

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Nov 23, 2015

New Deals:
  • ON Semiconductor Corp (ON) to acquire Fairchild Semiconductor Intl I (FCS).
  • Marriott International Inc (MAR) to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worl (HOT).
  • Air Liquide (AI.PA) to acquire Airgas, Inc. (ARG).
  • C R Bard Inc (BCR) to acquire Liberator Medical Holdings Inc (LBMH).
  • TransDigm Group Incorporated (TDG) to acquire Breeze-Eastern Corp (BZC).
  • BNC Bancorp (BNCN) to acquire High Point Bank Corp (HPTB).
Closed Deals:
  • Envestnet Inc (ENV) completes acquisition of Yodlee Inc (YDLE).
  • Insiders complete acquisition of Shanda Games Limited(ADR) (GAME).
Updated Deals:

Merger Arbitrage Spreads Nov 23, 2015

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Sunday, November 15, 2015

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Nov 15, 2015

New Deals:
  • Kroger Co (KR) to acquire Roundy's Inc (RNDY).
  • Weyerhaeuser Co (WY) to acquire Plum Creek Timber Co. Inc. (PCL).
  • Anbang Insurance Group to acquire Fidelity & Guaranty Life (FGL).
  • GaAs Labs, LLC to acquire ANADIGICS, Inc. (ANAD).
  • Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (OZRK) to acquire C1 Financial Inc (BNK).
  • Astellas Pharma to acquire Ocata Therapeutics Inc (OCAT).
  • First Midwest Bancorp Inc (FMBI) to acquire NI Bancshares Corp (NIBA).
Closed Deals:
  • PayPal (PYPL) completes acquisition of Xoom Corp (XOOM).
  • BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) completes acquisition of Remy International Inc (REMY).
  • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd completes acquisition of Insite Vision Inc. (INSV).
Updated Deals:

  • Broadcom Corporation (BRCM) shareholders approve acquisition by Avago Technologies Ltd (AVGO).

Merger Arbitrage Spreads Nov 16, 2015

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Sunday, November 8, 2015

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Nov 9, 2015

New Deals:
  • Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) to acquire King Digital Entertainment PLC (KING).
  • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) to acquire Youku Tudou Inc (ADR) (YOKU).
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) to acquire Rite Aid Corporation (RAD).
  • Snyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) to acquire Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND).
  • Pamplona Capital Managemen to acquire MedAssets, Inc. (MDAS).
  • Bridgestone to acquire Pep Boys-Manny Moe and Jack (PBY).
  • Expedia Inc (EXPE) to acquire HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY).
  • Duke Energy Corp (DUK) to acquire Piedmont Natural Gas (PNY).
  • Team, Inc. (TISI) to acquire Furmanite Corporation (FRM).
  • Targa Resources Corp (TRGP) to acquire Targa Resources Partners LP (NGLS).
  • Endurance International Group (EIGI) to acquire Constant Contact Inc (CTCT).
  • TDK Corp to acquire Hutchinson Technology Inc (HTCH).
  • KeyCorp (KEY) to acquire First Niagara Financial Group (FNFG).
  • New York Community Bancorp (NYCB) to acquire Astoria Financial Corp (AF).
  • German American Bancorp., Inc. (GABC) to acquire River Valley Bancorp (RIVR).
  • Endologix, Inc. (ELGX) to acquire Trivascular Technologies Inc (TRIV).
  • SciVac Therapeutics Inc (SVACF) to acquire VBI Vaccines Inc (VBIV).
  • Galil Medica to acquire Perseon Corp (PRSN).
Closed Deals:

  • M&T Bank Corporation (MTB) completes acquisition of Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. (HCBK).
    • 1145 days to close this one.  Wow!
  • Apollo Global Management LLC (APO) completes acquisition of OM Group, Inc. (OMG).
  • XPO Logistics Inc (XPO) completes acquisition of Con-way Inc (CNW).
  • Tokio Marine Holdings completes acquisition of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (HCC).
  • Ericsson completes acquisition of Envivio Inc (ENVI).
  • Royal Bank of Canada (RY) completes acquisition of City National Corp (CYN).

Merger Arbitrage Spreads Nov 9, 2015

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