Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Risk Arbitrage Report for May 1, 2017

New Deals:
  • Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) to acquire AdvancePierre Foods Holdings (APFH).
  • Fresenius Kabi to acquire Akorn, Inc. (AKRX).
  • Bach Finance Limited  to acquire Nord Anglia Education Inc (NORD).
  • AMPLEXOR International to acquire Sajan, Inc. (SAJA).
  • RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ) to acquire FelCor Lodging Trust Incorpora (FCH).
  • Marlin Equity Partners to acquire Tangoe, Inc. (TNGO).
  • TowneBank (TOWN) to acquire Paragon Commercial Corp (PBNC).
  • Sierra Bancorp (BSRR) to acquire OCB Bancorp (OJCB).
  • South State Corp (SSB) to acquire Park Sterling Corp (PSTB).
  • Central Valley Community Banco (CVCY) to acquire Folsom Lake Bank (FOLB).
Closed Deals:
  • Allergan plc (AGN) completes acquisition of Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc (ZLTQ).
  • LANXESS completes acquisition of Chemtura Corp (CHMT).
  • Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (SXL) completes acquisition of Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP).
  • Enbridge Inc (USA) (ENB) completes acquisition of Midcoast Energy Partners LP (MEP).
  • Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) completes acquisition of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (CWEI).
  • WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) completes acquisition of Universal American Corporation (UAM).
  • United Bankshares, Inc. (UBSI) completes acquisition of Cardinal Financial Corporation (CFNL).

Merger Arbitrage Spreads May 1, 2017

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Apr 24, 2017

New Deals:
  • Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX) to acquire C R Bard Inc (BCR).
  • Virtu Financial Inc (VIRT) to acquire KCG Holdings Inc (KCG).
  • AMETEK, Inc. (AME) to acquire MOCON, Inc. (MOCO).
  • Riverview Financial Corp (RIVE) to acquire CBT Financial Corp. (CBTC).
  • United Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) to acquire HCSB Financial Corp (HCFB).
Busted Deals:
  • Anbang Insurance Group terminates agreement with Fidelity & Guaranty Life (FGL).
  • AltaPacific Bancorp (ABNK) terminates agreement with Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley (CKTM).
Closed Deals:
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE) completes acquisition of Nimble Storage Inc (NMBL).
  • Danone SA (ADR) (DANOY) completes acquisition of WhiteWave Foods Co (WWAV).
  • Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN) completes acquisition of Seventy Seven Energy (SVNT).
  • American Securities LLC completes acquisition of Air Methods Corp (AIRM).
  • Keysight Technologies Inc (KEYS) completes acquisition of Ixia (XXIA).
Updated Deals:

  • Bass Pro Shop updates merger consideration in merger with Cabelas Inc (CAB).
  • Alipay increases offer for Moneygram International Inc (MGI).

Merger Arbitrage Spreads Apr 24, 2017

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Apr 17, 2017

New Deals:
  • AT&T Inc. (T) to acquire Straight Path Communications (STRP).
  • Starwood Capital Group to acquire Forestar Group Inc. (FOR).
  • Zoetis Inc (ZTS) to acquire Nexvet Biopharma plc (NVET).
  • Knight Transportation (KNX) to acquire Swift Transportation Co (SWFT).
  • Harland Clarke Holdings Corp to acquire RetailMeNot Inc (SALE).
  • Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Partners to acquire Intrawest Resorts Holdings Inc (SNOW).
  • Century Communities Inc (CCS) to acquire UCP Inc (UCP).
  • Tahoe Group to acquire Alliance HealthCare Services, (AIQ).
  • Washington Federal Inc. (WAFD) to acquire Anchor Bancorp (ANCB).
  • Sussex Bancorp (SBBX) to acquire Community Bank of Bergen County (CMTB).
  • Sino IC Capital to acquire Xcerra Corp (XCRA).
Closed Deals:

  • Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) completes acquisition of B/E Aerospace Inc (BEAV).
  • Komatsu Ltd completes acquisition of Joy Global Inc. (JOY).
  • Integrated Device Technology (IDTI) completes acquisition of GigPeak Inc (GIG).
  • Linkedsee Limited completes acquisition of KongZhong Corporation (ADR) (KZ).

Merger Arbitrage Spreads Apr 17, 2017

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Apr 10, 2017

New Deals:
  • JAB to acquire Panera Bread Co (PNRA).
  • Liberty Ventures (LVNTA) to acquire General Communication, Inc. (GNCMA).
  • Apax Partners to acquire Syneron Medical Ltd. (ELOS).
  • Gurnet Point L.P to acquire Innocoll Holdings PLC (INNL).
  • New Mountain Partners to acquire TRC Companies, Inc. (TRR).
  • PacWest Bancorp (PACW) to acquire CU Bancorp (CUNB).
  • Management to acquire Zhaopin Ltd (ADR) (ZPIN).
Busted Deals:
  • United Roosevelt Savings Bank terminates agreement with Wawel Bank (WAWL).
Closed Deals:

  • Gartner Inc (IT) completes acquisition of CEB Inc (CEB).
  • SOMPO Holdings completes acquisition of Endurance Specialty Holdings L (ENH).
  • Deluxe Corporation (DLX) completes acquisition of RDM Corp (RDMKF).
  • American Axle & Manufact. Hold (AXL) completes acquisition of Metaldyne Performance Group In (MPG).
  • Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (PPBI) completes acquisition of Heritage Oaks Bancorp (HEOP).
  • Access National Corporation (ANCX) completes acquisition of Middleburg Financial Corp. (MBRG).
  • Summit Financial Group, Inc. (SMMF) completes acquisition of First Century Bankshares (FCBS).
  • People's United Financial, Inc (PBCT) completes acquisition of Suffolk Bancorp (SCNB).
  • Standard Financial Corp. (STND) completes acquisition of Allegheny Valley Bancorp (AVLY).
  • First Commonwealth Financial (FCF) completes acquisition of DCB Financial Corp (DCBF).

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Sunday, April 2, 2017

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Apr 3, 2017

New Deals:
  • MaxLinear, Inc. (MXL) to acquire Exar Corporation (EXAR).
  • Hytera Communications Co., Ltd. to acquire Norsat International Inc (USA) (NSAT).
  • Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (GG) to acquire Exeter Resource Corp (XRA).
  • Ta Chen Stainless Pipe to acquire Empire Resources Inc (ERS).
  • Home Bancshares Inc (HOMB) to acquire Stonegate Bank (SGBK).
  • Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. (MPB) to acquire The Scottdale Bank & Trust Company (SDLJ).
  • First Bank (FRBA) to acquire Bucks County Bank (BKCS).
Closed Deals:
  • Siemens AG (ADR) (SIEGY) completes acquisition of Mentor Graphics Corp (MENT).
  • Restaurant Brands International Inc (QSR) completes acquisition of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc (PLKI).
  • UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) completes acquisition of Surgical Care Affiliates Inc (SCAI).
  • Teledyne Technologies Incorpor (TDY) completes acquisition of e2v technologies plc [Currency in GBX] (E2V.L).
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