Sunday, June 18, 2017

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Jun 19, 2017

New Deals:
  •, Inc. (AMZN) to acquire Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM).
  • Donuts Inc to acquire Rightside Group Ltd (NAME).
  • Sientra Inc (SIEN) to acquire Miramar Labs Inc (MRLB).
  • Fiserv Inc (FISV) to acquire Monitise plc (MONI.L).
  • Equifax Inc. (EFX) to acquire ID Watchdog (IDWAF).
  • Carolina Financial Corp (CARO) to acquire First South Bancorp, Inc. (FSBK).
  • Horizon Bancorp (HBNC) to acquire WOLVERINE BANCORP, INC. (WBKC).
  • First Foundation Inc (FFWM) to acquire Community 1st Bancorp (CFBN).
Closed Deals:

  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) completes acquisition of Actelion Ltd [ADR] (ALIOY).
  • Reckitt Benckiser Group completes acquisition of Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN).
  • ESW Capital completes acquisition of Jive Software Inc (JIVE).
  • Intrexon Corp (XON) completes acquisition of GenVec Inc (GNVC).
  • Marlin Equity Partners completes acquisition of Tangoe, Inc. (TNGO).
  • Savaria Corp (SIS.TO) completes acquisition of Span-America Medical Systems, (SPAN).
  • Midland States Bancorp Inc (MSBI) completes acquisition of Centrue Financial Corp (CFCB).
  • Pinnacle Financial Partners (PNFP) completes acquisition of BNC Bancorp (BNCN).

Merger Arbitrage Spreads Jun 19, 2017

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Jun 12, 2017

New Deals:
  • Open Text Corp (USA) (OTEX) to acquire Covisint Corp (COVS).
  • Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) to acquire DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (DFT).
  • The Carlyle Group and GTCR LLC to acquire Albany Molecular Research, Inc (AMRI).
  • GL Capital Management, Bank of China Group Investment, CDH Investments, Ascendent Capital Partners and Boying  to acquire SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SCLN).
Closed Deals:

  • WestRock Co (WRK) completes acquisition of Multi Packaging Solutions (MPSX).
  • Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) completes acquisition of AdvancePierre Foods Holdings (APFH).
  • TIAA completes acquisition of EverBank Financial Corp (EVER).

Merger Arbitrage Spreads Jun 12, 2017

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Sunday, June 4, 2017

The Risk Arbitrage Report for Jun 5, 2017

New Deals:
  • First Data Corp (FDC) to acquire CardConnect Corp (CCN).
  • Praxair, Inc. (PX) to acquire Linde AG (LNEGY).
  • Vista Equity Partners to acquire Xactly Corp (XTLY).
  • ENSCO PLC (ESV) to acquire Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW).
  • Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP) to acquire Precision Auto Care (PACI).
Closed Deals:

  • Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW) completes acquisition of Valspar Corp (VAL).
  • Tesoro Corporation (TSO) completes acquisition of Western Refining, Inc. (WNR).
  • B. Riley Financial Inc (RILY) completes acquisition of FBR & Co (FBRC).
  • Henderson Group plc (HGG.L) completes acquisition of Janus Capital Group Inc (JNS).
  • Home Point Financial Corp completes acquisition of Stonegate Mortgage Corp (SGM).
  • First Interstate Bancsystem In (FIBK) completes acquisition of Cascade Bancorp (CACB).

Merger Arbitrage Spreads Jun 5, 2017

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