Fir Tree Shows New 7.2% Stake in Tivo, Inc. (TIVO)

September 2, 2016 4:22 PM EDT

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In a 13D filing on Tivo, Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), hedge fund Fir Tree disclosed a 7.2%, or 7,217,383 share, stake in the company. The firm did not hold shares at the end of the latest quarter ending June 30, 2016.


The Reporting Persons acquired the shares of Common Stock to which this Schedule 13D relates for investment purposes in the ordinary course of business, and not with the purpose nor with the effect of changing or influencing the control or management of the Issuer. The Reporting Persons acquired the shares of Common Stock pursuant to investment strategies, including merger arbitrage and event driven strategies, because they believed that the shares of Common Stock reported herein, when purchased, represented an attractive investment opportunity. Accordingly, the Reporting Persons may not be eligible to report this position on a Schedule 13G. See Colish, Faith (No-Act., Available March 24, 1980). On May 4, 2016, the Issuer filed a Current Report on Form 8-K disclosing it had entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of March 27, 2015 with Rovi Corporation, a Delaware corporation and certain of their affiliates.

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