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Merger Arbitrage

Company Ticker Acquirer Announced Date Deal Price Current Price Spread Expected Close
Move, Inc. MOVE News Corp 9/30/2014 $21.00 $20.92 0.4% 12/31/2014
Ambit Biosciences AMBI Daiichi Sankyo 9/29/2014 $15.00 $15.35 -2.3% N/A
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group BAGL JAB 9/29/2014 $20.25 $20.20 0.2% N/A
TIBCO Software TIBX Vista Equity Partners 9/29/2014 $24.00 $23.70 1.3% 12/31/2014
Athlon Energy ATHL Encana 9/29/2014 $58.50 $58.22 0.5% 12/31/2014
LipoScience LPDX Lab Corp. 9/25/2014 $5.25 $5.19 1.2% 12/31/2014
Viasystems Group VIAS TM Technologies 9/22/2014 $15.93 $15.40 3.5% 6/30/2015
Sigma-Aldrich SIAL Merck KGaA 9/22/2014 $140.00 $135.87 3% 6/30/2015
Dresser-Rand Group DRC Siemens 9/21/2014 $83.00 $82.32 0.8% 6/30/2015
Concur Technologies, Inc. CNQR SAP 9/19/2014 $129.00 $126.48 2% 3/31/2015


Highlighted Deal

On February 14, H.J. Heinz Co. (NYSE: HNZ) confirmed a deal to be acquired by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) and 3G Capital for $72.50 per share in cash or $28 billion.

The per share price represents a 20% premium to Heinz’s closing share price of $60.48 on February 13, 2013, a 19% premium to Heinz’s all-time high share price, a 23% premium to the 90-day average Heinz share price and a... CONTINUE