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Merger Arbitrage

Company Ticker Acquirer Announced Date Deal Price Current Price Spread Expected Close
Tornier N.V. TRNX Wright Medical Group, Inc. 10/27/2014 $32.76 $28.06 16.8% 6/30/2015
Williams Partners L.P. WPZ Access Midstream Partners, L.P. 10/27/2014 $54.54 $52.15 4.6% 3/31/2015
Chiquita Brands CQB Cutrale-Safra 10/27/2014 $14.50 $14.40 0.7% 1/31/2015
Digital River DRIV Siris Capital Group 10/23/2014 $26.00 $25.39 2.4% 3/31/2015
BTU International BTUI Amtech Systems 10/22/2014 $3.33 $3.18 4.6% 3/31/2015
Cleco Corp. CNL Investor Group 10/20/2014 $55.37 $53.62 3.3% 12/31/2015
Penford Corp PENX Ingredion 10/15/2014 $19.00 $18.80 1.1% 12/31/2014
Atlas Energy, L.P. ATLS Targa Resources 10/13/2014 $31.77 $38.45 -17.4% 3/31/2015
Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. APL Targa Resources Partners 10/13/2014 $36.92 $35.98 2.6% 3/31/2015
Auxilium AUXL Endo Intl 10/9/2014 $32.80 $31.88 2.9% 6/30/2015


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