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Merger Arbitrage

Company Ticker Acquirer Announced Date Deal Price Current Price Spread Expected Close
Oplink Communications OPLK Koch Industries 11/19/2014 $24.25 $24.14 0.5% N/A
Valley Financial VYFC BNC Bancorp 11/17/2014 $20.50 $19.74 3.9% 6/30/2015
ChyronHego CHYR Vector Capital 11/17/2014 $2.82 $2.82 0% 3/31/2015
Allergan AGN Actavis plc 11/17/2014 $224.89 $209.09 7.6% 6/30/2015
Baker Hughes BHI Halliburton 11/17/2014 $75.71 $65.83 15% 12/31/2015
Susquehanna Bancshares SUSQ BB&T 11/12/2014 $13.54 $13.12 3.2% N/A
Elecsys ESYS Lindsay 11/4/2014 $17.50 $17.32 1% 1/31/2015
Hampden Bancorp HBNK Berkshire Hills Bancorp 11/4/2014 $20.53 $19.81 3.6% 6/30/2015
World Energy Solutions XWES EnerNOC 11/4/2014 $5.50 $5.45 0.9% 3/31/2015
Sapient SAPE Publicis Groupe 11/3/2014 $25.00 $24.66 1.4% 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