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Merger Arbitrage

Company Ticker Acquirer Announced Date Deal Price Current Price Spread Expected Close
AutoNavi AMAP Alibaba Group 4/11/2014 $21.00 $20.70 1.4% 9/30/2014
DFC Global DLLR Lone Star Funds 4/2/2014 $9.50 $9.42 0.8% 9/30/2014
FedFirst Financial Corporation FFCO CB Financial Services 4/14/2014 $22.94 $21.70 5.7% 12/31/2014
LIN Media LIN Media General 3/21/2014 $27.82 $23.89 16.5% 3/31/2015
OBA Financial OBAF F.N.B. Corporation 4/8/2014 $22.78 $22.00 3.5% 9/30/2014
Questcor Pharmacueticals, Inc. QCOR Mallinckrodt plc 4/7/2014 $85.30 $78.31 8.9% N/A
Schawk SGK Matthews International 3/17/2014 $20.39 $20.36 0.1% 9/30/2014
SWS Group SWS Hilltop Holdings 4/1/2014 $7.75 $7.65 1.3% 12/31/2014
Vocus VOCS GTCR LLC 4/7/2014 $18.00 $17.97 0.2% 6/30/2014
Zygo Corporation ZIGO AMETEK 4/11/2014 $19.25 $19.28 -0.2% 6/30/2014


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