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Merger Arbitrage

Company Ticker Acquirer Announced Date Deal Price Current Price Spread Expected Close
Annie's BNNY General Mills 9/8/2014 $46.00 $45.94 0.1% 12/31/2014
Concur Technologies, Inc. CNQR SAP 9/19/2014 $129.00 $127.03 1.6% 3/31/2015
Conversant CNVR Alliance Data Systems 9/11/2014 $33.79 $34.21 -1.2% 12/31/2014
Dresser-Rand Group DRC Siemens 9/21/2014 $83.00 $81.97 1.3% 6/30/2015
Glimcher Realty Trust GRT Washington Prime Group 9/16/2014 $13.81 $13.71 0.7% 3/31/2015
Multimedia Games MGAM Global Cash Access 9/8/2014 $36.50 $36.12 1.1% 3/31/2015
Sigma-Aldrich SIAL Merck KGaA 9/22/2014 $140.00 $136.40 2.6% 6/30/2015
Taminco TAM Eastman Chemical 9/11/2014 $26.00 $26.63 -2.4% 12/31/2014
TRW Automotive TRW ZF Friedrichshafen 9/15/2014 $105.60 $102.51 3% 6/30/2015
Viasystems Group VIAS TM Technologies 9/22/2014 $16.24 $15.80 2.8% 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