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Merger Arbitrage

Company Ticker Acquirer Announced Date Deal Price Current Price Spread Expected Close
Glimcher Realty Trust GRT Washington Prime Group 9/16/2014 $13.75 $13.63 0.9% 3/31/2015
TRW Automotive TRW ZF Friedrichshafen 9/15/2014 $105.60 $102.80 2.7% 6/30/2015
Conversant CNVR Alliance Data Systems 9/11/2014 $34.34 $34.40 -0.2% 12/31/2014
Taminco TAM Eastman Chemical 9/11/2014 $26.00 $26.50 -1.9% 12/31/2014
Annie's BNNY General Mills 9/8/2014 $46.00 $45.98 0% 12/31/2014
Multimedia Games MGAM Global Cash Access 9/8/2014 $36.50 $36.71 -0.6% 3/31/2015
Bolt Technology BOLT Teledyne Technologies 9/3/2014 $22.00 $21.91 0.4% N/A
XRS Corporation XRSC Omnitracs, LLC 9/2/2014 $5.60 $5.54 1.1% 12/31/2014
Compuware CPWR Thoma Bravo 9/2/2014 $10.92 $10.68 2.2% 3/31/2015
Tim Hortons THI Burger King Worldwide 8/26/2014 $86.65 $80.69 7.4% N/A


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