what is RISK arbitrage?

Risk arbitrage is an investment strategy involving cash or stock mergers. Until the acquisition is completed, the target stock typically trades below the purchase price. The buyer of the target stock makes a gain upon merger completion.

For research and analysis on specific merger arbitrate opportunities visit: Merger Arbitrages.

29 September 2017

CompanySymbolLast PriceClosing ValueProfit Closing Date
CIFC LLCCIFC$11.40$11.36-0.35%11/22/2016
CST Brands IncCST$48.53$48.530.00%1/31/2017
Carolina Bank Holding IncCLBH$27.99$30.739.79%3/3/2017
Penntex Midstream Partners LPPTXP$20.00$20.000.00%6/30/2017
Pacific Continental CorporationPCBK$27.25$27.310.22%6/30/2017
Clayton Williams Energy IncCWEI$131.90$113.66-13.83%6/30/2017
Midcoast Energy Partners LPMEP$7.95$8.000.63%6/30/2017
Stonegate Mortgage CorpSGM$7.99$8.000.13%6/30/2017
Syngenta AG (ADR)SYT$92.05$93.001.03%7/31/2017
Sevcon IncSEV$21.97$22.000.14%9/27/2017
OneBeacon Insurance Group LtdOB$18.09$18.100.06%9/28/2017
PAREXEL International CorporationPRXL$88.10$88.100.00%9/29/2017
Alere IncALR$50.74$51.000.51%9/30/2017
Alliance HealthCare Services IncAIQ$13.00$13.251.92%9/30/2017
Southwest Bancorp IncOKSB$27.70$27.730.11%9/30/2017
Royal Bancshares of Penn Inc Class ARBPAA$4.42$4.471.13%9/30/2017
Lumos Networks CorpLMOS$17.91$18.000.50%9/30/2017
Anchor BancorpANCB$24.80$25.753.83%9/30/2017
AdvancePierre Foods Holdings IncAPFH$40.25$40.250.00%9/30/2017
VWR CorpVWR$33.09$33.250.48%9/30/2017
Atwood Oceanics IncATW$9.20$9.392.07%9/30/2017
Spectranetics CorpSPNC$38.45$38.500.13%9/30/2017
Astoria Financial CorpAF$21.63$21.700.32%10/2/2017
Caesars Acquisition CompanyCACQ$21.10$21.210.52%10/6/2017
Parkway Properties IncPKY$23.04$23.050.04%10/12/2017
Neuroderm LtdNDRM$38.90$39.000.26%10/15/2017
Level 3 Communications IncLVLT$53.70$53.940.45%10/31/2017
Brocade Communications Systems IncBRCD$11.66$12.759.35%10/31/2017
DigitalGlobe IncDGI$34.50$35.282.26%10/31/2017
WOLVERINE BANCORP INCWBKC$43.50$46.326.48%10/31/2017
Neff CorpNEFF$25.00$25.000.00%10/31/2017
Richmont Mines IncRIC$9.50$9.45-0.53%11/15/2017
Fidelity & Guaranty LifeFGL$31.15$31.10-0.16%12/31/2017
Angie's List IncANGI$12.80$8.50-33.59%12/31/2017
Sinovac Biotech LtdSVA$6.94$7.000.86%12/31/2017
Zhaopin Ltd (ADR)ZPIN$18.17$18.712.97%12/31/2017
Monsanto CompanyMON$119.66$128.006.97%12/31/2017
Agrium IncAGU$107.90$108.040.13%12/31/2017
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan IncPOT$19.38$19.35-0.15%12/31/2017
Genworth Financl-AGNW$3.89$5.4339.59%12/31/2017
Time Warner IncTWX$102.24$105.703.38%12/31/2017
NXP Semiconductors NVNXPI$112.87$110.00-2.54%12/31/2017
AirMedia Group Inc (GDR)AMCN$2.45$4.1067.35%12/31/2017
Moneygram International IncMGI$16.03$18.0012.29%12/31/2017
Fortress Investment Group LLCFIG$7.85$8.082.93%12/31/2017
CU BancorpCUNB$38.90$38.83-0.18%12/31/2017
Delta Natural Gas Company IncDGAS$30.69$30.50-0.62%12/31/2017
TerraForm Global IncGLBL$4.75$5.107.37%12/31/2017
Amec Fost Sp ADRAMFW$6.86$6.23-9.18%12/31/2017
Stonegate BankSGBK$51.62$49.04-5.00%12/31/2017
Xcerra CorporationXCRA$9.84$10.254.17%12/31/2017
SciClone Pharmaceuticals IncSCLN$11.15$11.180.27%12/31/2017
C R Bard IncBCR$319.38$321.220.58%12/31/2017
Paragon Commercial CorpPBNC$56.60$57.792.10%12/31/2017
ASB Bancorp IncASBB$44.75$49.3110.19%12/31/2017
Capital Bank Financial CorpCBF$40.85$41.200.86%12/31/2017
Tribune Company Common StockTRCO$40.78$42.143.33%12/31/2017
West CorpWSTC$23.45$23.500.21%12/31/2017
WashingtonFirst Bankshares IncWFBI$35.90$36.060.45%12/31/2017
First South Bancorp IncFSBK$18.33$18.360.16%12/31/2017
Rice Energy IncRICE$28.85$29.371.80%12/31/2017
Handy & Harman LtdHNH$32.55$37.1013.98%12/31/2017
First Potomac Realty TrustFPO$11.15$11.150.00%12/31/2017
Sparton CorporationSPA$23.18$23.501.38%12/31/2017
Bankrate IncRATE$13.95$14.000.36%12/31/2017
HSN IncHSNI$38.60$38.56-0.10%12/31/2017
State National Companies IncSNC$20.96$21.000.19%12/31/2017
Guidance Software IncGUID$7.07$7.100.42%12/31/2017
CombiMatrix CorpCBMX$7.40$8.008.11%12/31/2017
PharMerica CorporationPMC$29.25$29.250.00%12/31/2017
Numerex CorpNMRX$3.85$3.880.78%12/31/2017
Supreme Industries IncSTS$164.19$21.00-87.21%12/31/2017
Starwood Waypoint HomesSFR$35.91$36.200.81%12/31/2017
Tesco Corporation (USA)TESO$5.50$5.530.55%12/31/2017
Dimension Therapeutics IncDMTX$6.00$5.05-15.83%12/31/2017
MaxPoint Interactive IncMXPT$13.83$13.860.22%12/31/2017
Kite Pharma IncKITE$179.73$180.000.15%12/31/2017
Landauer IncLDR$67.25$67.250.00%12/31/2017
Calgon Carbon CorporationCCC$21.40$21.500.47%12/31/2017
Xenith Bankshares IncXBKS$31.99$32.481.53%1/15/2018
Akorn IncAKRX$33.17$34.002.50%1/31/2018
Sun Bancorp IncSNBC$24.95$25.462.04%1/31/2018
Arc Logistics Partners LPARCX$16.65$16.50-0.90%1/31/2018
The Advisory Board CompanyABCO$53.75$54.291.00%1/31/2018
Silver Spring Networks IncSSNI$16.16$16.250.56%1/31/2018
Scripps Networks Interactive IncSNI$85.80$90.004.90%2/15/2018
YuMe IncYUME$4.62$32.68607.36%3/31/2018
General Communication IncGNCMA$40.59$32.50-19.93%3/31/2018
Calpine CorporationCPN$14.78$15.253.18%3/31/2018
MainSource Financial Group IncMSFG$35.86$36.421.56%3/31/2018
NxStage Medical IncNXTM$27.53$30.008.97%3/31/2018
Bear State Financial IncBSF$10.27$10.280.10%3/31/2018
IXYS CorporationIXYS$23.75$24.985.18%3/31/2018
Bob Evans Farms IncBOBE$77.57$77.00-0.73%3/31/2018
WGL Holdings IncWGL$84.38$88.254.59%6/30/2018
Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo IncHCOM$30.30$31.624.36%6/30/2018
Great Plains Energy IncorporatedGXP$30.38$29.82-1.84%6/30/2018
Orbital ATK IncOA$132.80$134.501.28%6/30/2018
Rockwell Collins IncCOL$130.11$140.007.60%9/30/2018
Actua CorpACTA$15.25$15.682.82%9/30/2018
Avista CorpAVA$51.62$53.002.67%12/31/2018

28 September 2017 - Merger added today is ACTA (Actua Corp)

One new merger acquisition added today:
  • ACTA: Actua Corp
Envestnet (ENV) to Acquire Actua's (ACTA) FolioDynamix

25 September 2017 - Mergers added today CCC (Calgon Carbon Corporation), SSNI (Silver Spring Networks Inc), BOBE (Bob Evans Farms Inc), and OA (Orbital ATK Inc)