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Reference no. 9B04E021
Published by: Ivey Publishing
Originally published in: 2004
Version: 2009-10-09
Length: 26 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

This note introduces the concept of risk or merger arbitrage. Risk arbitrage is an investing method that attempts to capitalize on announced transactions pertaining ti mergers, spin-off, takeovers, liquidations and corporate restructuring. The arbitrageur attempts to create riskless profit by simultaneous purchase and/or sales of assets that are part of the announced transaction. In the the note we outline the basics types of deals and methods to evaluate their profitability.

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Abstract

This note introduces the concept of risk or merger arbitrage. Risk arbitrage is an investing method that attempts to capitalize on announced transactions pertaining ti mergers, spin-off, takeovers, liquidations and corporate restructuring. The arbitrageur attempts to create riskless profit by simultaneous purchase and/or sales of assets that are part of the announced transaction. In the the note we outline the basics types of deals and methods to evaluate their profitability.

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