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Merger Arbitrage Mondays – December 20, 2010

  • December 20, 2010

Merger activity increased last week with six new deals announced and five deals closing.

You can find all the deals listed below in our Merger Arbitrage Tool that automatically updates itself during market hours.

Deal Statistics:

New Deals:

  1. The acquisition of Dionex Corp. (DNEX) by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) for $2.1 billion or $118.50 per share in cash
  2. The acquisition of Matrixx Initiatives Inc. (MTXX) by H.I.G Capital for $75.2 million or $8.00 per share in cash
  3. The acquisition of Dynegy Inc. (DYN) by Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP) for $665 million or $5.50 per share in cash. As discussed in the previous Merger Arbitrage post, The Blackstone Group (BX) and Dynegy (DYN) scrapped their merger agreement after a shareholder meeting on December 06, 2010.

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