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Merger Arbitrage Mondays – January 10, 2011

  • January 10, 2011

Merger activity decreased last week with two new deals announced and four 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 CPEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CPEX) by FCB I Holdings Inc.  for $27.25 per share in cash. FCB I is a newly formed company which is controlled by Footstar Corporation.
  2. The acquisition of Atheros Communications Inc. (ATHR) by QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) for $3.1 billion or  $45.00 per share in cash.


Closed Deals:

  1. The acquisition of Nu Horizons Electronics Corp (NUHC) by Arrow Electronics (ARW) on January 03, 2011.
  2. The acquisition of Student Loan Corporation (STU) by Discover Financial Services on January 03, 2011.
  3. The acquisition of Monroe Bancorp (MROE) by Old National Bancorp (ONB) on January 03, 2011.

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