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Merger Arbitrage Mondays – January 7, 2012

  • January 6, 2013

Merger activity decreased last week with only one new deal announced and two deals closing.

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

Deal Statistics:

Total Number of Pending Deals
Cash Deals45
Stock Deals14
Stock & Cash Deals8
Total Number of Pending Deals67
Total Deal Size$104.62 billion

New Deals:

  1. The acquisition of Zipcar (ZIP) by Avis Budget Group (CAR) for $500 million or $12.25 per share in cash.

Closed Deals:

  1. The acquisition of Teavana Holdings (TEA) by Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) on December 31, 2012.
  2. The acquisition of Ancestry.com (ACOM) by Permira Advisers LLP on December 31, 2012.

Top 10 deals with largest deals:

SymbolAnnounced

Date

Acquiring

Company

Closing

Price

Last

Price

Closing

Date

ProfitAnnualized

Profit

SOMX12/11/2012Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (PTX)$3.48$3.0606/30/201313.73%28.79%
VRTA05/31/2012Vestin Realty Mortgage II, Inc. (VRTB)$1.30$1.1503/31/201312.66%55.68%
ECBE09/25/2012Crescent Financial Bancshares, Inc. (CRFN)$16.47$14.6503/31/201312.44%54.69%
WSB09/10/2012Old Line Bancshares, Inc. (OLBK)$6.40$5.9306/30/20137.90%16.58%
FMCN12/19/2012Giovanna Parent Limited (N/A)$27.50$25.5906/30/20137.46%15.66%
HOGS11/26/2012Chairman and CEO Xianfu Zhu (N/A)$13.50$12.8603/31/20134.98%21.89%
NLP12/27/2012J.D. Nichols & Brian F. Lavin (N/A)$7.50$7.2006/30/20134.17%8.74%
GEOY07/23/2012DigitalGlobe, Inc. (DGI)$33.15$31.8603/31/20134.05%17.81%
BCDS12/26/2012Diodes Incorporated (DIOD)$8.00$7.6903/31/20134.03%17.73%
SHP12/21/2012ShangPharma Holdings Limited (N/A)$9.00$8.6606/30/20133.93%8.24%

List of all pending deals:

The list of all pending deals is only available to InsideArbitrage Premium and Plus members.


SymbolAnnounced

Date

Acquiring

Company

Deal

Type

Closing

Value

Closing

Price

Last

Price

VolumeClosing

Date

ProfitAnnu.

Profit

+SOMX12/11/2012Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (PTX)All Cash$25 million$3.48$3.0662,35506/30/201313.73%28.79%
+VRTA05/31/2012Vestin Realty Mortgage II, Inc. (VRTB)All StockN/A$1.30$1.1577503/31/201312.66%55.68%
+ECBE09/25/2012Crescent Financial Bancshares, Inc. (CRFN)All Stock$51.6 million$16.47$14.651,10003/31/201312.44%54.69%
+WSB09/10/2012Old Line Bancshares, Inc. (OLBK)All Stock$49 million$6.40$5.931,71306/30/20137.90%16.58%
+FMCN12/19/2012Giovanna Parent Limited (N/A)All Cash$3.7 billion$27.50$25.592,883,78906/30/20137.46%15.66%
+HOGS11/26/2012Chairman and CEO Xianfu Zhu (N/A)All Cash$418 million$13.50$12.86164,56203/31/20134.98%21.89%
+NLP12/27/2012J.D. Nichols & Brian F. Lavin (N/A)All CashN/A$7.50$7.204,82006/30/20134.17%8.74%
+GEOY07/23/2012DigitalGlobe, Inc. (DGI)Cash Plus Stock$900 million$33.15$31.8653,51203/31/20134.05%17.81%
+BCDS12/26/2012Diodes Incorporated (DIOD)All Cash$151 million$8.00$7.69100,18503/31/20134.03%17.73%
+SHP12/21/2012ShangPharma Holdings Limited (N/A)All Cash$173 million$9.00$8.6642,65006/30/20133.93%8.24%
+JEF11/12/2012Leucadia National Corp. (LUK)All Stock$3.59 billion$19.45$18.762,324,68103/31/20133.67%16.13%
+CYMI10/17/2012ASML Holding NV (ASML)Cash Plus Stock$2.5 billion$94.43$91.19492,18706/30/20133.55%7.45%
+RVR11/15/2012Parthenon Capital Partners (N/A)All Cash$79.5 million$21.93$21.209,80803/31/20133.44%15.14%
+CLWR12/17/2012Sprint Nextel Corp. (S)All Cash$2.2 billion$2.97$2.883,921,46503/31/20133.13%13.74%
+OUTD11/16/2012InterMedia Outdoors Holdings, LLC (N/A)All CashN/A$8.00$7.7668,94503/31/20133.09%13.60%
+ANNB10/23/2012F.N.B. Corporation (FNB)All Stock$51 million$13.10$12.7114,83004/30/20133.06%9.88%
+ARB12/18/2012Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NLSN)All CashN/A$48.00$46.69414,36103/31/20132.81%12.34%
+YMI12/12/2012Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)All Cash$510 million$2.95$2.87784,36103/31/20132.79%12.26%
+PRWT10/30/2012AmericanWest Bank (N/A)All Cash$16.6 million$1.65$1.6119,49506/30/20132.48%5.21%
+CRBC09/13/2012FirstMerit Corporation (FMER)All Stock$912 million$20.87$20.36754,41706/30/20132.48%5.20%
+CYBI10/17/2012UM Holdings, Ltd. (N/A)All CashN/A$2.55$2.4917,37503/31/20132.41%10.60%
+BXG11/14/2011BFC Financial Corporation (BFCF)All Cash$150 million$10.00$9.78112,90503/31/20132.25%9.89%
+BTFG05/29/2012Trustmark Corporation (TRMK)All Stock$55.4 million$2.98$2.921,00002/28/20132.18%15.32%
+KCG12/19/2012GETCO Holding Company (N/A)All Cash$1.4 billion$3.75$3.677,370,13806/30/20132.18%4.57%
+NYX12/20/2012IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (ICE)All Stock$8.2 billion$33.45$32.743,473,66412/31/20132.17%2.21%
+FCFC12/21/2012Varde Partners Inc. (N/A)All Cash$225 million$10.00$9.79109,74906/30/20132.15%4.50%
+NXY07/23/2012CNOOC Ltd. (CEO)All Cash$15.1 billion$27.50$26.976,885,87603/31/20131.97%8.64%
+ALTE12/19/2012Markel Corp. (MKL)Cash Plus Stock$3.13 billion$29.31$28.763,180,30506/30/20131.91%4.01%
+ROMA12/19/2012Investors Bancorp Inc. (ISBC)All Stock$113.5 million$16.04$15.7542,24606/30/20131.86%3.90%
+IN12/10/2012Honeywell International Inc. (HON)All Cash$600 million$10.00$9.842,431,11506/30/20131.63%3.41%
+WCBO09/26/2012Columbia Banking System, Inc. (COLB)All Stock$506 million$23.21$22.8991,53103/31/20131.41%6.22%
+HCBK08/27/2012M&T Bank Corporation (MTB)All Stock$3.7 billion$8.64$8.535,759,93003/31/20131.27%5.58%
+FCAL11/06/2012PacWest Bancorp (PACW)All Cash$231 million$8.00$7.90206,15803/31/20131.27%5.57%
+PXP12/05/2012Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX)Cash Plus Stock$6.9 billion$48.18$47.713,624,87506/30/20130.98%2.06%
+CVH08/20/2012Aetna Inc. (AET)Cash Plus Stock$7.3 billion$44.97$44.56406,15106/30/20130.92%1.93%
+SEH10/24/2012PolyOne Corporation (POL)Cash Plus Stock$393 million$10.02$9.9580,39203/31/20130.74%3.26%
+CASC10/22/2012Toyota Industries Corporation (N/A)All Cash$759 million$65.00$64.5344,52001/24/20130.73%15.64%
+RBN08/09/2012National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV)All Cash$2.5 billion$60.00$59.61239,47102/18/20130.65%5.69%
+SHAW07/30/2012Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CBI)Cash Plus Stock$3 billion$47.00$46.711,240,16903/31/20130.63%2.75%
+WRC10/31/2012PVH Corp. (PVH)Cash Plus Stock$2.9 billion$72.82$72.40330,14803/31/20130.58%2.57%
+TNS12/11/2012an Affiliate of Siris Capital Group (N/A)All Cash$862 million$21.00$20.88783,24603/31/20130.57%2.53%
+ALNC10/08/2012NBT Bancorp Inc. (NBTB)All Stock$233.4 million$46.00$45.788,19506/30/20130.47%1.00%
+ZZ09/27/2012Tempur-Pedic International Inc. (TPX)All Cash$1.3 billion$2.20$2.19273,18006/30/20130.46%0.96%
+HLYS12/10/2012Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (N/A)All Cash$63.2 million$2.25$2.24615,74803/31/20130.45%1.96%
+RTLX11/28/2012NCR Corp. (NCR)All Cash$660 million$30.00$29.8965,59303/31/20130.37%1.62%
+PSSI10/25/2012McKesson Corporation (MCK)All Cash$2.1 billion$29.00$28.903,750,80803/31/20130.35%1.52%
+ZIP01/02/2013Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR)All Cash$500 million$12.25$12.213,546,93004/30/20130.33%1.06%
+GNOM09/17/2012BGI-Shenzhen (N/A)All Cash$117.6 million$3.15$3.14275,85401/07/20130.32%0.00%
+RAH11/27/2012ConAgra Foods, Inc. (CAG)All Cash$6.8 billion$90.00$89.72728,44803/31/20130.31%1.37%
+WWAY12/20/2012EQT Infrastructure II (N/A)All Cash$419 million$6.70$6.68218,94303/31/20130.30%1.32%
+SRZ08/22/2012Health Care REIT, Inc. (HCN)All Cash$845 million$14.50$14.473,616,93606/30/20130.21%0.43%
+SBX08/28/2012Enstar Group Limited (ESGR)All Cash$249 million$11.11$11.0966,10003/31/20130.18%0.79%
+EPHC12/06/2012TD Bank Group (N/A)All Cash$668 million$28.00$27.95403,72206/30/20130.18%0.38%
+KBW11/05/2012Stifel Financial Corp. (SF)All Cash$575 million$15.50$15.48887,10603/31/20130.13%0.57%
+YDNT12/04/2012affiliate of Linden Capital Partners (N/A)All Cash$314 million$39.50$39.4741,32103/31/20130.08%0.33%
+LMLP09/24/2012Digital River, Inc. (DRIV)All Cash$102.8 million$3.45$3.4574,57703/31/20130.00%0.00%
+ASCA12/21/2012Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (PNK)All Cash$2.8 billion$26.50$26.52974,61209/30/2013-0.08%-0.10%
+ELOQ12/20/2012Oracle Corporation (ORCL)All Cash$871 million$23.50$23.55137,38106/30/2013-0.21%-0.45%
+DUF12/30/2012a consortium comprising controlled affiliates of or funds managed by The Carlyle Group, Stone Point Capital LLC, Pictet & Cie and Edmond de Rothschild Group (N/A)All Cash$665.5 million$15.55$15.621,413,87106/30/2013-0.45%-0.94%
+CHG02/21/2012Fortis Inc. (N/A)All Cash$1.5 billion$65.00$65.3036,66603/31/2013-0.46%-2.02%
+ARCT09/06/2012Realty Income Corp. (O)All Stock$2.95 billion$11.88$11.944,539,93003/31/2013-0.52%-2.27%
+CBOU12/17/2012Joh. A. Benckiser Group (N/A)All Cash$340 millon$16.00$16.10390,49703/31/2013-0.62%-2.73%
+CFFC08/02/2012City Holding Company (CHCO)All Stock$26.1 million$6.44$6.497,00003/31/2013-0.71%-3.12%
+KYAK11/08/2012priceline.com Incorporated (PCLN)All Cash$1.65 billion$40.00$40.3343,16403/31/2013-0.82%-3.60%
+MMR12/05/2012Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX)All Cash3.4 billion$14.75$15.792,711,89706/30/2013-6.59%-13.82%
+WAVE08/02/2012AT&T, Inc. (T)All Cash$600 million$1.00$1.2515,28103/31/2013-20.00%-87.95%
+TARO08/13/2012Sun Pharmaceutical (N/A)All Cash$1.45 billion$39.50$49.6424,50203/31/2013-20.43%-89.83%