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InsideArbitrage Potential Deal Alert: Hostess Brands (TWNK) Explores Sale Amid Takeover Interest

  • August 25, 2023


StockHostess Brands, Inc.SymbolTWNK
Date Announced08/25/2023Source Reuters
TypeNews Report
Date of Confirmation: 09/11/2023Price at Confirmation: $33.40
Potential Profit: 23.70%Annualized Profit: 508.93%

According to Reuters, Hostess Brands (TWNK), the maker of Twinkies snack cakes, is exploring a sale after fielding takeover interest from General Mills Inc (GIS), Mondelez International (MDLZ), PepsiCo (PEP) and Hershey (HSY).


September 10, 2023: According to the Wall Street Journal, Jif Peanut butter maker J.M. Smucker (SJM) is nearing an agreement to buy Twinkies-owner Hostess Brands in a deal worth $4 billion.

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