A Leader in Global Event Driven Investing for Over 30 Years

With a proven track record of identifying profitable event-driven opportunities and a primary emphasis on preservation of capital, Westchester Capital Management has been an industry leader for over 30 years.


About Westchester Capital

Westchester Capital Management (WCM) is a registered investment adviser specializing in liquid alternative investment strategies. We manage a variety of investment portfolios using a combination of strategies to invest in publicly announced event opportunities such as mergers, acquisitions, takeovers, spin-offs and other corporate reorganizations, with the goal of profiting from the timely completion of these transactions.

Our investment management process is designed to deliver consistent results with low correlation to broader market returns, thereby lowering overall portfolio risk and potentially enhancing returns for a diversified portfolio.

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Latest News & Commentary from Westchester Capital

Westchester Capital Q2 Review

Portfolio Managers Roy Behren and Mike Shannon discuss the drivers behind our funds’ Q2 performance and offer their insights on the global markets in our Q2 Quarterly Review for shareholders.

Which Boats will Rise with the Interest Rate Tide?

Rising interest rates have historically, and by definition, reduced the price of fixed income securities, while absolute return strategies such as merger arbitrage typically provide increased rates of return corresponding with the rise in rates. Read the full commentary here.

Westchester Capital Management (“WCM”)

Westchester Capital Management (WCM), a registered investment adviser focusing on liquid alternative investment strategies, announces the addition of two members to the WCM team to support its expanding lineup of alternative investment funds.


The Merger Investor fund (MERFX) has a four-star Morningstar rating out of 111 market-neutral funds, based upon risk-adjusted returns, as of 6/30/17. The overall Morningstar Rating is derived from a weighted average of the funds' 3, 5 and 10-year Morningstar Rating metrics.