The Merger Fund is featured in a Seeking Alpha article highlighting merger arbitrage as an underutilized asset class poised to potentially excel, especially given the ongoing boom in merger activity, cooling equities. and the projected hike in interest rates.
In light of CFIUS regulations, portfolio managers of The Merger Fund, Roy Behren and Michael Shannon, discuss the likelihood of the Ingram Micro-Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co. deal closing in Tara Lachapelle’s Bloomberg Gadfly article, “This Risky Chinese Takeover Just Might Get Done.”
In the Reuters article, “Wide deal spreads make juicy targets for some investors,” Roy Behren, portfolio manager of Westchester Capital Management’s Merger Fund, discusses deal spread and investor risk pertaining to a number of U.S. companies involved in high-profile deals.
Westchester Capital Management’s portfolio managers Roy Behren and Michael Shannon join Bloomberg’s “Deal of the Week” host Alex Sherman to discuss the merger arbitrage strategy and opine on how to reap gains from Yahoo’s sale process, the merger of Dupont and Dow Chemical’s and Bayer’s pursuit of Monsanto.