The Merger Fund is on pace to have its best year since 2009. Portfolio manager Roy Behren provides his take on factors leading to the Fund’s recent success in Evie Liu’s Barron’s piece, “Tired of Stock Market Volatility? It’s Been a Good Year to Bet on Mergers.”
As part of the “Merger Masters” series, Westchester Capital Management’s Michael Shannon and Roy Behren discuss recent deals, portfolio structure and their edge over other merger-arb funds with host Michael Samuels on the podcast, According to Sources.
Morningstar’s Director of Manager Research Russel Kinnel offers The Merger Fund as a fund that stands out for having strong performance during periods of a down market in the video, “Fund Winners and Losers During Recent Market Rockiness.”