- Series: Wiley Finance
- Hardcover: 528 pages
- Publisher: Wiley; 2 edition (April 18, 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1118736354
- ISBN-13: 978-1118736357
- Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 2 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #717,116 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
Merger Arbitrage: How to Profit from Global Event-Driven Arbitrage (Wiley Finance) 2nd Edition
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
The Amazon Book Review
Author interviews, book reviews, editors picks, and more. Read it now
Frequently bought together
Customers who bought this item also bought
From the Inside Flap
Updated and revised for the new global landscape, this expanded second edition of Merger Arbitrage takes you beyond a mere description of the arbitrage process into a full examination of how you can profitably add merger arbitrage to your portfolio, including practical introductions to the most popular vehicles for using this strategy in your everyday approach to investing.
This is the definitive book on one of the most effective forms of arbitrage. Conveniently organized into three comprehensive parts, this reliable resource starts out by giving you a succinct and applicable foundation on the basics of the arbitrage process, including the ins and outs of the strategycash mergers versus stock-for-stock mergers, sources of risk and return, and deal structure. Through insightful explanations of arbitrageurs operating in real-world situations, you gain cautionary advice on the downside risks and common missteps of drawing profit from these unique transactions. If you're looking for returns regardless of market direction, this proven and versatile alternative hedge fund strategy lets you diversify risk and return streams in the most traditional plans. Even those investors new to merger arbitrage can use this quick-start resource to:
- Unravel the details of the incentives management needs for getting mergers done
- Take every available advantage to get full value of shares when a company is taken over
- Get up to date on the latest ways government is involved in the merger process
In-depth insights and expert advice focus on making merger arbitrage work in today's dynamic market, including all the practical aspects of the discipline, such as red flags to watch for when abuse of shareholder value and conflicts of interests surface. Clear, authoritative guidance on such critical topics as leverage and options, shorting stocks, and legal recourse for inadequate merger consideration lets you use this investment strategy with confidence in every situation.
Merger Arbitrage: How to Profit from Global Event-Driven Arbitrage, Second Edition gives you everything you need to gain an edge in the merger arbitrage arena.
From the Back Cover
The Ultimate Guide to Risk Arbitrage Fully Revised and Updated for Global Investors
Merger Arbitrage: How to Profit from Global Event-Driven Arbitrage, Second Edition is the newly revised, authoritative guide to the ins and outs of the explosive merger arbitrage hedge fund strategy.
Designed with the serious investor in mind, this expanded edition sheds light on the most important issues in the field worldwide, with an international collection of examples illustrating the practical realities of mergers and the ways the best in the field are profiting from these event-driven transactions. Brand-new coverage in this much-needed update includes:
- A relevant, global perspective on this specialized approach to investing
- A thorough examination of the United Kingdom's Code on Takeovers and Mergers and similar regulations in other countries
- An expanded toolkit of knowledge and techniques for entering the global market with a distinct advantage
In a global marketplace of volatility and unpredictability, investors need a cornerstone of low risk and high-probability returns in their portfolios, and Merger Arbitrage, Second Edition has the perfect way to get it.
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?