Risk Arbitrage

Originally published in 1982, Risk Arbitrage has become a classic on arbitrage strategies by the dean of the arbitrage community. It provides an overview of risk arbitrage, how it has been used over the centuries and particularly in modern markets, with a focus on merger arbitrage. From average expected returns to turning a position, cash tender offers, exchange offers, recapitalizations, spinoffs, stub situations, limited risk arbitrage, and corporate freeze-ins, the book provides a step by step walk through of a world of arb strategies illuminated by real world examples and case studies.
Author:
Guy P. Wyser-Pratte
Format:
Paperback

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Originally published in 1982, Risk Arbitrage has become a classic on arbitrage strategies by the dean of the arbitrage community. It provides an overview of risk arbitrage, how it has been used over the centuries and particularly in modern markets, with a focus on merger arbitrage. From average expected returns to turning a position, cash tender offers, exchange offers, recapitalizations, spinoffs, stub situations, limited risk arbitrage, and corporate freeze-ins, the book provides a step by step walk through of a world of arb strategies illuminated by real world examples and case studies.

Product details

Author:
Guy P. Wyser-Pratte
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
ISBN:
9780470415719
Series Title:
Wiley Investment Classics (Paperback)
Series Number:
41
Audience:
Professional
Pages:
292
Width (mm):
137
Length (mm):
210
Additional Info:
Guy P. Wyser-Pratte, MBA, is a leading activist hedge fund manager and considered by many to be the founding father of shareholder activism. Since 1991, he has run Wyser-Pratte & Co., which has racked up impressive returns of 25 percent annually. He is the recipient of the Alternative Investment News 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award and is a frequent speaker at investment conferences.
Table of Contents:
Preface. Chapter 1. Introduction. Chapter 2. Merger Arbitrage. Chapter 3. Merger Arbitrage: Practical Applications. Chapter 4. Cash Tender Offers. Chapter 5. Other Risk Arbitrage Situations. Chapter 6. Corporate 'Freezeins': The Subterfuge Syndrome. Chapter 7. Active Arbitrage. Chapter 8. Summary and Conclusions. Appendix A. Appendix B. Appendix C. Bibliography. Notes. Index.
Weight (g):
258

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