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Merger activity increased last week with five new deals announced and three deals closing.

Deal Statistics:

Total Number of Deals Closed in 2010 64
Total Number of Deals That Did Not Complete in 2010 4
Total Number of Pending Deals
Cash Deals 45
Stock Deals 9
Stock & Cash Deals 13
Total Number of Pending Deals 67

New Deals:

  1. The acquisition of A.D.A.M Inc. (ADAM) by Ebix (NASDAQ:EBIX) for $66 million in an all stock deal where shareholders of ADAM will receive 0.3122 of Ebix stock for each share held in ADAM
  2. The acquisition of Cogent Inc. (COGT) by 3M (NYSE:MMM) for $943 million at $10.50 per share in cash
  3. The acquisition of American Physicians Service Group (AMPH-OLD) by ProAssurance (PRA) for $233 million at $32.50 per share in cash
  4. The acquisition of Salary.com (SLRY) by Kenexa Corp. (KNXA) for $80 million at $4.07 per share in cash
  5. The acquisition of Burger King Holdings (BKC) by 3G Capital for $3.26 billion at $24 per share in cash

Closed Deals:

  1. The acquisition of Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation (GNA) by Gerdau S.A. on August 30, 2010
  2. The acquisition of William Pipeline Partners (WMZ) by William Partners on September 01, 2010
  3. The acquisition of Virage Logic Corporation (VIRL) by Synopsis Inc. on September 02, 2010

Modified or Failed Deals:

  1. L.B. Foster and Portec Rail Products (PRPX) announced on Monday that they have extended the merger deadline from August 31, 2010 to December 30, 2010
  2. Rocco B. Commisso, the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mediacom Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:MCCC), announced on August 31, 2010 that he has withdrawn his May 31, 2010 non-binding offer to purchase all of the shares of Mediacom not currently owned by him.
  3. Emmis Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:EMMS) Chairman and Chief Executive Jeffrey H. Smulyan said it is “unlikely” it will be able to reach deals with a financier and a group of preferred-stock holders that would allow the radio station operator’s proposed buyout to be completed.
  4. Second Ammendment for L.B. Foster and Portec Rail Products (PRPX): L.B. Foster has agreed to both increase the tender offer share price from $11.71 per share to $11.80 per share and, subject to certain conditions, pay Portec $2 million should the transaction not close by December 30, 2010.
  5. The chief executive of Genzyme (GENZ), Henri A. Termeer, on Tuesday softened his tone about a possible sale, a day after his company rejected a $69 per share offer from Sanofi-Aventis.

Top 10 Deals with largest spreads:

Symbol Acquiring
Company
Closing
Price
Last
Price
Closing
Date
Profit Annu.
Profit
SSE Naugatuck Valley Financial Corp (NVSL) $7.25 $5.71 09/30/2010 26.97% 410.17%
TLCR Grifols (GRF.MC) $27.12 $22.47 12/31/2010 20.71% 65.15%
ATBC Jacksonville Bancorp (JAXB) $2.26 $1.97 09/30/2010 14.72% 223.88%
ADAM Ebix Inc. (EBIX) $5.88 $5.53 12/31/2010 6.42% 20.20%
AYE FirstEnergy (FE) $25.20 $23.72 03/31/2011 6.24% 11.05%
BNE RR Donnelley (RRD) $11.50 $10.86 09/30/2010 5.89% 89.63%
PINN Investor Group lead by Scotia Waterous (NYSE:USA) (N/A) $0.34 $0.3235 08/21/2010 5.10% 0.00%
ALY SeaDrill (N/A) $4.25 $4.05 12/31/2010 4.94% 15.54%
BGH Buckeye Partners LP (BPL) $43.89 $41.92 12/31/2010 4.69% 14.76%
VETS VCA Antech Inc (WOOF) $0.34 $0.3272 09/30/2010 3.91% 59.49%

List of all Pending Deals:

Symbol Announced
Date
Acquiring

Company

Closing
Value
Closing
Price
Last

Price

Closing
Date
Profit Annu.
Profit
SSE 02/23/2010 Naugatuck Valley Financial Corp (NVSL) $19.5 million $7.25 $5.71 09/30/2010 26.97% 410.17%
Details of Southern Connecticut Bancorp In
Expected to close by the third calendar quarter of 2010, for a closing value of $19.5mn @ $7.25/share. The Cash/stock election is subject to proration
TLCR 06/07/2010 Grifols (GRF.MC) $3.4 billion $27.12 $22.47 12/31/2010 20.71% 65.16%
Details of Talecris
Expected to close by the end of the year for a closing value of $3.4 billion. On the completion of the merger Grifols will pay $19 in cash and 0.641 newly issued, nonvoting shares for each share of Talecris.
ATBC 05/10/2010 Jacksonville Bancorp (JAXB) N/A $2.26 $1.97 09/30/2010 14.72% 223.88%
Details of Atlantic BancGroup Inc
Expected to close in the third quarter of 2010. If the merger is completed, Atlantic BancGroup shareholders will receive 0.2 shares of Jacksonville Bancorp common stock for each share of Atlantic BancGroup common stock held, plus up to approximately $0.65 per share in cash, subject to the qualifying sale of certain Atlantic BancGroup assets.
ADAM 08/30/2010 Ebix Inc. (EBIX) $66 million $5.88 $5.53 12/31/2010 6.42% 20.20%
Details of A.D.A.M Inc.

Expected to close later this year for a closing value of $66 million. On the completion of the merger ADAM shareholders will receive 0.3122 of Ebix stock for each share held in ADAM.

AYE 02/11/2010 FirstEnergy (FE) $8.5 billion $25.20 $23.72 03/31/2011 6.24% 11.05%
Details of Allegheny Energy, Inc. Common S
Expected to close by March 31, 2011 for a closing value $8.5bn. It is a stock based transaction @ 0.667 share of FE
BNE 02/24/2010 RR Donnelley (RRD) $481 million $11.50 $10.86 09/30/2010 5.89% 89.63%
Details of Bowne & Co., Inc. Common Stock
Expected to close by the second half of 2010 for a closing value of $481mn. It is a cash deal @ $11.50 per share
PINN 02/24/2010 Investor Group lead by Scotia Waterous (USA) (N/A) $11 million $0.34 $0.3235 08/21/2010 5.10% 0.00%
Details of Pinnacle Gas Resources, Inc.
Expected to close by the second quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $11mn. It is a cash deal @ $0.34 per share
ALY 08/12/2010 SeaDrill (N/A) $890 million $4.25 $4.05 12/31/2010 4.94% 15.54%
Details of Allis-Chalmers Energy, Inc.

Expected to close by the end of the year 2010 for a closing value of $890 million. On the completion of the merger, Allis-Chalmers shareholders will get $4.25 in cash or 1.15 Seawell shares for each shares of Allis-Chalmers, subject to proration if more than 35% of the shares elect to receive cash.

BGH 06/11/2010 Buckeye Partners LP (BPL) $1.14 billion $43.89 $41.92 12/31/2010 4.69% 14.76%
Details of Buckeye GP Holdings
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $1.14 billion. Under the deal, for each Buckeye GP unit, holders will get 0.705 Buckeye Partners units.
VETS 06/02/2010 VCA Antech Inc (WOOF) $41.25 million $0.34 $0.3272 09/30/2010 3.91% 59.49%
Details of PET DRx Corp
Expected to close by the third quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $41.25mn. On the completion of the mergerPet DRx shareholders are expected to receive $0.34 – $0.36 per share in cash.
NRGP 08/09/2010 Inergy (NRGY) $2.07 billion $29.19 $28.20 12/31/2010 3.51% 11.05%
Details of Inergy Holdings
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $2.07 billion in an all-stock deal. On the completion of the merger Inergy Holdings shareholders will receive 0.77 NRGY common units in exchange for each NRGP common unit they own.
Q 04/22/2010 Century Link (CTL) $10.6 billion $6.03 $5.83 04/21/2011 3.35% 5.39%
Details of Qwest Communications Internatio

Expected to close in the first half of 2011for a value of $10.6bn. Under the terms of the agreement, Qwest shareholders will receive 0.1664 CenturyLink shares for each share of Qwest common stock they own at closing.

PTV 08/17/2010 Reynolds Group Holdings (N/A) $6 billion $33.25 $32.22 12/31/2010 3.20% 10.06%
Details of Pactiv Corporation
Expected to close by the end of the year for a closing value of $6 billion. On the completion of the merger, shareholders of Pactiv Corporation will receive $33.25 per share in cash.
CCBP 08/09/2010 F.N.B. Corporation (FNB) $70 million $38.50 $37.35 12/31/2010 3.08% 9.69%
Details of Comm Bancorp
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $70 million. On the completion of the merger Comm Bancorp shareholders will receive 3.4545 shares of F.N.B. common stock and $10.00 in cash for each share of Comm Bancorp held.
ATAC 07/19/2010 Genco Distribution System Inc. (N/A) $513 million $25.00 $24.34 12/31/2010 2.71% 8.53%
Details of ATC Technology
Expected to close by the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $513 million. On the completion of the merger, ATC shareholders will receive $25 per share in cash.
DIVX 06/02/2010 Sonic Solutions (SNIC) $323 million $8.26 $8.07 09/30/2010 2.39% 36.36%
Details of DivX

Expected to close by the third quarter of 2010 for a cosing value of $323mn. On the completion of the merger, DivX shareholders will receive $3.75 in cash and 0.514 shares of Sonic Solutions common stock for each share of DivX they hold.

PRPX 02/17/2010 L.B. Foster Co. (FSTR) $112 million $11.80 $11.56 12/30/2010 2.08% 6.59%
Details of Portec Rail Products, Inc.
Expected to close by August 31, 2010 for a closing value of $112mn. The cash deal is @ $11.71 per share.
Revision on 08/30/2010: L.B. Foster and Portec Rail Products announced on August 30, 2010, that they have extended the merger deadline from August 31, 2010 to December 30, 2010
Revision on 08/31/2010: L.B. Foster has agreed to both increase the tender offer share price from $11.71 per share to $11.80 per share and, subject to certain conditions, pay Portec $2 million should the transaction not close by December 30, 2010.
ME 04/15/2010 Apache (APA) $2.7 billion $23.59 $23.16 09/30/2010 1.84% 27.92%
Details of Mariner Energy, Inc. Mariner En
Expected to close by the third quarter of 2010 for a value of $2.7bn. Under the cash and stock deal, Mariner stockholders will receive cash of $7.80 and 0.17043 of a share of Apache common stock in exchange for each share of Mariner common stock.
ALOY 06/24/2010 ZelnickMedia (N/A) $126.5 million $9.80 $9.6301 12/31/2010 1.76% 5.55%
Details of Alloy
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $126.5 million. On the completion of the merger, shareholders of Alloy Inc. will receive $9.80 per share in cash.
BKC 09/02/2010 3G Capital (N/A) $3.26 billion $24.00 $23.60 12/31/2010 1.69% 5.33%
Details of Burger King Holdings Inc

Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $3.26 billion. On the completion of the merger, shareholders of Burger King will receive $24 per share in cash.

NAL 08/19/2010 First Niagara Financial Group (FNFG) $1.5 billion $12.98 $12.77 05/15/2011 1.62% 2.36%
Details of New Alliance Bancshares
Expected to close in early second quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $1.5 billion. On the completion of the merger, New Alliance shareholders will receive either 1.1 shares of FNFG stock, all cash or cash plus stock. NAL mentioned that the "aggregate consideration is 86% in stock and 14% in cash".

The exchange ratio is however fixed at 1.1 shares of FNFG per share of NAL and worked out to $14.09 per share upon announcement of the deal.

OSTE 08/17/2010 Medtronic (MDT) $123 million $6.50 $6.40 12/31/2010 1.56% 4.92%
Details of Osteotech
Expected to close for a closing value of $123 million. On the completion of the merger, shareholders of Osteotech will receive $6.50 per share in cash. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including approval by Osteotech's stockholders and U.S. and foreign regulatory clearances.
XJT 08/04/2010 SkyWest (SKYW) $133 million $6.75 $6.65 12/31/2010 1.50% 4.73%
Details of Expressjet Holdings
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010, for a closing value of $133 million. On the completion of the merger, Expressjet shareholders will receive $6.75 per share in cash.
WAIN 06/29/2010 Eastern Bank (N/A) $163 million $19.00 $18.7201 12/31/2010 1.50% 4.70%
Details of Wainwright Bank & Trust
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $163 million. On the completion of the merger, Eastern Bank will pay $19 in cash for each share of Wainwright Bank.
MFE 08/19/2010 Intel Corporation (INTC) $7.68 billion $48.00 $47.35 12/31/2010 1.37% 4.32%
Details of McAfee

Expected to close once McAfee shareholder approval and regulatory clearance is gained for a closing value of $7.68 billion. On the completion of the merger, McAfee shareholders will receive $48 per share in cash.

OMNI 06/04/2010 Wellspring Capital Management (N/A) $122 million $2.75 $2.72 11/15/2010 1.10% 5.75%
Details of OMNI Energy Services Corp.
Expected to close in the second half of 2010 for a closing value of $122mn. On the completion of the merger OMNI Energy Services shareholders will receive $2.75 per share in cash.
MIR 04/12/2010 RRI Energy In. (RRI) $1.6 billion $10.60 $10.49 12/31/2010 1.08% 3.39%
Details of Mirant Corp Common Stock
Expected to close by the end of the year 2010 for a value of $1.6bn. Mirant Corp. will combine with RRI Energy Inc. in a stock-deal to form GenOn Energy. Mirant stockholders will get about 2.84 RRI common shares for each Mirant share they own.
WEL 04/09/2010 Halliburton Company (HAL) $240 million $3.00 $2.97 09/30/2010 1.01% 15.36%
Details of Boots and Coots, Inc. Common St
Expected to close in the summer of 2010 for a value of $240mn. The $3 cash & stock deal consists of $1.73 in cash and $1.27 in Halliburton stock.
PSYS 05/17/2010 Universal Health (N/A) $3.1 billion $33.75 $33.43 12/31/2010 0.96% 3.01%
Details of Psychiatric Solutions, Inc.
Expected to close by the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $3.1bn. On the completion of the merger, Psychiatric Solutions shareholders will receive $33.75 per share in cash.
SMTB 07/15/2010 People's United Financial Inc. (PBCT) $60 million $3.84 $3.81 12/31/2010 0.84% 2.63%
Details of Smithtown Bancorp Inc
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010, for a closing value of $60 million. On the completion of the merger, Smithtown Bancorp shareholders will receive 0.1430 shares of People's United common stock and $2.00 in cash.
AEZ 07/28/2010 Hess Corp (HES) $450 million $7.59 $7.53 12/31/2010 0.81% 2.56%
Details of American Oil & Gas Inc.

Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $450 million. On the completion of the merger, Hess will issue 0.1373 shares of its stock for each outstanding share of American Oil & Gas.

NTY 07/15/2010 The Carlyle Group (N/A) $3.8 billion $55.00 $54.57 12/31/2010

0.79%

2.48%
Details of NBTY Inc.
Expected to close by the end of 2010 for a closing value of $3.8 billion. On the completion of the merger, NBTY shareholders will receive $55 per share in cash.
PMACA 06/10/2010 Old Republic International (ORI) $228 million $7.18 $7.13 09/30/2010 0.74% 11.30%
Details of PMA Capital
Expected to close in the third quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $228 million. As part of the agreement, Old Republic will issue 0.55 shares of its common stock in exchange for each outstanding common share of PMA.
HEW 07/12/2010 Aon Corp (AON) $4.9 billion $50.02 $49.66 11/15/2010 0.73% 3.79%
Details of Hewitt Associates
Expected to close by mid-November 2010, Aon Corp plans to acquire Hewitt Associates for $4.9 billion. The deal is a cash plus stock deal worth $50 at the time of announcement. Hewitt shareholders will receive $25.61 in cash and 0.6362 shares of AON.
ACF 07/22/2010 General Motors Co. (N/A) $3.5 billion $24.50 $24.34 12/31/2010 0.66% 2.07%
Details of AmeriCredit Corp.
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010, for a closing value of $3.5 billion. On the completion of the merger, ACF shareholders will receive $24.50 per share in cash.
BXC 07/22/2010 Cerberus Capital Management (N/A) $111.1 million $3.40 $3.38 12/31/2010 0.59% 1.86%
Details of BlueLinx Holdings Inc.

Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $111.1 million. On the completion of the merger, BXC shareholders will receive $3.40 per share in cash.

AMPH 09/01/2010 ProAssuarance (PRA) $233 million $32.50 $32.32 12/31/2010 0.56% 1.75%
Details of American Physicians Service Group
Expected to close by the year-end for a closing value of $233 million. On the completion of the merger, AMPH shareholders will receive $32.50 per share in cash.
ADCT 07/13/2010 Tyco Electronics (TEL) $1.24 billion $12.75 $12.68 12/31/2010 0.55% 1.74%
Details of ADC Telecommunications Inc
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010, for a closing value of $1.24 billion. On the completion of the merger, ADC Telecommunications shareholders will receive $12.75 per share in cash
LSBX 07/15/2010 People's United Financial Inc. (PBCT) $96 million $21.00 $20.90 12/31/2010 0.48% 1.51%
Details of LSB Corporation
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $96 million. On the completion of the merger, LSBX shareholders will receive $21 per share in cash.
GLG 05/17/2010 Man Group (N/A) $1.6 billion $4.50 $4.48 09/30/2010 0.45% 6.79%
Details of GLG Partners Inc Common Stock

Expected to close by the third quarter of 2010 for a closing value of approximately $1.6bn. On the completion of the merger, GLG Partners shareholders will receive $4.50 per share in cash.

TRBN 08/12/2010 Emergent BioSolution (EBS) $96.8 million $4.47 $4.45 12/31/2010 0.44% 1.40%
Details of Trubion Pharmaceuticals
Expected to close by the end of the year 2010 for a closing value of approximately $96.8 million. On the completion of the merger, Trubion Pharmaceuticals shareholders will receive $1.365 per share in cash and 0.1641 shares of Emergent BioSolutions common stock per share held, plus one Contingent Value Right (NYSEMKT:CVR) per share.

The total potential aggregate value of the CVRs is $38.7 million over a 36-month period, post-closing. The combination of the upfront consideration along with the potential value of the CVRs results in total consideration of up to $135.5 million for Trubion stockholders. The Milestone Events related to the CVRs can be found at the following link http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Trubion-Pharmaceuticals-prnews-758460745.html?x=0&.v=1

ACAP 07/08/2010 The Doctors Company (N/A) $386 million $41.50 $41.33 12/31/2010 0.41% 1.29%
Details of American Physicians Capital Inc.
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $386 million. On the completion of the merger, American Physicians Capital shareholders will receive $41.50 per share in cash.
PPCO 08/09/2010 Endo Pharmaceuticals (ENDP) $144 million $5.00 $4.98 12/31/2010 0.40% 1.26%
Details of Penwest Pharmaceuticals
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $144 million. On the completion of the merger, Penwest Pharmaceuticals shareholders will receive $5.00 per share in cash.
MAM 03/12/2010 Emera Inc (N/A) $75.7 million $45.00 $44.85 12/31/2010 0.33% 1.05%
Details of Maine & Maritimes Corporation C

Expected to close by the end of 2010 for a closing value of $75.7 million. The cash deal is @ $45 per share

NYM 07/15/2010 ProSight (N/A) $230 million $25.75 $25.67 12/31/2010 0.31% 0.98%
Details of NYMagic
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $230 million. On the completion of the merger, NYMagic shareholders will receive $25.75 per share in cash.
BSMD 05/13/2010 Merit Medical Systems (MMSI) $96 million $4.38 $4.37 09/30/2010 0.23% 3.48%
Details of BioSphere Medical, Inc.
Expected to close in the third quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $96mn.If the merger is completed, BioSphere Medical shareholders will receive $4.38 per share in cash.
SWSI 08/09/2010 Nabors Industries (NBR) $900 million $22.12 $22.08 09/30/2010 0.18% 2.76%
Details of Superior Well Services
Expected to close by the end of the third quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $900 million. On the completion of the merger Superior Well shareholders will receive $22.12 per share in cash.
UNCA 08/13/2010 IBM (IBM) $480 million $21.00 $20.97 12/31/2010 0.14% 0.45%
Details of Unica Corporation

Expected to close by the end of 2010 for a closing value of $480 million. On the completion of the merger Unica Corporation shareholders will receive $21 per share in cash.

HGRD 07/28/2010 an affiliate of the private equity firm Vestar Capital (N/A) $294 million $8.20 $8.19 09/30/2010 0.12% 1.86%
Details of Health Grades Inc.
Expected to close by the third quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $294 million. On the completion of the merger, HGRD shareholders will receive $8.20 per share in cash. Closing the transaction is subject to conditions that include regulatory approval.
SWWC 03/03/2010 Institutional Investors (N/A) $275 million $11.00 $10.99 09/13/2010 0.09% 4.74%
Details of Southwest Water Company
Expected to close by 09/13/2010 for a closing value of $275 million. It is a cash deal @ $11.00 per share
MEND 07/12/2010 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) $480 million $23.40 $23.40 09/30/2010 0.00% 0.00%
Details of Micrus Endovascular
Expected to close in the second half of 2010, JNJ plans to acquire MEND in an all cash deal valued at $480 million. MEND shareholders will receive $23.40 in cash should the deal complete.
DTPI 08/24/2010 PricewaterhouseCoopers (N/A) $378 million $12.50 $12.51 12/31/2010 -0.08% -0.25%
Details of Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, Inc.

Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $378 million. On the completion of the merger, shareholders of Diamond Management & Technology Consultants will receive $12.50 per share in cash.

CAL 05/03/2010 United (UAUA) $1.2 billion $23.63 $23.68 12/31/2010 -0.23% -0.73%
Details of Continental Airlines, Inc. Comm

Expected to close by the end of 2010 for a closing value of approximately $1.2bn. In the merger, Continental shareholders will receive 1.05 shares of United common stock for each Continental common share they own.

SLRY 09/01/2010 Kenexa Corp. (KNXA) $80 million $4.07 $4.08 12/31/2010 -0.25% -0.77%
Details of Salary.com
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $80 million at $4.07 per share in cash.
VRX 06/21/2010 Biovail Corporation (BVF) $3.3 billion $59.44 $59.98 12/31/2010 -0.90% -2.83%
Details of Valeant Pharmaceuticals
Expected to close by the end of 2010 for a closing value of roughly $3.3 billion. Valeant stockholders will get a one-time special cash dividend of $16.77 per share and 1.7809 shares of Biovail common stock. The combined company will pay an additional $1/share dividend to all stockholders of the new entity.
ICXT 08/16/2010 FLIR Systems (FLIR) $274 million $7.55 $7.65 12/31/2010 -1.31% -4.11%
Details of ICx Technologies
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $274 million. On the completion of the merger, ICx Technologies' shareholders will receive $7.57 per share in cash.
TSFG 05/17/2010 TD Bank Financial Group (N/A) $61 million $0.28 $0.2839 09/30/2010 -1.37% -20.89%
Details of The South Financial Group Inc.
Expected to close by the third quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $61mn. On the completion of the merger, The South Financial Group shareholders will receive either $0.28 in cash or 0.004 shares of TD Bank Financial Group common stock per The South Financial Group common share held.
PZZ 08/16/2010 Leonard Green & Partners (N/A) $363 million $8.50 $8.63 12/31/2010 -1.51% -4.74%
Details of Prospect Medical Holdings

Expected to close by the end of the year 2010 for a closing value of $363 million. On the completion of the merger Prospect Medical Holdings shareholders will receive $8.50 per share in cash.

ABII 06/30/2010 Celgene (CELG) $2.9 billion $71.94 $74.22 12/31/2010 -3.07% -9.65%
Details of Abraxis Bioscience Inc.
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $2.9 billion. Under terms of the deal, shareholders of Abraxis will receive $58 and 0.2617 shares of Celgene for each Abraxis share they own.
CPII 05/10/2010 Comtech (CMTL) $472.3 million $13.81 $14.45 09/30/2010 -4.40% -66.92%
Details of CPI International, Inc.
Expected to close in the third quarter of 2010 for a closing alue of $472.3mn. If the merger is completed, CPI International shareholders will receive a combination of $9.00 in cash plus a fraction of Comtech common stock equal to $8.10 divided by the average closing price of Comtech common stock over a specified period of time prior to closing, provided that the fraction shall not be greater than 0.2382 nor less than 0.2132.
COGT 08/30/2010 3M Co. (MMM) $943 million $10.50 $11.01 12/31/2010 -4.63% -14.58%
Details of Cogent Inc.
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $943 million. On the completion of the merger Cogent shareholders will receive $10.50 per share in cash.
PTEC 08/17/2010 Marlin Equity Partners (N/A) $139 million $3.85 $4.14 12/31/2010 -7.00% -22.04%
Details of Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

Expected to close by the end of the year for a closing value of $139 million. On the completion of the merger, shareholders of Phoenix Technologies will receive $3.85 per share in cash.

PTEC 08/17/2010 Marlin Equity Partners (N/A) $139 million $3.85 $4.14 12/31/2010 -7.00% -22.04%
Details of Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
Expected to close by the end of the year for a closing value of $139 million. On the completion of the merger, shareholders of Phoenix Technologies will receive $3.85 per share in cash.
PAR 08/28/2010 Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) $2 billion $30.00 $32.89 12/31/2010 -8.79% -27.65%
Details of 3PAR
Expected to close by the year end for a closing value of $1.15 billion. On the completion of the merger, 3PAR shareholders will receive $18 per share in cash.
Revision on 08/26/2010:Dell raises bid over rival Hewlett -Packard to $1.6 billion at $24.30 per share in cash.
Revision on 08/26/2010: Hewlett – Packard raised its bid to $1.8 billion at $27 per share in cash, in an effort to win the bidding war
Revision on 08/27/2010: Dell matches bid with HP at $27 per share in cash.
Revision on 08/28/2010: HP trumps Dell with a superior bid of $30 per share in cash. 3PAR accepts this bid
DYN 08/13/2010 Blackstone Group (BX) $4.7 billion $4.50 $5.04 12/31/2010 -10.71% -33.71%
Details of Dynegy
Expected to close by the end of the year for a closing value of $4.7 billion. On the completion of the merger, Dynegy shareholders will receive $4.50 per share in cash.
DTG 04/26/2010 Hertz (HTZ) $1.3 billion $38.99 $48.35 12/31/2010 -19.36% -60.93%
Details of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group

Expected to close by the end of the year for a value of $1.3 billion. The transaction values Dollar Thrifty stock at approximately $41.00 per share. the $41.00 per share purchase price is comprised of 80% cash consideration and 20% stock consideration. The cash portion will be paid in two components; (1) a $200 million special cash dividend representing approximately $6.88 per share, to be paid by Dollar Thrifty immediately prior to the transaction closing and (2) $25.92 per share to be paid by Hertz at the closing. The stock is at a fixed exchange ratio of 0.6366 per share, based upon a Hertz common stock closing price of $12.88 per share on April 23, 2010.

CCE 02/25/2010 The Coca-Cola Company (KO) $12.3 billion N/A $29.37 10/01/2010 N/A N/A
Details of Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. Com
Expected to close by October 1, 2010 for a closing value of $12.3 billion. The deal includes $10 per share + a share in a new bottling company

Disclosure: I have tendered my shares of Portec Rail Products (PRPX) but plan to withdraw from the tender offer and sell my shares given the extension of the offer to December 30, 2010.

Source: Merger Arbitrage Mondays: September 06, 2010