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Merger activity decreased last week with two new deals announced and four deals closing.

You can find all the deals listed below in our Merger Arbitrage Tool that automatically updates itself during market hours.

Deal Statistics:

Total Number of Deals Closed in 2010 144
Total Number of Deals Closed in 2011 1
Total Number of Deals That Did Not Complete in 2010 7
Total Number of Pending Deals
Cash Deals 46
Stock Deals 16
Stock & Cash Deals 10
Total Number of Pending Deals 72

New Deals:

  1. The acquisition of NGAS Resources Inc. (NGAS) by Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. (MHR) for $98 million in an all stock deal, where NGAS Resources Inc. shareholders will receive 0.0846 shares of Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. in exchange for each share of NGAS Resources Inc.
  2. The acquisition of Universal American Corp’s (UAM) Medicare Prescription Drug Business by CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS). UAM shareholders will receive $12.80 to $13 in cash and a share in a newly formed public company, which will own all the other operations of UAM. The newly formed company will have $640 million of cash and statutory capital in its subsidiaries and no debt. The structure of this deal reminds me of the Coca-Cola (KO) – Coca Cola Enterprises (CCE), which turned out to be a profitable merger arbitrage opportunity.

Closed Deals:

  1. The acquisition of ActivIdentity Corporation (ACTI) by Assa Abloy on December 27, 2010.
  2. The acquisition of Cellu Tissue Holdings Inc. (CLU) by Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW) on December 27, 2010.
  3. The acquisition of Portec Rail Products, Inc. (PRPX) by L.B. Foster Co. (FSTR) on December 29, 2010.
  4. The acquisition of Comforce Corp (CFS) by Affiliate of ABRY Partners on December 28, 2010.
  5. The acquisition of Comm Bancorp (CCBP) by F.N.B Corp (FNB) on January 1, 2011.

Top 10 deals with largest spreads:

Symbol Announced
Date
Acquiring
Company
Closing
Price
Last
Price
Closing
Date
Profit Annu.
Profit
LTXC 11/18/2010 Verigy Ltd (VRGY) $12.51 $7.40 06/30/2011 69.04% 141.57%
TLCR 06/07/2010 Grifols (GRF.MC) $27.80 $23.30 03/31/2011 19.33% 81.09%
DTG 04/26/2010 Avis (CAR) $55.97 $47.26 03/31/2011 18.43% 77.33%
NGAS 12/27/2010 Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. (MHR) $0.61 $0.56 06/30/2011 8.77% 17.99%
PNNW 11/12/2010 City of Nashua (N/A) $29.00 $27.35 09/30/2011 6.03% 8.16%
HYC 11/17/2010 Verifone Systems (PAY) $8.87 $8.37 09/30/2011 5.96% 8.06%
MROE 10/06/2010 Old National Bancorp (ONB) $15.16 $14.37 03/31/2011 5.50% 23.06%
SHMR 10/15/2010 Essilor (N/A) $14.50 $13.75 06/30/2011 5.45% 11.18%
PVG 09/21/2010 Penn Virginia Resource Partners (PVR) $27.75 $26.32 03/31/2011 5.45% 22.85%
TCM 11/01/2010 Hanmax Investment Limited (N/A) $4.50 $4.27 03/31/2011 5.39% 22.60%

List of all pending deals:

Symbol Announced
Date
Acquiring

Company

Deal
Type
Closing
Value
Closing

Price

Last
Price
Volume Closing
Date
Profit Annu.
Profit
LTXC 11/18/2010 Verigy Ltd (VRGY) All Stock $422 million $12.51 $7.40 326,685 06/30/2011

69.04%

141.57%
Details of LTX – Credence Corporation
Expected to close in the second half of 2011 for a closing value of $422 million. On the completion of the merger, LTX – Credence Corporation shareholders will receive 0.96 Verigy shares or Holdco stock for each LTX-Credence share.
TLCR 06/07/2010 Grifols (GRF.MC) Cash Plus Stock $3.4 billion $27.80 $23.30 205,953 03/31/2011 19.33% 81.09%
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.

The ratio was increased to 0.6485 on November 4, 2010.

Update Nov 15: U.S. antitrust regulators might seek to block Grifols?s purchase of Talecris. The expected completion date has been updated to 3/31/2011.

DTG 04/26/2010 Avis (CAR) Cash Plus Stock $1.56 billion $55.97 $47.26 254,011 03/31/2011 18.43% 77.33%
Details of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group

Details about the original Hertz offer with updates below: 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.
Revision on 09/13/2010: Hertz raised its offer for Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. to $50 a share, or about $1.56 billion, topping a proposal from Avis Budget Group Inc.

Update 10/1/2010: Dollar Thrifty shareholders rejected the Hertz deal yesterday. DTG has indicated its willingness to work with Avis's offer of nearly $53 per share ($45.79 in cash plus 0.6543 shares of Avis) but has asked the company to hold off on making a formal offer.

NGAS 12/27/2010 Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. (MHR) All Stock $98 million $0.61 $0.56 2,197,007 06/30/2011 8.77% 17.99%
Details of NGAS Resources Inc.

Expected to close by the end of this year or the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $98 million. On the completion of the merger, Monroe Bancorp shareholders Monroe shareholders will receive 0.0846 shares of Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. for every share held.

PNNW 11/12/2010 City of Nashua (N/A) All Cash $138 million $29.00 $27.35 13,594 09/30/2011 6.03% 8.16%
Details of Pennichuk Corporation

Expected to close in the third quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $138 million. On the completion of the merger, Pennichuck shareholders will receive $29.00 per share in cash.

HYC 11/17/2010 Verifone Systems (PAY) All Stock $485 million $8.87 $8.37 352,957 09/30/2011 5.96% 8.06%
Details of Hypercom Corporation

Expected to close in the second half of 2011 for a closing value of $485 million in an all stock deal. On the completion of the merger, Hypercom shareholders will receive 0.23 shares of VeriFone stock for each Hypercom share they own.

MROE 10/06/2010 Old National Bancorp (ONB) All Stock $83.5 million $15.16 $14.37 70,631 03/31/2011 5.50% 23.06%
Details of Monroe Bancorp

Expected to close by the end of this year or the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $83.5 miilion. On the completion of the merger, Monroe Bancorp shareholders Monroe shareholders will receive 1.275 shares of Old National for every share held.

SHMR 10/15/2010 Essilor (N/A) All Cash $130 million $14.50 $13.75 5,803 06/30/2011 5.45% 11.18%
Details of Shamir Optical Industry

Expected to close by the second quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $130 million. On the completion of the merger, Shamir Optical Industry shareholders will receive $14.50 per share in cash.

PVG 09/21/2010 Penn Virginia Resource Partners (PVR) All Stock $954 million $27.75 $26.32 75,436 03/31/2011 5.45% 22.85%
Details of Penn Virginia GP Holdings

Expected to close by the end of the year for a closing value of $954 million. On the completion of the merger, Penn Virginia GP Holdings unitholders will receive 0.98 units of Penn Virginia Resource Partners per Penn Virginia GP Holdings unit held.
Update Dec 27, 2010: Updated the closing date to 3/31/2011 since the special meeting to discuss the merger has been set for February 16, 2011.

TCM 11/01/2010 Hanmax Investment Limited (N/A) All Cash N/A $4.50 $4.27 18,950 03/31/2011 5.39% 22.60%
Details of Tongjitang Chinese Medicines

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011. On the completion of the merger, Tongjitang Chinese Medicines shareholders will receive $4.50 per ADS in cash.

MAJC 09/21/2010 Bayside Capital Partners (N/A) All Cash $7.8 million $4.50 $4.27 1,799 03/31/2011 5.39% 22.60%
Details of Majestic Capital

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $7.8 million. On the completion of the merger, Majestic Capital shareholders will receive $0.45 per share in cash. Update Nov 5, 2010: The stock symbol and closing price have been updated to reflect a 1:10 reverse stock split that became effective as of Nov 4, 2010.

CRXL 10/06/2010 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) All Cash $2.41 billion $32.94 $31.33 49,497 03/31/2011 5.14% 21.56%
Details of Crucell NV

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $2.41 billion. On the completion of the merger Crucell NV shareholders will receive Euro 24.75 per share in cash (approximately $34 at the time of announcement).

AAI 09/27/2010 Southwest Airlines (LUV) Cash Plus Stock $1.4 billion $7.75 $7.39 3,176,035 03/31/2011 4.87% 20.44%
Details of AirTran Holdings

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $1.4 billion. On the completion of the merger, AirTran Holdings Shareholders will receive $3.75 per share in cash and 0.321 share of Southwest stock for each share of AirTran held. Update Nov 2, 2010: The ratio of Southwest shares issued changes based on the price of Southwest's stock and the deal value also varies from $7.25 to $7.75. Specifically as stated in the press release "The number of shares to be issued by Southwest Airlines is subject to adjustment if the average of Southwest Airlines closing prices for the 20 trading days ending three trading days prior to closing is below $10.90 or above $12.46. This adjustment mechanism is intended to provide at least $7.25 in value and up to $7.75 in value per share of AirTran common stock. If the average closing price noted above exceeds $12.46, the value will be $7.75 with fewer shares of Southwest common stock issued. If the av erage closing price noted above is less than $10.90, the value will be $7.25 with additional shares of Southwest common stock issued. Additionally, Southwest Airlines has the option of substituting cash in lieu of issuing incremental shares if the average closing stock price is less than $10.90."

LEGC 12/21/2010 Berkshire Hills Bancorp (BHLB) Cash Plus Stock $108 million $13.77 $13.14 70,025 06/30/2011 4.77% 9.78%
Details of Legacy Bancorp
Expected to close in the second quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $108 million. On the completion of the merger, Legacy Bancorp shareholders will receive 0.56385 Berkshire common shares plus $1.30 in cash in a cash plus stock deal.
MI 12/17/2010 BMO Financial Group (BMO) All Stock $4.1 billion $7.24 $6.92 6,525,394 07/31/2011 4.57% 7.99%
Details of Marshall & Ilsley Corporation
Expected to close before the end of July 2011 for a closing value of $4.1 billion. On the completion of the merger, Marshall and Ilsley shareholders will receive 0.1257 shares of Bank of Montreal per share held.
ROME 10/12/2010 Berkshire Hills Bancorp (BHLB) All Stock $74 million $12.51 $12.02 11,936 03/31/2011 4.08% 17.10%
Details of Rome Bancorp Inc.
Expected to close by the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $74 million. On the completion of the merger, 70% of the outstanding Rome Bancorp shares will be exchanged for Berkshire Hills Bancorp shares at a fixed exchange ratio of 0.5658 Berkshire Hills Bancorp shares for each share of Rome Bancorp, and the remaining 30% of Rome Bancorp shares will be exchanged for $11.25 per share in cash.
MFE 08/19/2010 Intel Corporation (INTC) All Cash $7.68 billion $48.00 $46.31 589,041 06/30/2011

3.65%

7.48%
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.

Update Oct 29, 2010: Following the release of third quarter results by McAfee, CEO Dave DeWalt reiterated that the Intel deal is ?on track? to close by mid-2011. We have updated the closing date to 6/30/2011 from 12/31/2010.

MCCC 11/15/2010 Chief Executive Rocco Commisso (N/A) All Cash $600 million $8.75 $8.47 83,608 06/30/2011

3.31%

6.78%
Details of Mediacom Communications Corporation
Rocco B. Commisso, the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mediacom Communications Corporation, had 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.
On November 15, 2010, Rocco B. Commisso announced that he would buy MCCC in a deal that values it at about $600 million. Commisso would buy the stock he doesn?t own for $8.75 a share.
NOVL 11/22/2010 Attachment Corporation (N/A) All Cash $2.2 billion $6.10 $5.92 2,499,673 03/31/2011

3.04%

12.76%
Details of Novell Inc.
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $2.2 billion. On the completion of the merger, Novell shareholders will receive $6.10 per share in cash
WL 11/01/2010 M & T Bank Corporation (MTB) All Stock $351 million $4.47 $4.34 672,206 06/30/2011 3.04% 6.23%
Details of Wilmington Trust Corporation

Expected to close in mid-year 2011 for a closing value of $351 million. On the completion of the merger, Wilmington Trust common shareholders will receive 0.051372 shares of M&T common stock in exchange for each share of Wilmington Trust common stock they own .

ADAM 08/30/2010 Ebix Inc. (EBIX) All Stock $66 million $7.39 $7.18 99,211 12/31/2010 2.92% 0.00%
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.

WTNY 12/22/2010 Hancock Holding Company (HBHC) All Stock $1.5 billion $14.56 $14.15 686,551 06/30/2011 2.92% 5.99%
Details of Whitney Holding Corporation

Expected to close in the second quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $1.5 billion. On the completion of the merger, Whitney Holding Corporation shareholders will receive 0.418 shares of Hancock Holding Company common stock in exchange for each share of Whitney common stock in an all stock deal.

BUCY 11/15/2010 Caterpillar Inc (CAT) All Cash $8.6 billion $92.00 $89.40 1,563,482 06/30/2011 2.91% 5.96%
Details of Bucyrus International Inc

Expected to close by the middle of 2011 for a closing value of $8.6 billion. On the completion of the merger, Bucyrus International shareholders will receive $92 per share in cash.

ACL 12/15/2010 Novartis (NVS) All Cash $12.9 billion $168.00 $163.40 355,648 06/30/2011 2.82% 5.77%
Details of Alcon Inc.

Expected to close in the first half of 2011 for a closing value of $12.9 billion. On the completion of the merger, Alcon Inc. shareholders will receive $168 per share in cash.

VCGH 11/10/2010 Company's chairman of the Board, CEO, President and COO (N/A) All Cash $37 million $2.25 $2.19 72,220 03/31/2011 2.74% 11.49%
Details of VCG Holding Corporation

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $37 million. On the completion of the merger, VCG Holdings shareholders will receive $2.25 per share in cash.

GAS 12/07/2010 AGL Resources Inc. (AGL) Cash Plus Stock $2.4 billion $51.25 $49.92 232,767 09/30/2011 2.66% 3.60%
Details of Nicor Inc.

Expected to close in the third quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $2.4 billion. On the completion of the merger, Nicor shareholders will receive $21.20 in cash and 0.8382 of an AGL Resources share for each Nicor share held.

NAL 08/19/2010 First Niagara Financial Group (FNFG) Cash Plus Stock $1.5 billion $15.38 $14.98 359,333 05/15/2011 2.66% 7.35%
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.

AYE 02/11/2010 FirstEnergy (FE) All Stock $8.5 billion $24.69 $24.24 954,478 03/31/2011 1.87% 7.83%
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
Revision on September 14, 2010: Jefferies & Companies lowers its price target to $23.50, from $24.50.
OPTC 11/11/2010 TKH Group (N/A) All Cash N/A $2.45 $2.41 17,500 03/31/2011 1.66% 6.96%
Details of Optelecom – NKF, Inc
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011. On the completion of the merger, Optelecom-NKF shareholders will receive $2.45 per share in cash.
CLFC 12/09/2010 Nara Bancorp Inc. (NARA) All Stock $285.7 million $7.69 $7.58 172,417 09/30/2011 1.46% 1.98%
Details of Center Financial Corporation
Expected to close in the third quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $285.7 million. On the completion of the merger, Center Financial shareholders will receive 0.7804 of a share of Nara Bancorp common stock in exchange for each share of Center Financial common stock held.
EURX 12/01/2010 Axcan Holdings, Inc. (N/A) All Cash $583 million $12.00 $11.83 35,240 06/30/2011

1.44%

2.95%
Details of Eurand N.V.
Expected to close in the second quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $583 million. On the completion of the merger, Eurand N.V. shareholders will receive $12.00 per share in cash.
KG 10/12/2010 Pfizer Inc. (PFE) All Cash $3.6 billion $14.25 $14.05 4,101,496 03/31/2011 1.42% 5.97%
Details of King Pharmaceuticals

Expected to close by the end of the year for a closing value of $3.6 billion. On the completion of the merger, King Pharmaceuticals will receive $14.25 per share in cash.

Update 12/17/2010: Pfizer extended its tender offer to 1/21/2011. The merger has been delayed as the companies await approval from U.S. regulators. They expect the merger to close in the first quarter of 2011.

OCNW 09/16/2010 Calix Inc. (CALX) Cash Plus Stock $171 million $8.78 $8.66 65,744 12/31/2010 1.35% 0.00%
Details of Occam Networks Inc.

Expected to complete in the fourth quarter of this year or first quarter of 2011 for $171 million. On the completion of the merger, Occam Networks shareholders will receive approximately $7.75 per share. The deal is a cash plus stock deal with Occam shareholders receiving $3.8337 in cash and 0.2925 shares of Calix.

JAS 12/23/2010 affiliate of Leonard Green & Partners LP (N/A) All Cash $1.6 billion $61.00 $60.22 285,284 06/30/2011 1.30% 2.66%
Details of Jo-Ann Stores Inc.

Expected to close in the second quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $1.6 billion. On the completion of the merger, Jo-Ann Stores shareholders will receive $61.00 per share in cash.

ACV 09/27/2010 Unilever PLC (N/A) All Cash $3.7 billion $37.50 $37.04 545,473 03/31/2011 1.24% 5.21%
Details of Alberto Culver

Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $3.7 billion. On the completion of the merger, Albert Culver shareholders will receive $37.50 per share in cash.

VOLT 11/29/2010 Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (MLNX) All Cash $176 million $8.75 $8.65 57,056 03/31/2011 1.16% 4.85%
Details of Voltaire Limited

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $176 million. On the completion of the merger, Voltaire's shareholders will receive $8.75 per share in cash.

LDSH 11/17/2010 Allegheny Technologies (ATI) Cash Plus Stock $778 million $49.14 $48.62 133,869 03/31/2011 1.07% 4.49%
Details of Ladish Co

Expected to close in early 2011 for a closing value of $778 million. On the completion of the merger, Ladish Co shareholders will receive $24 in cash and 0.4556 share of Allegheny stock for each share held.

DLM 11/25/2010 Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) All Cash $4 billion $19.00 $18.80 2,599,735 03/31/2011 1.06% 4.46%
Details of Del Monte Foods Company

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $4 billion. On the completion of the merger, Del Monte Foods shareholders will receive $19 per share in cash.

Q 04/22/2010 Century Link (CTL) All Stock $10.6 billion $7.68 $7.61 3,391,770 04/21/2011 0.96% 3.23%
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.

MIGP 12/01/2010 United Fire & Casualty (UFCS) All Cash $191 million $28.25 $27.99 1,523 03/31/2011 0.93% 3.90%
Details of Mercer Insurance Group

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $191 million. On the completion of the merger, Mercer Insurance Group shareholders will receive $28.25 per share in cash.

BJGP 10/28/2010 Sanofi – aventis (N/A) All Cash $520.6 million $10.00 $9.91 162,292 03/31/2011 0.91% 3.81%
Details of BMP Sunstone Corporation

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $520.6 million. On the completion of the merger, BMP Sunstone shareholders will receive $10.00 per share in cash.

CTV 10/25/2010 Carlyle (N/A) All Cash $3 billion $31.50 $31.22 1,413,098 03/31/2011 0.90% 3.76%
Details of CommScope Inc

Expected to close by the end of the year for a closing value of $3 billion. On the completion of the merger, CommScope shareholders will receive $31.50 per share in cash. Update 1/11/2010: The transaction is expected to close by the first quarter of 2011 and hence the closing date has been updated to 3/31/2011.

JCG 11/23/2010 private equity firms TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners (N/A) All Cash $3 billion $43.50 $43.14 334,928 03/31/2011 0.83% 3.50%
Details of J. Crew Group Inc.

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $3 billion. On the completion of the merger, J. Crew Group shareholders will receive $43.50 per share in cash.

CPII 11/26/2010 Veritas Capital (N/A) All Cash $525 million $19.50 $19.35 42,268 12/31/2069 0.78% 0.01%
Details of CPI International Corporation

Expected to close for a closing value of $525 million. On the completion of the merger, CPI International shareholders will receive $19.50 per share in cash. The transaction is subject to CPI stockholder approval, and is also subject to a number of customary regulatory and other closing conditions.

ID 09/20/2010 Safran (N/A) All Cash $1.1 billion $12.00 $11.91 1,041,295 03/31/2011 0.76% 3.17%
Details of L-1 Identity Solutions Inc

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $1.1 billion. On the completion of the merger, ID shareholders will receive $12 per share in cash.

BEZ 11/29/2010 ABB Ltd (ABB) All Cash $4.2 billion $63.50 $63.04 278,090 03/31/2011 0.73% 3.06%
Details of Baldor Electric Co.

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $4.2 billion. On the completion of the merger, Baldor Electric shareholders will receive $63.50 per share in cash.

MATK 12/21/2010 DSM (N/A) All Cash $1,087 million $31.50 $31.30 716,223 06/30/2011 0.64% 1.31%
Details of Martek Biosciences Corporation

Expected to close in the first or second quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $1,087 million. On the completion of the merger, Martek Biosciences Corporation shareholders will receive $31.50 per share in cash.

FMR 10/28/2010 Fairfax Financial Holdings (FRFHF.PK) All Cash $294 million $16.50 $16.40 44,974 03/31/2011 0.61% 2.56%
Details of First mercury Financial Corporation

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $294 million. On the completion of the merger, First Mercury Financial shareholders will receive $16.50 per share in cash.

SVR 10/28/2010 Carlyle (N/A) All Cash $2.6 billion $31.00 $30.85 548,787 03/31/2011 0.49% 2.04%
Details of Syniverse Holdings

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $2.6 billion. On the completion of the merger, Syniverse Holdings shareholders will receive $31.00 per share in cash.

DNEX 12/13/2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) All Cash $2.1 billion $118.50 $118.01 54,415 03/31/2011 0.42% 1.74%
Details of Dionex Corp.

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $2.1 billion. On the completion of the merger, Dionex shareholders will receive $118.50 per share in cash.

ROAC 10/18/2010 Swenson Granite Co. (N/A) All Cash $39 million $5.25 $5.23 2,300 03/31/2011 0.38% 1.60%
Details of Rock of Ages Corp.

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $39 million. On the completion of the merger, Rock of Ages shareholders will receive $5.25 per share in cash.

ARTG 11/02/2010 Oracle (ORCL) All Cash $1 billion $6.00 $5.98 3,494,210 03/31/2011 0.33% 1.40%
Details of Art Technology Group

Expected to close in early 2011 for a closing value of $1 billion. On the completion of the merger, Art Technology shareholders will receive $6.00 per share in cash.

CYPB 12/15/2010 Ramius LLC & Royalty Pharma (N/A) All Cash $255 million $6.50 $6.48 427,303 01/31/2011 0.31% 4.02%
Details of Cypress Bioscience Inc.

Expected to close by January 2011 for a closing value of $255 million. On the completion of the merger, Cypress Bioscience shareholders will receive $6.50 per share in cash.

APSG 12/20/2010 Raytheon Company (RTN) All Cash N/A $38.00 $37.89 215,312 03/31/2011 0.29% 1.22%
Details of Applied Signal Technology, Inc.

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011. On the completion of the merger, Applied Signal Technology shareholders will receive $38.00 per share in cash.

NUHC 09/20/2010 Arrow Electronics (ARW) All Cash $130 million $7.00 $6.98 42,684 12/31/2010 0.29% 0.00%
Details of Nu Horizons Electronics Corp

Expected to close in the fouth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $130 million. On the completion of the merger, Nu Horizons Electronics shareholders will receive $7.00 per share in cash.

TTES 10/06/2010 Robbins & Myers Inc. (RBN) Cash Plus Stock $422 million $39.94 $39.83 29,829 12/31/2010 0.27% 0.00%
Details of T-3 Energy Services

Expected to close by the end of the year or early next year for a closing value of $422 million. On the completion of the merger, T-3 energy shareholders will
receive 0.894 common shares of Robbins & Myers plus $7.95 in cash.

LCRD 12/20/2010 ASSA ABLOY (N/A) All Cash $80 million $6.25 $6.25 149,282 03/31/2011 0.00% 0.00%
Details of LaserCard Corporation
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $80 million. On the completion of the merger, Lasercard shareholders will receive $6.25 per share in cash.
CGC 10/01/2010 Gammon Gold (GRS) Cash Plus Stock $288 million $5.06 $5.07 498,400 12/31/2010 -0.27% 33.19%
Details of Capital Gold Corp.
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $288 million. On the completion of the merger, Gammon will issue 0.5209 of a common share for each Capital share, in addition to paying 79 cents a share in cash.
TOD 12/23/2010 Vigor Industrial LLC (N/A) All Cash $130 million $22.27 $22.39 45,789 03/31/2011 -0.54% -2.25%
Details of Todd Shipyards Corp.
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $130 million. On the completion of the merger, Todd Shipyards shareholders will receive $22.27 per share in cash.
RAE 09/20/2010 Battery Ventures (N/A) All Cash $95 million $1.60 $1.61 70,506 12/31/2010 -0.62% 75.57%
Details of RAE Systems Inc.
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $95 million. On the completion of the merger, RAE Systems shareholders will receive $1.60 per share in cash.
NST 10/18/2010 Northeast Utilities (NU) All Stock $4.17 billion $41.83 $42.19 181,475 09/30/2011 -0.86% -1.16%
Details of NSTAR
Expected to close in the third quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $4.17 billion. On the completion of the merger, NSTAR shareholders will receive 1.312 Northeast Utilities common shares for each NSTAR held.
ATLS 11/09/2010 Chevron Coproation (CVX) All Cash $4.3 billion $43.34 $43.96 163,293 03/31/2011 -1.41% -5.92%
Details of Atlas Energy Inc.
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $4.3 billion. On the completion of the merger, Atlas Energy shareholders will receive $38.25 in cash and a pro-rata share of a distribution of over 41 million units of Atlas Pipeline Holdings for each share held.

Based on Atlas Pipeline Holdings' closing price on November 8, these units have a value of $5.09 per Atlas Energy share.

DYN 12/15/2010 Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP) All Cash $665 million $5.50 $5.62 1,135,572 03/31/2011 -2.14% -8.96%
Details of Dynegy Inc.
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value od $665 million. On the completion of the merger, Dynegy shareholders will receive $5.50 per share in cash.
DVD 09/27/2010 Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment Inc (DDE) All Stock N/A $1.70 $1.78 11,797 12/31/2010 -4.30% 523.58%
Details of Dover Motorsports Inc

Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010. On the completion of the merger, Dover Motorsports shareholders will receive 0.501 shares of Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment common stock for each Dover Motorsports share held.

MTXX 12/14/2010 H.I.G. Capital, LLC (N/A) All Cash $75.2 million $8.00 $8.46 194,880 03/31/2011 -5.44% -22.81%
Details of Matrixx Initiatives Inc.
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $75.2 million. On the completion of the merger, Matrixx Initiatives shareholders will receive $8.00 per share in cash.
SNIC 12/23/2010 Rovi Corporation (ROVI) All Cash $720 million $14.00 $15.01 1,126,059 03/31/2011 -6.73% -28.23%
Details of Sonic Solutions
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $720 million. Sonic shareholders may elect to receive either $14.00 or 0.2489 shares of Rovi common stock for each share tendered and accepted in the exchange offer, subject to proration and adjustment pursuant to the definitive agreement. Cash consideration paid in the exchange offer will equal 55 percent of the aggregate value of consideration paid in the exchange offer and stock consideration issued in the exchange offer will equal 45 percent of the consideration, with shares of Rovi common stock being valued at $56.24 (the average closing price of Rovi common stock over the 20 trading days ending immediately prior to the date of the agreement) for purposes of such calculation.
GIW 10/25/2010 Community Bank System (CBU) All Cash $101.8 million $9.50 $10.1999 2,600 02/15/2011 -6.86% -58.25%
Details of Wilber Corporation
Expected to close by February 15, 2011 for a closing value of $101.8 million. On the completion of the merger, Wilber shareholders will receive $9.50 per share in cash and Community Bank System common stock, subject to the following calculation:

If the Community Bank System Market Price is equal to or greater than $19.71, or equal to or less than $25.35, then the ratio will be determined by a quotient (rounded to the nearest one-thousandth) obtained by dividing $9.50 by the Community Bank System Market Price.
If the Community Bank System Market Price is greater than $25.35, then the quotient is 0.3748.
If the Community Bank System Market Price is less than $19.71, then the quotient is 0.4820.

STU 09/17/2010 Discover Financial Services (N/A) All Cash N/A $30.00 $32.44 725,319 12/31/2010 -7.52% 915.13%
Details of Student Loan Corporation
Expected to close by the end of 2010. On the completion of the merger, The Student Loan Corporation shareholders will receive $30.00 per share in cash.
CADE 10/06/2010 Community Bancorp LLC (N/A) All Stock $38 million $2.25 $2.46 20,322 03/31/2011 -8.68% -36.41%
Details of Cadence Financial Corporation
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $23.8 million in an all-stock deal. On the completion of the merger, Cadence shareholders will receive receive 0.097 shares of Trustmark common stock for each share of Cadence they hold.
Revision on 10/06/2010: Cadence Financial agreed to be acquired by Community Bancorp for $38 million at $2.50 per share in cash, after terminating its previously announced agreement with Trustmark Corporation
DDMX 10/01/2010 Greenbriar Equity Group (N/A) All Cash $210 million $21.25 $24.76 39,640 02/15/2011 -14.18% -120.33%
Details of Dynamex Inc
Expected to close on February 15, 2011 for a closing value of $210 million. On the completion of the merger, Dynamex shareholders will receive $21.25 per share in cash
ALY 08/12/2010 Seawell (N/A) All Cash $890 million $4.25 $7.09 309,775 12/31/2010 -40.06% 4873.53%
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. Seawell Ltd is registered in the Norwegian OTC system, ticker symbol SEAW.
UAM 12/31/2010 CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS) All Cash $1.25 billion N/A $20.45 N/A 06/30/2010 N/A N/A
Details of Universal American Corp
Expected to close in the second quarter of 2011. On the completion of the merger, Universal American Corp shareholders will receive $12.80 to $13.00 per share in cash plus a share in a newly formed public company, which will own all the other operations of UAM. The newly formed company will have $640 million of cash and statutory capital in its subsidiaries and no debt.

Top 10 deals with largest spreads:

Symbol Announced
Date
Acquiring
Company
Closing
Price
Last
Price
Closing
Date
Profit Annu.
Profit
LTXC 11/18/2010 Verigy Ltd (VRGY) $12.51 $7.40 06/30/2011 69.04% 141.57%
TLCR 06/07/2010 Grifols (GRF.MC) $27.80 $23.30 03/31/2011 19.33% 81.09%
DTG 04/26/2010 Avis (CAR) $55.97 $47.26 03/31/2011 18.43% 77.33%
NGAS 12/27/2010 Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. (MHR) $0.61 $0.56 06/30/2011 8.77% 17.99%
PNNW 11/12/2010 City of Nashua (N/A) $29.00 $27.35 09/30/2011 6.03% 8.16%
HYC 11/17/2010 Verifone Systems (PAY) $8.87 $8.37 09/30/2011 5.96% 8.06%
MROE 10/06/2010 Old National Bancorp (ONB) $15.16 $14.37 03/31/2011 5.50% 23.06%
SHMR 10/15/2010 Essilor (N/A) $14.50 $13.75 06/30/2011 5.45% 11.18%
PVG 09/21/2010 Penn Virginia Resource Partners (PVR) $27.75 $26.32 03/31/2011 5.45% 22.85%
TCM 11/01/2010 Hanmax Investment Limited (N/A) $4.50 $4.27 03/31/2011 5.39% 22.60%

List of all pending deals:

Symbol Announced
Date
Acquiring

Company

Deal
Type
Closing
Value
Closing

Price

Last
Price
Volume Closing
Date
Profit Annu.
Profit
LTXC 11/18/2010 Verigy Ltd (VRGY) All Stock $422 million $12.51 $7.40 326,685 06/30/2011

69.04%

141.57%
Details of LTX – Credence Corporation
Expected to close in the second half of 2011 for a closing value of $422 million. On the completion of the merger, LTX – Credence Corporation shareholders will receive 0.96 Verigy shares or Holdco stock for each LTX-Credence share.
TLCR 06/07/2010 Grifols (GRF.MC) Cash Plus Stock $3.4 billion $27.80 $23.30 205,953 03/31/2011 19.33% 81.09%
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.

The ratio was increased to 0.6485 on November 4, 2010.

Update Nov 15: U.S. antitrust regulators might seek to block Grifols?s purchase of Talecris. The expected completion date has been updated to 3/31/2011.

DTG 04/26/2010 Avis (CAR) Cash Plus Stock $1.56 billion $55.97 $47.26 254,011 03/31/2011 18.43% 77.33%
Details of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group

Details about the original Hertz offer with updates below: 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.
Revision on 09/13/2010: Hertz raised its offer for Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. to $50 a share, or about $1.56 billion, topping a proposal from Avis Budget Group Inc.

Update 10/1/2010: Dollar Thrifty shareholders rejected the Hertz deal yesterday. DTG has indicated its willingness to work with Avis's offer of nearly $53 per share ($45.79 in cash plus 0.6543 shares of Avis) but has asked the company to hold off on making a formal offer.

NGAS 12/27/2010 Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. (MHR) All Stock $98 million $0.61 $0.56 2,197,007 06/30/2011 8.77% 17.99%
Details of NGAS Resources Inc.

Expected to close by the end of this year or the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $98 million. On the completion of the merger, Monroe Bancorp shareholders Monroe shareholders will receive 0.0846 shares of Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. for every share held.

PNNW 11/12/2010 City of Nashua (N/A) All Cash $138 million $29.00 $27.35 13,594 09/30/2011 6.03% 8.16%
Details of Pennichuk Corporation

Expected to close in the third quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $138 million. On the completion of the merger, Pennichuck shareholders will receive $29.00 per share in cash.

HYC 11/17/2010 Verifone Systems (PAY) All Stock $485 million $8.87 $8.37 352,957 09/30/2011 5.96% 8.06%
Details of Hypercom Corporation

Expected to close in the second half of 2011 for a closing value of $485 million in an all stock deal. On the completion of the merger, Hypercom shareholders will receive 0.23 shares of VeriFone stock for each Hypercom share they own.

MROE 10/06/2010 Old National Bancorp (ONB) All Stock $83.5 million $15.16 $14.37 70,631 03/31/2011 5.50% 23.06%
Details of Monroe Bancorp

Expected to close by the end of this year or the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $83.5 miilion. On the completion of the merger, Monroe Bancorp shareholders Monroe shareholders will receive 1.275 shares of Old National for every share held.

SHMR 10/15/2010 Essilor (N/A) All Cash $130 million $14.50 $13.75 5,803 06/30/2011 5.45% 11.18%
Details of Shamir Optical Industry

Expected to close by the second quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $130 million. On the completion of the merger, Shamir Optical Industry shareholders will receive $14.50 per share in cash.

PVG 09/21/2010 Penn Virginia Resource Partners (PVR) All Stock $954 million $27.75 $26.32 75,436 03/31/2011 5.45% 22.85%
Details of Penn Virginia GP Holdings

Expected to close by the end of the year for a closing value of $954 million. On the completion of the merger, Penn Virginia GP Holdings unitholders will receive 0.98 units of Penn Virginia Resource Partners per Penn Virginia GP Holdings unit held.
Update Dec 27, 2010: Updated the closing date to 3/31/2011 since the special meeting to discuss the merger has been set for February 16, 2011.

TCM 11/01/2010 Hanmax Investment Limited (N/A) All Cash N/A $4.50 $4.27 18,950 03/31/2011 5.39% 22.60%
Details of Tongjitang Chinese Medicines

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011. On the completion of the merger, Tongjitang Chinese Medicines shareholders will receive $4.50 per ADS in cash.

MAJC 09/21/2010 Bayside Capital Partners (N/A) All Cash $7.8 million $4.50 $4.27 1,799 03/31/2011 5.39% 22.60%
Details of Majestic Capital

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $7.8 million. On the completion of the merger, Majestic Capital shareholders will receive $0.45 per share in cash. Update Nov 5, 2010: The stock symbol and closing price have been updated to reflect a 1:10 reverse stock split that became effective as of Nov 4, 2010.

CRXL 10/06/2010 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) All Cash $2.41 billion $32.94 $31.33 49,497 03/31/2011 5.14% 21.56%
Details of Crucell NV

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $2.41 billion. On the completion of the merger Crucell NV shareholders will receive Euro 24.75 per share in cash (approximately $34 at the time of announcement).

AAI 09/27/2010 Southwest Airlines (LUV) Cash Plus Stock $1.4 billion $7.75 $7.39 3,176,035 03/31/2011 4.87% 20.44%
Details of AirTran Holdings

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $1.4 billion. On the completion of the merger, AirTran Holdings Shareholders will receive $3.75 per share in cash and 0.321 share of Southwest stock for each share of AirTran held. Update Nov 2, 2010: The ratio of Southwest shares issued changes based on the price of Southwest's stock and the deal value also varies from $7.25 to $7.75. Specifically as stated in the press release "The number of shares to be issued by Southwest Airlines is subject to adjustment if the average of Southwest Airlines closing prices for the 20 trading days ending three trading days prior to closing is below $10.90 or above $12.46. This adjustment mechanism is intended to provide at least $7.25 in value and up to $7.75 in value per share of AirTran common stock. If the average closing price noted above exceeds $12.46, the value will be $7.75 with fewer shares of Southwest common stock issued. If the av erage closing price noted above is less than $10.90, the value will be $7.25 with additional shares of Southwest common stock issued. Additionally, Southwest Airlines has the option of substituting cash in lieu of issuing incremental shares if the average closing stock price is less than $10.90."

LEGC 12/21/2010 Berkshire Hills Bancorp (BHLB) Cash Plus Stock $108 million $13.77 $13.14 70,025 06/30/2011 4.77% 9.78%
Details of Legacy Bancorp
Expected to close in the second quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $108 million. On the completion of the merger, Legacy Bancorp shareholders will receive 0.56385 Berkshire common shares plus $1.30 in cash in a cash plus stock deal.
MI 12/17/2010 BMO Financial Group (BMO) All Stock $4.1 billion $7.24 $6.92 6,525,394 07/31/2011 4.57% 7.99%
Details of Marshall & Ilsley Corporation
Expected to close before the end of July 2011 for a closing value of $4.1 billion. On the completion of the merger, Marshall and Ilsley shareholders will receive 0.1257 shares of Bank of Montreal per share held.
ROME 10/12/2010 Berkshire Hills Bancorp (BHLB) All Stock $74 million $12.51 $12.02 11,936 03/31/2011 4.08% 17.10%
Details of Rome Bancorp Inc.
Expected to close by the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $74 million. On the completion of the merger, 70% of the outstanding Rome Bancorp shares will be exchanged for Berkshire Hills Bancorp shares at a fixed exchange ratio of 0.5658 Berkshire Hills Bancorp shares for each share of Rome Bancorp, and the remaining 30% of Rome Bancorp shares will be exchanged for $11.25 per share in cash.
MFE 08/19/2010 Intel Corporation (INTC) All Cash $7.68 billion $48.00 $46.31 589,041 06/30/2011

3.65%

7.48%
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.

Update Oct 29, 2010: Following the release of third quarter results by McAfee, CEO Dave DeWalt reiterated that the Intel deal is ?on track? to close by mid-2011. We have updated the closing date to 6/30/2011 from 12/31/2010.

MCCC 11/15/2010 Chief Executive Rocco Commisso (N/A) All Cash $600 million $8.75 $8.47 83,608 06/30/2011

3.31%

6.78%
Details of Mediacom Communications Corporation
Rocco B. Commisso, the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mediacom Communications Corporation, had 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.
On November 15, 2010, Rocco B. Commisso announced that he would buy MCCC in a deal that values it at about $600 million. Commisso would buy the stock he doesn?t own for $8.75 a share.
NOVL 11/22/2010 Attachment Corporation (N/A) All Cash $2.2 billion $6.10 $5.92 2,499,673 03/31/2011

3.04%

12.76%
Details of Novell Inc.
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $2.2 billion. On the completion of the merger, Novell shareholders will receive $6.10 per share in cash
WL 11/01/2010 M & T Bank Corporation (MTB) All Stock $351 million $4.47 $4.34 672,206 06/30/2011 3.04% 6.23%
Details of Wilmington Trust Corporation

Expected to close in mid-year 2011 for a closing value of $351 million. On the completion of the merger, Wilmington Trust common shareholders will receive 0.051372 shares of M&T common stock in exchange for each share of Wilmington Trust common stock they own .

ADAM 08/30/2010 Ebix Inc. (EBIX) All Stock $66 million $7.39 $7.18 99,211 12/31/2010 2.92% 0.00%
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.

WTNY 12/22/2010 Hancock Holding Company (HBHC) All Stock $1.5 billion $14.56 $14.15 686,551 06/30/2011 2.92% 5.99%
Details of Whitney Holding Corporation

Expected to close in the second quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $1.5 billion. On the completion of the merger, Whitney Holding Corporation shareholders will receive 0.418 shares of Hancock Holding Company common stock in exchange for each share of Whitney common stock in an all stock deal.

BUCY 11/15/2010 Caterpillar Inc (CAT) All Cash $8.6 billion $92.00 $89.40 1,563,482 06/30/2011 2.91% 5.96%
Details of Bucyrus International Inc

Expected to close by the middle of 2011 for a closing value of $8.6 billion. On the completion of the merger, Bucyrus International shareholders will receive $92 per share in cash.

ACL 12/15/2010 Novartis (NVS) All Cash $12.9 billion $168.00 $163.40 355,648 06/30/2011 2.82% 5.77%
Details of Alcon Inc.

Expected to close in the first half of 2011 for a closing value of $12.9 billion. On the completion of the merger, Alcon Inc. shareholders will receive $168 per share in cash.

VCGH 11/10/2010 Company's chairman of the Board, CEO, President and COO (N/A) All Cash $37 million $2.25 $2.19 72,220 03/31/2011 2.74% 11.49%
Details of VCG Holding Corporation

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $37 million. On the completion of the merger, VCG Holdings shareholders will receive $2.25 per share in cash.

GAS 12/07/2010 AGL Resources Inc. (AGL) Cash Plus Stock $2.4 billion $51.25 $49.92 232,767 09/30/2011 2.66% 3.60%
Details of Nicor Inc.

Expected to close in the third quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $2.4 billion. On the completion of the merger, Nicor shareholders will receive $21.20 in cash and 0.8382 of an AGL Resources share for each Nicor share held.

NAL 08/19/2010 First Niagara Financial Group (FNFG) Cash Plus Stock $1.5 billion $15.38 $14.98 359,333 05/15/2011 2.66% 7.35%
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.

AYE 02/11/2010 FirstEnergy (FE) All Stock $8.5 billion $24.69 $24.24 954,478 03/31/2011 1.87% 7.83%
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
Revision on September 14, 2010: Jefferies & Companies lowers its price target to $23.50, from $24.50.
OPTC 11/11/2010 TKH Group (N/A) All Cash N/A $2.45 $2.41 17,500 03/31/2011 1.66% 6.96%
Details of Optelecom – NKF, Inc
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011. On the completion of the merger, Optelecom-NKF shareholders will receive $2.45 per share in cash.
CLFC 12/09/2010 Nara Bancorp Inc. (NARA) All Stock $285.7 million $7.69 $7.58 172,417 09/30/2011 1.46% 1.98%
Details of Center Financial Corporation
Expected to close in the third quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $285.7 million. On the completion of the merger, Center Financial shareholders will receive 0.7804 of a share of Nara Bancorp common stock in exchange for each share of Center Financial common stock held.
EURX 12/01/2010 Axcan Holdings, Inc. (N/A) All Cash $583 million $12.00 $11.83 35,240 06/30/2011

1.44%

2.95%
Details of Eurand N.V.
Expected to close in the second quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $583 million. On the completion of the merger, Eurand N.V. shareholders will receive $12.00 per share in cash.
KG 10/12/2010 Pfizer Inc. (PFE) All Cash $3.6 billion $14.25 $14.05 4,101,496 03/31/2011 1.42% 5.97%
Details of King Pharmaceuticals

Expected to close by the end of the year for a closing value of $3.6 billion. On the completion of the merger, King Pharmaceuticals will receive $14.25 per share in cash.

Update 12/17/2010: Pfizer extended its tender offer to 1/21/2011. The merger has been delayed as the companies await approval from U.S. regulators. They expect the merger to close in the first quarter of 2011.

OCNW 09/16/2010 Calix Inc. (CALX) Cash Plus Stock $171 million $8.78 $8.66 65,744 12/31/2010 1.35% 0.00%
Details of Occam Networks Inc.

Expected to complete in the fourth quarter of this year or first quarter of 2011 for $171 million. On the completion of the merger, Occam Networks shareholders will receive approximately $7.75 per share. The deal is a cash plus stock deal with Occam shareholders receiving $3.8337 in cash and 0.2925 shares of Calix.

JAS 12/23/2010 affiliate of Leonard Green & Partners LP (N/A) All Cash $1.6 billion $61.00 $60.22 285,284 06/30/2011 1.30% 2.66%
Details of Jo-Ann Stores Inc.

Expected to close in the second quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $1.6 billion. On the completion of the merger, Jo-Ann Stores shareholders will receive $61.00 per share in cash.

ACV 09/27/2010 Unilever PLC (N/A) All Cash $3.7 billion $37.50 $37.04 545,473 03/31/2011 1.24% 5.21%
Details of Alberto Culver

Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $3.7 billion. On the completion of the merger, Albert Culver shareholders will receive $37.50 per share in cash.

VOLT 11/29/2010 Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (MLNX) All Cash $176 million $8.75 $8.65 57,056 03/31/2011 1.16% 4.85%
Details of Voltaire Limited

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $176 million. On the completion of the merger, Voltaire's shareholders will receive $8.75 per share in cash.

LDSH 11/17/2010 Allegheny Technologies (ATI) Cash Plus Stock $778 million $49.14 $48.62 133,869 03/31/2011 1.07% 4.49%
Details of Ladish Co

Expected to close in early 2011 for a closing value of $778 million. On the completion of the merger, Ladish Co shareholders will receive $24 in cash and 0.4556 share of Allegheny stock for each share held.

DLM 11/25/2010 Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) All Cash $4 billion $19.00 $18.80 2,599,735 03/31/2011 1.06% 4.46%
Details of Del Monte Foods Company

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $4 billion. On the completion of the merger, Del Monte Foods shareholders will receive $19 per share in cash.

Q 04/22/2010 Century Link (CTL) All Stock $10.6 billion $7.68 $7.61 3,391,770 04/21/2011 0.96% 3.23%
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.

MIGP 12/01/2010 United Fire & Casualty (UFCS) All Cash $191 million $28.25 $27.99 1,523 03/31/2011 0.93% 3.90%
Details of Mercer Insurance Group

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $191 million. On the completion of the merger, Mercer Insurance Group shareholders will receive $28.25 per share in cash.

BJGP 10/28/2010 Sanofi – aventis (N/A) All Cash $520.6 million $10.00 $9.91 162,292 03/31/2011 0.91% 3.81%
Details of BMP Sunstone Corporation

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $520.6 million. On the completion of the merger, BMP Sunstone shareholders will receive $10.00 per share in cash.

CTV 10/25/2010 Carlyle (N/A) All Cash $3 billion $31.50 $31.22 1,413,098 03/31/2011 0.90% 3.76%
Details of CommScope Inc

Expected to close by the end of the year for a closing value of $3 billion. On the completion of the merger, CommScope shareholders will receive $31.50 per share in cash. Update 1/11/2010: The transaction is expected to close by the first quarter of 2011 and hence the closing date has been updated to 3/31/2011.

JCG 11/23/2010 private equity firms TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners (N/A) All Cash $3 billion $43.50 $43.14 334,928 03/31/2011 0.83% 3.50%
Details of J. Crew Group Inc.

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $3 billion. On the completion of the merger, J. Crew Group shareholders will receive $43.50 per share in cash.

CPII 11/26/2010 Veritas Capital (N/A) All Cash $525 million $19.50 $19.35 42,268 12/31/2069 0.78% 0.01%
Details of CPI International Corporation

Expected to close for a closing value of $525 million. On the completion of the merger, CPI International shareholders will receive $19.50 per share in cash. The transaction is subject to CPI stockholder approval, and is also subject to a number of customary regulatory and other closing conditions.

ID 09/20/2010 Safran (N/A) All Cash $1.1 billion $12.00 $11.91 1,041,295 03/31/2011 0.76% 3.17%
Details of L-1 Identity Solutions Inc

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $1.1 billion. On the completion of the merger, ID shareholders will receive $12 per share in cash.

BEZ 11/29/2010 ABB Ltd (ABB) All Cash $4.2 billion $63.50 $63.04 278,090 03/31/2011 0.73% 3.06%
Details of Baldor Electric Co.

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $4.2 billion. On the completion of the merger, Baldor Electric shareholders will receive $63.50 per share in cash.

MATK 12/21/2010 DSM (N/A) All Cash $1,087 million $31.50 $31.30 716,223 06/30/2011 0.64% 1.31%
Details of Martek Biosciences Corporation

Expected to close in the first or second quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $1,087 million. On the completion of the merger, Martek Biosciences Corporation shareholders will receive $31.50 per share in cash.

FMR 10/28/2010 Fairfax Financial Holdings (FRFHF.PK) All Cash $294 million $16.50 $16.40 44,974 03/31/2011 0.61% 2.56%
Details of First mercury Financial Corporation

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $294 million. On the completion of the merger, First Mercury Financial shareholders will receive $16.50 per share in cash.

SVR 10/28/2010 Carlyle (N/A) All Cash $2.6 billion $31.00 $30.85 548,787 03/31/2011 0.49% 2.04%
Details of Syniverse Holdings

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $2.6 billion. On the completion of the merger, Syniverse Holdings shareholders will receive $31.00 per share in cash.

DNEX 12/13/2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) All Cash $2.1 billion $118.50 $118.01 54,415 03/31/2011 0.42% 1.74%
Details of Dionex Corp.

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $2.1 billion. On the completion of the merger, Dionex shareholders will receive $118.50 per share in cash.

ROAC 10/18/2010 Swenson Granite Co. (N/A) All Cash $39 million $5.25 $5.23 2,300 03/31/2011 0.38% 1.60%
Details of Rock of Ages Corp.

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $39 million. On the completion of the merger, Rock of Ages shareholders will receive $5.25 per share in cash.

ARTG 11/02/2010 Oracle (ORCL) All Cash $1 billion $6.00 $5.98 3,494,210 03/31/2011 0.33% 1.40%
Details of Art Technology Group

Expected to close in early 2011 for a closing value of $1 billion. On the completion of the merger, Art Technology shareholders will receive $6.00 per share in cash.

CYPB 12/15/2010 Ramius LLC & Royalty Pharma (N/A) All Cash $255 million $6.50 $6.48 427,303 01/31/2011 0.31% 4.02%
Details of Cypress Bioscience Inc.

Expected to close by January 2011 for a closing value of $255 million. On the completion of the merger, Cypress Bioscience shareholders will receive $6.50 per share in cash.

APSG 12/20/2010 Raytheon Company (RTN) All Cash N/A $38.00 $37.89 215,312 03/31/2011 0.29% 1.22%
Details of Applied Signal Technology, Inc.

Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011. On the completion of the merger, Applied Signal Technology shareholders will receive $38.00 per share in cash.

NUHC 09/20/2010 Arrow Electronics (ARW) All Cash $130 million $7.00 $6.98 42,684 12/31/2010 0.29% 0.00%
Details of Nu Horizons Electronics Corp

Expected to close in the fouth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $130 million. On the completion of the merger, Nu Horizons Electronics shareholders will receive $7.00 per share in cash.

TTES 10/06/2010 Robbins & Myers Inc. (RBN) Cash Plus Stock $422 million $39.94 $39.83 29,829 12/31/2010 0.27% 0.00%
Details of T-3 Energy Services

Expected to close by the end of the year or early next year for a closing value of $422 million. On the completion of the merger, T-3 energy shareholders will
receive 0.894 common shares of Robbins & Myers plus $7.95 in cash.

LCRD 12/20/2010 ASSA ABLOY (N/A) All Cash $80 million $6.25 $6.25 149,282 03/31/2011 0.00% 0.00%
Details of LaserCard Corporation
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $80 million. On the completion of the merger, Lasercard shareholders will receive $6.25 per share in cash.
CGC 10/01/2010 Gammon Gold (GRS) Cash Plus Stock $288 million $5.06 $5.07 498,400 12/31/2010 -0.27% 33.19%
Details of Capital Gold Corp.
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $288 million. On the completion of the merger, Gammon will issue 0.5209 of a common share for each Capital share, in addition to paying 79 cents a share in cash.
TOD 12/23/2010 Vigor Industrial LLC (N/A) All Cash $130 million $22.27 $22.39 45,789 03/31/2011 -0.54% -2.25%
Details of Todd Shipyards Corp.
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $130 million. On the completion of the merger, Todd Shipyards shareholders will receive $22.27 per share in cash.
RAE 09/20/2010 Battery Ventures (N/A) All Cash $95 million $1.60 $1.61 70,506 12/31/2010 -0.62% 75.57%
Details of RAE Systems Inc.
Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010 for a closing value of $95 million. On the completion of the merger, RAE Systems shareholders will receive $1.60 per share in cash.
NST 10/18/2010 Northeast Utilities (NU) All Stock $4.17 billion $41.83 $42.19 181,475 09/30/2011 -0.86% -1.16%
Details of NSTAR
Expected to close in the third quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $4.17 billion. On the completion of the merger, NSTAR shareholders will receive 1.312 Northeast Utilities common shares for each NSTAR held.
ATLS 11/09/2010 Chevron Coproation (CVX) All Cash $4.3 billion $43.34 $43.96 163,293 03/31/2011 -1.41% -5.92%
Details of Atlas Energy Inc.
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $4.3 billion. On the completion of the merger, Atlas Energy shareholders will receive $38.25 in cash and a pro-rata share of a distribution of over 41 million units of Atlas Pipeline Holdings for each share held.

Based on Atlas Pipeline Holdings' closing price on November 8, these units have a value of $5.09 per Atlas Energy share.

DYN 12/15/2010 Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP) All Cash $665 million $5.50 $5.62 1,135,572 03/31/2011 -2.14% -8.96%
Details of Dynegy Inc.
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value od $665 million. On the completion of the merger, Dynegy shareholders will receive $5.50 per share in cash.
DVD 09/27/2010 Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment Inc (DDE) All Stock N/A $1.70 $1.78 11,797 12/31/2010 -4.30% 523.58%
Details of Dover Motorsports Inc

Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010. On the completion of the merger, Dover Motorsports shareholders will receive 0.501 shares of Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment common stock for each Dover Motorsports share held.

MTXX 12/14/2010 H.I.G. Capital, LLC (N/A) All Cash $75.2 million $8.00 $8.46 194,880 03/31/2011 -5.44% -22.81%
Details of Matrixx Initiatives Inc.
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $75.2 million. On the completion of the merger, Matrixx Initiatives shareholders will receive $8.00 per share in cash.
SNIC 12/23/2010 Rovi Corporation (ROVI) All Cash $720 million $14.00 $15.01 1,126,059 03/31/2011 -6.73% -28.23%
Details of Sonic Solutions
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $720 million. Sonic shareholders may elect to receive either $14.00 or 0.2489 shares of Rovi common stock for each share tendered and accepted in the exchange offer, subject to proration and adjustment pursuant to the definitive agreement. Cash consideration paid in the exchange offer will equal 55 percent of the aggregate value of consideration paid in the exchange offer and stock consideration issued in the exchange offer will equal 45 percent of the consideration, with shares of Rovi common stock being valued at $56.24 (the average closing price of Rovi common stock over the 20 trading days ending immediately prior to the date of the agreement) for purposes of such calculation.
GIW 10/25/2010 Community Bank System (CBU) All Cash $101.8 million $9.50 $10.1999 2,600 02/15/2011 -6.86% -58.25%
Details of Wilber Corporation
Expected to close by February 15, 2011 for a closing value of $101.8 million. On the completion of the merger, Wilber shareholders will receive $9.50 per share in cash and Community Bank System common stock, subject to the following calculation:

If the Community Bank System Market Price is equal to or greater than $19.71, or equal to or less than $25.35, then the ratio will be determined by a quotient (rounded to the nearest one-thousandth) obtained by dividing $9.50 by the Community Bank System Market Price.
If the Community Bank System Market Price is greater than $25.35, then the quotient is 0.3748.
If the Community Bank System Market Price is less than $19.71, then the quotient is 0.4820.

STU 09/17/2010 Discover Financial Services (N/A) All Cash N/A $30.00 $32.44 725,319 12/31/2010 -7.52% 915.13%
Details of Student Loan Corporation
Expected to close by the end of 2010. On the completion of the merger, The Student Loan Corporation shareholders will receive $30.00 per share in cash.
CADE 10/06/2010 Community Bancorp LLC (N/A) All Stock $38 million $2.25 $2.46 20,322 03/31/2011 -8.68% -36.41%
Details of Cadence Financial Corporation
Expected to close in the first quarter of 2011 for a closing value of $23.8 million in an all-stock deal. On the completion of the merger, Cadence shareholders will receive receive 0.097 shares of Trustmark common stock for each share of Cadence they hold.
Revision on 10/06/2010: Cadence Financial agreed to be acquired by Community Bancorp for $38 million at $2.50 per share in cash, after terminating its previously announced agreement with Trustmark Corporation
DDMX 10/01/2010 Greenbriar Equity Group (N/A) All Cash $210 million $21.25 $24.76 39,640 02/15/2011 -14.18% -120.33%
Details of Dynamex Inc
Expected to close on February 15, 2011 for a closing value of $210 million. On the completion of the merger, Dynamex shareholders will receive $21.25 per share in cash
ALY 08/12/2010 Seawell (N/A) All Cash $890 million $4.25 $7.09 309,775 12/31/2010 -40.06% 4873.53%
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. Seawell Ltd is registered in the Norwegian OTC system, ticker symbol SEAW.
UAM 12/31/2010 CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS) All Cash $1.25 billion N/A $20.45 N/A 06/30/2010 N/A N/A
Details of Universal American Corp
Expected to close in the second quarter of 2011. On the completion of the merger, Universal American Corp shareholders will receive $12.80 to $13.00 per share in cash plus a share in a newly formed public company, which will own all the other operations of UAM. The newly formed company will have $640 million of cash and statutory capital in its subsidiaries and no debt.
Source: Merger Arbitrage Mondays: January 3, 2011