Independent merger arbitrageur/value investor with 20+ years experience in markets in the USA, Europe, Canada, Israel and Oz (and have dabbled in Africa). Have been P.M. or senior analyst at a number of hedge funds and prop desks in NYC and London. Prior to that, 4 years in cross-border M&A and 2 years pre-MBA public accounting (the two longest years of my life). CFA, CPA, MBA (Columbia). 11 year ValueInvestorsClub.com member and six-time VIC Best Idea winner. Bon vivant with fresh breath and a smile that melts cold hearts and ice on frosted windscreens.