books on merger arbitrage?

Discussion in 'Educational Resources' started by loufah, May 14, 2003.

  1. Looking for suggestions on books to read about merger/acquisition arbitrage. USAI/EXPE/ROOM/TREE are mostly trading in tandem, but not always - I'm interested in knowing how to exploit the divergences.
  2. nitro


    There are some. Go to borders and ask for books with merger in the title. I have seen at least three.

    But M/A is not hard. Figure out the deal of the per share exchange [easily found.] Understand the perils involved and keep up with the news. Put on spread and manage it. That's mostly it.

    At Bright they subscribe to some website about M/A that is written by lawyers that keep up with the deal as it progresses. I think it is about 5K/year...not sure if it is worth it...

  3. SamW


    Risk Arbitrage - an Investors Guide by Keith M. Moore
    Market Neutral Investing by Joseph G. Nicholas