Guy Wyser-Pratte Risk Arbitrage

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

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"Guy Wyser-Pratte's timeless classic, Risk Arbitrage, continuesto be a resource for the arbitrage community. The addition of asection on activism brings the original work into the modern day."—Peter Schoenfeld, Chairman & CEO, P. Schoenfeld AssetManagement LLC

"Guy Wyser-Pratte's classic MBA thesis provided a beacon oflight to the murky world of arbitrage. It was a must-read for mewhen I first started my business in 1976, and this updated book isa must-read today for a new generation of investors seekingabsolute returns for all seasons."
—Mario J. Gabelli, Chairman, Gabelli Funds, Inc.

Arbitrage—the act of buying an article in one market andselling it in another—has been a popular investment strategyfor as long as people have been trading. Originally published in1971, Risk Arbitrage is the classic text on arbitragestrategies.

Written by leading activist fund manager Guy Wyser-Pratte, alsoknown as "the dean of the arbitrage community," this book providesan unparalleled overview of risk arbitrage—with a clear focuson merger arbitrage—and how it has been used over the years,as well as in modern markets.

Covering everything from average expected returns to corporatefreeze-ins, this book also introduces a new chapter on "activearbitrage" that shows the morphing of activism and arbitrage.Illuminated by real-world examples and case studies, Risk Arbitrageis a must-have guide for every serious investment professional andsavvy individual investor.

About the Author:

Guy P. Wyser-Pratte, MBA, is a leading activist hedge fundmanager and considered by many to be the founding father ofshareholder activism. Since 1991, he has run Wyser-Pratte &Co., which has racked up impressive returns of 25 percent annually.He is the recipient of the Alternative Investment News 2007Lifetime Achievement Award and is a frequent speaker at investmentconferences.

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