BFBV Examination Question on Risk Arbitrage

Study the following exhibit: Then study the document at the link below: Public Announcement: Ispat Industries Now examine the following three exhibits: Based on the above, answer the following questions: Identify the risk arbitrage (special situation) opportunity here. Explain it in detail by reproducing extracts from the documents provided to you. (20 marks) Would you… Continue reading BFBV Examination Question on Risk Arbitrage

Lectures 03 & 04: Risk Arbitrage, Fermat-Pascal, and Life

List of topics discussed in Tuesday’s class: Graham, Buffett, and Rubin suggested as role models for learning risk arb and the fermat/pascal way of probabilistic thinking. Case on Arcata Corporation from the Buffett letters was discussed at length to illustrate the idea behind risk arb Risk arb defined, Buffett’s four questions on risk arb deal… Continue reading Lectures 03 & 04: Risk Arbitrage, Fermat-Pascal, and Life

Adventures of a Risk Arbitrageur- The Case of Matrix Laboratories

From: Sanjay BakshiSent: Sun 22/10/2006 20:22To: BFBVSubject: Adventures of a Risk Arbitrageur Dear Students, Some time ago, I had told you about a deal on which I was working. This was the deal involving the acquisition of Matrix Laboratories by Mylan. I had, at that time said, that there are multiple ways of looking for… Continue reading Adventures of a Risk Arbitrageur- The Case of Matrix Laboratories

Nothing Ventured, Something Gained: The Titan Industries Special Situation

On August 31, 2005, Titan Industries made the following announcement to the exchanges: Titan Industries Ltd. has informed the Exchange that at the meeting of BODs of the company held on August 31,2005, the directors have approved the issue of Partly Convertible Debentures(PCDs) of Rs.600 each on a rights basis in the ratio of one… Continue reading Nothing Ventured, Something Gained: The Titan Industries Special Situation