Glencore-Xstrata deal offers opportunities for #hedge funds
As Reuters reports, the upcoming takeover of Xstrata by global mining and commodities trading giant Glencore is an exciting opportunity for hedge funds around the world. Merger arbitrage funds cannot wait to make a return out of this event after a drought of M&A activities in Europe. However, shorting the stock will be extremely expensive so hedge fund managers will need to think twice before betting on this deal or follow a different strategy.
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