EU merger regulation will soon fall in line with US

Opportunities in merger arbitrage are disappearing but equity pricing inefficiencies have led to statistical arbitrage strategies gaining the advantage.

In the developed markets of Europe and the US, merger activity has stagnated and stalled, leading to some managers holding far fewer positions than they otherwise would have.

Marble Bar Asset Management's merger and statistical arbitrage fund, CT Finance, was launched nine months ago and its chief investment officer, Andy Mann, says the result of