The SGI Merger Arbitrage Premia Index seeks to extract yield through taking positions in announced merger deals in North America and Western Europe selected by Lutetia Capital Investment Advisors, the Index Advisor.
The index captures a spread between the offer price (price to be paid at closing by the acquirer) and the trading price post-announcement of the deal. This index use a quantitative algorithm based on knowledge of merger transactions from Lutetia Capital, the Index Advisor. The basket components are involved in friendly or hostile merger deals.
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