Scott Stuart

Scott Stuart is The Deal’s leading arbitrage journalist, providing traders’ insights and analyses through intraday reporting on market-moving M&A events. Much of Stuart's work appears in a daily arbitrage column in The Daily Deal and in The Deal Pipeline’s intraday alerts and Trading Ideas newsletter. Prior to joining The Deal, Stuart was an assistant editor at Thomson Reuters with a focus on M&A.

Recent Articles By The Author

Drug Win for Depomed Could Be Hurdle for Starboard

Drug Win for Depomed Could Be Hurdle for Starboard

Increased chance for company's sale presents activist campaign with a steeper climb.

Apollo Education Buyout Feels Sqeeze From ITT Liquidation

Apollo Education Buyout Feels Sqeeze From ITT Liquidation

Arbs wait for DOE nod for private education company.

InterOil Pricing Period Likely Underway as Exxon Vote Looms

InterOil Pricing Period Likely Underway as Exxon Vote Looms

Exxon broke up a transaction between InterOil and Oil Search last July that would have resulted in the sale of shared assets in a Papua New Guinean.

T. Rowe won't tender to NetSuite offer

T. Rowe won't tender to NetSuite offer

The fund also demanded that the minimum threshold of approval by unaffiliated shareholders not be altered.

Bayer's New Bid Seen as Close to Monsanto's Price

Bayer's New Bid Seen as Close to Monsanto's Price

Antitrust issues are substantial but could be overcome.

AMC Raises Terms of Carmike Offer

AMC Raises Terms of Carmike Offer

Bump of 10% may not be enough to sway opposition to the merger.

Delaware Expected to Rule in Favor of Energy Transfer on Williams Merger

Delaware Expected to Rule in Favor of Energy Transfer on Williams Merger

Williams is expected to appeal to the Delaware Supreme Court.

ISS Recommends Williams Shareholders Back Energy Transfer Merger

ISS Recommends Williams Shareholders Back Energy Transfer Merger

The shareholder vote is less a concern for the deal than is the Delaware suit.

Hostile Bid for Axiall to be Decided by Shareholders

Hostile Bid for Axiall to be Decided by Shareholders

Suitor Westlake ignores a request to best its bid.

Valspar Merger With Sherwin-Williams Gets Extended Antitrust Review

Valspar Merger With Sherwin-Williams Gets Extended Antitrust Review

Antitrust divestitures could trigger a deal price reduction.