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Take advantage of Trader Workstation's Merger Arbitrage tool,
which lets you trade stocks when a merger or acquisition offer is announced.

TWS Merger Arbitrage

TWS Merger Arbitrage supports the following types of mergers and acquisitions:

  • A cash merger, where an acquirer proposes to purchase the shares of the target for a certain price in cash.
  • A stock-for-stock merger, where the acquirer proposes to buy the target by exchanging its own stock for the stock of the target.

TWS Merger Arbitrage offers traders the following benefits:

  • Quickly and easily create a combination order for an anticipated merger between two companies from a single window.
  • Create the order on a Quote Monitor, or manage the order in a more sophisticated TWS trading tool, such as Accumulate/Distribute or ScaleTrader.
  • Scale the market data to display the price of the combination per share of the company being acquired.

Any symbols displayed are for illustrative purposes only and do not portray a recommendation.

Interactive Brokers LLC is a member of NYSE, FINRA, SIPC