Quick win, low risk ideas for $100-$2500 profit

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Exploiting arbitrage loopholes that allow small investors to generate risk free profits.

This site covers special situation investment ideas that are mostly applicable to smaller investors, as the return on majority of these opportunities is limited in absolute value and usually range between $100-$500 per case. At the same time the limited return is the main reason why these opportunities exist – larger and institutional investors are simply not interested in these. Covered special situations include Odd Lot TendersGoing Private TransactionsSpin-offs and split-offs, Liquidations and Merger Arbitrage.

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ZAIS Financial (ZFC) – Tender Offer – 12% upside

Current Price –$14.06;

Offer price – at least $15.36 + $0.4 in dividends, a total of $15.76;

Upside – 12%

The tender offer is expected to be announced at the beginning of Q4 2016 and completed by the end of the quarter. Dividends will be distributed for record holders as of 30th of September 2016.


Coats Group (COA.LN) – Forced Selling – 10% upside

This special situation results from recent forced selling due to delisting from Australia and New Zealand exchanges.

Long investors in Coats Group (listed in London Stock Exchange) stand to make 10%+ if prices revert to back to previous 30p/share vs current GBP 26p/share.

Carmike Cinemas (CKEC) – Bet on higher takeover price – 300%+ upside with options

Investment thesis – bet on higher takeover price from AMC as CKEC shareholder will reject the current offer due to price being too low

Carmike Cinemas (4th largest movie theater company in US) is in the process of being bought by AMC Entertainment (2nd largest). This M&A would create the largest movie theater chain in US with obvious benefits and large synergies for AMC.

Carmike Cinemas trades at $30.47 vs.  current takeover price of $30.00.