Monthly Archives: November 2015



Copart (CPRT) – Odd Lot Tender Offer – $200 potential upside

Current Price – $39.05

Offer Price – $38 – $41

Upside – 5% or $200 (if the upper pricing limit is used)

Expiration date –  23 December 2015

SEC Filling

Summary:

Copart, Inc., is offering to purchase up to 7,317,073 shares of our common stock, $0.0001 par value, at a purchase price not greater than $41.00 nor less than $38.00 per share. This offer represents approximately 6.1% of CPRT outstanding shares as of November 23, 2015

No proration for Odd Lot holders:

First, we will purchase



Willis Lease Finance Corp (WLFC) – Odd Lot Tender Offer – minimal upside currently

The share price shot up right after the announcement but might reverse during the course of the tender.

Current Price – $17.39;

Offer Price – $15.5 – $18;

Upside – $60 or 3.5% (if the upper pricing limit is used);

Expiration date –  16 December 2015;

No proration for odd lot holders;

SEC Filling

Summary:

Willis Lease Finance Corporation is offering to purchase for cash up to 516,129 shares of its outstanding common stock, pursuant to auction tenders at prices specified by



Fly Leasing (FLY) – Odd Lot Tender Offer – 5.5% potential upside

As expected Fly Leasing announced Tender Offer details today. Those who purchased upon the yesterday’s recommendation already made a decent profit.

Current Price – $13.51;

Offer Price – $12.7 – $14.25;

Upside – $70 or 5.5% (if the upper pricing limit is used);

Expiration date –  16 December 2015;

No proration for odd lot holders;

SEC Filling

Summary:

Fly Leasing Limited, a Bermuda exempted company, invites our shareholders to tender our common shares, $0.001 par value per share, held by them



Fly Leasing (FLY) – Expected Dutch Tender Offer

This is a possibility to start position before the tender offer details are revealed.

Fly Leasing announced last week, that the company will start Dutch tender offer for $75m. No further details on pricing or timing have been announced yet (expected early this week).

From historical experience, these Dutch tenders tend to have odd-lot provision and quite often price jumps upon pricing announcement (quite often arbitrage disappears after trading announcement.. Keeping in mind that FLY is currently trading at 12-month



NCR Corporation (NCR) – Odd Lot Tender Offer – $250 upside

Current Price – $27;

Offer Price – $26 – $29.5;

Upside – $250 or 9% (if the upper pricing limit is used);

Expiration date –  11 December 2015;

No proration for odd lot holders;

SEC Filling

Summary:

NCR Corporation, a Maryland corporation invites our shareholders to tender shares of our common stock, par value $0.01 per share, pursuant to auction tenders at prices specified by the tendering shareholder of not less than $26.00 and not greater than $29.50 per Share. We are offering



GE/SYF Exchange transaction update – $200 return

Quick update: Exchange ratio risk has been almost eliminated and this starts to look like a standard Odd Lot tender offer (besides having to short SYF) with guaranteed $200 return. The main risk remaining is that transaction will be cancelled due to low participation (I consider this unlikely). As per filling “The minimum condition provides that GE is not required to complete the exchange offer unless at least 634,743,750 shares of Synchrony common stock will be distributed in exchange for shares



MAM Software (MAMS) – Odd Lot Tender Offer – $50 or 7% gain

Current Price – $7;

Offer Price – $7.5;

Upside – 7% or $50 (for odd lot holders);

Expiration date –  1 Dec 2015;

Press release

Summary:

Hennessy Advisors, Inc., a California corporation, invites its shareholders to tender up to $25.0 million in aggregate value of its Common Stock, no par value per share, for purchase by Hennessy Advisors, Inc., at a price of $25.00 per Share, net to the seller in cash. As of August 19, 2015, the Company had 6,025,381 Shares