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.
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.