Definition of Risk arbitrage

1. Noun. Arbitrage involving risk; as in the simultaneous purchase of stock in a target company and sale of stock in its potential acquirer; if the takeover fails the arbitrageur may lose a great deal of money.

Exact synonyms: Takeover Arbitrage
Generic synonyms: Arbitrage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Risk Arbitrage

rising action
rising damp
rising prices
rising slope
rising star
rising tide
rising trot
rising up
risk appetite
risk arbitrage (current term)
risk benefit
risk capital
risk equalisation
risk factor
risk factors
risk management
risk of exposure
risk of infection
risk of recurrence
risk patient
risk reduction
risk taker
risk tolerance

Literary usage of Risk arbitrage

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1. Reducing Capital Cost in Southern Africa by Martín Grandes, Nicolas Pinaud (2005)
"Aside from default risk, arbitrage across onshore instruments in different currencies might involve potentially large costs resulting from various market ..."

2. Catastrophic Risks and Insurance by Flore-Anne Messy (2005)
"... attractive to terrorists, risk arbitrage opportunities for terrorism securitization may possibly arise. ..."

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