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The Merger Fund A MERFX

Medalist Rating as of | See Virtus Investment Hub
  • NAV / 1-Day Return 17.13  /  −0.06 %
  • Total Assets 2.8 Bil
  • Adj. Expense Ratio
    1.500%
  • Expense Ratio 1.540%
  • Distribution Fee Level Below Average
  • Share Class Type Front Load
  • Category Event Driven
  • Alt Style Correlation / Relative Volatility Low/Low
  • Min. Initial Investment 2,500
  • Status Open
  • TTM Yield 2.59%
  • Turnover 196%

USD | NAV as of Mar 01, 2024 | 1-Day Return as of Mar 01, 2024, 1:32 AM GMT+0

Morningstar’s Analysis MERFX

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Experienced managers executing a sound approach to merger-arbitrage investing.

Associate Director Adam Millson

Adam Millson

Associate Director

Summary

The Merger Fund benefits from an established investment process led by two industry veterans. The strategy continues to earn a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Bronze for both its share classes.

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Portfolio Holdings MERFX

  • Current Portfolio Date
  • Equity Holdings
  • Bond Holdings
  • Other Holdings
  • % Assets in Top 10 Holdings 38.2
Top 10 Holdings
% Portfolio Weight
Market Value USD
Sector

Activision Blizzard Inc

8.26 247.8 Mil
Communication Services

Horizon Therapeutics PLC

6.67 200.2 Mil
Healthcare

Goldman Sachs FS Government Instl

6.42 192.8 Mil
Cash and Equivalents

Goldman Sachs FS Treasury Intms Instl

6.42 192.8 Mil
Cash and Equivalents

Seagen Inc Ordinary Shares

5.64 169.2 Mil
Healthcare

VMware Inc Class A

4.97 149.2 Mil
Technology

Us Dollar

3.36 100.9 Mil
Cash and Equivalents

Virtus Westchester Event-Driven Fd I

2.63 78.9 Mil

Usd/Jpy Fwd 20231226 Goldus33

2.18 65.5 Mil
Derivative

Capri Holdings Ltd

2.17 65.2 Mil
Consumer Cyclical