Thus, proper technique and patience should be utilized in trading these funds, and assistance from an ETF execution desk that provides liquidity may be helpful as well.

For those advisors or institutions that are looking for alternatives based exposure in their portfolios and the liquid and transparent structure and relatively low costs of ETPs seem appealing to them compared to many of the stringent requirements and opacity of merger arbitrage hedge fund vehicles, the aforementioned funds may satisfy these needs.

IndexIQ Merger Arbitrage

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