Why Q1 Results are more Important than the Risky Merger Arbitrage from Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)

Warren Buffett announced that Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) has built up a 9.5% stake in Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) stock, which is under an acquisition bid from Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) for US$95 per share. Investors are monitoring the situation for an opportunity to get in on the arbitrage, and we will discuss the current status and review quarterly results.