My Top 2023 Pick: A Levered Bet On The Microsoft/Activision Merger


  • In January 2022, Microsoft announced an acquisition of Activision Blizzard for $95 per share with an estimated closing date of June 2023.
  • The major regulatory agencies in the US, UK, and Europe are reviewing the deal with some providing feedback already with some remedies likely required for it to go through.
  • A levered trade can provide multiples of upside in the event of a successful deal closure while limiting the downside to an investor.

Activision Presents The Ultimate Fan Experience, Call Of Duty XP 2016

Rich Polk

2022 has been a difficult year for stocks as a whole as the throes of a bear market finally took hold. I fear this is the case going forward which makes finding a best investment idea for 2023 very

June 2023 call option chain

June 2023 call option chain (Seeking Alpha)

Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of ATVI either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *