Will Verint Systems’s Possible Deal Excite These Top Institutional Shareholders?

Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT), a developer of video and audio monitoring systems as well as software for the defense market, may be bought by Israeli company Nice Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) for $1.5 billion in a cash and stock deal as per the Calcalist newspaper, quoted by Reuters. Nice develops security software, data analysis tools and systems for protection of civilian buildings and transport networks. The company has a current market value of $2.1 billion. The deal will probably have to go through a number of anti-trust approvals, considering the two companies operate across many countries internationally.

Will Verint Systems Inc.’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 0 shares on 12/31/2012. The shares closed at $29.36 on 12/31/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Verint Systems Inc. at the end of December 31st, 2012.

Creative Planning held 0 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $0. This brought the portfolio total to %.

Cadian Capital Management LLC. held 3,882,377 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $106,532,427. This brought the portfolio total to 3.64%.

Platinum Management LLC held 1,376,300 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $37,765,673. This brought the portfolio total to 41.0%.

Vanguard Group Inc. held 1,224,272 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $33,594,024. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. held 1,179,075 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $32,353,819. This brought the portfolio total to 0.76%.

Riverbridge Partners LLC held 895,487 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $24,572,164. This brought the portfolio total to 0.94%.

Bluemountain Capital Management Llc held 869,325 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $23,854,278. This brought the portfolio total to 2.76%.

FMR LLC held 810,529 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $22,240,916. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc held 769,451 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $21,113,736. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

P Schoenfeld Asset Management LP held 745,010 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $20,443,075. This brought the portfolio total to 2.17%.

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