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Chevron-Hess Deal Vote Is Looking Like a ‘Coin Toss’

Chevron-Hess Deal Vote Is Looking Like a ‘Coin Toss’

The agreement Chevron signed last year to buy Hess for $53 billion was expected to transform the oil giant, giving it new assets in fast-growing regions of the world. Everything comes down to a Hess shareholder vote on Tuesday. “It’s trading as a coin toss,” said Roy Behren, co-chief investment officer of Westchester Capital Management, which owns 2.1 million Hess shares, worth about $315 million.