May 31 (Reuters) - Teekay Tankers Ltd
* Teekay Tankers announces merger agreement with Tanker Investments Ltd.
* Merger with Tanker Investments expected to be immediately accretive to earnings per share
* Merger reduces financial leverage and increases total pro forma liquidity by about $117 million
* Teekay Tankers will assume approximately $350 million of TIL’S long-term debt Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: