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Mergers & Acquisitions

 

S&P Capital IQ  *(Current UCI students, faculty, & staff)
Geography: Global
A comprehensive company intelligence database, offering granular financial and capital structure information on millions of companies worldwide, including data and graphs for historic stock prices, searchable SEC filings, mergers & acquisitions activities, and venture capital/private equity data.  

MarketLine Advantage
Geography: Global
Search for deals by company name, or browse across all deal content by deal type, status, value, industry, and geography.

 

Business Source Complete
Geography: Global
Covers virtually all business subjects. Thousands of full-text and bibliographic entries for scholarly business journals including Marketing Health Services. Also features financial and industry reports, and trade publications, including Mergers & Acquisitions.

 

MergerStat in Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)
Geography: Global
A reporting service that provides details on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures that are publicly announced. It covers U.S. transactions and cross border transactions involving a U.S. parent company where the equity value is greater than $1 million and represents at least a 10 percent interest.

 

Tip:

For public companies involved in a merger/acquisition, the parties' SEC filings and Earnings Conference Calls,
leading up to and shortly after the event, can provide helpful insights about each party's motives.

In particular, pay attention to an SEC filing called the DEFM14A, if one exists.
(Caveat: A large company that's acquiring a small target might not release a DEFM14A.)

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