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Company Information: Mergers & Acquisitions

Research Guide for Company Information resources

M&A Information

The database Nexis Uni  (formerly LexisNexis Academic) has M&A info. from  Mergerstat - and - SDC

Note: database cancelled by state consortia, summer 2019.

           To search in SDC: select "a publication", then in the box to the right - "Find Publication", start typing "SDC" -  the type-ahead shows - select that database, then select "Search" blue box

Then enter SDC in the search box: 



Similarly, select "a publication" -- then, in the box to the right - "Find Publication", start typing "Mergerstat"...the type-ahead shows - select that database; then select "Search" blue box


Also, search in article and newspaper databases with key phrases such as:

              (merger* or acquisition* or M&A) and   [type name of company or other search term - broad industry category; geography]

      Databases: Business Source Complete ; ABI/Inform Global  ; Factiva


The periodical Mergers & Acquisitions has key M&A deals and  news.

           While articles about deals are in these subscription databases: Business Source Complete;  ABI/Inform; Factiva ; LexisNexis Academic - the charts about deals are not in a database. Print issues until 2015 are offsite at the Library Services Center.  Factiva also has Mergers & Acquisitions Online, for website content of this journal; LexisNexis Academic has some tables; ProQuest Statistical Insight also has some tables - yet a significant delay.

Other M&A info.