Answered By: Hope Houston
Last Updated: May 31, 2018     Views: 19



  • LexisNexis – click Advanced Options and enter Mergerstat M&A Database into Source. Type in the name of your company under Build Your Own Segment Search and click Apply and then Search. The M&A Reports are listed in reverse chronological order.


  • Mergent Online is also an excellent database for searching acquisitions and mergers. Search History under company details. You can build a report on specific topics and specify date range. There are many topics including acquisitions completed and mergers completed.


  • S&P Capital IQ NetAdvantage provides access to S&Ps Company and Industry Surveys, Stock Guides, Dividend Records, Mutual Fund Ratings, Corporation Records and much more. Search History to find mergers and acquisitions.


  • If you have a private company, search PrivCo. Under Advanced Search click M&A Deals. Choose a region and a target industry (e.g. Massachusetts AND Pharmaceutical & Drug Manufacturing and/or Pharmaceutical Research & Drug Discovery) to find a list of companies fitting this profile.


  • ABI/Inform Global (ProQuest) – search for the publication Mergers and Acquisitions in this database and then search within for a specific company (e.g. Pfizer). This database goes back to July 1993.

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