Answered By: Lippincott Library
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2020     Views: 1729

Use Zephyr which contains specific deal information.

Thomson ONE.

  • Select Screening & Analysis.
  • Then, expand the menu next to Deals & League Tables, then M&A.

Note: Thomson ONE only works using Internet Explorer

Use SDC Platinum
, a database available in Lippincott Library.

  • Select the Mergers and Acquisitions tab
  • Choose between U.S. targets, non U.S. targets, joint ventures/alliances, and repurchases 
  • Select the date(s) you are interested in

Use Bloomberg, available at Lippincott Library and in Huntsman Hall.

  • Type: MA and hit the green <GO> key.

Use GSIOnline in WRDS.

Use Levin in WRDS for mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare and senior care industries.

‚ÄčNote: WRDS requires a Wharton username and password.

Use Mergerstat M&A Database, available in Nexis Uni:

  • Expand Menu (top left corner of page)
  • Select All Sources. Search within Sources: mergerstat. Select Mergerstat M&A Database. Click search button.
  • Click the caret symbol next to the Mergerstat listing, then click Add source as a search filter. Mergerstat M&A Database should appear in the search box at the top of the page. Enter keyword(s) and click the search button to view results.


CB Insights and Privco are great resources for private company M&A deals. 

For articles, news, and analysis on M&A, LBO, etc., search:

Take a look at Lippincott's Datapoints blog post I Heard It through the Grape Vine - Sources for M&A Rumors for search strategies specific to M&A rumors. 

For a complete list, take a look at our Mergers and Acquisitions research guide.