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Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016     Views: 25

For specific deals; use:

  • SDC Platinum: SDC Platinum is available in the Digital Research Library (DRL) at Room 113 Wohlers Hall; (For academic use)
  • Bloomberg: Bloomberg is available in the Margolis Market Information Lab (MIL) at the Business Instructional Facility (BIF).Access Bloomberg; type MA and hit GO

For articles; news and analysis on M&A; Leveraged Buyout; etc.; search:

- use "acquisitions & mergers" as subject heading; or click on "look up subject headings" to find more related subject headings;

- you can also click on related searches to get more results.


  • EBSCO BSC: use "mergers" as subject terms; click on search.
  • Lexis/Nexis: go to advanced options; look up Index Terms; type "merger" to find subject results; click OK - add to search.

Analyst Reports:

  • OneSource: go to "News & Reports" tab; type "merger*" as the keyword ( merger and an asterisk* ) ; uncheck "News" and check "Analysts' Reports"; submit search.

Also; see the following:

  • Mergent: go to "Government Filings" tab; select "Corporate Action-M&A" as filing type; then click on search.

Use the following texts for research:

  • Directory of Buyout Financing Sources (1996)--332.102573 D6282; available at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Library Main Stacks.
  • The Art of M & A : A Merger/Acquisition/Buyout Guide; by Stanley Foster Reed; Alexandra Reed Lajoux; and H. Peter Nesvold -- 658.16 R251a2007; located in the Main Stacks.
  • The Mergers & acquisitions handbook--658.16 M54231994; located in the Main Stacks.


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