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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2017     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.

Advanced subject heading search in ABI/Inform

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

ABI/Inform related searches

  • 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.

LexisNexis advanced options with index terms

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.

OneSource News and Reports keyword search

Also, see the following:

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

MergentOnline government filings

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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