Answered By: Erin Wachowicz
Last Updated: Nov 23, 2016     Views: 68

Thomson One

Provides M&A data from Thomson Reuters. Offers three options for browsing or searching for M&A deals:

  • Search Library  (Good for browsing recent transactions and generating lists using pre-built templates)
  • Quick Search (Search for deals from 2013 through present)
  • Advanced Search (Search for deals from 1985 through present)

Select Screening & Analysis from the navigation bar at the top of the page, click on Deals & League Tables, then select from the aforementioned options. 

Note: Thomson ONE has browser and setting requirements. Click here for more information.‚Äč


SDC Platinum 

Also from Thomson Reuters. Provides a longer backfile of deals, dating back to 1979.There is a 30-day embargo on data. For recent deals, try Thomson ONE

SDC Platinum is available on a designated workstation in CSSSI. For more information, visit: 


  • Select Screening from the navigation bar at the top of the page, then select Idea Screening
  • Click on Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Refine your search by selecting from a range of criteria categories, including: Target/Acquirer Company details, Transaction Details, Deal Characteristics, date, and more. 
  • FactSet allows for saving screens and exporting results to Excel. 

Mergerstat was retired from FactSet Mergers in 2013. Mergers data is available through Idea Screening

Access to FactSet requires an individual account. For more information visit: 



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Bloomberg is available on designated workstations in CSSSI and in Evans Hall. For more information, visit:


SOM students can search for M&A deals using Capital IQ. Use the Screening function to search for M&A transactions. 

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