Mergers and Acquisitions

M&A is a consolidation of two companies to form a new company, while an acquisition is the purchase of one company by another in which no new company is formed.


How our Mergers and Acquisitions can benefit you

  • M&A content covers global public and private M&A activity, including mergers of equals, leveraged buyouts, tender offers, reverse takeovers, divestitures, stake purchases, spin-offs (demergers) and repurchases.
  • Our M&A database tracks changes in economic ownership at the ultimate parent level in ongoing business concerns.
  • All deals involving a purchase of at least a 5% stake – or 3% with a value of at least US$1 million – are tracked (subject to criteria).

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