This guide identifies major sources in the merger and acquisition industry including deal statistics, journals and databases, and general industry news
The merger & acquisition industry is regulated by the U.S. Securties & Exchange Commission (SEC). The forms that are required to be filed are described in the links below.
- SEC Mergers
Contains information on the Securities & Exchange (SEC) disclosure rules. It provides a description of many of the common M&A SEC filings related to mergers, such as forms S-4, 14D9 and 14D6.
- Guide to SEC Filings
This guide by ThomsonReuters gives good descriptions of the various Securities and Exchange (SEC) filings required by the government for mergers and acquisitions.
Search by company name for SEC filings related to mergers, such as forms S-4, 14D9,14D6, and 8-K, from 1993 to present.