For over 30 years, Mergerstat has been the leading provider of M&A statistics-led analysis. The FactSet Mergerstat database provides detailed information on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures that are publicly announced. The Mergerstat database also includes more than 50,000 International transactions. Mergerstat covers U.S. transactions and cross border transactions involving a U.S. parent company where the equity value is greater than $1 million and represents at least a 10 percent interest.
Using a broad variety of public and proprietary sources, including, but not limited to press releases, business wire releases, and SEC filings, Mergerstat identifies transactions and researches them daily. Each entry contains basic information on the buyer and seller, including: parent name, address, product line/business description, SIC codes, synopsis, terms, and where available seller financials, name and role of financial advisor, legal advisor and accountant.
Mergerstat gathers its data from sources it considers reliable; however, it does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information provided herein. Mergerstat makes no warranties, expressed or implied, regarding the accuracy of this information or the subjective opinions expressed by the authors.