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Finance 110 - Fundamentals of Corporate Finance - Spring 2022 - Prof. Spieler

Historic M&A Activity

  • Factiva is the source of information about M&A activity
  • Factiva is limited to 6 simultaneous users at a time
  • The interface will log you out of the service if there is no activity for 10 minutes
  • The interface is set to search for the previous 3 months and must be customized
  • The interface is set to search all 18000 sources globally
  • Factiva will allow you to identify companies that have announced a specific significant event
    • merger, acquisition
  • This is how you will create your set of companies

Below is a PowerPoint that illustrates how to customize your research in Factiva

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