Mergers and Acquisition Management: M&A Practice Center

Tap into a one-stop shop of content and tools designed for the specific needs of M&A attorneys and teams. Take advantage of an intuitive, task-based interface that guides you throughout the lifecycle of complex corporate transactions to the information you need.

  • Gain the latest intelligence
  • Strengthen your deal
  • Be prepared for negotiations
  • Evaluate and minimize risk
  • Increase efficiencies and save time

  • Current News & Coverage
    Stay up-to-date on events that affect your practice with news from 20,000+ sources, including The Daily Deal and FactSet Flashwir. Find coverage of market and industry news, trends and activities—and automatically receive e-mail alerts of stories at the intervals you specify.
  • Recent Deal Filings
    View filings on recent deals—by deal, company and/or industry type—and see how other deals have been structured. Review analysis of M&A activity on a statistical, industrial, geographic or historical basis. Get details on deals and companies from FactSet MergerMetrics and FactSet SharkRepellent.
  • Comprehensive Due Diligence Tools
    Review public/private company profiles from Dun & Bradstreet®, Experian® and other sources. Refer to comprehensive federal case law as well as an extensive collection of court dockets and get help performing due diligence with checklists and expert guidance.
  • Extensive Library of Forms & Templates
    Reference organizational documents, including articles of incorporation, by-laws, certificates of organization, written consents and more. Use sample forms from sources such as Warren’s Forms of Agreements® and Rabkin & Johnson Current Legal Forms with Tax Analysis.
  • Negotiation & Deal Tools
    Prepare for negotiating your next deal with up-to-date articles and journals, including analytical treatises such as Negotiating Purchase or Merger Agreements from Term Sheet to Closing, A Practical Guide to Negotiation and Settlement and Effective Legal Negotiation and Settlement.
  • Expert Resources
    Reference the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Guide from Matthew Bender® for help from the initial planning phase through implementation and closure. Get tips, insights and practical information about the complex world of mergers and acquisitions from seasoned experts.
  • Filing Checklists & Instructions
    Locate execution and filing requirements for all federal and state regulations and access the SEC filing manual. Find checklists and filing instructions, exchange and SRO manuals, analytical sources and other helpful guides.
  • Gain the Latest Intelligence
    Keep up-to-date with the latest developments to anticipate their impact and be prepared with plans that best position your organization for success.
  • Strengthen Your Deal
    Bolster your deal by reviewing recent deals, overviews of major transactions, timely and relevant on-point precedent, deal documents and other valuable information on important issues to consider.
  • Be Prepared for Negotiations
    Uncover tips, tactics and strategies from authoritative analytical content, law journals and recent precedent involving opposing attorneys to thoroughly prepare for negotiations.
  • Evaluate & Minimize Risk
    Perform due diligence on acquisition candidates and targets—and be confident your research is comprehensive with intelligence on millions of global public and private companies that includes negative news, litigation, regulatory filings, intellectual property and financials.
  • Increase Efficiencies & Save Time
    Refer to filing instruction manuals and checklists—and federal, state and SRO regulations/guidelines—to efficiently close, execute and file deals. Quickly draft documents using precedent agreements/clauses from SEC filings, incorporation materials, sample language and easy-to-use forms.
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