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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

  • The new EDGAR advanced search gives you access to the full text of electronic filings since 2001. You can limit by filing type and limit your search to annual or quarterly reports. Please note that natural language search capabilities are not currently supported, so it is best to search by keyword, ticker, company name, CIK number, and/or reporter’s last name.

U.S. Small Business Administration

Bain & Company

Boston Consulting Group

Ernst & Young

  • M&A insights and services – covers latest thinking, sector M&A reports, case studies, M&A integration insights, M&As as a growth strategy

Hyde Park Capital

  • M&A Reports - industry-specific insights covering the following industries: business services, consumer, financial services, government services, healthcare, industrials, technology.

Kaufman Hall

  • M&A Featured Insights – includes their M&A Quarterly Activity report and their annual M&A in review report.



  • Reports on global M&A industry trends, global restructuring trends, analyst reports.

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