When selecting a deal, first consider the stage of the deal
Other factors to consider:
Your professor will provide a list of recent deals by stages (pending, completed, and terminated).
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Beginning in the Search screen in Factiva, expand the blue arrow by Subject. In the search box by SUBJECT, begin typing the word mergers until a drop-down menu appears. There will be a blue arrow next to the word "Mergers." (also select 'acquisitions/mergers')
Click on the arrow (not on the word). You will know you selected it correctly if you see the text ns=cmerg appear in the Free Text Search box at the top. [Alternatively, you can just type this in the search box.] Acquisitions/mergers = ns=cacqu
Next click on SEARCH and a results screen will appear. ***if needed, adjust the Date to 'in the last 6 months', or 'in the last year'.
From the default screen in PrivCo, select PRIVATE M&A DEALS in the top bar.