FactSet Mergerstat Review, 2021

April 2021 Hardcover, PDF

FactSet Mergerstat

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The FactSet Mergerstat Review is the cornerstone of every mergers and acquisitions library. This must-have publication delivers comprehensive rosters, data and statistics on merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions that involve U.S. companies, including privately held, publicly traded and cross–border transactions.  And, as always, the Review is the most reliable source for premiums by year and industry multiples.

Data for each annual edition is sourced from the prominent FactSet Mergers global mergers and acquisitions data – and all of it is verified by expert analysts. Financial professionals in every sector anchor their M&A research with the annual Review.

New in 2021! The 2021 Review includes Special Purpose Acquisition Company transactions, otherwise known as SPAC transactions. With 2020 being the year of the SPAC, the Review features tables to highlight aggregate deal volumes and deal values for your analysis.

Your purchase also includes the Mergerstat Monthly Review – a monthly update on M&A activities, trends and deal data by industry.

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Highlights of the 2021 Review include:

  • Annual update captures 20 years of historical M&A data and reflects the most up-to-date snapshot of the FactSet Mergers database
  • Special Purpose acquisition Company transactions – tables highlight aggregate deal volumes and deal values
  • The popular Industry Analysis section
  • Top 100 global deals summary
  • Transaction Roster based on Mergerstat Industries
  • Tables of Top 20 deals of 2020 in Canada, UK, Latin America, Asia and EU
  • Details on premiums paid over the targets' enterprise values
  • Details on private equity transactions and activity, including unit divestitures, management buyouts and certain asset sales

Why should you add this guide to your library?

  • Never miss a major comparable transaction with the comprehensive transaction roster organized by industry
  • Readily identify surprise trends in prices, methods of payment, premiums and other critical factors in the M&A market
  • Drill down into individual industries with transaction-level details
  • Keep current on M&A activities, trends and deal data by industry with the Mergerstat Monthly Review – included with your purchase of the 2021 Review

Table of Contents

  • LIST OF TABLES
  • SUMMARY OF CHARTS
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • 20 YEARS OF M&A HISTORY

PART ONE: STATISTICAL ANALYSIS

  • Aggregate Merger and Acquisition Announcements
  • Composition of Aggregate Net Merger and Acquisition Announcements
  • Method of Payment
  • P/E Offered
  • Premium Offered
  • Divestitures
  • Publicly Traded Sellers
  • Privately Owned Sellers
  • Foreign Sellers
  • Aggressive Buyers
  • 2020 Mergerstat® Financial Advisor Ranking
  • 2020 Mergerstat® Legal Advisor Ranking
  • Termination Fees*
  • Private Equity Snapshot 2020
  • Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) Transactions

PART TWO: SECTOR AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

  • FactSet Sector Groups
  • Mergerstat® Industry Groups
  • Sector/Industry Activity
  • Sector/Industry Multiples
  • Sector/Industry Premiums
  • Sector/Industry Composition
  • Cross-Border Activity by Sector/Industry
  • Sector Activity: Special Purpose Acquisition Company Buyers

PART THREE: GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS

  • U.S. Sellers and Buyers by Region
  • Foreign Buyers
  • Foreign Sellers

PART FOUR: CURRENT YEAR ROSTERS  

  • Private Equity Transactions
  • Completed/Pending Transactions With Pricing Disclosed
  • Transaction Roster by Sector 2020
  • Transaction Roster by Industry 2020
  • Cancelled Transactions With Pricing Disclosed
  • Transactions With Either Buyer or Seller Termination Fees Disclosed
  • Composition of Mergerstat® Review $1 Billion Club 2020
  • Global Transactions
  • Top 20 Transactions by Country/Region

PART FIVE: HISTORICAL REVIEW  

  • 20-Year Statistical Review
  • Record Holders
  • 100 Largest Announcements in the Last 20 Years
  • Largest Announcements in the Last 20 Years by Sector

PART SIX: TRANSACTION LISTS

  • 2020 List of Transactions by Seller SIC Code
  • 2020 List of SPAC Transactions
  • GLOSSARY OF TERMS
  • INDEX
  • FACTSET SECTOR CLASSIFICATIONS
  • MERGERSTAT® INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATIONS

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2021 Mergerstat Review