Mergers and Acquisitions
The Competition Commission is an independent public body which conducts in-depth inquiries into mergers, markets and the regulation of the major regulated industries. Their website gives free access to reports on current and past inquiries.
ONS Mergers and Acquisitions Data
The Office for National Statistics publishes the latest data on domestic and overseas acquisitions and mergers. Issued quarterly as a downloadable file.
The Takeover Panel
The Panel on Takeovers and Mergers is an independent body whose main functions are to issue and administer the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers. Its central objective is to ensure fair treatment for all shareholders in takeover bids. The website provides the Code in full text as well as statements, consultation papers and reports.
Wherever you get your information from it is important that you evaluate the quality of the information. There are many factors that you need to consider when assessing the quality of the information, such as currency, the authority of the writer ...
Here is a link to the Information Source Evaluation Matrix (click on picture), a useful guide that takes you through the factors you need to consider to assess the quality of information you are relying on.