Overview

Track important M&A activity from the first filing to the execution date. The calendar displays all the necessary details, including the payment type, expected dates, deal type, and deal size.  The Benzinga data team combs through filings, press releases and news items to keep up to date on the latest and cleanest figures. Our team also includes any necessary notes to bring additional details to light.

Data field descriptions

ID

Unique ID of the entry

Date

Date of entry

Acquirer_ticker

Ticker symbol of the acquiring company

Acquirer_exchange

Exchange that the acquirer is listed on

Acquirer_name

Name of the acquiring company

Target_ticker

Ticker symbol of the target company

Target_exchange

Exchange that the target company is listed on

Target_name

Name of the target company

Currency

Currency of any cash transactions of the deal

Date_expected

Expected date of the deal

Date_completed

Completion date of the deal

Deal_type

Type of deal (Merger, Acquisition, Asset Sale)

Deal_size

Size of deal

Deal_payment_type

Cash, Stock, Cash & Stock

Deal_terms_extra

Any extra details 

Notes

Any additional notes needed 

Updated

UTC timestamp of any updates

Benzinga’s data samples are intended to provide a data sample large enough for testing data quality and application for the financial markets. These sample files demonstrate the formats and content that can be delivered.