Use Capital IQ to generate lists of mergers and acquisitions. From the ribbon that runs along the top of the Capital IQ screen, select Screening. Next, select Transactions. Under General Transaction Details, (under the large menu of Criteria) which you will now see on the upper right side of your screen, select Types. From the new menu of transaction types that will now appear on your screen, select Merger/Acquisition. Then add the criteria with the Add Criteria button.
Using additional criteria from the Criteria menu, screen for more specific results, such the geographical location of the company; dates or date ranges; industries, etc. Don't forget to add your new criteria to your screen by selecting the Add Criteria button after you have selected your criteria.