Chain Bridge Research

Chain Bridge Research is an independent research service founded in 2004 and dedicated to providing in-depth analysis and trading recommendations on M&A transactions in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.
We provide comprehensive tracking and analysis of the global M&A space with six publications:

Initiation Reports
Comprehensive research reports provide a complete view of the announced transaction including the strategic rationale, timetables, anti-trust and regulatory issues, potential counterbids, shareholder approvals, a summary of the merger agreement and other components of the deal. 
Timely analysis on legal proceedings, unexpected regulatory delays, and other developments that may affect our trading recommendation.
Daily Note
A comprehensive morning note covering recently announced transactions, upcoming deadlines, news flow on previously announced deals and updates on potential acquisition targets.
Best Ideas
Monthly summaries on our highest conviction ideas including regulatory risks, downside estimates and recommended trading strategies.
Deal Digest
A weekly overview of our top ideas globally, including analyst commentary on the week's news flow.
Potential Deal Publication
Focused on potential acquisition targets where the strategic rationale has been identified with a non-binding offer or media report. This report includes company fundamentals, deal rationale, valuation analysis and a recommended trading strategy when appropriate.

Online database of M&A activity in the Americas and Europe, providing industry-specific deal multiples adjusted for exchange rates, share counts and other variables.

Americas Merger Report

Announced and potential deal analysis of North and South American M&A transactions.

sample research

Dec 4, 2023
Spirit Airlines (SAVE) / JetBlue Airways (JBLU)
Aug 14, 2023
Sovos Brands (SOVO) / Campbell Soup (CPB)
May 31, 2023
Horizon Therapeutics (HZNP US) / Amgen (AMGN)
May 4, 2023
Iveric Bio (ISEE) / Astellas Pharma (4503 JT)

Asia Pacific Merger Report

Announced and potential deal analysis of APAC M&A transactions.

sample research

Nov 10, 2023
Lithium Power International (LPI AU) / Corp Nacional del Cobre de Chile
Mar 2, 2022
Z Energy (ZEL NZ)/ Ampol (ALD AU)

European Merger Report

Announced and potential deal analysis of European and Middle Eastern M&A transactions.

sample research

Mar 22, 2024
Kahoot (KAHOT NO) / Consortium
Oct 27, 2023
ESI Group (ESI FP) / Keysight Tech (KEYS)
Apr 28, 2023
Majorel (MA J NA) / Teleperformance (TEP FP)
Mar 8, 2023
Dechra Pharmaceuticals (DPH LN) / EQT AB (EQT SS)