Also include new or recent business acquisitions in the paper.
Before you begin to write about mergers, you need to fully understand them.
There exist 5 different types: the conglomerate merger, horizontal merger, market extension merger, vertical merger, and product extension merger.
Be prepared to argue some aspect of mergers and how they impact the business world. Again, do not move ahead with any topic or research until you can fully understand and explain the different kinds.
Use historic mergers as examples, as well as trending and current incidents. You will find they vary from business field to field.