Every bit of news – the latest deal announcements, industry trends and even firings – can give you the slight advantage you need to edge out the competition. But, with the deluge of information that is the internet today, how do you distinguish the signal from the noise?

Here is a slideshow of 16 websites that you should visit every day to ensure that you are on top of the latest news and trends in the M&A space. Ranging from sources for mega-deals to the entrepreneur in you, these sites will keep you more informed than the next deal professional.