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Company financing:
  • Private equity and venture capital,
  • Mergers and acquisitions,
  • Initial public offerings (IPO)
Keywords: M&A, IPO, private equity, venture capital
Accessible to: Aalto users, Walk-in users
Attention: External (non-Aalto) users can use the materials on the computers at the Aalto University Learning Centre.
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Zephyr is a comprehensive database of deal information (M&A, IPO, private equity and venture capital deals), with pan-European transactions dating back to 1997 and US deals from 2001, including integrated links to detailed financial company information.

Zephyr provides sophisticated search and analysis options as well as a quick search format for fast answers to basic queries. You can identify deals, or advisors, by any combination of over 100 search criteria. You can also create your own league tables and alerts based on your chosen criteria. Additionally, Zephyr collects information on deals funded by business angels and seed funds from sources including EBAN - the European Business Angel Network.

The material is licensed for the use of Aalto University staff and students, who can also use the material remotely. Customers, who are not members of the University, can use the materials on the computers at the Aalto University Learning Centre.


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The Zephyr subscription is managed by Aalto University Library.

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Zephyr. (n.d.). Bureau van Dijk.


The database is managed by the Library's Learning Center, contact via [email protected]

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