- Mergers and acquisitions,
- Initial public offerings (IPO),
- Private equity and venture capital
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Time period coverage
Securities Data Company (SDC) Platinum is a historical financial transactions database, providing transaction information on
- new issues
- syndicated loans
- private equity
- project finance
- poison pills and more.
The database has extensive global coverage, with more than 1.3 million global M&A transactions since the 1970s and more than 2 million bond, equity and loan issues. Transactions can be queried by defining a set of filter criteria. Detailed variables describing each transaction can then be exported in tabular form to Excel.
The SDC subscription is financed by the Department of Finance at Aalto University School of Business.
SDC (n.d.). Refinitiv.
Access to SDC is managed by Nikolas Breitkopf, contact via [email protected]