Basic information on financial databases: cook books, tips and tricks & economic news

This blog contains schematic easy to grasp - hands on - help in performing searches in economic databases, making work sets and making them inter-exchangeable between the databases.

* Disclaimer. I am not a finance professional. Most posts are the result of personal findings.

All presented images are scaled and can be enlarged to original size (click the picture).

Search This Blog


SDC, what is?

SDC Platinum contains databases with world wide information on financial transactions.
This blog focusses on:
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
    This database contains mergers and acquisitions of companies from USA from1979 and from other countries, starting 1985. Thomson Financial aims at a coverage of all companies in which 5% of the ownership of a company is involved in any transaction of $ 1 million or more. Next to that the database contains data on many other transactions.
  • Global New Issues (equities and bonds)
    This database contains info on introductions to stock exchanges by american companies from 1970 and on and from other countries starting 1983.
  • Venture Capital (VentureXpert)
    Information on company sectors (SIC, NAICS etc.) equities, companies, portfolios and individuals; statistics on industry sectors, (results, statistics and info about investments, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions.
Menu screen SDC:

M&A: a tear sheet example (link)

M&A: make a league table report (link)

No comments:

Post a Comment