Stern Center for Research Computing

New York University • Leonard Stern School of Business

SDC Platinum

SDC is a collection of financial transaction databases from Thomson Reuters which includes Mergers & Acquisitions, Global New Issues, Corporate Restructurings, Venture Capital, and Global Project Finance. For greater detail, see below.

Availability

The SDC Platinum interface for Windows is available to Stern faculty and PhD students for installation at Stern only. For assistance, send email to research@stern.nyu.edu or call 212-998-0163.

SDC Platinum Overview (commercial web page)
SDC Platinum 4.0.3.2 Handout for Stern (for users with SDC Platinum 4.0.3.2 installed)
SDC Platinum 4.0 Release Notes

The Stern Subscription to SDC Platinum Databases in Detail:

• Mergers & Acquisitions
    - US Targets
    - Non-US Targets
    - Joint Ventures / Alliances
    - Repurchases
• Global New Issues Databases
    - All Equity
        · Common Stock
        · Convertible
        · Equity Pipeline and Registrations
        · Private Equity
    - All Bonds
        · Non-Convertible Bonds
        · Preferred Stock
        · Mortgage/Asset Backed
        · Bonds Pipeline and Registrations
        · MTN Programs
        · Private Debt
• Corporate Restructurings
    - Full Detail Bankruptcies (1988-present)
    - Limited Detail Bankruptcies (1980-1990)
    - Exchange Offers
• Corporate Governance
    - Poison Pills
    - Proxy Fights
• VentureXpert
    - Industry Resources
        · Funds
        · Firms
        · Portfolio Companies
        · Limited Partners
        · Executives
    - Industry Statistics (Fund)
        · Commitments
        · Performance
        · Statistics
    - Industrial Statistics (Company)
        · Investments (Disbursements)
        · Initial Public Offerings
        · Mergers & Acquisitions
• Global Public Finance
    - U.S. New Issues
    - Non-U.S. New Issues
    - MuniProfiles
    - Refunding Candidates
    - Project Finance