Answered By: Kathryn FitzGerald
Last Updated: May 22, 2015     Views: 997

SDC Platinum is a dedicated terminal database product available in the Financial Databases Room. The M&A and New Issues databases are the two most commonly associated with this service. The VentureXpert database (available to current HBS students, faculty, and staff) is also available in SDC and offers an extensive query and report database for the private equity industry and buyout financing.

Subscribed SDC Content

    GLOBAL CORPORATE FINANCINGS

    • U.S. Corporate New Issues
      • Public Debt and Stock Offerings
      • Rule 144A Offerings (public sale of unregistered securities)
      • Private Placements
      • Issues in Registration and Withdrawn Issues
      • Shelf Registrations (Rule 415 filings)
    • Non-U.S. Domestic New Issues
      • Debt and Stock Offerings
      • International Warrants
      • Worldwide Syndicated Loans
      • Medium-Term Note Programs
      • U.S. Underwritten Calls

    WORLDWIDE MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS, AND ALLIANCES

    • Worldwide Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Joint Ventures and Strategic Partnering
    • Leveraged Buyouts
    • Tender Offers
    • Spin-offs
    • Privatizations
    • Minority Stake Purchases
    • Acquisitions of Remaining Interest

    VENTURE CAPITAL, PRIVATE EQUITY, BUYOUTS (VENTUREXPERT)

    • Industry Resources
      • Funds Raised
      • Firms - Management firms that operate venture capital and buyout funds
      • Portfolio Companies
      • Limited Partnerships - Investors in venture capital and buyout funds
      • Service Providers - Third parties including advisors, accountants, lawyers
      • Executives (search within Firms or Portfolio Company Boards)
    • Industry Benchmark Statistics
      • Fund (commitments, performance, statistics)
      • Venture Capital and Buyout Firm Statistics
      • Portfolio Company (investments, IPOs, M&A)

    CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

    • Proxy Fights

SDC Databases NOT Available at Baker Library

    GLOBAL PUBLIC FINANCINGS

    • U.S. and International Municipal New Issues
    • Municipal Refunding Candidates
    • Profiles of Municipal Issuers and Players in Municipal Markets
    • Project Finance

    CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

    • Poison Pills

    CORPORATE RESTRUCTURINGS

    • Exchange Offers and Debt Tenders
    • Bankruptcies

    SECURITIES BLOCK-TRADING DATA

    • Autex/BlockData