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About SDC Platinum

SDC Platinum features historical data on new issues, M&A, syndicated loans, project finance, poison pills and more.

Yale University Library subscription includes access to the following content:

  • Global New Issues Databases - International coverage on new public offerings. Coverage from 1970+ and varies
  • M&A - 900,000+ domestic and international transactions from 1979+
  • Corporate Governance -  Poison Pills and Proxy Fight Data
  • Corporate Restructurings -  Bankruptcy data from 1980+
  • VentureXpert - Official Database of the National Venture Capital Association with coverage from 1969+
  • Global Public Finance - International coverage of new municipal issues and project finance. 

There is a 30-day embargo on data. 

Accessing SDC Platinum

SDC Platinum is available in the following locations:

  • Designated business database workstations in CSSSI. For assistance locating these computers and for login information, visit the information desk. 
  • PhD candidates at the School of Management Students can access SDC Platinum on three computers located in the PhD Lab in Evans Hall. 

Yale University faculty can request installation on a university-owned office computer. Contact the Erin Wachowicz for Login ID, Password, and Host Information and follow the steps outlined on the SDC Platinum Installation Guide.

Using SDC Platinum

For help getting started SDC Platinum, new users can:

Librarian for Business & Management

Erin Wachowicz
Center for Science and Social Science Information - C45

Office Hours in Ross Library at Evans Hall:
Monday & Wednesday, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Website / Blog Page
Social:Twitter Page

SDC Help Guides & Documentation