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Getting Started with Workspace: SDC Platinum

A guide to using Workspace by LSEG, formerly known as Refinitiv

About SDC Platinum


SDC Platinum features historical data on new issues, bonds, syndicated loans, M&A, corporate governance, infrastructure, private equity, and more. 

How to Access SDC Platinum

The SDC app on Workspace and Refinitiv Excel add-in - NEW

Currently, enrolled students and faculty can access SDC Platinum on the Workspace platform and Excel add-in for academic research projects. Complete this form to request SDC Platinum access on Workspace

SDC Platinum M&A data on WRDS 

Learn more on the Getting Started with WRDS guide.

Note: SDC Platinum data is also available in Workspace using the Deals Screener (DSCREEN) but download limits apply.  For larger projects, select an access method from this page.

SDC Platinum Help & Documentation

SDC Platinum on Refintiv Workspace 

Click on the ? icon in Workspace and select Help & Support. Then click on SDC Platinum. 

Refinitiv Workspace Help & Support Screen


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