SDC Platinum

Detailed datasets on mergers and acquisitions for the global financial marketplace.

The SDC Platinum subscription include this dataset: Mergers & Acquisitions (covers 672,000+ global M&As, 1985-present). Due to UCLA's academic use license, data from the most recent 30 days are embargoed.


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HELP: SDC Platinum Quick Reference Guide and SDC Platinum User's Handbook.

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