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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

FIN390 Finance Academy: Resources for Risk & Insurance

Database Overview

For more database information, see other boxes by topic.

Finance Databases

Finance Databases

The chart below displays databases with financial information that BIS subscribes to annually. The chart provides the broad topics which are available within each database. To access the database desired, click on the database title to take you to the database. If you are off campus, you will be required to type your Illinois Net ID and password first for authentication.

Note: WRDS is available only to Gies College of Business.

Database Venture Capital/ Private Equity Analyst Reports Data Matching Balance Sheet & Income Statement M&A Markets IPOs/ Earning Estimates SEC Filings/ Governance/ Audit
Capital IQ (GIES only) ✔Ticker
Mergent Online   ✔Via Investext ✔Ticker
PrivCo ✔Private Equity
✔Venture Capital
(under Advanced Search > Private Companies)
✔Private Companies only    
SDC ✔New Issues   ✔CUSIP- 6 Digit
✔Mortgage Backed
✔Private Debt
(under New Issues module)
Thomson One (use Internet Explorer) / Refinitiv ✔Private Equity   ✔Ticker
✔NAIC (under Screening & Analysis)
WRDS     ✔CUSIP- 9 digit; if only have 6 digits, use NCUSIP (under Tools)
✔Linking Suite (CRSP-Compustat)
✔Global Compustat
✔Bank Focus
  ✔US Equity Price (CRSP)
✔Mutual Funds
✔Options (US only)
✔CBOE Index
✔Syndicated Loans
✔I/B/E/S ✔SEC Analytics
✔Audit Analytics
✔13F (Thomson Reuters)

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