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We provide essential intelligence for law firms to understand advisory relationships; execute detailed research on companies, industries and deals; and uncover corporate connections. Know the details. Act with precision. Retain the business.

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Whether you’re focused on research, advice, or litigation, we have the solutions you need.

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  • Company Financials & Fundamentals
  • Private Company Data
  • Professionals & Compensation Data
  • Corporate Trees
  • Ratings and Credit Intelligence

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Company coverage that represents 99% of the world’s market capitalization. 

  • S&P Capital IQ financials from 88,000 public companies with 45,000 active public companies, representing 99% of the world’s market capitalization
  • Public and private company hierarchies for 7 million entities, including mapping to Legal Entity Identifiers, CUSIP numbers, S&P Global Credit Ratings, and more
  • Operational data in key industries like Airline, Banking, Hotels & Gaming, Healthcare Facilities, Homebuilding, Insurance, Internet Media, Managed Care, Mining, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical, Real Estate, Asset Managers, Restaurant, Retail, Semiconductor Equipment, and Telecom, Cable & Wireless
  • Sovereign profiles for 190+ countries worldwide
  • Profiles on 30,000+ private equity and venture capitalist firms, including investment professionals, limited partners, investment criteria, and fund data

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Private company data that gives you greater insight

  • Access approximately 50,000 listed and 15M+ private companies across the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Australia, and Asia
  • Headcount data for U.S.-based private companies is sourced directly from the Department of Labor; holding period data helps you understand how long investments are being held by private capital firms; and tearsheet revenue and EBITDA for private companies is now available in the Excel Add-In
  • Our proprietary private company intelligence is supported by data from industry experts and governments agencies, including the United States, Brazil, New Zealand, Western Europe, Australia, South Korea, and more

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Professional data from ExecuComp™ to better understand and connect with stakeholders.

  • Profiles for 7.3M+ public and private professionals, including 2.6M+ board members and 4.7M+ executives globally.
  • Annual compensation data from 1992 on the top five executive officers, including 850K + executives and 250+ data types including salary, bonus, directors fees, and stock options.

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Corporate trees that show the relationships between the companies and individuals you care about.

  • View detailed profiles on 7.3M+ public and private company executives, board members, and investment professionals globally
  • Map an individual’s relationship network based on employment history, education, and board memberships using our Relationship Tree solution
  • Overlay your own contact and relationship data to see your connections to an individual or company

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Credit ratings to track company/counterparty risk and identify potential downgrade of companies that may need litigation services.

  • S&P Global Ratings for 53,000 corporates, 61,000 financial institutions, 6,800 insurance companies, 970,200 sovereigns, and 85,200 structured finance entities
  • Moody’s Credit Ratings and Investors Services for rated fixed-income issuers and securities

  • Sector-Focused News and Research
  • Comparables
  • Corporate Yield Curves
  • League Tables
  • SNL Sector Data

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News, events, and filings with up-to-the-minute notifications for instant market updates on your focus industries.

  • Proprietary, sector-specific news coverage fueled by a 300+ editorial staff across 5 continents
  • Key developments from 20,000+ news sources, including events like announced and completed transactions, company forecasts and ratings, lawsuits, corporate structure changes, and dividends and splits
  • Transcripts covering 5,500+ companies across company-specific events, including live streaming coverage of 65%+ of earnings calls

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Comparables to estimate the value of similar assets and companies.

  • Detailed estimates covering 19,000+ active companies from 670+ active contributors
  • 40+ data measures including EPS, Revenue, EBITDA, and more
  • Detailed information about debt and equity aspects of a company’s capital structure covering 82,000+ public and private companies, with equity capital structure data that covers 113,000+ public and select private companies worldwide

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Corporate yield curves to benchmark debt and predict changes in the economy.

  • Comprehensive content including underlying bond constituent ISINs, prices and Z-spreads, standard deviations, observed and derived indicators, and number of market price observations and issuers 
  • All 11 GICS® sectors with 5+ years of history
  • 7 ratings, including AAA-CCC

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League tables to gather competitive intelligence, generate leads for new business, and publicize “wins” for your firm.

  • Rankings for financial advisory and legal firms with the most M&A activity in the United States, Bermuda, and Canada are published quarterly
  • Aggregated by deal value and number of deals from January 1 through the end of each quarter
  • Mergers, acquisitions, or sales of companies in Bank & Thrift, Insurance, Specialty Finance, Securities & Investments, Investment Companies, Financial Technology, Real Estate, Energy, Technology, Media, Telecommunications, and more
  • Deal information gathered from press releases, financial reports, merger presentations, regulatory filings, company websites, and proprietary financial adviser and legal counsel surveys

Gain a 360-degree view of your clients’ universe with contextual insight.

SNL sector intelligence for deep insights into your practice’s industries of focus.

  • Sector-specific metrics and ratios for banking, insurance, real estate, energy, TMT, and metals & mining
  • Regulatory data for 45,000 holding companies, subsidiaries and credit unions
  • 6,500 public companies and 50,000 private firms worldwide

Solutions that work as hard as you do.

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  • Best Corporate Actions Data Initiative, 2023
  • Best Overall Sell-Side Technology Provider, 2023
  • Most Innovative Regulatory Solution (Climate Risk & Transaction Reporting), 2023
  • Best Overall Data Product or Service, 2023

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