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GlobalData Deals Database

Deals database provides comprehensive coverage across industries tracking market activity of global mergers & acquisitions, including asset acquisitions/divestments; private equity deals (PE); venture finance deals (VC); equity offerings, including IPOs, follow-on offerings, and private placements; debt offerings, including private placements, ESG bonds and loans; partnerships; and licensing agreements.

Extensive secondary sourcing includes company websites, PR newswires, regulatory filings, news aggregators and news websites. Primary sourcing includes deal updates from advisors and investor.

Deals database contains over 100 data fields covering different transaction types, participant details, deal terms & conditions, investment made & stake acquired, advisors involved, interest rates of capital, valuation metrics, and financial details of public firms.

GlobalData uses sophisticated artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to identify and tag themes to the deals.

Data Characteristics

Historical Start Date: 2010
Data Coverage:
1.18M+ Deals overall including
Strategic Alliances115,641
Capital Raisings589,131
As on 31st May 2024
Companies with Deals: 1.01M
Sourcing Universe: 359.6k+ sources
Regional Coverage: Asia-Pacific; Europe, Middle East & Africa; North America; Latin America
Country Coverage: 200+ Countries (specifics available on request)
Sector Coverage: 20 Industries (specifics available on request)
Mapped to Tickers: Yes – details available on request
Point in Time Data?: No
Availability of Historic Datasets: From 2010 with Thematic taxonomy
Collection Time: Daily
Delivery Methods: API or customized FTP
Delivery Formats: JSON, CSV, XML
Taxonomies Used: GlobalData’s industry taxonomy
GlobalData’s proprietary Thematic taxonomy
Lag Time: +1 day
Delivery Time: Daily

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