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SDC Platinum via LSEG (Refinitiv) Workspace

This collection of databases from LSEG includes:

  • Global New Issues: information on new issues of stock by public companies as well as information on Initial Public Offerings by previously private companies. For U.S. and non U.S. companies.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Joint Ventures and Repurchases: information on U.S and Non U.S. deals.
  • Municipal Bonds: information on bonds issued by states, cities, towns, and other subnational issuers both in the United States and internationally.
  • Corporate Governance: information on Poison Pills and Shareholder Activism U.S. companies may have faced.
  • Private Equity: venture capital and private equity funding information at the firm, fund and portfolio company level. Including exits, fundraising and investments.
  • Corporate Restructuring: Full details on U.S bankruptcies from 1988 to the present and limited information on Bankruptcies from 1980 to 1990. Also information on Exchange offers for U.S. companies. This data is currently being converted to the new platform. The vendor expects it to be available in Fall 2023.

Special Note: SDC Platinum can be added to an LSEG (Refinitv) Workspace account. Contact researchtools@kenan-flagler.unc.edu to have the module added to your account. If you do not have an LSEG Workspace account you can request one at https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go65062420. Then email the researchtools account to request SDC access.


The Business Journals (Kenan-Flagler only)

Sponsored by Career & Leadership for MBA & Alumni, with support from both UBP and MAC Career Services, we are pleased to offer this free resource to all UNC Kenan-Flagler students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Full access to all 46 regional Business Journals including Raleigh/Durham, Charlotte, Austin, Silicon Valley and 42 more. These provide daily business news across 20 industries. 40 of the regional journals have “Books of Lists” highlighting the top companies in each market.


LSEG Workspace (formerly Refinitiv,ThomsonOne)

Provides information on publicly traded US and international companies; formerly known as Refinitiv Workspace. Typically includes summary financial data with links to company filings, key ratios actual and forward estimates, stock pricing data, key corporate events, officers and directors, analyst rating, and analyst reports.

Aftermarket Reports (fka Investext) no longer exists as an independent database but is a module of the LSEG Workspace database. Contains the full-text, including tables, charts and other graphics, of industry and company reports written by analysts from more than 700 of the world’s investment banks. Includes over 8 million company reports and more than 1.2 million industry reports dating back to 1982. Reports are generally added 1 to 2 weeks after initial publication.

Special Notes:

  • Users are required to authenticate with their UNC Onyen from both on-campus and off-campus.
  • Users must first self-register with their UNC email for a user account before accessing this resource. Please consult: https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go65062420 for detailed directions on self-registering for a user account.

Questions? Contact Researchtools@kenan-flagler.unc.edu.


RIA Checkpoint

Full-text of publications relating to U.S. and individual state tax issues. Includes full-text of SEC and GAAP Compliance rules, procedures, and International Accounting standards.

Create a personal account before accessing RIA Checkpoint.

Special Notes:

  • Select UNIVOFNORTHCAROLINA as the account when prompted
  • Use your @kenan-flagler.unc.edu email address when registering.

Does not work with UNC-CH’s “EDUROAM” wireless network. Please use another wireless network.

Questions? Contact Researchtools@kenan-flagler.unc.edu.


For questions or concerns or to report an accessibility issue or problem please visit the UNC Digital Accessibility Office webpage.
This page was updated on 04/28/24.