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Accessing Financial Data

Tips for Data Collection [Screener]

Search SCREENER in upper left corner.

The "screener" button on Eikon

1. Find topic in universe menu. 

Use filters on left side of page to sort data down to 5,000 results. 

Tips for Data Collection - Mergers and Acquisitions

Tips for Data Collection [Mergers and Acquisitions]

Search "Mergers and Acquisitions" in top left search bar. 

The "Mergers and Acquisitions" button on Eikon

Select Mergers and Acquisitions, under Advanced Search. 

Sort Data:

  1. Use "Quick Filters" on left side to sort and choose what you want to include. 
  2. Use toolbar in middle/top of the page to add additional filters for select data. 
  3. Click on any heading to sort data according to that column. 

Click green X in top right corner to export data to Excel. 

  • Only able to export 4,000 results at a time. 
  • Consider sorting by date, or another metric.
  • Export up to that date and then after that date. 
  • Ensure that you get each data point, and that you do not skip the date in the middle.

Helpful Tips for Searching Variables

Try both the singular and plural of your search term. 

Try searching what you are looking for followed by Eikon in Google - it may give you helpful terms. 

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