Answered By: Barbara Coffey
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2019     Views: 94

Corporation when in need of capital can get funding through a loan.  A leveraged loan is a loan to a company which has large outstanding loans or debt balances.  

  • Dealscan
    • Provides loan-level data on the global corporate/commercial loan market. These transactions finance M&A activity, working capital needs and other general corporate purposes for loan participants world-wide.
    • Dealscan sources include regulatory filings, bank submissions and journalist contributions.
    • Dealscan records can be linked to Compustat using a Dealscan-Compustat Linking Database these are on WRDS.
  • Capital IQ
    • Has loan-level individual commercial loan transaction data. However, it's difficult to build a dataset of corporate loans using Capital IQ.

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