Answered By: IESE Library
Last Updated: May 12, 2016     Views: 6

Use Thomson One:

  • Click on the Screening & Analysis.
  • Click on Deals & League Tables.
  • Select M&A, and then click on Advanced Search.
  • Under Data Items box click to Item Search, and then, in the Search Criteria box type "Liquidation".
  • Click on Liquidation Flag and Click on Select All Liquidations.
  • Run to search.
  • Select the format and click on Execute Search.

Note: this resource only works in Internet Explorer.

Go to Compustat which is available through WRDS. It lists S&P Quality Ranking (Mnemonic - SPCSRM) as 99 for liquidations.

Another alternative is CRSP which is available through WRDS. It flags a delisting code as 400-499 for liquidations. Note: the company would have to be delisted to be included.

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