DealScan (available via WRDS), also known as Loan Pricing Corporation Deal Scan, is “the world pre-eminent source for extensive and reliable information on the global commercial loan market”. DealScan database contains comprehensive historical information on loan pricing and contracts details, terms, and conditions. It contains basically loans. However In addition to loans data , it LPC DealScan also provides contract information for high yield bonds, private placements and hybrid financial structures. DealScan data is compiled from SEC filings and public documents (10Ks, 10Qs, 8Ks and registration statements), loan syndicators as well as other internal sources.
Masters and PhD students may register for an account on the WRDS website. Students will then need to wait to be verified before access is granted by the system. When registering always use your university email account. Once your account is verified you may access this resource remotely.