Mergent Fixed Income Securities Database (FISD)

Access

Mergent FISD is available via the Finance Lab Server. If you are a PHD student or professor seeking CD-ROM access to this database, please contact Eric Kang.

Overview

Mergent Fixed Income Securities Database (FISD)

The Mergent Fixed Income Securities Database (FISD) for academia is a comprehensive database of publicly-offered U.S. bonds. Along with the FISD bond data, you will receive historical NAICs pricing data. The product has been customized so that it can be accessed using SAS Academic System, FTP or CD-ROM.

Issuer specific information available:

  • Industry codes, S.I.C. codes and N.A.I.C.S. codes
  • Ticker and exchange listings
  • Issuer names and parent relationships
  • Bankruptcy and default detail
Issue specific data includes available:

  • Full call, put and sinking fund schedules and call frequency codes
  • Structured security flags and detailed information
  • Floating rate formulas, current rates and coupon schedules
  • Fitch IBCA, Moody's, S&P and Duff & Phelps credit ratings
  • U.S. Treasury auction information
  • Convertible debt information
  • Underwriters, trustees and fiscal agents
  • Unit deals and warrant information
Transaction information available:

  • All bond acquisitions reported since 1994 by insurance companies
  • All bond disposals (sales, redemptions) since 1995 by insurance companies