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Global Corporate Actions Information API

This API offers corporate action events initiated by issuers of global equities. With a broad coverage spanning more than 600,000 global issuers of stocks, ETFs, depository receipts and bonds, this API covers multiple corporate actions events including: mergers & acquisitions, splits and reverse splits, dividend history, reorganizations, consolidations, repurchases, new issues and more.

Key Features

  • Historical data back to 1/1/2000
  • Corporate actions at individual issue level for complete exchange
  • Dividend history and split histories
  • Corporate actions filter by issuer, instrument and security details
  • Issuer transformations at individual issue level or for complete exchange
  • Instrument transformations at individual instrument level or for complete exchange
  • Track payment history at issue level or for complete exchange

Key Benefits

  • Use a single easy-to-use API to access global corporate actions data
  • Eliminate the risk of missing corporate action events
  • Eliminate the need to painfully reconcile global corporate actions from multiple sources
  • Keep your local security master and portfolio accounting systems accurate
  • Access institutional quality real-time corporate action data through an easy-to-use API
  • Easily embed corporate action data in your applications--including back-office, mid-office and front-office applications
  • Dramatically reduce time to market for apps that need corporate action data
  • Eliminate the pains and complexity of legacy feeds by using cloud APIs

Key Data Points

  • Dividends: Dividend history, dividend classification, pay date, record date, ex date, amount and more...
  • Splits: Split ratio, ex date
  • Distribution Sets: Distribution type, entitled person, dividend classification, payment frequency, record date, declared date, ex date, meeting date, amount and more...
  • Issuer Transformation: Name changes, company identifier changes, domicile changes, industry and sector classification change, active and inactive date
  • Payments: Payment type, amount, pay date, ex date, payment type, payment status, subscription price and more...