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4) Timeliness: the latest news and data. SNL is recognized as the premier information provider in the sectors it covers: Banks and Thrifts. SNLxl. Excel® templates. Insight and depth you won’t find anywhere else. Even if you spend the time pulling together data from various sources. Tie any Excel spreadsheet to the SNL database for instant updating. SNL is as easy to use as a Web browser. 2) Relevance: sector-specific standardization and granularity One financial format doesn’t fit all. SNL gives you a host of customizable analytical tools including valuation. asset-level data. No source is more complete. our powerful Excel Add-In.000 users. Generalist providers give you basic financial data and broker research reports. Coverage and clients. sort. chart. build models and create custom reports with a few clicks. or let us do it for you. providing sector-specific metrics that are more meaningful. Build your template once. 3) Completeness: the deepest and broadest spectrum of information SNL has built a platform and process to “deep dive” into business sectors with fragmented data sources. peer and M&A models. so SNL creates a unique data template for each sector. planning mergers or mapping competitive strategies.Whether selecting stocks or bonds. SNL covers 4. ratio dissection. leading investors and corporate decision-makers rely on SNL Financial as their single best source. S N L ’ S F O U R C O R E T E N E T S 1) Accuracy: information you can trust. from asset-level data to M&A history to ownership insights. nobody else couples that information with standardized and as-reported sector-specific financials. and carefully checked and rechecked before publication. then refresh data later with one click. link. Analytical tools: link your models to our database. data and analytics in real time.000 public companies and over 50. Real Estate. Go from an analytical report directly to a company’s financial profile or news article. Insurance. We are so confident in our accuracy that we put our money where our mouth is. No other resource can match our depth and relevance of coverage. Everything is cross-linked for easy drill-down. and the ability to make apples-to-apples comparisons. Energy and Media & Communications. formats and fields. We serve over 4. We’re the only information provider with an accuracy guarantee: we pay clients $50 (or make an equivalent charitable donation) for each error found and reported to us. all updated 24/7 and provided to clients long before comparable but less complete information is available from other sources. allows you to seamlessly integrate SNL data into your spreadsheets and analytical models. linked and updated in real time SNL integrates news. ranging from Wall Street institutions to senior executives at the global firms active in our industries. But Access. you won’t come close to what SNL compiles on one platform. The result: a more relevant picture. We have developed proprietary techniques to locate information that is otherwise difficult or even impossible to find. So do we.000 private companies in North America. sourcetagging. We standardize and analyze data in an industry’s own language. unique metrics and/or regulatory reporting requirements. Financial Services. and we guarantee it SNL news and data are compiled by trained sector experts. .000 clients and more than 40. with international coverage that expands every year. mapping or regulatory data.

Since 1987.Banks & Thrifts From Wall Street to Main Street. SNL has been recognized as the gold standard for banking industry data and insight. . we have become an indispensable source for community banks as well. Always the leading provider of business and peer intelligence for money centers and regional banks. the banking industry counts on SNL data to make sound decisions.

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information and analysis drives critical energy investment decisions. natural gas. coal and renewable markets. SNL redefines the energy information market by integrating news.Energy SNL Energy’s trusted news. . This integration sets the standard for intelligence on the power. data and analytics in real time on a Web-based interface.

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Multichannel Operations. boundaries between sectors are blurring. TV Networks. Wireless and Wireline. We connect the dots between sectors in real time. .Media & Communications SNL Kagan: the first single source for in-depth analysis and quantitative data on the constantly evolving media and communications business. Filmed Entertainment/TV Programming and Internet Media. So SNL Kagan covers them all: Broadcast. Global Multichannel. In today’s media world.

analysis and projections are the go-to references in vital media and communications sectors. all made available on our interactive platform. Rovi Corporation Industry and asset-level intelligence. we also gather exclusive information from our own surveys. View 5-year and 10-year domestic and international market size projections. multichannel operators and networks. . broadcast stations. then compare forecasts. studies. Proprietary insider intelligence on our unique platform. insider contacts and top management interviews. SNL Kagan’s Global Multichannel service includes 75 countries. “SNL Kagan’s platform is one of our primary go-to sources for service provider profiles and the information we need to evaluate industry and competitive trends. wireless licenses. to tabular data identifying operational metrics and revenue streams of individual telcos. Track deal flow and the shifts in ownership of wireless licenses.SNL Kagan’s proprietary data sets. Not only do we aggregate and standardize figures from company-reported financials and other sources like regulatory databases. See how an entity’s economics stack up against the industry average on exclusive sector-specific performance metrics like affiliate revenue per sub for TV networks. Save time and money with easy access to both standardized and as-reported financial and operational data. present and future. Our sector-specific approach and accuracy are unmatched. A full view of the past. cable systems and motion pictures to give you the context necessary to achieve your strategic goals. TV & radio stations. We are your central hub to track both quantitative impact and qualitative implications. representing the best worldwide coverage in the Media & Communications sector. operational and market data. tabular historical data and current results. Our expert analysis combines with our unique data on TV networks. which continually updates monthly revenue and cost projections for every movie by window. We give you both the panoramic view and the detail — from analytical reports on the significance of a studio’s content deal with a leading online player. Understand future revenue streams for TV stations such as retransmission and online. Vertical Marketing. See where multichannel operators compete. Use the proprietary Kagan Profitability Index (KPI). Company-level financial. Receive up-to-the-minute news on companies and sectors. cable networks and Web properties with exclusive "sum-of-theparts" evaluation analysis. and who’s succeeding where. It’s all up-to-date and easy to access!” Sharon Metz VP.

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in-depth analysis. they would actually be respected again. SNL publishes 39 different sector-focused newsletters. our news team also scours hundreds of online and print sources each day so that we never miss a story that matters to our clients. ConocoPhillips Company Customizable sector-focused news. The news behind the data. Articles display a wealth of data related to the story at hand – referenced companies. Our stable of third-party experts and industry veterans offers commentary and insight you won’t find anywhere else. weekly and monthly via email and also accessible online. SNL’s news organization surpasses that of many major media entities in both breadth and depth. A full roster of leading sector-based newsletters. widely regarded as key insider resources for the industries we cover.With more than 130 reporters and editors spanning three continents. M&A transactions. SNL offers a wide array of online news content – breaking stories. A unique attribute of the SNL Unlimited information service is the real-time cross-linking of news. market-moving information that’s linked to SNL’s extensive database. these electronic publications provide exclusive. News + data = real knowledge. regular features and blogs – through a variety of “Web part” portals that allow users to customize page layout. as well as email alerts. Company financial profiles include links to the latest news involving that company. The number of SNL newsletters in each sector are: Banks and Thrifts (6) Insurance (4) Financial Services (3) Real Estate (4) Electric Power (9) Gas (3) Coal (2) Media & Communications (8) “If mainstream media reporters were as concerned about accurate reporting as your SNL team. The data behind the news. Delivered daily. . our sector experts work together with our experienced reporters to provide the most insightful financial news and analysis in the market today.” Clifton Keeler Principal Project Director – Gasification. Users can further filter news content by subject matter and company portfolios. Subscribers can opt to receive daily or weekly news highlights from each business sector. real-time press releases and filings. In addition to original reporting. Our senior reporters provide sector-focused expertise and institutional knowledge unmatched by other financial news services. Analytical reports and breaking news stories link back to company profiles as well as relevant stories in the SNL news archives. data and analytics. SNL is one of the few news sources that I can count on for accurate and timely information. Drawing on unrivaled data resources. capital offerings. links to SNL-related and externally sourced articles and a multitude of industry-specific assets like TV networks and power plants.

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