CDS Regulatory Filings Documents is a comprehensive source for Canadian public company and investment fund regulatory documents filed with Canadian securities regulators in SEDAR - the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval.
Public company and investment fund data are delivered within minutes of the filings becoming publicly available and comprises the following components:
- the original filing in PDF format
- a text conversion of the filed document, which includes a header file that facilitates the classification and integration of filed information into subscribers' systems and services
- a control file that serves as notice of changes in the status of filed information.
Delivery may be customized to meet subscribers' needs including the option of receiving all filings submitted by issuers, or a subset, such as files by industry, by company classification, or by filing type.
Categories of public company and investment data offered, include:
- tender offers
- mergers and acquisitions
- proxy materials
- initial public offerings
- offering circulars
- continuous disclosure documents
- news releases
- financial statements
- notices of meeting dates
- annual reports
- management discussions
An archive of more than 1.5 million documents is also available from when SEDAR was launched in 1997 to current date that subscribers can use to conduct historical review and trend analysis.
Frequency: Near real-time
Format: PDF, ASCII text (.asc) or XML