Thomson ONE

Alternative Title: 
Previously known as Thomson One Investment Banker

Thomson ONE delivers information and analysis tools for investment banking. It provides access to relevant real-time global market data, news, and authoritative content from industry-leading sources.

Thomson ONE browser allows online access to over 60,000 domestic and global companies via content from a range of databases including:

  • M&A and Corporate Transactions Data including Thomson SDC detailed deal data, league tables and volume totals
  • Research Company Data including: Investext Broker research; I/B/E/S Global Aggregates and Historical Estimates; Worldscope Fundamentals; Global Filings; Extel Annual and Interim reports; Datastream Historical Pricing and Economics Charts; Global Holdings and Contacts Data
  • Market Data including Global real-time and delayed market data
  • News and commentary from Thomson NewsEdge, IFR MArkets, FX, News Pulse


Spatial Coverage: 
Data Creator: 
Thomson Reuters
Time Period: 

Varies from database to database. Updated continuously.

Data Publisher:


Online help, FAQs and Support are available within the program menu.

Training is available on the Thomson website - all you have to do is register - . N.B. the edition available on some PCs at the University of Edinburgh is "Thomson One Research Analyst / Institutional Research"; training videos for this specific edition can be found at


Internet Explorer is the only supported browser.


Proprietary Windows-based software program. Query results are viewed as reports, spreadsheets or graphs and can be exported to a variety of applications including Microsoft Excel.

Data Access: 

Thomson ONE Research Analyst / Institutional Research is available to Business School postgraduate students and staff on specific computers (labelled with Thomson ONE) in the the Business School Postgraduate Library and Study Centre at 29 Buccleuch Place.

Fourth-year undergraduate Business School students may access Thomson ONE Research Analyst / Institutional Research on PCs in the lower ground floor at 16 Buccleuch Place.

Thomson ONE Research Analyst / Institutional Research is available to other Edinburgh University users through one designated PC only, which is identified to the Thomson server by its IP address - you must contact the Research Data Service  for an appointment at our offices at Argyle House (Monday to Friday, office hours.

Thomson ONE is proprietary software and is only compatible with Internet Explorer (IE). It will not work with other browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.

Additional notes on accessing Thomson ONE at the University of Edinburgh.