Linking Suite by WRDS

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Easily download link tables between various heavily used databases on the WRDS platform:

  • Bond CRSP Link allows you to directly link fixed income data at the individual bond level to the equity data from the CRSP database.
  • IBES CRSP Link provides the historical matching of IBES TICKER with CRSP PERMNO.
  • OptionMetrics CRSP Link provides the link between OptionMetrics SECID and CRSP PERMNO.
  • TAQ CRSP Link provides the link between TAQ SYMBOL and CRSP PERMNO

The Bond CRSP Link requires subscriptions to TRACE/Enhanced TRACE and CRSP databases; the IBES CRSP Link requires subscriptions to IBES and CRSP databases; the OptionMetrics CRSP Link requires subscriptions to OptionMetrics and CRSP databases; the TAQ CRSP Link requires subscriptions to TAQ and CRSP databases.