BOARDEX (THE DEAL) / WRDS (BoardEx) The BoardEx (The Deal) database contains current and historical connections between companies and individuals. Besides this, the user gets insight into the vita of around 500’000 business leaders from all over the world. These in particular comprise details relating to education and career history, board and committee membership as well as compensation. We have access to the modules Europe and North America. BoardEx is delivered through the Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) platform. Please read carefully the accompanying information on how to use and access WRDS.