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Holding Company Data

Data from 1986 to current are available as quarterly datasets in compressed zip files. To receive updates when new data are available, click on the link to the subscription form, in the sidebar to the right, and select "Financial Holding Company Data" from the list of subscriptions.


Financial data are available for:

  • FR Y-9C—All domestic holding companies on a consolidated basis;
  • FR Y-9LP—All large domestic holding companies on an unconsolidated parent only basis; and
  • FR Y-9SP—All small domestic holding companies on an unconsolidated parent basis, including balance sheet and income information for all three catagories.

Note: FR Y-9C and FR Y-9LP data are collected quarterly; FR Y-9SP is collected semiannually. 

Data Files

(Quarterly datasets in text delimited format, zipped)
Holding Company Data, 1986-Present


Holding Company Data FAQ

A selection of Frequently Asked Questions regarding holding company data

SAS Proc Import Program

A SAS program, provided as text, for users to import the caret delimited files to a SAS dataset. The program allows the resultant dataset to retain the correct character or numeric format for each column.

Example R Read Table String

A read.table string for R, provided as text, for users to import the caret delimited files to an R table. As in the SAS program above, the table retains the correct character or numeric format for each column.

cURL Automated Download Script

A sample command, provided as text, to be invoked through the command line for use with cURL. The open source program enables users to download multiple holding company datasets at once. Providing this example command for use with cURL is not an endorsement of cURL.

Holding Companies Name List

Provides the ID_RSSD, entity type, name, city, state or U.S. territory, country, opening date, name end date and regulatory district for all holding companies in the data files where applicable.

FR Y-9C Report Form and Instructions
FR Y-9LP Report Form and Instructions
FR Y-9SP Report Form and Instructions

Includes historical forms and instructions since June 1996.

Report Form Changes
A listing of report form changes for the current calendar year.

Data Dictionary
Contains a search function to locate descriptions for specific variables in the files and their reporting frequency. A comprehensive variable list of all items is provided below, in addition to direct links to all BHCF and RSSD items in the data dictionary.

Excel based sample dictionary

Forming Consistent Time Series 

Provides guidance on how to 1) Effectively and accurately standardize FR Y-9C data into logical categories, 2) manage report form changes from 2007-present to establish consistency in aggregate data and 3) enable broad and granular data analysis.

Schedule HC-C : Loans and Lease Financing Receivables

Schedules HC-B and HC-D: Securities and Trading Assets and Liabilities

Schedule HC-L : Derivatives and Off-Balance-Sheet Items


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