Finding company information

 

 

General information

Marketline Advantage – Overviews including SWOT analysis and deals.
Search company name, then 'Companies' tab.

Business Source Complete – Brief overviews as well as articles.
Company Information tab, then see 'Related information'.

Business Monitor International - BMI - Strategic profiles.
Choose company name in Advanced search, then choose the 'Company profile' or 'Global company strategy' category

Factiva - Overviews with a strong news component.
Select 'Company' under the 'Companies/Markets' tab.

Euromonitor - Passport – Company profiles in the consumer goods sector.
Click on 'Companies' tab.

INSEAD research collection – Complete collections of INSEAD cases in the Research & Learning Hub. 
Search for cases in the R&L Hub Catalogue.

The Case Centre – To purchase business school cases worldwide. 
You must register first.

Business Source Complete – For informal cases from business journals. 
Search company name in CO field and then select the document type "Case study" or type "case studies" in the SU field.

Research & Learning Hub’s book collection – For published company histories.
Located in the HC100 section.

Research & Learning Hub’s book collection – Mini-cases in textbooks and other books.
Search tables of contents in the R&L Hub Catalogue using the keyword field, then click on the pdf to find relevant chapter.

Factiva – Most complete source for news worldwide, including dailies, weeklies and non-English sources. 
Use the company index for precision. Use the source index to select the title or type of source.

FT.com - News from the Financial Times. 
Use the search box on the top right-hand corner. Refine using Advanced Search on the bottom left-hand corner. Requires a personal password.

Business Source Complete – For news from trade magazines as well as articles from practitioner/academic journals. 
Use the company index for precision. Use the cover story limit to focus on a feature article.

Company web sites – For news emanating from the companies themselves.
Check the investors section of the company's web site.

S&P Capital IQ – Best interface. Includes private companies. 
See Corporate Tree. Requires a personal password.

Bloomberg 
Ticker symbol <EQUITY> RELS <Go> for subsidiaries. In Research & Learning Hub only.

Business Monitor International - BMI - Strategic profiles. 
Choose company name in Advanced search, then choose the 'Company profile' or 'Global company strategy' category

Euromonitor - Passport – For consumer goods.
Click on 'Companies' tab, choose company, then choose 'Global Company Profile'.

Marketline Advantage – The most up-to-date source for Marketline Advantage's SWOT analysis.
Search company name, then 'Companies'.

Company SWOTs in Business Source Complete - For SWOT analysis from Marketline Advantage.

Business Monitor International - BMI - Strategic profiles.
Choose company name in Advanced search, then choose the 'Company profile' or 'Global company strategy' category

Company Identifiers guide - How to upload/download company identifiers in order to merge data sets.

Yahoo Finance Symbol Lookup – Easy-to-use source for finding ticker symbols.

Corporate information – To find the meaning of national company extensions (plc, ltd, inc, SA etc.) and security identifiers. 

Financial information

S&P Capital IQ – Best interface. Overviews with a financial focus. Includes private companies.
Default tearsheet or CIQ report. Requires a personal password.

Thomson One  Overviews with a financial focus. 
Default overview page. Includes private companies.

S&P Capital IQ – Best interface and most historical data. Includes private companies. 
See 'Financials'. Requires a personal password.

Thomson One –  15 years historical data. Best for lists of companies.
See 'Fundamentals'; in Excel: Report wizard

Factiva – Quick source for viewing recent data (5 years).
Select 'Company' under the Companies/markets tab, then 'Financial results' 
or 'Reports - Ratio comparison report'.

FT.com - Quick source for viewing recent data (5 years).
Click on 'Markets', then 'Equities' under 'Markets Data'. Requires a personal password.

S&P Capital IQ -  See 'Quick comps'. Requires a personal password.

Thomson One - See 'Comparables'

Bloomberg - Ticker symbol + <EQUITY> + RV. In Research & Learning Hub only. 

Factiva 

S&P Capital IQ – Easiest to use. Includes private companies 
Financials/ Valuations > Segments. Requires a personal password.

Thomson One – For data via Excel, as well as via web. 
See 'Fundamentals', then 'Reuters Fundamentals'; in Excel: Report wizard > Add items

S&P Capital IQ -
See 'Charting', then export to view data. Requires a personal password.

Thomson One  – 15 years of data 
See 'Price chart' or click on 'View data'. Excel add-in: Report wizard

Bloomberg – Good graphing capabilities (15 years).
Ticker symbol + <EQUITY> +GP. In Research & Learning Hub only.

Datastream – Best for historical data (20 years) and for lists of companies.
Excel add-in: Time series request
Ticker symbol + <EQUITY> + GP. In Research & Learning Hub only.

Factiva – Quick source for viewing recent price charts (5 years). 
Select 'Quotes' under the Companies/markets tab

FT.com - Interactive price charts for recent data (5 years). 
Click on 'Markets', then 'Equities' under 'Markets Data'. Requires a personal password. 

Bloomberg – For historical betas.
Ticker symbol + <EQUITY> + BETA. In library only.

Thomson One 
See default overview page under 'Market data'.

Datastream – For combining beta and historical equity data.
Static request: <equity mnemonic> + BETA in datatype field

For betas by industry, see also :

S&P Capital IQ – For credit ratings via web.
Under Fixed Income. Requires a personal password.

Thomson One –
See Debt

Bloomberg – For historical credit ratings.
Ticker symbol + <EQUITY> + RSKC. In Research & Learning Hub only.

S&P Capital IQ – Best interface. 
Screening > Transactions. Requires a personal password.

Thomson One -  Deals - Partial data from SDC via web interface. 
See 'Deals'

SDC – Most complete deals data: includes private equity, m&a, new issues, joint ventures. In Research & Learning Hub only.

S&P Capital IQ – Best interface. 
See Investors and Public ownership tabs. Requires a personal password.

Thomson One  
See Share ownership.

Bloomberg – In Research & Learning Hub only 
Ticker symbol <EQUITY> PHDC <Go>. In Research & Learning Hub only.

S&P Capital IQ – Both SEC and annual reports. 
Under News & Filings. Requires a personal password.

Thomson One –   Quick source for recent filings only. 
Under filings

Bloomberg 
Ticker symbol + <EQUITY> + CF. In Research & Learning Hub only.

EDGAR SEC - For historical filings of US-listed companies.
Under Historical Edgar archives

Thomson Research via Eikon  Most complete source of investment research.
Search by company, industry or contributor.

EMIS - Emerging Markets Information Service – For emerging markets. Includes non-English sources.
Company > Company analysis

Business Source Complete - For transcripts of CEO and analyst interviews.
Publications: Wall Street Transcript

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