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Companies: international databases

Where can I find information on international companies?
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2014  |  925 Views

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If you have a narrow information need see Databases by Subject, or search the Fast Answers.

Our most popular general purpose company databases are listed below. All include U.S. and international companies, and private and public companies.

DatabaseAvailabilityStrengths/Unique FeaturesLearning Curve
Capital IQ HBS Faculty, MBA and PhD students, research staff Auditable financials, sophisticated screening, PE and VC companies and funded firms, who knows whom? Medium/long
Hoover's HBS intranet, Authorized Baker visitors Company profiles and histories Short

OneSource HBS intranet, Authorized Baker visitors Includes analyst reports, market data, list of brands, industry ratios Medium
Orbis HU Pin. Individual accounts are available. Deep international coverage including private company financial data (depending on the nationality of the company) Medium
Thomson ONE HBS intranet, Authorized Baker visitors Strong on private equity and venture capital, includes analyst reports, market data, corporate reports, and auditable financials. Medium/long
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