Companies: international databases
Our most popular general purpose company databases are listed below. All include U.S. and international companies, and private and public companies.
|Database||Availability||Strengths/Unique Features||Learning 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