Answered By: IESE Library Last Updated: Jan 13, 2017 Views: 5
In Sabi (Spanish companies). Go to Stock Data > Listed/unlisted Companies.
In Orbis (Worldwide companies). Go to Legal Form (left hand menu).
In ThomsonOne.com (Worldwide companies).
Note: this resource only works in Internet Explorer.
In EMIS (Emerging countries companies).
In Passport. Click on Menu Search > Companies or Brands.
Bloomberg (available in Barcelona library only) has financial information on over 400 private companies and subsidiaries (if they issue debt). Begin typing the name of your company of interest at the blinking cursor at the top of the screen. If Bloomberg has any information on this firm, they will appear as a match in the accompanying search result menu.
Type PSCR [GO] to search hundreds of thousands of private companies and subsidiaries worldwide. Screen by location, industry, size, and private equity backing.
Many private companies including those not traded on major exchanges file statements with their state regulators. The North American Securities Administrators Association maintains a list of these regulators.
Official Company Registers links to company registers worldwide, from which data on private companies may be available, usually for a small fee.
In Factiva and in Business Source Ultimate (EBSCO) you can find news and articles about all kinds of companies. In Business Source Ultimate you can also check the "company report" box under "special limiters." Then type a company name in the search box.
See also Forbes 500 Top Private Companies