Answered By: IESE Library
Last Updated: May 18, 2023     Views: 1545

In Sabi (public and private companies):

  1. Search on the company name and once the company report is displayed click on Ownership data > Subsidiaries > Current subsidiaries on the right menu. Also, Branches under Ownership data.
     
  2. To screen for companies by number of subsidiaries click on Ownership Data > Companies owning a subsidiary > No. of subsidiaries. Click on the range you want and hit OK. Click the View list of results button. A list of companies will appear. Click List format on the right menu. Click New format and scroll down to Size & group information > No. of recorded subsidiaries and click OK. Number of recorded subsidiaries will be added as a column.
     
  3. To find subsidiaries of companies headquartered in a different country. For example, you want to find Polish subsidiaries of Spanish-based companies:
  • Choose Ownership Data.
  • Click on Companies owning subsidiaries > Foreign Subsidiaries.
  • In the "Location of the company" box type in "Spain" and in the "Location of the subsidiary" box "Poland" and click "OK."
  • To display the results click on the "View lits of results" button, in the lower right-hand corner.

In Orbis (public and private companies):

•    Search on the company name and once the company report is displayed click on Ownership data > Subsidiaries > Current subsidiaries on the right menu. Also, Branches under Ownership data.
•    To screen for companies by number of subsidiaries click on Ownership > Shareholders with > Specific number of subsidiaries. Click on the range you want and hit OK. Click the View list of results button. A list of companies will appear. Click Add/Remove columns on the top of the list. Click Ownership data > Subsidiaries >  No. of subsidiaries and click Apply. Number of subsidiaries will be added as a column.
•    To find subsidiaries of companies headquartered in a different country. For example, Spanish subsidiaries of Polish-based companies:

  • Choose Ownership.
  • Click on Shareholders with > Foreign Subsidiaries.
  • Click on The subsidiary is located in a specific country or region, select “Spain” and click OK
  • Choose Ownership.
  • Click on Subsidiaries with > Shareholders (by profile), select “Poland” and click OK.
  • To display the results click on the "View lits of results" button, in the lower right-hand corner.

In Capital IQ:
•    Search for a company
•    From the company profile page that appears, select Corporate Tree on the left navigation under Investments

MarketLine provides company profiles that include information on locations and subsidiaries.

Access these resources via A-Z Databases.


Also, see Bloomberg (available in the Financial Room of Barcelona IESE Library. Ask staff for password).

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