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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2019     Views: 209

In Orbis or 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, in Orbis, Spanish subsidiaries of Polish-based companies:
    • Choose Ownership Data.
    • Click on Companies owning subsidiaries > Foreign Subsidiaries.
    • In the "Location of the company" box type in "Poland" and in the "Location of the subsidiary" box "Spain" and click "OK."
    • To display the results click on the "View lits of results" button, in the lower right-hand corner.
  • For example, in Sabi, 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 ThomsonOne search by company name and click on Company overview > Share ownership > Ownership summary.

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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