Answered By: IESE Library
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2019     Views: 12

Go to MarketLine.

In Factiva use the default search page and search on the desired company's name, or use the Companies/Markets tab, click on company and search by company name or ticker. It will appear a snapshot of the company, at the end of the screen will appear Peer group information, if you want more detailed information, click on Reports on the left and then choose Detailed Company Profile Report.

In Orbis (top 1,850,000 companies, public and private -only Very Large & Large-, worldwide) features a description of the history of certain (but not all) companies. For example, the section on Apple includes a segment titled Description and History.  

Use the IESE Library Catalog to identify books on business history, specific companies, or, for example, search by call number: 10.12 Business History.

For articles or news go to:


Company websites often have a section called "company information," "history," etc. Also, try a site search on "annual report."

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