Answered By: IESE Library
Last Updated: May 31, 2019     Views: 17

Orbis or Sabi has an expert search function to screen for activity criteria: NAICS, SIC, NACE or keyword. Knowing the NAICS codes, for example, will facilitate searching for companies in the industry from our databases. For example: 541711 - Research and Development in Biotechnology

EMIS (Emerging Markets Information Service) has a search function to screen for emerging countries companies by location, industry, financial figures and valuation ratios.

ThomsonOne. Click on Screening & Analysis, then search by SIC (click on magnifying glass for a list of SIC codes) or type "biotechnology" in Business description box. Note: this resource only works in Internet Explorer.

MarketLine: Click on Databases > Company Prospector > Select in Industry: Pharmaceutical and Healthcare and then Biotechnology. Finally, click on View Results

Factiva will provide company lists by industry. Click on Companies/Markets on the menu bar. Click on Industry. Select “Biotechnology” from the list, and then click Submit.

Access these resources via A-Z Databases.

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

Datastream (available in the Financial Room of IESE’s Barcelona Library as well as at the Madrid Library, through Eikon) includes sector information as an option when searching for equities.

See also the IESE Library Guides: Company Info Guide

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