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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2020     Views: 600

Orbis has an expert search function to screen for worldwide companies by any of the following criteria: company name, industry, location, size, company type, ownership, status, M&A deals, top range of companies.

Sabi has an expert search function to screen for Spanish companies by any of the following criteria: company name, industry, location, size, company type, ownership, status, M&A deals, top range of companies.

ThomsonOne. Click on Screening & Analysis, then search by SIC (Standard Industry Code), GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard), etc. click on magnifying glass for a list of codes. Note: this resource only works in Internet Explorer.

MarketLine: Click on Sectors, select an industry from the list, and then click on Companies. Alternatively, click on Companies and then use the Industry & Geography criteria in the left hand menu.

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


Note that there are a number of different codes that are used in industry classification: SIC, ICB, GICS.

Access these resources via A-Z Databases.

See also the IESE Library Guides: Company Info Guide.


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 additional How-to specific to biotechnology, high tech, consumer packaged goods companies or ranking of retail stores.

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