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International company news
ProQuest This link opens in a new window
searches hundreds of international publications - newspapers, magazines, trade and scholarly journals.
LexisNexis Academic (now Nexis Uni) This link opens in a new window
(Use "Get Company Info" link in lower right.) Specializes in local business news from all over the world.
International company profiles and financials
ReferenceUSA (now Data Axle) This link opens in a new window
Choose "OneSource" in left hand column - covers 5 million global firms - company overviews, news & developments, financials, analyst reports, competitor listing - allows for getting a lot of information quickly.
MarketLine (previously Datamonitor) This link opens in a new window
profiles of companies, industries, and countries, often containing SWOT and 5 forces analysis; also provides M&A and financial deal activity.
Mergent Online This link opens in a new window
has descriptive information and 15 years of financial data for global companies, both active and inactive. Mergers & acquisitions, SEC filings, institutional holdings, earnings estimates, joint ventures, long-term debt, bond ratings, capital stock, insider trading, and stock prices.
Hoover's (Now D&B Hoovers) This link opens in a new window
a quick choice - directory of companies worldwide, public and private, with information including profiles, competitors, financials, and executives.
PrivCo This link opens in a new window
US private company financials, information on private M&A deals, valuations, venture capital, private equity, etc. Good for locating investors and competitive intelligence. NOTE: You must create an account using your CMU email. Use of this database is for academic purposes only.
CB Insights This link opens in a new window
A comprehensive global database of private companies and investors activities. Contains advanced searches for private companies, investors, and deals information (especially private equity and venture capital). Also great for news on emerging markets. An excellent resource for startups and entrepreneurship research. (NOTE: You must create an account using your CMU email).