Company and financial information sources

Audit Analytics
Providing detailed characterisations of issues for tracking and analysing public company disclosures related to audits, compliance, governance, corporate actions, and federal litigation. It comprises two separate modules: Financial Services and Government + Non-Profit. Data dating back to fiscal year 2000.

Bloomberg contains current and historical financial information on individual equities, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, and futures.

COMPUSTAT Global provides data on publicly traded companies in more than 80 countries. COMPUSTAT North America contains Standard and Poor's data on more that 24,000 public companies.

CRSP is the Center for Research in Security Prices, including security price, return and volume data for the NYSE, AMEX and Nasdaq stock markets. It contains CRSP daily and monthly stocks, CRSP 1925 US indices and CRSP/COMPUSTAT merged. All of these datasets are quarterly updated.

Current and historical global market and company financial data, including info on equities, unit and investment trusts, market indices, bonds, international macroeconomics, commodities, interest rates, exchange rates, futures and options.

DealScan contains information on the global commercial loan market. It provides access to Loan Pricing Corporation's (LPC's) database of detailed terms and conditions on over 131,000 loan, high-yield bond and private placement transactions.

EBSCOhost Business Source Ultimate

  • Academic journal articles: major source
  • Company Profiles: International Datamonitor Profiles from the world’s largest companies
  • Country Reports: Including economic competitiveness reports, political risk yearbooks and emerging markets monitor
  • Market Research Reports: market research handbooks and Datamonitor Marketwatch reports
  • Industry Profiles: Country and geographic areas analyses, including market forecast data and reports frome EIU covering key industries
  • SWOT analyses from Gartner Inc, working papers, case studies and analyst and executive interviews

EBSCO Mobile for using EBSCO on a smart phone, if you are using an iPad use the above link as normal.

Abstracts of economic academic literature, including country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, labour economics and monetary theory.

Securities and Exchange Commission filings for U.S. private companies. Includes registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms.

Financial data on over 3 million UK and Irish companies, with 2.6m records in detail.

IBES History detail and Current detail provides estimates for more than 60,000 companies in 67 countries worldwide. Available via Thomson One.
Mergent Online
Mergent Online (MOL) is a fully searchable database with financial details on over 95% of the global market capitalisation universe.  Additional details include executive profiles, family tree and annual reports.  The library subscription includes Mergent Basic and the Investext Broker Research add-on module.  Investext Broker Research covers embargoed research of over 18 million reports, with history back to 1982.  Around 4,000 new reports are added daily, and there is no download cap.

Moody’s Default and Recovery Database (DRD)
Moody’s Default & Recovery Database (DRD) provides comprehensive data on defaults, recovery from default, and rating changes (at both the security and issuer level) for over 417,000 individual debt securities. It includes both corporate and sovereign entities and default history starting from 1920.

Option Metrics (Ivy DB US)
Historical price and implied volatility data from US equity and index option markets.

Orbis Europe
Orbis Europe is a subset of Bureau van Dijk’s global ‘Orbis’ tool.  It holds information on public and private banks, insurance firms, and industrial companies across 56 European countries.  It contains over 105 million companies on its system, which is updated on a weekly basis.

Oriana provides company and financial information for over 80,000 firms across the Asia-Pacific region. is an online portal dedicated to risk management, derivatives and complex financial products. Content includes full access to Risk journals plus industry news and analysis.

S&P Capital IQ
Provides data on public and private companies, investment firms, capital transactions, and people. Offers sophisticated retrieval and personalization tools to create bespoke reports.

S&P Global Market Intelligence
A global financial database providing news, macroeconomic data and financials and analytics of banks and insurance companies.

A statistics portal that provides direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics; offers comprehensive industry reports on 1000 industry topics, market forecasts and infographics. Registered users have access to individualised functions including saving favourites, receiving alerts, creating own collections and exporting.

Sustainalytics Global provides ESG data on the sustainability of listed companies based on their environmental, social and corporate governance performance. It covers 4,500 companies and all major global indices. 

Thomson One
Company analysis containing company overviews, news, prices, financials, estimates, filings, research reports, deals and more. Includes:

  • IBES History detail and Current detail providing estimates for more than 60,000 companies in 67 count ies worldwide.
  • Investext broker and equity research reports.

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Info on mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital deals, with five years of global coverage.