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Research for Alumni

Library databases for company research

Several of the databases will help you research a company. Available data includes downloadable financials, share prices, Company profiles and SWOT analyses.

Business and IP network

In the UK there is a network of Business and IP Centres in major cities, with the largest one based at the British Library in London. Most should provide access to some company databases. See the Industry Research tab for additional information, or the using other libraries tab.

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Recent LBS graduate?

If you have graduated from London Business School in the last few months, you can take advantage of Capital IQ's offer of free trial access for 3 months. Contact for more information.