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Company research

Profiles, history, structure

Capital IQ  
 
Identify your company – the default is the company tear-sheet. Go to the company summary section for a description and time-line and view the menu for links to more in-depth data.
Factset Find company - menu >Overview > Snapshot fgives a good financial overview. ‚ÄčRegistration required.
Eikon

Find company - menu > Overview . To see basic fundamentals. price, and price graph, news, estimates, peers and ESG. 
LBS staff and students find out more about Eikon access. LBS Faculty and PhD students see this page for Eikon access

Factiva Go to the tab: Companies/Market > Company. Use for a short profile with categorised news.
Snapshot covers: news, key developments, peer comparison, financial results and ownership.
MarketLine Advantage  Good for history, activities and SWOT analysis.
Fitch Connect For banks and Insurance. See the Rating Navigator for a bank specific financial profile but no history.
Mergent Online
Find company - go to Company Details and use the sub menus. Good for history and acquisitions. Particular strength - US companies.