Answered By: Barbara Coffey Last Updated: Sep 20, 2019 Views: 40
Private company data can be found in many places. Osiris, Orbis, Dun & Bradstreet, BusinessUSA, Ward's Business Directory and even the SEC if the company has public debt.
Below are a few options detailed:
- Osiris covers major non-listed companies when they are primary subsidiaries of publicly listed companies.
- Orbis has private and public company data.
- Bloomberg, in Firestone (A Floor - RIS Suite), has financial information on over 400 private companies and subsidiaries if they issue debt.
- Type the name of the company you want and hit the HELP key
- (Bloomberg assigns its own numbered ticker symbol.)
- The screen will indicate if there are matches for your company.
- Choose your company and then type ISSD for detailed financials. ISSD is the same as DESC for a company with stock.
- Nexis Uni
- go to Source Directory (at top of page under Menu) and click Find
- in the Keyword field, type Corporate Affiliations and click the Find Sources button
- select LexisNexis Corporate Affiliations and OK, enter name and search. Select company and select corporate hierarchy.
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