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International Companies  

A guide to researching international companies
Last Updated: Nov 3, 2014 URL: http://guides.newman.baruch.cuny.edu/intlcompany Print Guide RSS Updates

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Parent, Subsidiary or Brand?

Researching a company you know nothing about? Use the Corporate Affiliations database to:

  • identify the company (public or private)
  • see its family tree
  • find a list of its products and brands.
  • Corporate Affiliations
    Directory of public and private companies and their subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions and joint ventures, both in the United States and abroad.

Have a Brand Name?

Search for the company that owns a brand name in this database.

  • Advertising REDBOOKS
    Profiles of U.S. and international companies with annual ad spending over $200,000.
 

How to Research an International Company

Researching international companies can be challenging and often requires looking for information in many places. Be creative and consider the research strategies outlined in this guide.

  • Start with the company website
  • Find a company profile in library databases
  • Search for official financial reports from the stock exchange or securities regulator
  • Keep up-to-date with news
  • Analyze industry sectors in foreign markets

 

Companies and Their Affiliates

These databases identify corporations with significant international operations:

  • Corporate Affiliations
    Directory of public and private companies and their subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions and joint ventures, both in the United States and abroad.
  • Uniworld Online
    Online directory of American firms operating in foreign countries and foreign companies operating in the United States. Company information (address, executive names, sales, # of employees) is provided for foreign and U.S. parent companies and their divisions. Target a specific geographic area from country to zip code or search by company name or industry.

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