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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

International Business

Hoover's Academic Pro

Use this database to build a company list and search for company, industry and people profiles.
Hoover's gives you access to best in class data made up of approximately 84 million private and public companies, including subsidiaries.  Below is a screenshot of the company list builder and its criteria.

Nexis Uni

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To search for company profiles, select the company info box on the home page and select Company Profile from the drop-down to search for a company by name.


Mergent Online

Mergent Online

Includes U.S. Company Data and International Company Data. Rich textual descriptions offer a wealth of detail on items including business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock.

Annual reports for most companies are available back to 1996.

In Mergent, you can limit your search to companies in a specific country. On the main page, make sure the "International Company Database" box on the left side is checked. Then, click on the "Country" drop-down menu on the right side, select the name, and click search.