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Asia Pacific information is drawn from these sources:
SEC documents filed via EDGAR are accessed from 10k Wizard, the source for today's up-to-the-minute SEC electronic corporate filings. As soon as a document is filed, it is available. 10k Wizard provides additional value to SEC EDGAR filings by making them available in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), in a rich text format which is optimized for reading and printing, in HTML for direct in browser viewing, and in Excel for exporting tabular data. 10k Wizard provides searching via company name, ticker, document type, date range, SIC code, exchange, index, 8-K material event types, and full text query.
Access Intelligence, LLC (formerly PBI) provides 15 newsletters covering the following business sectors: aviation, communications, defense, security, media, and PR.
Asia Pacific Public and Private Company Data
Asian Company Profiles Ltd. (ACP) is a market leader in providing corporate information and support to international businesses operating in the Asia-Pacific region. Founded in 1979, ACP is supported by a fully integrated network of data collection centers in 19 Asia-Pacific countries. Data fields include: company address information, ownership information, SIC codes, sales and employee figures, executives, and business activity details.
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Providing information usually not seen outside the Asian region, Asia Pulse employs bilingual journalists who gather news with an inside perspective, researching exclusive information directly from banks, corporations, and policy-making agencies, rather than depending on handouts from official sources. With its emphasis on corporate research, Asia Pulse not only delivers up to 300 reports daily, but also profiles key industries and reports on each country's infrastructure when key developments occur.
Asia Pulse draws on the resources of Asia's own major news and information providers: AAP Information Services Pty Ltd of Australia, Bernama of Malaysia, LKBN ANTARA of Indonesia, Nihon Keizai Shimbun Inc. of Japan, The Press Trust of India Ltd, Vietnam News Agency, Yonhap News Agency of Korea, as well as Xinhua News Agency of the People's Republic of China.
Global Companies and Executives
Established in 1984, Business Monitor International is a leading publisher of specialist business information
on global emerging markets. Business Monitor International services covers political risk, finance, macroeconomic performance, outlook and forecast, industry sectors and the business operating environment.
The core of the database is an approximate 55,000 plus-site multinational companies database which maps out the subsidiary network of the world's top 750 companies and their 120,000+ senior executives in 50 markets across Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and Emerging Europe. The balance of the database is made up by 6,000 HQ and regional head offices, and large public and privately-owned national companies.
Published since October 22, 1998, the National Post is Canada's newest national daily newspaper, but its business sections, The Financial Post and FP Investing, have been published since 1907. For close to 100 years, these publications have been providing comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of all aspects of business, the economy and investing, with a focus on Canadian companies, to over 700,000 readers.
CanWest Global Communications Corp. is Canadas leading international media company. The Companys diversified holdings include CanWest News Service (CNS). The CanWest News Service feed includes approximately 80 news stories daily, written by CanWest News Service writers and/or selected from these CanWest newspapers:
- National Post
- Ottawa Citizen
- Calgary Herald
- Edmonton Journal
- Vancouver Sun
- Vancouver Providence
- Victoria Times-Colonist
- Regina Leader Post
- Saskatoon Star Phoenix
- Montreal Gazette
- Windsor Star
UK Executive Contacts and IT/Telecom Profiles
Founded in 1992, Corpdata provides high-quality marketing data collected via telephone research.
Corpdata provides coverage of approximately 90,000 UK companies and 250,000 decision-making contacts at both head office and branch locations. Also included is IT information on 15,000 UK companies and telecom information on 8,000 UK companies.
Data research operates on a 6 month update cycle, yielding an average data age of 3 months. Corpdata offers an expanding range of services in addition to the above data, including marketing databases, practical database support services, bespoke research and services for publishers.
Datamonitor plc is a premium business information company specializing in industry analysis from around the globe. Datamonitor's 2,500 industry reports provide top-level information for seven major industry sectors: Automotive, Consumer Markets, Energy, Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare, Technology and Logistics. Each report contains quantitative and qualitative summary information including forecasts and predictions, key industry highlights and analysis, market size, product and market segmentation and profiles of top companies in each industry.
Singapore Company Data
DP Information is the ranking body of the Singapore 1000 and SME (Small & Medium Enterprise) 500. With 20 years of ranking experience they have maintained a steadfast conviction to produce rankings based on quantitative financial performance.
DP Information provides company information, sales ranking, employee figures, business descriptions and executives.
The Freedonia Group is a leading international business research company, founded in 1985.
Freedonia Focus reports provide concise, unbiased information on eighteen US industry segments, encompassing 280 separate reports at the SIC level. Each report provides key industry highlights and analysis, market size, product and market segmentation and forecasts, and includes profiles of the top three companies in each industry.
The Global Reports Library of financial filings from publicly traded companies around the world is the most comprehensive collection available online. Full color Annual Reports, Interims, and Quarterly Filings are available from more than 25,000 companies in more than 70 countries, with history as far back as 1996.
International Public and Private Company Data
Graham & Whiteside publishes business directory information on over 87,000 public and private companies worldwide covering more than 150 countries, excluding the U.S. Information includes address, telephone number, fax number, executives list, business description, subsidiaries, service providers, sales, number of employees, type of company, and SIC code specification. Availability of data items varies significantly by country and by ownership type. Company information is updated 1-2 times per year.
Global Companies and Executives
idEXEC, Inc., an infoUSA company, specializes in maintaining a comprehensive database of companies and executives from major global corporations. Executive information is classified via a detailed job function taxonomy which facilitates searching for specific types of contacts. The database covers companies in the United States and Canada whose sales are $25 million and higher, in addition to a full set of global company profiles.
Australian and New Zealand Private Company Data
IncNet is the leading marketing information database operated by Mezzo Business Databases Pty Ltd.
Launched in 1989, IncNet is the principal resource for marketing and research information on the top 50,000 companies and organizations in Australia and New Zealand.
Its data is used by marketers and researchers across Asia Pacific, and it is the official list of choice for ADMA, the Australian Direct Marketing Association.
IncNet collects and maintains a wide range of firmographic data to enable market profiling and segmentation. To ensure optimal data quality the IncNet database team researches and updates thousands of business records including firmographic information, executive names and titles, industry codes, employee numbers, revenue and other key details on a weekly basis.
As well as IncNets large and medium company records Australian coverage is extended into the small medium enterprise segment by the addition of selected records from the Mezzo SME Database.
Investext, a Thomson Financial company, provides analysts' reports that supply analysis of more than 46,000 U.S. and international corporations, written by hundreds of analysts at leading investment banks and brokerage houses around the world. Investext also offers analysis of 54 industry segments (such as aerospace, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals), covering their key companies, trends, and emerging markets. These reports provide extensive analysis, financial data, and projections, as well as expert insight into trends, management strength, and corporate strategy.
The following reports are published where available:
- Per company - The six most recent reports of three or more pages, the two most recent initiating coverage reports, the three most recent one- and two-page reports, and any additional one- and two-page reports published in the last nine months.
- Per industry (from each of the following regions: US, UK, Europe, Asia) - The three most recent reports of three or more pages, the three most recent one- and two-page reports, and any additional one- and two-page reports published in the last nine months.
Chinese Private Company Data
Mergent, Inc. is the leading provider of business and financial data on global publicly listed companies. Mergent joined the Xinhua Finance family in July 2004 and is currently headquartered in Charlotte, NC. Mergent covers 100,000 private Chinese companies providing company information, SIC codes, sales and employee figures, executives, and business descriptions.
OneSource maintains and proactively updates over 300,000 URLs, 160,000 corporate family trees and thousands of top executive changes to provide the highest quality information in these key areas. Assembled from data provided by Information Partners, these elements are delivered via our proprietary Global Business Taxonomy (GBT) system and are researched and updated by OneSource Integration and Quality Specialists.
About PR Newswire
PR Newswire is the global leader in innovative communications and marketing services, enabling organizations to connect and engage with their target audiences worldwide.
Through its multi-channel distribution network, audience intelligence, targeting, and measurement services, PR Newswire helps corporations and organizations conduct rich, timely and dynamic dialogues with the media, consumers, policymakers, investors and the general public, in support of building brands, generating awareness, impacting public policy, driving sales, and raising capital.
Pioneering the commercial news distribution industry 55 years ago, PR Newswire connects customers with audiences in more than 170 countries and in over 40 languages through an unparalleled network of offices in 16 countries across North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and via unique affiliations with the leading news agencies across the globe. PR Newswire is a subsidiary of United Business Media Limited (UBM.L), a leading global business media company that serves professional commercial communities around the world. For more information, go to www.UBM.com.
For access to PR Newswire's global breaking news, please go to http://www.onesource.com/global_news.aspx
US Current Stock Prices
Access to 15 minute delayed quotes and stock charts is available for publicly traded companies on U.S. exchanges. Data points available include current open, high, low, close, volume, last, change.
Reuters' new Global Fundamentals offering provides premier coverage on over 40,000 global companies in the developed as well as emerging world markets. Besides the fundamental business and company data, Reuters now also gives access to interim financial statements, enhancing the wide selection of quantitative and qualitative information vital for decision-making processes. With the understanding that accurate data is vital to optimal decision making, Reuters has implemented elaborate and effective quality control procedures. The company and financial information includes:
- Comprehensive company data and business descriptions
- Extensive executive coverage
- Geographic and business segment reports
- Significant development reports detailing key events at each firm
- Various Web links to information on companies' Web sites
- Annual and Interim Income Statements
- Annual and Interim Balance Sheets
- Annual and Interim Statements of Cash Flows
Reuters updates its company data using both press releases and SEC filings. In order to ensure the most up to date data on public companies, company press releases are used as sources for updating financials for a particular company. When data points can be derived from a company press release, these data points will be updated by Reuters. Company records are then subsequently updated later when SEC filings are made for the same period. As a result, Reuters records will always reflect the most up to date company data that is available.
The Risk Management Association (RMA) was founded in 1914 to help commercial bankers make better lending decisions through the exchange of credit information. Today, RMA is the only association that specializes in promoting effective and prudent risk management practices for institutions of all sizes, across the entire financial services industry.
The RMA Annual Statement StudiesTM provide financial ratio benchmarks derived directly from more than 190,000 financial statements. Classified by NAICS code, the Annual Statement Studies provide common-size balance sheet and income statement line items arrayed by asset and sales size. RMA also provides five years of trend data and nineteen classical financial statement ratios.
Updated Daily with 5 Year Archive
Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH) is the leading newspaper publisher in Singapore. With over 1,000 journalists, including correspondents in 13 overseas bureaus, SPH is well equipped with the talent and network to deliver quality news and information content, covering both domestic and international markets from the Singaporean perspective. SPH's English language newspapers include:
- The Straits Times - Launched on July 15, 1845, The Straits Times is the English flagship daily of SPH. Its coverage includes financial, world, East and Southeast Asian news and makes The Straits Times the most-read paper in Singapore, averaging a circulation of over 375,000 readers.
- The Business Times - Singapore's only financial daily, The Business Times provides a complete guide on the local, regional and international business scene. First launched on October 1, 1976, it is an authoritative newspaper and considered a key source of business intelligence in Singapore and the Asian region.
- Shipping Times also appears with the Business Times during the business week, providing the latest news stories and features on shipping, air and land transport and logistics.
Updated Monthly as Available
STAT-USA is an agency in the Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. Their mission is to provide vital economic, business, and international trade information produced by various U.S. Government organizations.
The Census Bureau's Current Industry Reports as released by STAT-USA provide timely and accurate data on production and shipments of selected products. The reports may be used to satisfy economic policy needs and for market analysis, forecasting, and decision-making.
The International Trade Administration's Industry Sector Analysis Reports as released by STAT-USA offer succinct, international market information on specific industries that can help determine market potential, market size, and competitors for your products and services. Reports are written by U.S. Department of Commerce employees at US Consulates worldwide and are focused on individual countries.
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Adding substantive coverage of companies and industries throughout the world, Thomson Financial News provides news stories from over 30 news bureaus around the world through their global communications network, updated continually during the day.
Providing international coverage of companies, with emphasis on the local viewpoint, Thomson Financial delivers the following services:
- Thomson Financial News Europe: Euro Zone and beyond -- official and non-official releases on company news and economic developments
- Thomson Financial News Asia: company news
- Thomson Financial News UK: covering thousands of UK companies -- financial results, mergers, acquisitions and other activities, as well as official, original and full-text statutory text releases for the 3500 UK listed companies: financial results and sales reports, board changes, capitalisations, mergers, joint ventures
Business and Trade Articles
- 394 Publications
- Updated daily
- The Business and Industry database of publications includes important facts, figures, and events from all manufacturing and service industries. Analysts select articles from over 1200 leading trade and general business publications. Almost 800 publications are available in full text, while abstracts are available for the remainder. For focused searches, B&I analysts tag each articles with significant keywords and industries. New publications are added regularly; some publications are available as archives only. An archive of over four years is maintained.
UK Executive Contacts and IT Profiles
VNU Business Information Europe is a leading UK publisher of technology news, product reviews, periodicals, and company profiles in print as well as on the web. CSSOnline is produced by VNU Database & Directories, a part of vnunet.com. For the past 30 years they have been collecting and publishing high-quality information about the UK IT industry.
The WM Company, based in Edinburgh, is one of the world's leading investment performance and administration consultancies. It measures investment portfolios based in the key global investment centres. It also provides a wide range of investment services: administration, valuation, and accounting. WM is a subsidiary of State Street Corporation.
Since 1993, WM has calculated daily standardised spot rates for global foreign exchange transactions, using rates provided by Reuters. This rate is recognised as the global standard by banks, fund managers and index compilers. Both bid/offer rates and mid rates are available. The service covers quotes for 156 currencies against the USD, GBP and EUR.
The Computer Software and Services database currently contains over 8,000 company profiles, with 14,600 software products and 13,000 named contacts. The Datasite database provides IT profiles and contact details for over 13,000 end-users of IT hardware and software in the UK. These databases are used to produce the "industry bibles" The Computer Users Year Book and The Software Users Year Book.
Global Executive Biographies with Executive Insights Premium
Zoom Information Inc. provides contact and background information for a broad set of business executives at major US and Global companies and organizations. ZoomInfos technology continuously crawls the Internet and reads millions of websites, press releases, electronic news services, SEC filings and other online sources. From this material, it automatically extracts biographical and other data on business professionals.