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Company details, financials and profiles:

  • MINT Global (Bureau van Dijk)
    For advanced company research, global in coverage, includes public and private companies
  • Datanalysis
    (Australian public companies) includes annual reports
  • Business Source Complete on EBSCOhost
    Select "Company Information " in the blue bar at the top of the screen. You can then search by various criteria, such as number of employees, location of head office or revenue.
  • Passport
    Global Market Information Database (GMID) is an integrated database providing key business intelligence on countries, markets and companies. It provides users with historical statistics and forecasts, analysis of consumers' lifestyles etc
  • Factiva
    Video tutorial about finding company and industry information using Factiva.
  • B2B
    Australian Business to Business (Australian B2B)
    Australian Business to Business maintains a database which includes 47,685 companies and 56,041 executive names.
  • International Directory of Company Histories
    Useful for background on large companies. Type the company name in the search box.
  • Business eResources available from the State Library of Victoria
  • ASIC Search
    (Australian private companies) Australian Securities & Investments Commission. Limited information. Click on the Search link to search ASIC's company database and registers.
    On this page you'll find links to free searches, which include searching databases for information about companies and individuals registered by ASIC. The free National Names Index search provides basic details about a company. Fees apply for further company details and financialFinancials and Statistics
    SIRCA aims to develop and provide relevant global data and advanced tools to promote and enable financial research and innovation.
    SIRCA provides access to a range of extremely high powered databases including Thomson Reuters Tick History (data from stock exchanges from around the world), Reuters Global News Archive, Australian Equities Tick History (ASX and Chi-X data), Australian Company Announcements, Corporate Governance Database, and Company Reference Data Library.
    Swinburne University has recently subscribed to SIRCA – access for Swinburne staff and Higher Degree by Research students is available by contacting Professor Christine Jubb in the Faculty of Business and Enterprise.


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