Whether you are looking to do market research or finding information on private equity deals, the Marriott Library at the University of Utah can help you get access to various business databases. Below is a look at the best ones and details about how to use them and where to go if you have questions.
Pitchbook contains information on private equity deals, venture capital deals, mergers, acquisitions, and more. Use PitchBook to establish benchmarks, find real-time data on deals, and gather information on investors and competitors.
Factiva provides access to licensed content from Dow Jones journalists, media outlets, trade and consumer publications, and business Web sites. Factiva also contains in-depth company, executive and industry profiles, expert analysis, market data, and other reports.
3. Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier is easy to use and the most-used business research database. Covers all subject areas for the David Eccles School of Business. Use advanced search to search by geography, NAICS, Ticker symbol, and publication name.
Mergent provides information about public and private US and international companies, including industry, financial, and competitor information. Mergent Intellect provides basic information on companies and includes First Research, key business ratios, and demographics. Mergent Online provides information about public and private companies and includes Country Insights and industry analyses. Mergent Archives provides historical information.
IBISWorld offers industry reports that include: industry summaries, market research, cost structure, major companies and competitors, and key statistics.
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Here are other useful databases provided by the Marriott Library:
- BizMiner, Candid (Guidestar)
- Foundation Directory
- Nexis Uni
- SBRNet (for sports)
- RIA Checkpoint
- Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Capital IQ NetAdvantage
- USPTO Patent database
If you have questions or need help: