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Company and Industry Research


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Company and Industry Research

  1. 1. Finding Sector/Industry & Company Information Online World Bank Group Library Joint Bank-Fund Library Kiev, May 18, 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>Researcher’s Toolkit: </li></ul><ul><li>these are the tools licensed by the WBG to enable informed decision-making and project preparation </li></ul>Today’s Agenda <ul><li>Business Monitor International </li></ul><ul><li>StatUSA, EIU Industry Briefings </li></ul><ul><li>ISI Emerging Markets </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford Analytica </li></ul><ul><li>BankScope, StatUSA, </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Agriculture Service </li></ul><ul><li>FAO country profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Global Economic Monitor </li></ul><ul><li>Institute of Intl. Finance </li></ul>Sector/Industry Sources Company Research <ul><li>Factiva Company Search </li></ul><ul><li>Fitch Ratings </li></ul><ul><li>ISI Emerging Markets </li></ul><ul><li>Thomson One Analytics </li></ul><ul><li>Business Monitor International </li></ul><ul><li>ProjectWare </li></ul><ul><li>Standard & Poor’s </li></ul><ul><li>Moody’s </li></ul><ul><li>Bloomberg </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Access Modes </li></ul><ul><li>Launch IE to get to the Intranet main page, type ‘ Library ’ into the Intranet address bar for both WBG and IMF </li></ul><ul><li>to access the Library Network Home Page @ http://library or </li></ul><ul><li>For WB - select “ Libraries ” from “ Favorites ” menu , or Data & Reference tab </li></ul><ul><li>For IFC – from the intranet  Data & Reference tab, in iDesk select Library Resources tab </li></ul>Library Network Home Page http://jolis
  4. 4. <ul><li>Access Types </li></ul><ul><li>From the list of the databases, using IP recognition, using WB computer (e.g. EIU, ISI, Oxford Analytica) </li></ul><ul><li>From the list of databases, access via a group login, creat your own password (e.g. Fitch Ratings) </li></ul><ul><li>For IFC – special databases licensed only for IFC staff, request passwords by contacting the library (e.g BMI) </li></ul><ul><li>Library use only databases, contact to have searches done (e.g. Moody’s , S&P’s , Bloomberg) </li></ul>Library Databases http://jolis
  5. 5. Library Databases at http://library
  6. 6. Business Monitor International: Industry Reports, Forecasts, Company News and Analysis <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Access Note : Password available by request from the library (IFC only). </li></ul>
  7. 7. Business Monitor International: Reports for 20 industries, e.g. Agribusiness (recently added) <ul><li>Source : State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, National Bank of Ukraine, BMI data </li></ul><ul><li>Production, consumption and trade forecasts </li></ul><ul><li>Business environment </li></ul><ul><li>Prices and supply chain analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive landscape </li></ul><ul><li>SWOT analysis </li></ul>
  8. 8. StatUSA Global and Country Market Research by the US Department of Commerce <ul><li>Comprises GLOBUS & NTDB, The International Trade Library. </li></ul><ul><li>The NTDB component of Stat-USA provides access to Country Commercial Guides, Market Research reports, Best Market reports, as well as U.S. import and export statistics, and information on over 75 other reports and programs </li></ul><ul><li>Tip : Search Market Research Library </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Industries Covered: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Automotive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consumer Goods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food and Drinks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Healthcare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telecoms & </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul></ul>Industry Research: EIU Industry Briefings Global, Regional and Country Reports <ul><ul><li>TIPS: First select Industry , then select Country , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Search in specific industry or in All Services </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Covers all industries </li></ul><ul><li>Select Country  Industry  Top or All Industries </li></ul>ISI Emerging Markets Industry and Company Profiles
  11. 11. Oxford Analytica Global Strategic Analysis OA gives focused analysis of latest events, government actions, legislation and industry regulation. Tip : No way to browse by industry, have to use Search and select Country and Industries.
  12. 12. Special Industry Databases <ul><li>Finance </li></ul><ul><li>BankScope </li></ul><ul><li>Institute of International Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>FAO Stats </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Agriculture Service (GAIN reports) </li></ul><ul><li>Agricola (by Ask a Librarian request) </li></ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><li>OECD International Energy Agency </li></ul><ul><li>International Energy Outlook (via StatUSA) </li></ul><ul><li>Transport </li></ul><ul><li>Transport Abstracts </li></ul>
  13. 13. BankScope <ul><li>  A database of 29,199 banks worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Information on over 29,199 (13,757 US) banks around the world including: 16 years of detailed accounts (country specific &quot;as reported&quot; and standardised), ratios, ratings and rating reports, ownership, country risk and country finance reports. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Factiva Company Search Module Access Note : Requires Passkey login for first time access Search Tip: Can only search by Company Name or Ticker
  15. 15. Factiva Company Search Module <ul><li>Public Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Overviews </li></ul><ul><li>Executives </li></ul><ul><li>Products & Services </li></ul><ul><li>Financials, Key Ratios </li></ul><ul><li>Research Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Comparison </li></ul><ul><li>Custom reports </li></ul><ul><li>Private Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Information </li></ul><ul><li>News from general Factiva content (newspapers, wires, websites) </li></ul>
  16. 16. Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency provides independent and prospective credit opinions, research, and data. Based in London and NY, 50 offices worldwide, covers over 150 countries. <ul><li>Sectors </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate finance </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Global infrastructure & project finance </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Public finance </li></ul><ul><li>Structured finance </li></ul><ul><li>Sovereigns & supranationals </li></ul><ul><li>How to find reports? </li></ul><ul><li>Use Simple and Advanced search, in the results list select Research tab </li></ul><ul><li>Browse by Geography, Analyst, Report type (look for Full Rating Report in the list of results) </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><ul><li>Analytical reports explain the issues behind changes in issuer ratings, evaluate industries affected by recent events </li></ul></ul>Fitch Ratings and Research Access Note: Requires use of group password and personal registration
  18. 18. Other Resources available by request <ul><li>Thompson One Analytics (IFC only) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aggregator of brokerage reports, covers companies, global, regional and country-level industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Note : does note have much coverage on MENA and Africa region </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ProjectWare (IFC only) </li></ul><ul><li>Global project finance market including details of every project from pre-approval through to signing and contains all relevant financing information. Analytical tool for the project finance professional. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard & Poor’s </li></ul><ul><li>Moody’s (IFC only) </li></ul><ul><li>Bloomberg (IFC only) </li></ul>
  19. 19. Questions <ul><ul><li>Best question earns a prize </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Tomorrow’s Agenda Morning Session 9:30 - noon Finding WB Documents & Reports Statistical Resources Afternoon Session 1 pm – 4:30 pm Google & Beyond Tips for Better Searching Web 2.0, RSS, Twitter Collaboration Tools
  21. 21. <ul><li>Use the online form to send us an e-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Send direct e-mail to </li></ul><ul><li>librarians </li></ul>Ask! a Librarian