Answered By: Erin Wachowicz
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2017     Views: 87

Locating information on Private Companies can be difficult - especially financial information. The following databases may be helpful. 

  • PrivCo 

Requires user to create an individual user account with a Yale email address, in addition to being on the Yale Network.

  • D&B Hoovers (formerly known as Avention and OneSource)

Enter the company name in the search box at the top of the page and select from the list of results. For headquarters, look for a company type of Private Parent 

  • Bloomberg Available at designated terminals in CSSSI and SOM.

Enter  PSCR <GO> to search for private companies. 

Available to SOM students only. Not available June through August due to license restrictions. For similar functionality, try S&P NetAdvantage .

Includes private company snapshots. Requires users to create an individual account. For more information, visit our Getting Started with FactSet guide.

Excellent source for news on private companies.

Tip: when possible, check multiple sources.