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Company Profiles: Factiva

Factiva

Factiva is a business information and research tools owned by Dow Jones & Company. It aggregates content from both licensed and free resources. Factiva’s content is focused on companies, topics, industries, and people

Coverage

It covers 500,000 companies, 17 million unlisted companies. It includes 36,000 global news and information sources which is having coverage of nearly 200 countries.

HOW TO GET COMPANY INFORMATION (For e.g. INFOSYS)

Step 1. Go to the IIMB Library website: http://www.iimb.ernet.in/newlibraryor Venus site http://iimb-cpp.iimb.ernet.in/Library/index.htm select Databases tab >> A to Z >> Factiva

Step 2. Go to Source (Select from the Left-Hand side of the screen) >> Enter “BSE Company Announcements (India)” >> Enter search form“fds=INFCON” (company=company name)

Step 2. Go to Company (Select from the Left-Hand side of the creen) >> Enter “Infosys” or select from the drop down menu >> Click on Search

Step 3. From the Result List >> Select Infosys from the facets which is enlisted in left side under Companies subdivision.

Step 4. Select desired subject from the menu, mentioned at the left hand side under “Subject” facet >> for e.g. Click on “Mergers and Acquisition” >> Download the desired Information for the same.