UGBA 127-2: International Financial Reporting

Private Company Information

  • Hoover's Online
    Over 1,800 company profiles and industry descriptions.
  • Reference USA
    Includes basic profiles of over 13 million U.S. companies.

Public Company Information

Recent annual reports and financial disclosure information for public companies is readily available on the web at sites such as Yahoo Finance and Google Finance.

Disclosures and annual reports not available through these sites can be accessed either by using one of the databases below (1994-present, with some historical coverage available through Proquest Historical Annual Reports) or by accessing the microfiche collection in the Business Library (pre-1995).

For more information about available company information resources, please see Business Library Subject Guide #4, Company Information.


  • Mergent Online
    Mergent -- Company profiles, financial statements, annual reports and SEC filings for public companies for the past 15 years. More info.
  • Factiva
    Factiva -- Company profiles, news, trade publications, and much, much more. More info.
  • Historical Annual Reports
    Includes over 800 companies' annual reports available as searchable pdf images. Includes financial data, Fortune 500 ranking, industry classification, key people, geographic location, and more.

Articles in News and Academic Journals

The databases below represent core indexing and abstracting resources in business and economics.  For a complete listing of business-related databases, follow this link.  For a complete listing of all UC Berkeley database subscriptions, follow this link.


  • Business Source Complete
    Provides full-text for more than 7,400 scholarly business journals and other sources.
  • Academic Search Complete
    A multidisciplinary index to articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications.
  • Factiva
    Provides general and business news and information from more than 9,000 sources.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Includes over 6,000 individual titles of international, national and local newspapers and wire services plus much more.
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