Getting Information From Private Companies

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How can I get business profiles of privately held companies

Getting Information From Private Companies

Private company research is a lot more difficult than researching a public company. Public companies -- those that issue common stock -- are required by the US government to release finanical reports and other information on a regular basis. Private companies are under no such requirement. So unless you have extraordinary research skills and connections, you're going to need the help of a business information specialist to do private company research. offers information from four of the leading publishers of business information -- Dun & Bradstreet, Icon, Snapdata and Datamonitor -- giving access to profiles of millions of privately held businesses. Doing private company research, do a company search at and chances are you'll find what you need.



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