How To Use The Search Bar In PitchBook
PitchBook is one of the most popular financial databases used by analysts in equity research, corporate finance, investment banking, and other fields of finance. It is an online platform which provides financial data on public and private equity markets, including venture capital, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to use the general search bar to look up company profiles and view the key information and metrics.
Searching For A Company
When you log into the PitchBook platform, you’ll be first brought to the Dashboard page which displays quick snapshots of selected information such as the recent deals in U.S. by type. On the top of this page, you’ll find the search bar which you can type to search for company profiles, industries and verticals, and research reports.
View All Search Results
As an example, let’s search for “Amazon” in the search bar. You should be able to see a list of company profiles and research reports containing the key word “Amazon”. To view the complete search results, click ‘See all results for “Amazon”‘ at the bottom of the list.
Select Desired Company Profile
You can now view all company profiles with more details on their entity type, location, and description. In this search we would like to look at Amazon.com as a public company listed on NASDAQ, so select the first option in the profile results.
View Complete Company Profile Page
Done! You should now be able to view Amazon’s complete company profile. By default, you’ll land on the Profile tab of this company. This tab contains plenty of critical information about this company such as the stock price chart, financials & estimates summary, executives and board members information, and the list of largest investors. In the next tutorial, we’ll show you how to navigate around to access the different datasets available in a company profile.
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