Jinfo Subscription Report Product review of S&P Capital IQ
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2nd October 2017

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The S&P Capital IQ platform is a web-based platform providing highly structured, in-depth financial data and information on over 63,000 public and 4.5 million private companies, as well as data on markets, industries and people. The platform provides sophisticated tools for analysis, idea generation, and workflow management.

This review:

  • Introduces the company and product

  • Identifies changes since our last review in 2015

  • Goes into detail on the corporate and market data available including data history and quality checks and how the data is assembled

  • Looks at data available on public companies and private companies as well as on people and at financial news included in the platform

  • Identifies enhancements to the user experience and functionality since our last review in 2015

  • Tests out features and content including search, executive biographies, company screening within Idea Generation, tearsheets and company quick reports

  • Evaluates the overall value of the platform

  • Investigates the help and training available

  • Covers the competitor landscape including FactSet, Bloomberg, Eikon, Dun & Bradstreet and Bureau van Dijk

  • Outlines the product maturity and development plans, including plans for S&P Global's new market intelligence platform

  • Explains the pricing model.

Reviewed by Andrew Lucas.

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