Due Diligence Reports
International Company Profile (ICP)
ICP is a background report on individual firms containing information about the firm's business activities, standing in the local business community, credit worthiness and overall reliability and suitability as a trade contact for U.S. exporters. These reports are designed to help U.S. firms locate and evaluate potential foreign customers before making a business commitment. The price for the ICP ranges from $100 to $600, and typically is delivered in 10 business days. A typical report includes:
- Name, address & key contact;
- Type of business;
- Sales territory;
- Products handled;
- Number of employees;
- Year established;
- Business/financial reputation; and,
- Assessment of the firm's suitability as a trade partner.
U.S. Companies Providing Financial and Other Information on Foreign Firms
Remarks: Coface is a world leader in trade-credit information and protection, serving 85,000 clients in 93 countries.
- Dun and Bradstreet Corporation
Remarks: Types of reports available and pricing structures vary. Provides mail, fax, and online services.
- Graydon America
Remarks: Provides individual reports for most countries via mail, fax, or modem delivery. Concentrates on Latin American countries.
- The Kreller Business Information Group, Inc.
Remarks: Provides credit reports on companies worldwide via mail, fax and E-mail services. Focuses on Latin America, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia.
- Owens On-Line, Inc.
Remarks: this firm sells "Owens On-Line" and
- RDS and Associates
Remarks: Service includes discrete and non-discrete due diligence. Service is worldwide. RDS will interview intended partners and/or inspect and analyze their locations. This service can also include competitive and customer interviews and analysis.
- Standard and Poor's Rating Service
Remarks: Provides various credit analysis reports via mail, fax, and online services.
- Standard and Poor's Compustat
Remarks: Provides customized financial and other company data on publicly traded foreign firms.
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