Industry Trends, Size, And Players In The Company, Credit & Financial Information Market
This Briefing is part of our annual eight-part Market Size Series. It presents a supply-side view of the $19.4 billion Company, Credit & Financial Information segment of the Information Content (IC) industry, including companies that provide brokerage information, credit reports, financial statements, and investment analyst reports. Major players include Reuters, Bloomberg, and Thomson Financial. Revenue for the segment in 2001 was flat, reflecting the impact of events on September 11, 2001 and the effects of consolidation. Analysis of data from the Outsell 60 Company Monitor shows that most CCF companies outperformed the overall IC industry
- with the exception of Reuters, with $235 million in losses in the second half of 2001. The Briefing provides profiles of 75 CCF companies and a detailed analysis of segment trends. For vendors in the space, it provides a comprehensive guide to the competitive environment and implications for the industry going forward. For buyers of CCF content, the Briefing adds useful tips for turning the slow market to their advantage.