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By Amelia Kassel


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With variant, and even fictitious, names and no requirement to disclose financial and other information, US private company research is a particular challenge for info pros. But the sources, tips and tricks covered by Amelia Kassel will open the gates to finding this vital competitor intelligence.


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With variant, and even fictitious, names and no requirement to disclose financial and other information, US private company research is a particular challenge for info pros. But the sources, tips and tricks covered by Amelia Kassel will open the gates to finding this vital competitor intelligence.

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As public disclosure is not required, US private company research is challenging and information must be sleuthed, pieced together and, at times, extrapolated. But by using the sources and techniques presented in this article you can paint a picture of a company's solvency and answer essential questions. These sources are also essential to competitive intelligence and market research, and invaluable for M&A negotiations or other due diligence.

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Amelia Kassel is President of MarketingBase, a global firm specializing in industry, company and competitive and market intelligence research. Amelia teaches distance education in Online Searching, Competitive Intelligence Research, and Information Entrepreneurship at San Jose State University School of Library & Information Science. She also teaches for the University of Tennessee School of Information Science and several courses for Simmons GSLIS CE program [http://www.simmons.edu/gslis/continuinged/workshops/online.shtml#online_a2]

Amelia is author of Super Searchers on Wall Street and contributes to information industry publications.  She operates The Mentor Program for business researchers and independent research professionals who are starting or expanding a business. Contact:  amelia@marketingbase.com

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