Make smarter, more informed decisions with an insider’s view of a company’s history, financial stability and industry ranking – all on a single, easy-to-use platform.

Gather rich content from thousands of renowned local and global sources into one customised view. Timely and trending news is highlighted, so you can quickly identify and track every important development.


Use sophisticated screening tools to monitor and analyse every deal that matters in emerging markets. Up-to-date information includes M&A news, research and thousands of deals and deal forecasts.


Find the companies that match your specific profile requirements, choosing from a wide array of company, financial, ratio and market data variables. Track the competition, monitor business risks, identify prospects, spot key strategic partners and analyse new investment opportunities.


Manage risk more effectively, evaluating creditworthiness using EMIS’ proprietary financial score or your own custom methodology. Advanced credit analytics tools allow you to assess company risk, measure and score individual credit risk, assign credit limits.


Get unlimited access to research and news from thousands of renowned global and local sources – all in one accessible service. EMIS features emerging market overviews, industry trend analyses and more, for unprecedented coverage from unrivaled sources around the world.


Perform complex industry comparisons across multiple industry indicators. Project sustainable growth. Target key opportunities. Sophisticated screening tools make it simple, allowing you to view, analyse, chart and export the data you need.


Assess relative performance and risk more accurately than ever before, using EMIS’ benchmark indicators. You can quickly analyse company or industry trends and rankings, select relevant financials and compare companies against their constituents.


Quickly identify sunrise sectors and spot opportunities, with EMIS’ Peer Analytics. Access predefined or customised industry sets to analyse financial performance and market share, create proprietary spreadsheet models and assess credit risk from virtually any connected device, anywhere, any time.


Stay informed of every important development – when it happens, wherever it happens. First-hand, up-to-date news and country analysis ensures your decisions are informed, conclusive and evaluated from every important angle.


Track economic developments and recognise changing country risk patterns, with user-friendly tools and charts. Cross-country analysis lets you compare key indicators across multiple countries, and makes it easy to build customised graphics, tables and reports.


Expand investment horizons and stimulate strategic innovations – to capture more opportunities.

EMIS provides transparency to more than 150 opaque emerging markets, so you can evaluate the risk of doing business in a country – weighing risk indicators, economic indicators, socio-political and economic risk factors.


Gain an investment advantage, by targeting and analysing a country’s prospect with forecast data from top-notch sources. Data is based on the most important and decisive macro indicators; intuitive screening tools make analysis quick and easy.



EMIS is used by a wide range of functions and departments in the world’s leading corporations and institutions that need time-sensitive content, hard-to-get information, relevant news, research and more on emerging markets.

I can’t imagine covering emerging markets without EMIS. - Client Relationship Manager, BNP Paribas Investment Partners UK Limited

Research Teams

Anyone working in a research environment knows the wide variety of topics they need to address. They need the reassurance of an information platform that will be able to provide answers to a diverse range of questions from “what are the main telecoms companies operating in Indonesia?” to “what’s happening in the construction sector in Brazil?” to “what deals are taking place in the oil and gas sector in Eastern Europe?

EMIS provides quick and easy research into companies, industries and countries without you having to resort to different information providers. Our intuitive interface gets you to the results you need in a few clicks, saving you valuable time.

Industry Analysts

EMIS provides a complete view of a sector through the prisms of company analysis, industry developments, deals and countries.

For industry analysts to be truly appraised of the situation, opportunities and risks that exist in individual emerging markets they need access to the depth and breadth of information that only EMIS can provide. As well as access to our huge database of information they also use our custom-built analytical tools that help them to parse the data in a meaningful and actionable way.

Corporate Strategists

Corporate strategy teams usually have one eye on emerging markets due to the growth potential they offer. Whether a company is at an early stage of market identification, is ready to conduct market entry or has established operations in a market, they need the information EMIS provides to support their strategy decisions.

With EMIS, they can:

  • Determine and compare the size and potential of markets
  • Understand who already operates in target markets for partnership opportunities or competitive analysis
  • Identify potential acquisition targets to accelerate their strategy
  • Monitor market conditions and risks

Credit Analysts

Conducting efficient credit analysis requires access to reliable and timely information on companies. In emerging markets this can be a particularly trick exercise due to the lack of structured company information that is available.

EMIS acts as a primary support service for credit analysts because we can provide them not only with data on which to base decisions but also with credit analytics tools to speed up the process. We offer financial scoring, benchmark scoring (within sector), trend scoring and a credit quota assessment.

We help credit analysts all over the world to minimise their debt risk, maximise collections and prepare reports on the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money.

Business Development Teams

EMIS is used by business development professionals primarily to identify prospects and to monitor events that result in new sales opportunities.

The depth of company information that EMIS provides opens up a new wave of potential customers to salespeople and marketers.

They are able to create more opportunities in new markets by screening our database for lists of prospects that match their target market. They can gain a deep understanding of these prospects by looking at their financial performance or trawling our vast quantity of news analysis. They are also able to gain a deep understanding of their sector in each market through our industry analysis, equipping them with all the necessary information to approach prospects knowledgeably.



EMIS is used by every type of corporation and institution. The theme that unites our clients is an interest in the potential of emerging markets. Here are some of the ways that we help particular sectors…

An outstanding business research site for finding facts and news on public and private companies in emerging markets around the globe. EMIS offers top-notch sources of local intelligence, superb design, sophisticated searching, and a great deal of built-in intelligence. - The Information Advisor

Investment Banking

Investment banks rely on EMIS to track companies in emerging markets. EMIS is the information source of choice for investment banks looking to receive up-to-date news, research and M&A information on companies of interest. Uniquely, it also provides in-depth research for specific sectors in developing countries along with macroeconomic data and forecasts.

EMIS helps investment banks to:

  • Optimise valuations – we provide insight into a company’s history, financial stability and ranking within its sector. This allows you to make informed decisions quickly about the investment potential for any given company.
  • Improve efficiency – produce research quicker and more easily through access to a single information platform that combines company, industry and country information across 125+ markets.
  • Mitigate risk – get a clearer view of often opaque markets with premium, trusted intelligence from global and local information sources


EMIS is used by the world’s foremost management consultancies. Consultancies work with clients in a wide range of sectors and geographies and they need access to emerging markets data and analysis to conduct successful projects. EMIS is central to the research capabilities of consultancies in allowing them to:

  • Gain an understanding of the sectors in which their clients operate
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of opaque markets
  • Carry out project work that requires deep-level analysis of markets, industries or companies
  • Understand the risks and opportunities inherent in each market


Companies have long regarded emerging markets as potential engines of growth. But there are numerous examples of companies struggling to adapt in growth markets and problems usually occur when there is a lack of information for a particular country. This is when businesses need a combination of trusted analysis, reliable data and local reporting to give them the full picture.

EMIS is used by many of the world’s largest multinational organisations to:

  • Understand the business and competitive environment in growth markets
  • Identify opportunities and risks in new geographies
  • Compare growth potential of countries within their sector
  • Track local developments and trends
  • Identify potential partners or acquisition targets in emerging markets

Private Equity

EMIS plays a central role in the research activities of the world’s most successful private equity firms. The access we provide to details of over 1.3 million companies supports their investment decisions and minimises the risks involved in acquiring interests in businesses.

The analytical tools that EMIS provides saves PE firms huge amounts of time in assessing the performance and creditworthiness of target investments.

Government Institutions

EMIS is used by the trade, foreign and finance ministries of governments both big and small. We help them to assess trade opportunities, compare countries in terms of risk and opportunity and track economic, sectoral and political developments.

Embassies all over the world use EMIS to assess and report on the countries in which they are situated.

Academic Institutions

Among EMIS’ clients are the world’s leading universities and business schools. They use our content to:

  • Provide a research tool to students seeking relevant information on over 125 markets
  • Stay informed of recent developments through our extensive news analysis
  • Conduct research on specific business sectors in each market
  • Perform research on companies for case studies
  • Gain access to the widest possible range of global and local information sources

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