This flexible database features a deep collection of insightful international business information. Mergent ‘s global coverage includes some 240 million companies. Users can access over 70 million U.S. companies, and over 12 million home based businesses. The content includes Hoover’s private and public U.S and international companies database and to business data, facts and figures, and executive contact information. It has cutting edge search features, downloading functionality, and extensive cross-referencing through partnerships with other companies including Dun & Bradstreet (for company information), FirstSearch (for industry reports), FirstRain (for company news), Indeed (for job postings), and Nielsen (for demographic information).