Data and index solutions for academia

FTSE Russell offers deep insight into the financial marketplace. Understand benchmarks, indicators and the companies that drive them.

Over a century of leading business and financial information

Mergent, now part of FTSE Russell, brings over a century of leading business and financial information. Our tools and databases are used by academic, corporate, public, government and legal teams across the world and offer comprehensive, connected data sets on companies, markets, indices and ETFs.  

Our company database started with decades of Moody’s historical paper records, providing the basis for both our digital dataset and the foundation of our strong academic relationships. We have continued to nurture, connect and enhance our data and technology platforms to become a premier source of data for professional research and risk assessment needs.  

Key features

Why Mergent by FTSE Russell? 


Data sets cover public and private companies

Deep history

Expansive collection of archival documentation for primary research


A fully searchable database with detailed information on over 280 million businesses

Print Services

Easy ordering of a wide variety of historical books in print or e-book format

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