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Prowess is a database of the financial performance of over 27,000 companies. It includes all companies traded on the National Stock Exchange and the Bombay Stock Exchange, thousands of unlisted public limited companies and hundreds of private limited companies. It also includes a number of important business entities that are not registered companies.

Prowess is an indispensable source to understand the performance of active business enterprises in India.

The Prowess database is built from Annual Reports, quarterly financial statements, Stock Exchange feeds and other reliable sources. There are over 3,500 datafields per company in Prowess.

The database is normalised to enable inter-company and inter-temporal comparisons. This enhances the usefulness of the database in decision making.

Prowess provides time-series data for the past two decades. It covers the entire post-reforms period in India. The database is updated every day with regular intra-day and end-of-day updates.

  1. Credit appraisal officers and risk managers use Prowess in banks and NBFCs
  2. Rating agencies use Prowess in evaluating companies
  3. Accounting firms use Prowess in Transfer Pricing Taxation
  4. Sell-side broking firms use Prowess in their research reports
  5. Buy-side investment institutions use Prowess to track their portfolios
  6. Business schools use Prowess in teaching and in research
  7. Academia uses Prowess to source data for their research work

We aim to understand the dynamics of the economy and use this knowledge to help our clients take informed decisions

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