Bloomberg LP

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Bloomberg LP

legal form Limited partnership
founding 1981
Seat New York City , New York , United States
United StatesUnited States 
  • Peter Grauer
  • Daniel Doctoroff
  • Thomas Secunda
  • Matthew Winkler
Number of employees 19,000 (2017)
sales $ 9 billion (2014)
Branch Services

Bloomberg LP is one of Michael Bloomberg , founded in 1981 Informationsdienstleistungs-, news and media company with headquarters in New York City . The bpb ranked the company 22nd among the world's largest media companies (as of 2011).


Michael Bloomberg founded the company in 1981. A first product was a data monitor - the Bloomberg Terminal - for investment banks. Today Bloomberg is a mix of data provider and financial news agency that excels in the bond market in particular . After Bloomberg's founder was elected Mayor of New York City in 2001 , he retired from corporate leadership.

Company structure, competition and products

Michael Bloomberg is the main owner of his company with a stake of 88 percent ; the rest is free float . The company employs around 15,000 people in 72 countries. A total of 2,300 reporters work for Bloomberg.

Bloomberg includes the product areas Bloomberg Professional,, Bloomberg News , Bloomberg Radio and Bloomberg Television . In 2009 Bloomberg acquired BusinessWeek , a popular US business print and online magazine, from McGraw-Hill .

Bloomberg's main competitor in information products and financial services is Thomson Reuters . Other competitors are SIX Financial Information , FactSet Research Systems and Morningstar .

Bloomberg Professional

Bloomberg's original financial services have been combined under the Bloomberg Professional product area. These are the inventory and real-time provision of data from a wide variety of financial areas, especially for institutional customers and investment banks . The fee-based offer includes, among other things, querying stock market data, charts and news. In addition to international abbreviations such as WKN and ISIN codes, Bloomberg also has its own identification system for calling up the various financial stocks (Bloomberg ticker) . Accordingly, z. For example, every active exchange also has its own Bloomberg exchange code .

In 2011 Bloomberg Professional Service had around 310,000 professional users worldwide.

See also

Web links

Commons : Bloomberg LP  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. a b c d Bloomberg Management
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  3. The Outgoing Bloomberg CEO Sent A Memo That Made Some Employees Think They Were Getting Ripped Off On Their Bonuses
  4. a b c Federal Agency for Civic Education: - Mediendatenbank - International - Bloomberg LP In: Retrieved November 20, 2016 .
  5. Bloomberg Shuts Down BusinessWeek SmallBiz. In:, December 4, 2009 (English).

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