In ProspectVue, learn more about where a business falls within its larger corporate structure by reviewing the Corporate Linkage Map.
This map communicates the corporate status of a particular business location - either a branch, subsidiary, parent or headquarters (see definitions) - as well as the legal relationship this specific business may have with other businesses throughout the state.
(NOTE: CORPORATE LINKAGE MAPS ARE NOT APPLICABLE OR AVAILABLE FOR STAND-ALONE OR FRANCHISE LOCATIONS.)
1 To begin, select a company record and review the available Company Reports.
2 Select Open Company Corporate Linkage Map. (Note: Corporate Linkage Maps are not applicable or available for stand-alone or franchise locations.)
Review corporate linkage data:
3 All related company locations within the state are listed on the left side of the box. On the map, green pins indicate a branch location; varying purple pins represent subsidiary, parent and headquarters locations. (Review definitions for each type of location.)
5 Learn the total number of companies and employment represented within the corporate map, as well as the name and location of the global headquarters. (Note: these figures will update when filters are applied.)
6 Click on a company name in the listing, or a map pin for additional company details.
7 Click Show Data/Show Map to toggle between a map view and a data table view.
8 Click Export Data to save applicable corporate linkage data in a spreadsheet.
Review map functionality:
9 Within the map, green pins indicate a branch location; varying purple pins represent subsidiary, parent and headquarters locations. (Review definitions for each type of location.)
10 Use arrows to change your map view.
11 At any time, click View 3D to see a visual representation of the size of each company.