BvD was established as a separate entity in 1991 following the division of activities within the former Bureau Marcel van Dijk. BvD has over 550 employees working in 32 offices.
Around 200 staff work in Brussels in product management, analysis, software engineering, quality control, sourcing, production and hosting. The majority of our staff work in sales, marketing and customer support in Amsterdam, Bahrain, Beijing, Bratislava, Brussels, Chicago, Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Geneva, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Manchester, Mexico City, Milan, Moscow, New York, Paris, Rome, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo, Vienna and Zurich.
We have around 50 specialist researchers in the UK and Singapore collecting global merger and acquisition data plus a team of journalists writing stories on deals and rumours.
We have always been profitable and have been ISO 9001 compliant since 1998.
We are owned by the private equity company Charterhouse Capital Partners and our senior management.