Aida contains comprehensive information on companies in Italy, with up to ten years of history. You can use it to research individual companies, search for companies with specific profiles and for analysis.
What information does Aida contain?

  • Detailed accounts following the scheme of the 4th Directive CEE
  • Company financials, in detailed format, with up to five years of history
  • Financial strength indicators
  • Complete Information: identification number, address, telephone number
  • Trade description (ATECO; SIC, NACE)
  • Number of employees
  • Local units
  • Stock data for listed companies
  • Shareholders and subsidiaries
  • Access to scanned reports
  • M&A deals and rumours
  • Geomarketing functionality
  • Probability of default module: risks of bankruptcy comparison, creditors benchmarking and identification of prospects and clients
  • SPL Module: economic and financial information on public service companies
  • DFKA Module: the best companies respecting the “Fondo di Garanzia for PMI” evaluative standards

How it helps you

Aida is easy to use and helps you to find and analyse company information quickly and easily.

  • Search by hundreds of criteria – you can search by trends and over multiple years. You can combine as many criteria as you like and you can use full Boolean logic (and, or, not). When you have identified a group of companies you can compare them against each other and create both graphs and tables
  • As the software on AIDA is so flexible you can use it for many different research projects including: detailed financial analysis and credit risk assessment, corporate finance, venture capital and M&A research, sales and marketing including feasibility assessment and generating data for campaigns plus academic study and teaching
  • Create and customize indicators, calculate sector average, modify report layout and customize data layout, comparisons and evaluations, and export data in many electronic format (Excel, Access … )
  • An Addin function facilitates the analysis of "live" data from AIDA within Excel/Access and BvD’s matching software, which allows you to compare your own database records with those that also occur in AIDA and update or enhance your data accordingly
  • Import lists related to your own clients to make risk and credit analysis, and comparisons to identify new prospects
  • Market research and benchmarking analysis: deeper knowledge of the client to propose the most suitable solutions, competitors’ analysis, and companies’ market trend compared to a peer group and market share
  • Do a detailed financial analysis on a company – you can also include our complementary information about M&A deals and rumours
  • Refer to original filings using our library of scanned images
  • Illustrate financials with our easy-to create graphs
  • Calculate companies’ financial rating and scoring
  • Monitor companies using the alert system
  • Look at a company’s corporate structure in a tree diagram and  find all companies with the same parent
  • Create and analyse peer groups: each company on AIDA is part of a default peer group based on its activity codes
  • Know more about your leads and prospects, improve your CRM system, create prospect lists and develop your business
  • Transfer Pricing Analysis

Aida is the ideal solution for:

  • Credit analysis and risk management
  • Corporate finance, M&A and advisory firms
  • Procurement management
  • Academic research and libraries


Aida covers 1 million companies in Italy:

  • Detailed Accounts following the scheme of the 4th Directive CEE, indicators and trade description of Italian companies
  • Ownership and management
  • Consolidated accounts and accounts in IFRS
  • Scanned images of accounts with the additional notes
  • The accounts are in a detailed format and include 50 ratios as standard (you can also create your own ratios that you can use in your searches and for analysis)