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Welcome to the business of certainty

We capture and treat private company information for better decision making and increased efficiency.

Understand the companies in your ecosystem

with information on more than

310 million

companies worldwide

A certain approach

Understand the companies in your ecosystem

With information on more than 310 million companies we are the resource for company data.

A key benefit of our information is how simple we make it to compare companies internationally.

White papers

White papers

Our collection of white papers explores several key business challenges around research, data and risk mitigation. Many are concerned with the challenges of analyzing companies with complex ownership structures – the theme of beneficial ownership runs through much of our content.

They are developed with industry experts, and are free to download.

Bureau van Dijk for you

Certainty is a highly-prized commodity in business. Data might be getting bigger all the time, but this only makes extracting value from it more difficult.

In capturing and treating private company information we aim to give you more certainty – and help you make better decisions and work more efficiently.



Our solutions are designed to help different business challenges and streamline your workflow. Many of our customers blend our information with their own internal data to get a more complete picture of the companies in their ecosystem.

Try our more certain approach –
welcome to the business of certainty.

Masters of corporate ownership

Masters of corporate ownership

Knowing the people behind a company is becoming increasingly important for regulatory compliance, to counter financial crime and for reputation risk management. We have the most extensive corporate structures available and we even let you choose your definition of beneficial ownership.

Our ownership researchers:

  • Do 5 million edits per month 
  • Have created 969 million ownership links
  • Have identified 84 million beneficial owners and 48 million ultimate owners, global and domestic

Because we have such extensive ownership structures, we can really speed up your
research. Screen entire corporate groups for PEPs, sanctions and adverse news quickly and easily.