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Government and not for profit

We aim to make governments and NGOs successful by providing company information solutions that help:

- improve efficiency

- develop economies

- mitigate financial and reputation risk.

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With information on over 280 million companies around the world, Bureau van Dijk is the resource for company data.

We offer a global view of companies - and how they are connected.

Our company information solutions help the public sector to:

  • Improve efficiency
  • Provide local library and research services
  • Look at companies and their peers in detail
  • Develop regions and revenue
  • Mitigate both financial and reputation risk

Our information includes:

  • What companies do – including business activities, detailed company descriptions and industry codes – and how they’re performing
  • Decision makers, persons of influence and their affiliations
  • Financial strength indicators and other financial data
  • Legal entity details, such as tax IDs, VAT and other unique identifiers
  • Extensive corporate structures and ownership data
  • M&A activity and news

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How we help

Intelligence and law enforcement

Law enforcement agencies and intelligence communities use our market-leading business intelligence to identify, verify and link companies and individuals involved in trans-national business activities. We are a leader in entity and beneficial ownership identification.

Tax authorities – the tool to research comparable companies

More than 50 tax revenue departments around the globe use our solutions to research companies profit patterns and view them against comparable companies. We have the most comprehensive information available for transfer pricing research to make it easy for you to compare companies against each other.

Government procurement – strategic sourcing, supplier vetting and onboarding, monitoring

Our company information helps you find new suppliers, verify their identities, run analyses across your supplier base and look at potential suppliers in detail.

Economic development – federal and local

When evaluating investors and investments, or to learn how businesses are growing/declining in areas, investment promotion agencies and economic development organisations turn to Bureau van Dijk for our unrivalled company data.

General company research

With information on companies across the globe, our solutions are the best available for researching individual companies in detail and identifying companies with common traits.

We excel in company ownership structures and can give you instant insight into a company’s links to both other companies and individuals.

We also have financial strength metrics, unique company identifiers, M&A deals and rumours, detailed financial data, descriptions on companies’ activities, data visualisation tools and options for customisation. 


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Orbis – powering the business of certainty

OrbisOrbis is the world’s most powerful comparable data resource on private companies. Orbis is all about helping you find the right information quickly and then helping you make better decisions based on your research. The fact that Orbis provides standardised information means you can search for, and compare, companies across the globe using just one tool.

  • Over 280 million companies: all countries globally
  • Compare companies wherever they are in the world
  • Access the richest, most reliable private company information on the market
  • Benefit from information captured from 160 providers
  • Search globally using comparable data
  • Build precise searches
  • Access related M&A deals and rumours
  • Get a quick, thorough understanding of corporate structures and hierarchies
  • Take advantage of our financial strength metrics
  • Use qualitative scores to help improve the accuracy of your financial strength assessments
  • Enjoy an enhanced user experience with our new interface

Orbis data highlights

    • Unique identifiers
    • LEI and other official company numbers
    • Industry codes
    • Trade descriptions
    • Detailed company descriptions
    • Standardised financials
    • Projected financials
    • Financial strength metrics
    • Agency ratings
    • Original documents
    • Document ordering
    • PEPs and sanctions
    • Beneficial owners
    • Global and domestic ultimate owners
    • Corporate structures
    • ESG research
    • News, including negative news filter
    • Directors and managers
    • M&A deals and rumours
    • Patents and intellectual property
    • Trademarks
    • Royalty agreements
    • Industry research
    • Advisors
    • Marine vessels
    • Public tender associations
    • Public interest entities (PIEs)
    • AML documentation
    • Stock data and earnings estimates
    • Corporate actions

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Corporate ownership

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Masters of corporate ownership

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

Our ownership researchers:

  • Make 7,000 updates an hour
  • Have created 456 million ownership links since 2002
  • Have identified 43 million beneficial owners
  • Do 5 million edits per month 

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. 

The business of certainty

At Bureau van Dijk we’re in the business of certainty. Leaders in informing business decisions, we are committed to capturing and treating the right data to deliver the richest, most reliable private company information on the market. Our solutions add value and make a tangible impact on your business by providing you with access to the precise, standardised information on private companies and corporate structures that you need to confidently and quickly make the most informed decisions possible. We give you more than mere “data”, we offer you a greater level of certainty.

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