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12 December 2019

Orbis is the “Best Entity Data Solution” again

Orbis, the world’s most powerful comparable data resource on private companies, won Best Entity Data Solution in last week’s Data Management Insight awards — for the second year in a row.

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Orbis is a leader in compliance

Orbis was recognized in the compliance space recently, named as a Category Leader by Chartis Research. The report evaluated top KYC vendors using criteria including entity resolution, customer onboarding, and KYC risk scores.




And Orbis was also recognized by Regulation Asia’s Awards for Excellence in our win for Best Solution in KYC Risk Assessment.


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360 million companies

This week’s release of Orbis includes new coverage and new enhancements.

Orbis now has:

  • 360 million companies – a 70% increase in less than 3 years
  • 1 billion ownership links

We’ve significantly increased coverage in regions including China, the Middle East, Africa and the Commonwealth of Independent States.


More e-learning content

Our new eLearning team is adding new content daily. Using the new Orbis help zone you can now access:

  • a completely refreshed (and printable) user guide
  • improved search and themed sections to help with your role
  • 27 product walkthroughs and 8 video tutorials covering popular help topics


More detail around PEPs and sanctions flags

We match politically exposed persons (PEPs) and sanctions data against the people and companies in Orbis and apply flags to associated companies, directors and beneficial owners. Now you have more control over the detail about what the flags reflect. And we’ve added more granularity around state owned enterprises.


We’ve tweaked the quick search

The preview zone lets you see more before you select a company. The search now shows more information to make it easier to find the companies you’re looking for.


A new look for our Excel add-in

Our Excel add-in allows you to populate spreadsheet templates with data from Orbis. Templates are automatically refreshed as Orbis updates. Now the look and feel of our Excel add-in has been updated to align with Orbis’s improved user experience and visuals.


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How Bureau van Dijk can help 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.

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