The term "business register" comprises the national commercial registers, companies' registers, and any other register storing primary company information and making it available to the public.
Reporting and filing requirements for companies differ from country to country and sometimes from state to state, or region to region. They also vary depending on the size and legal form of the company (sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability etc). Many of the official company registries are on the Web and some offer access to their company databases.
contains basic data including financial information on more than 300 million companies globally including private companies.
Data include (note that the database contains standardized data. Use the Help Menu function > Data > Financial data to find format definitions):
Key elements in the database:
NB! No access to Global Reports, Royalty Agreement and Industry Profiles.
(Source: ORBIS > Mu ORBIS > About ORBIS > Coverage; december 2020)
This database contains detailed and current information on the global banking sector and financial markets.
The data coverage goes more than 15 years back in time (exact coverage depends on country).
You will find:
Access to current and historical credit ratings by Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s. Rating data are non-exportable but available on-screen and can be used as search and analysis criteria.
Content: BankFocus offers detailed, standardized reports and ratios for over 55,000 banks across the globe (30,000 US and 25,000 non-US).
Coverage: Access to data from 1990 and forward. The chronological coverage varies from bank to bank. In general, the coverage is more comprehensive when it comes to US banks.
Provides financial statements, company information, industry analyses, equity quotes, macroeconomic statistics, news articles, and market-specific information on emerging countries.
Access to company profiles, reports, news and more from more than 170 countries