Data sources

Orbis

Subject:
Company data:
  • Company news and information,
  • Governance and Ownership,
  • Financial statements
Company financing:
  • Mergers and acquisitions
Keywords: private company, financials, directors, M&A, ownership structure
Accessible to: Aalto users, Walk-in users
Attention: External (non-Aalto) users can use the materials on the computers at the Aalto University Learning Centre.
Circular logo followed by the word orbis in blue font

Data source type

Data vendor

License

Academic and non-commercial research purposes only

Analysis unit

Company

Geographical coverage

Global

Time period coverage

Up to 10 years of history per company

Frequency

Annual

Format

PDF, XLSX

Description

Orbis is Bureau van Dijk's flagship company database. It contains information on as many companies as possible, across all countries, and focuses on private companies. Orbis has information on around 300 million private and public companies from more than 200 countries and territories, among them, more than 99% are private companies.

The data offering includes detailed company information, including financials for up to 10 years, ownership structure, manager and director information, stock and earnings estimates, industry and business segment information, number of employees, financial ratios, and much more. Orbis also provides information on M&A deals.

The material is licensed for the use of Aalto University staff and students, who can also use the material remotely. Customers, who are not members of the University, can use the materials on the computers at the Aalto University Learning Centre.

Distributor

Bureau van Dijk

Acknowledgement

The Orbis subscription is managed by Aalto University Library.

Cite as

Orbis. (n.d.).

Contact

The database is managed by the Library's Learning Center, contact via [email protected]

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