Answered By: Sally Hand
Last Updated: May 16, 2019     Views: 9

The Bureau van Dijk company has phased out Mint Global database and is instead focusing on enhancing its flagship company database, Orbis. Bureau van Dijk has given Orbis a new interface that is easier to use, faster and has many contemporary data visualisation options. Originally designed primarily for postgraduate students, Orbis's new interface now makes it easy for undergraduate students to also use.The VU library have started using the ORBIS BvD database. Please find a brief guide attached.

Orbis- Bureau van Dijk

Orbis contains comprehensive information on companies worldwide. Use it to research individual companies, search for companies by profile and analyse companies. 

Orbis contains information on both listed and unlisted companies. Listed companies are in a more detailed format. Orbis has information on 130 million private companies. Orbis includes: Company financials in a standardised format, Financial strength indicators, Ratings, Options to create your own ratios and bring in your own data fields, Directors and contacts, Original filings/images, Stock data, Private equity data and portfolios, Patents, Detailed corporate and ownership structures, Industry research, Business and company-related news. 

Orbis covers Public and private companies:

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