European Companies Search Engine

Countries and Sources Coverage

At North Data, we continuously work on adding new countries to our data. In order for you to know exactly which information is available for specific countries, how often that information is updated and how we put together our key figures, we made available the following tables with everything you might want to know.

Since different countries have different sources of information, the features that we provide for each country also varies.

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Austria 631,667 companies
Feature Availability Underlying sources
Company base data Wzfmp Bmjfbv
Company history Wzfma Bmjfbv
Segment codes Ml
Insolvencies partial Wzfma
Shareholder partial Wzfmp Wzfma
Persons Wzfmp Wzfma Bmjfbv
Person networks
Personal insolvencies planned Wzfma
Fundings Hor
Financials Bmjfb Bmjfbv
Trademarks Euipotm Euipods
Patents Epobase
France 16,922,147 companies
Feature Availability Underlying sources
Company base data Sirul Siret Sirls
Company history Sirpul Bodacc Actu
Segment codes Sirul
Insolvencies Bodacc
Persons Bodacc
Person networks Bodacc
Academic Institutions Pees
Fundings partial Hor
Financials Carcs
Trademarks partial Euipotm Euipods
Patents partial Epobase
Germany 4,241,673 companies
Feature Availability Underlying sources
Company base data Hrb Ut
Company history Hrb Ut
Segment codes Eci Ml using third party database / machine learning
Insolvencies Ins
Mergers&Acquisitions partial Hrb Bkarta
Shareholder partial Eb Lei Bse Bsg
Persons Hrb
Person networks Hrb
Personal insolvencies partial Ins with privacy-related restrictions
Academic Institutions Hsk
Fundings Fk Hor
Financials Eb
Trademarks Dm Euipotm Euipods
Patents Dp Epobase
Luxembourg 308,075 companies
Feature Availability Underlying sources
Company base data Rcsp Rcsf
Company history Rcsf
Segment codes Rcsp
Shareholder Rcsf Rbe
Persons Rcsf
Person networks Rcsf
Fundings Hor
Financials Rcsf
Trademarks Euipotm Euipods
Patents Epobase
Poland 845,465 companies
Feature Availability Underlying sources
Company base data Krs Krsd
Company history Krs Krsd
Segment codes Krs Krsd
Shareholder Krsd
Persons Krsd
Person networks partial Krs
Academic Institutions Radon
Fundings partial Hor
Financials planned Rdf
Trademarks Euipotm Euipods
Patents Epobase
Spain 3,731,838 companies
Feature Availability Underlying sources
Company base data Regmer Bormea
Company history partial Bormea
Segment codes Censo
Insolvencies Bormea
Persons Bormea
Fundings partial Hor
Trademarks partial Euipotm Euipods
Patents partial Epobase
Switzerland 1,071,630 companies
Feature Availability Underlying sources
Company base data Zefix Ktreg
Company history Ktreg Shab Shaba
Segment codes Ml
Insolvencies partial Shab since 2019
Mergers&Acquisitions partial Zefix
Shareholder partial Ktreg Shab Shaba
Persons Ktreg Shab Shaba
Person networks planned
Personal insolvencies partial Shab with privacy-related restrictions
Fundings partial Hor
Trademarks partial Euipotm Euipods
Patents partial Epobase
United Kingdom 9,378,872 companies
Feature Availability Underlying sources
Company base data Chp
Company history Chp Chfd
Segment codes Chp
Insolvencies Ukins Gaz
Mergers&Acquisitions planned Chfd
Shareholder partial Psc
Persons Cho
Person networks Cho
Academic Institutions Ukrlp
Fundings Ukri Hor
Financials Chfa
Trademarks Euipotm Euipods
Patents Epobase
ID Country Name and Link Since Update frequency
Ut Germany German Trade Register Company Profile  on demand
Hrb Germany German Trade Register Announcement  2007 (partially since 2005) daily
Ins Germany Insolvency filing  2015 (partially since 2010) daily
Eb Germany Federal Gazette filing  2007 (partially since 2005) daily
Hgb264 Germany Federal Gazette filing (§264 HGB)  2007 (partially since 2005) daily
Eci Germany Echobot contact data and industry codes
via Echobot 
partially since 2005 quarterly
Bsg Germany Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bafin)  partially since 2005 weekly
Fk Germany Förderkatalog des Bundes  partially since 2005 weekly
Hsk Germany Higher Education Compass  monthly
Dp Germany German Patent and Trademark Office (Patents)  2005 daily
Dm Germany German Patent and Trademark Office (Trademarks)  2005 daily
Bkarta Germany German Federal Cartel Office  2011 daily
Hrcd Germany German Trade Register (CD)  -
Hrcdd Germany German Trade Register daily updates  partially since 1900 -
Zefix Switzerland Zefix – Central Business Name Index  on demand
Ktreg Switzerland Cantonal Commercial Register  on demand
Shab Switzerland Swiss Official Gazette of Commerce  2019 (partially since 2018) daily
Shaba Switzerland Swiss Official Gazette of Commerce Archive  partially since 2001 (historical data)
Fb Austria Firmenbuch  daily
Wzfma Austria Wiener Zeitung - firmenmonitor.at - Announcements  partially since 1998 daily
Wzfmp Austria Wiener Zeitung - firmenmonitor.at - Company profiles  daily
Bmjfb Austria Firmenbuch - Urkundensammlung - Republik Österreich vertreten durch das BMJ  partially since 2018 daily
Bmjfbv Austria Firmenbuch - Vollzug - Republik Österreich vertreten durch das BMJ  partially since 1991 daily
Chp United Kingdom Companies House - Company profile  daily
Chfd United Kingdom Companies House - Filing  partially since 2005 daily
Chfa United Kingdom Companies House - Accounts Filing  partially since 2005 daily
Cho United Kingdom Companies House - Officer list  daily
Psc United Kingdom Companies House - Persons with Significant Control  daily
Ukest United Kingdom Companies House - UK Establishments  daily
Ukins United Kingdom Companies House - Insolvency  daily
Ukrlp United Kingdom UK Register of Learning Providers  monthly
Ukri United Kingdom UK Research and Innovation  partially since 2005 weekly
Gaz United Kingdom The Gazette - Official Public Record  partially since 2005 daily
Krs Poland Krajowy Rejestr Sadowy (Polish Register)  -
Krsd Poland Krajowy Rejestr Sadowy (Polish Register, updates)  2001 (partially since 1997) -
Msiga Poland Ogloszenia z Monitora Sądowego i Gospodarczego (Court and Economic Monitor Announcements)  2010 (partially since 2005) -
Rdf Poland Repozytorium Dokumentów Finansowych (Financial Document Repository)  2017 (partially since 2005) -
Radon Poland Reports, Analyzes and Data on Higher Education and Science in Poland  quarterly
Rcsp Luxembourg Lux. Trade and Companies Register - Profiles  on demand
Rcsf Luxembourg Lux. Trade and Companies Register - Filings  2006 (partially since 2005) daily
Rbe Luxembourg Luxembourg Beneficial Owners Register  2006 (partially since 2005) -
Actu France Le site officiel des annonces légales d'entreprises  2008 (partially since 2005) daily
Sirul France Sirene database of enterprises and their establishments (legal entities)  daily
Sirpul France Sirene database of enterprises and their establishments (legal entity history)  1973 (partially since 1930) daily
Siret France Sirene database of enterprises and their establishments (branch offices)  daily
Sirls France Sirene database of enterprises and their establishments (succession links)  daily
Bodacc France Bulletin officiel des annonces civiles et commerciales  2008 (partially since 2005) daily
Inpi France Institut national de la propriété industrielle  2018 (partially since 2005) daily
Carcs France Comptes annuels du registre national du commerce et des sociétés  2018 (partially since 2005) daily
Pees France Principaux établissements d'enseignement supérieur  monthly
Lei International Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (Entities)  daily
Ler International Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (Relationships)  daily
Hor International EU Research and Innovation programme "Horizon"  partially since 2005 weekly
Euipotm International European Union Intellectual Property Office (Trade Marks)  partially since 2005 daily
Euipods International European Union Intellectual Property Office (Designs)  partially since 2005 daily
Epobase International European Patent Office  partially since 2005 weekly
Stockp International Stock exchange listed companies -Profiles
via FMP 
monthly
Stockf International Stock exchange listed companies -Financial Data
via FMP 
partially since 2005 monthly
Stockh International Stock exchange listed companies -Holders
via FMP 
monthly
Eufsf International EU Financial Sanctions File  partially since 2005 daily
Ml International Machine Learning  on demand
Bormea Spain Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado (anuncios únicos)  2001 daily
Regmer Spain Registro Mercantil  on demand
Censo Spain Censo Nacional de Empresas  (historical data)
Rpconc Spain Registro Público Concursal  partially since 2005 monthly
Rpconca Spain Registro Público Concursal  partially since 2005 monthly
Rosim Russia Russian Federal Agency for State Property Management  -
Egrul Russia Unified State Register of Legal Entities (Russian Federation)  -
Financial indicators
Base/share capital Capital
Country Source Definition
Germany
Hrcdd Hrb Ut -
United Kingdom
Chfa Chfd Chp -
Switzerland
Shab Shaba Ktreg -
Luxembourg
Rcsf Rcsp -
Poland
Krsd Krs -
Austria
Wzfma Bmjfbv Fb -
France
Sirul Sirls Bodacc Sirpul Siret Actu -
Spain
Bormea Regmer -
Total assets BalanceTotal
Country Source Definition
Germany
Eb

Balance sum = total assets = total liabilities

Austria
Bmjfb

Balance sum = total assets = total liabilities

United Kingdom
Chfa

UK GAAP: Total assets

United Kingdom
Chfa

if not available: Total assets less current liabilities

Luxembourg
Rcsf

Balance sum = total assets = total liabilities

France
Carcs

Simplifié: "Total général Actif"; Complet: "TOTAL GENERAL (I à V)"; Assurance: "TOTAL ACTIF"; Consolidé: "TOTAL GENERAL (I à V)"; Banque: "TOTAL ACTIF"

- Stockf -
Earnings Earnings
Country Source Definition
Germany
Eb

Earnings, or if not available: approximation by comparing year-to-year retained earnings

Austria
Bmjfb

according to P & L

Austria
Bmjfb

approximation by comparing year-to-year retained earnings

United Kingdom
Chfa

UK GAAP: Profit/Loss, if not available approximation by comparing year-to-year retained earnings

Luxembourg
Rcsf

Profit or loss for the financial year

France
Carcs

Consolidé: First of "Résultat Groupe (Résultat net consolidé)", "- RESULTAT EXCEPTIONNEL (VII - VIII)"; Complet: First of "BENEFICE OU PERTE (Total des produits - Total des charges)", "- RESULTAT EXCEPTIONNEL (VII - VIII)"; Simplifié: First of "Bénéfice ou perte", "Résultat d’exploitation"

- Stockf -
Earnings CAGR EarningsCAGR
Country Source Definition
- -

Compound Annual Growth Rate of Earnings over 4 years, if not available: 3 or 2 years.

Revenue Revenue
Country Source Definition
Germany
Eb

HGB, IFRS: Revenues as of profit & loss statement

Germany
Eb

otherwise estimated

Austria
Bmjfb

UGB: Revenues as of profit & loss statement

Austria
Bmjfb

otherwise estimated

United Kingdom
Chfa

UK GAAP: Revenue and other income

United Kingdom
Chfa

otherwise estimated

Luxembourg
Rcsf

Net turnover

Luxembourg
Rcsf

otherwise estimated

France
Carcs

Consolidé: "Chiffres d’affaires nets"; Complet: "Chiffres d’affaires nets"; Simplifié: Sum of "Ventes de marchandises – Export", "Ventes de marchandises – France"

France
Carcs

otherwise estimated

- Stockf -
Revenue CAGR RevenueCAGR
Country Source Definition
- -

Compound Annual Growth Rate of Revenue over 4 years, if not available: 3 or 2 years.

Return on sales ReturnOnSales
Country Source Definition
Germany
Austria
Luxembourg
United Kingdom
France
Chfa Rcsf Stockf Carcs Eb Bmjfb

Earnings divided by Revenue (percent)

Equity Equity
Country Source Definition
Germany
Eb

according to balance ("Eigenkapital").

Austria
Bmjfb

according to P & L

United Kingdom
Chfa

UK GAAP: Equity

Luxembourg
Rcsf

Capital and reserves

France
Carcs

Simplifié: "Total des capitaux propres - Total I"; Complet: Sum of "TOTAL (I)", "TOTAL (II)", "TOTAL (III)"; Assurance: "PASSIF - Capitaux propres"; Consolidé: Sum of "TOTAL (I)", "TOTAL (II)", "TOTAL (IV)", "TOTAL (III)"; Banque: Sum of "PASSIF - Capital souscrit", "PASSIF - Primes d’émission", "PASSIF - Réserves", "PASSIF - Ecarts de réévaluation", "PASSIF - Report à nouveau", "PASSIF - Résultat de l’exercice"

- Stockf -
Equity ratio EquityRatio
Country Source Definition
Germany
Austria
Luxembourg
United Kingdom
France
Chfa Rcsf Stockf Carcs Eb Bmjfb

Equity divided by Total assets (percent)

Return on equity ROE
Country Source Definition
Germany
Austria
Luxembourg
United Kingdom
France
Chfa Rcsf Stockf Carcs Eb Bmjfb

Earnings divided by Equity (percent)

Employee number Employees
Country Source Definition
Germany
Eb

determined using NLP (natural language processing)

Austria
Bmjfb

From annual financial report

United Kingdom
Chfa

UK GAAP: Average number employees during period

Luxembourg
Rcsf

determined using NLP (natural language processing)

France
Sirul

Only ranges are available, so we use the range mean value as an estimate.

- - -
Revenue per employee RevPerEmpl
Country Source Definition
Germany
Austria
Luxembourg
United Kingdom
France
Chfa Sirul Rcsf Stockf Carcs Eb Bmjfb

Revenue divided by Employee number (percent)

Taxes Tax
Country Source Definition
Germany
Eb

according to P & L

Austria
Bmjfb

according to P & L

United Kingdom
Chfa

UK GAAP: Tax (tax credit) on profit or loss on ordinary activities

Luxembourg
Rcsf

Taxes

France
Carcs

Consolidé: "Impôts, taxes et versements assimilés"; Complet: "Impôts, taxes et versements assimilés"; Simplifié: "Impôts, taxes et versements assimilés"

- Stockf -
Tax ratio TaxRatio
Country Source Definition
Germany
Austria
Luxembourg
United Kingdom
France
Chfa Rcsf Stockf Carcs Eb Bmjfb

Taxes divided by Earnings (percent)

Cash on hand Cash
Country Source Definition
Germany
Eb

HGB: “Kassenbestand”
IFRS: “Liquide Mittel”

Austria
Bmjfb -
United Kingdom
Chfa

UK GAAP: Cash bank on hand

Luxembourg
Rcsf

Cash at bank and in hand

France
Carcs

Consolidé: "Disponibilités"; Complet: "Disponibilités"; Simplifié: Sum of "Disponibilités", "Caisse"

- Stockf -
Receivables Receivables
Country Source Definition
Germany
Eb

Forderungen aus Lieferungen und Leistungen

Austria
Bmjfb

Forderungen aus Lieferungen und Leistungen

United Kingdom
Chfa

UK FRS 102: Trade debtors / trade receivables

Luxembourg
Rcsf

Debtors

France
Carcs

Simplifié: Sum of "Créances – Clients et comptes rattachés", "Créances – Autres"; Consolidé: Sum of "Clients et comptes rattachés", "Autres créances"; Complet: Sum of "Clients et comptes rattachés", "Autres créances"; Banque: Sum of "ACTIF - Créances sur les Ets de crédit", "ACTIF - Créances sur la clientèle"

- Stockf -
Liabilities Liabilities
Country Source Definition
Germany
Eb

Verbindlichkeiten aus Lieferungen und Leistungen

Austria
Bmjfb

Verbindlichkeiten aus Lieferungen und Leistungen

United Kingdom
Chfa

UK FRS 102: Trade creditors / trade payables

Luxembourg
Rcsf

Creditors

France
Carcs

Simplifié: "Total des dettes"; Consolidé: "TOTAL (IV)"; Complet: "TOTAL (IV)"; Banque: Sum of "PASSIF - Dettes envers les Ets de crédit", "PASSIF - Comptes créditeurs à la clientèle"

- Stockf -
Cost of materials Materials
Country Source Definition
Germany
Eb

according to P & L

Austria
Bmjfb

according to P & L

United Kingdom
Chfa

UK GAAP: Raw materials

Luxembourg
Rcsf

Raw materials and consumables

France
Carcs

Consolidé: Sum of "Achats de marchandises (y compris droits de douane)", "Achats de matières premières et autres approvisionnements", "Autres achats et charges externes"; Complet: Sum of "Achats de marchandises (y compris droits de douane)", "Achats de matières premières et autres approvisionnements", "Autres achats et charges externes"; Simplifié: Sum of "Achats de marchandises (y compris droits de douane)", "Achats de matières premières et autres approvisionnements (y compris droits de"

Wages and salaries Salaries
Country Source Definition
Germany
Eb

according to P & L

Austria
Bmjfb

according to P & L

United Kingdom
Chfa

UK GAAP: Staff costs / employee benefits expense

Luxembourg
Rcsf

Staff costs

France
Carcs

Consolidé: Sum of "Salaires et traitements", "Charges sociales"; Complet: Sum of "Salaires et traitements", "Charges sociales"; Simplifié: Sum of "Rémunérations du personnel", "Charges sociales"

Average salaries per employee SalPerEmpl
Country Source Definition
Germany
Austria
Luxembourg
United Kingdom
France
Chfa Sirul Rcsf Carcs Eb Bmjfb

Wages and salaries divided by Employee number (percent)

Pension provisions PensionProvisions
Country Source Definition
Germany
Eb

HGB: “Rückstellungen für Pensionen und ähnliche Verpflichtungen”
IFRS: Match auf “Pension” und “Rückstellungen”

Austria
Bmjfb -
United Kingdom
Chfa

UK FRC: Pensions

Luxembourg
Rcsf

Provisions for pensions and similar obligations

France
Carcs

Complet: "Provisions pour pensions et obligations similaires"

Real estate RealEstate
Country Source Definition
Germany
Eb

Match on “Grundstücke”

Austria
Bmjfb -
United Kingdom
Chfa

UK FRC: Land and buildings

Luxembourg
Rcsf

Land and buildings

France
Carcs

Complet: Sum of "Terrains", "Constructions"; Consolidé: Sum of "Terrains", "Constructions"

Marketing & Tech indicators
Number of public fundings FundingCount
Country Source Definition
Germany
United Kingdom
Fk Ukri Hor -
Total public funding FundingAmount
Country Source Definition
Germany
United Kingdom
Fk Ukri Hor -
Patents Patents
Country Source Definition
Germany
Epobase Dp -
Trademarks Trademarks
Country Source Definition
Germany
Euipotm Euipods Dm -