How to assess the financial strength of a company

When qualifying a lead or setting the credit limit, you need to research key financial numbers such as:

  1. Profit
  2. Revenue
  3. Employee headcount
  4. Years in business

Here’s a list of international company registers where you can find such data:

Australia: Australian business register

Austria: Firmenabc.at

Belgium: Staatsbladmonitor.be, Knack.be

Canada: Canada411 and Canadaone provide basic information.

Denmark: Virk.dk

Egypt: The white pages can provide basic info about people. The yellow pages can provide basic info about companies.

Germany: Unternehmensregister.de

Hong Kong: Company registry provides basic information. Additional information can be purchased.

Iceland: Firmaskra provide basic information.

Italy: Registroimprese.it/en shows basic info like email address and location. Financial statements can be purchased.

Netherlands: Opencompanies.nl shows basic info like years in business and address. Financial statements need to be purchased from Kvk.nl.

New Zealand: Companies register

Norway: Regnskapstall.no

Singapore: Bizfile.gov.sg

Sweden: Merinfo.seAllabolag.se

South Africa: Bizcommunity or white pages shows basic information.

Slovenia: Ajpes and Kyckr provide basic info about companies. Financial statements can be purchased.

Saudi Arabia: Datarabia is the directory in Saudi Arabia. But you need to log in/subscribe to access any information.

UK: Companycheck.co.ukEndole.co.uk

Switzerland: Zefix or Firmensuche provide basic information.