Encompass Corporation and Bureau van Dijk partner to bring visual analytics to “Fame”

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15 March 2016


Encompass 200Encompass Corporation today announce a partnership with Bureau van Dijk (BvD), a leading provider of company information.

With this relationship Fame becomes available for visual analytics within the Encompass product range, meaning financial and professional services benefit from BvD’s deep information about companies throughout the UK and Ireland.

“Fame is trusted as the definitive source of information on companies in the UK and Ireland”, observes Fergus Duncan, BvD’s UK managing director.

“The database includes financials and financial strength metrics including credit scores and ratings and CCJs, news, M&A deals and rumours, adverse filings, directors, managers, shareholders, subsidiaries, corporate ownership structures and families, industry descriptions, SIC codes and research as well as original accounts and documents as filed at Companies House and the Companies Registration Office in Ireland.”

“We are delighted to welcome Bureau van Dijk as an information provider partner,” says Wayne Johnson, Founder and CEO at Encompass. “With access to Fame, our customers can now quickly assess the financial health of companies in the UK and Ireland”.

For more information about Encompass, to sign up for a webinar or to arrange a one-to-one product demonstration, please visit www.encompasscorporation.com.



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