Corporate Compliance

Beneficial Ownership

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D&B Beneficial Ownership Insights for Accelerated Due Diligence

D&B Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO) delivers comprehensive insights on your third-parties’ and customers’ beneficial owners and ownership structures from the world’s most comprehensive and trusted source of commercial data.

With regulations such as the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) and updated AMLA continuing to tighten around reporting beneficial ownership – obtaining a single trusted source of your business partners UBOs is vital for organizations to cost effectively conduct proper due diligence, mitigate reputation and revenue damaging risks, and meet regulatory requirements for reporting.

Mitigate Risk

Know your customers & suppliers – gain a more complete view of potential risks and bad actors that may not be visible through surface level data.

Accelerate Due Diligence Make more informed compliance decisions backed by verified entity and UBO data.
Reduce Operational Costs Reduce duplicate screenings and hours spent conducting due diligence using AIdriven workflows based on your organization’s policies.


Beneficial Ownership:
What is it and Why Does it Matter?

Easily Interpret Complex Ownership Structures with Visualizations

D&B Beneficial Ownership provides your team access to the most comprehensive source of UBO data. This enhanced visibility helps you easily understand your third parties’ and customers’:

  • Beneficial owners and entities by name and percentage of ownership
  • Ownership structure via interactive visualization
  • Country of ownership
  • Type of ownership (Publicly Traded Org, Government Owned, Private Org, etc.)

UBO data is organized into a user-friendly interactive visualization where you can quickly connect the dots between different roles and complex business structures – allowing you to make quicker and more informed decisions for accelerating your due diligence and reducing costs of duplicate screenings.

Unlock Visibility Below the Surface with Global Coverage

Dun & Bradstreet offers the most comprehensive beneficial ownership data coverage available - with a global dataset of 420+ million entities covering hundreds of countries powered by Dun & Bradstreet’s Data Cloud.

This data is updated daily and is sourced from registries across the globe through our analytics, including legal form, SIC codes, business activity, beneficial ownership calculation, and country codes to support risk-based due diligence decisioning.

Increase Operational Efficiency and Reduce Costs

Operational Efficiency

  • Continuously updated UBO data at your fingertips eliminates the need for laborious research and analysis to identify beneficial owners.
  • Modern interactive visualizations transform complex ownership structures for easy interpretation and insights saving you time manually connecting the dots.
  • API integration option allows you to bring D&B Beneficial Ownership data into your existing system – eliminating time needed to introduce a new solution.

Reduce Costs

  • Industry-leading beneficial ownership data helps eliminate costs of sending duplicate due diligence screenings due to disparate records.
  • Configurable data allows you to filter based on risk appetite - such as percentage of ownership your jurisdiction requires you to report on

Dun & Bradstreet’s UBO data is made available through solutions like D&B Risk Analytics, D&B Onboard, or can be delivered into any existing system your team uses through an API or Batch integration.

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