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Founded in 1879, Creditreform is one of the oldest and most established organizations in the field of business information. For more than a century we have been composing and refining a wide range of products and services geared towards supporting companies in the process of establishing and maintaining secure and trusting business relationships. Our reputation as a reliable source for business information can be attributed to many years of experience, more than 160,000 customers worldwide and a strict commitment to high quality standards.

Our mission is to compile and process the latest and most accurate company information, in order to make it easy to use and convenient to work with. This approach not only allows us to provide you with a vital knowledge and time advantage, but also lets us support you with reliable information that will let you minimise risks in your day-to-day business. Through you can access the most comprehensive database on German companies worldwide. There is no registration or subscription required to purchase company profiles (including director records), key financials and credit reports on

You are currently browsing the English-language version of our German online platform, which was launched in 2004. For the last half-decade we consistently reached more than 30 million users per year. The loyalty of our users stands as a testimony to our position as the leading provider of online business information on German companies.

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Thanks to qualified staff members in 130 local offices throughout Germany, Creditreform has facilitated an extensive market presence and the infrastructure required to provide current and accurate data at all times. The close proximity to local businesses enables us to always stay in touch with regional developments in a wide spectrum of business sectors.

We draw from a wide range of research sources, like public registers including the commercial register, the register of associations and the register of cooperatives. We also gather data from corporate sources like annual accounts, business reports, payment habits and supplier enquiries. Furthermore we have access to exclusive sources, like data from billing, debt collection and advanced balance analyses. Last but not least, our own inquiries (so-called secondary information sources) are also being used by contacting suppliers, self-assessments, as well as news from daily- and business press.

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