Businesses, trades                and more

Updated on a daily basis and reliable

Advantages for you

Up-to-date information from the Business Register
Beneficial owners in the Beneficial Owners Register [WiEReG]
Balance sheet data, annual financial statements
Foundations of new companies and insolvencies
Organisational charts on shareholdings
One-stop service

360° perspective of businesses & persons

Wirtschafts-Compass ("Business Compass) provides you with - up-to-date and historical - information that is updated on a daily basis about 460,000 active businesses and approximately 900,000 persons.

With access to valuable background information such as balance sheet data and beneficial owners, Compass is your reliable partner when it comes to business information in Austria. As a registered user you will get detailed business information with links to owners and shareholdings, links between businesses and persons as well as presentations of current and historical functions and names.

Documents from the Business Register

Documents like articles of association, annual financial statements or balance sheets are available free of charge. Data on trade enterprises, associations and foundations provides you with additional information about your business partners.

Data in Wirtschafts-Compass is constantly supplemented by new content which supports you in your daily work and “know your customer” checks.

Additional services in Wirtschafts-Compass

  • Foundations of new businesses and insolvencies by Austrian state
  • Organisational charts: graphic display of ownership and shareholding structures
  • Benchmark Reports with comparisons to others in the industry
  • Intellectual property: trademark rights
  • Historical data of businesses and persons
  • Cross-border businesses
  • Business Register monitoring and insolvency monitoring


The Wirtschafts-Compass is ideal for compliance checks, too: beneficial owners may be retrieved directly from the official register, the WiEReG (Register of Beneficial Owners). In addition, data is uploaded on the basis of data from the Business Register.

Politically exposed persons (PEPs) are indicated with a note, as are sanctioned entities and persons appearing on EU, US and UN sanctions lists.

For your convenience: The Compass archive

Retrieved excerpts are stored in the Compass archive so that you may view them again at any time.

Free trial access available at any time.

We would be pleased to advise you personally.


Your contact person

Katharina Raubek

Compass-Verlag GmbH
Schönbrunner Str. 231 | 1120 Vienna
Phone: +43 / 1 / 981 16-170
E-Mail: katharina.raubek[at]
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