S&P Global: Business Entity Cross Reference Service (BECRS)

A database of global identifiers, cross-referencing millions of companies.


Help improve operational efficiencies, mitigate risk, assist with client onboarding, and manage investment restriction guidelines.

  • Quickly link the standardized and proprietary IDs for over 9 million entities to the primary key, the S&P Capital IQ Company ID.
  • Gain insight on complex company relationships and corporate trees with automated linking capabilities.
  • Easily link to entity identifiers such as LEI, S&P Ratings, CUSIP6, and more.

Dataset Overview:

  • Primary Entity Type: Company
  • Coverage Count: 28,000,000
  • Geographic Coverage: Global
  • Industry Coverage: Consumer, Energy and Utilities, Financials, Healthcare, Industrials, Materials, Real Estate, Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • History Initiated: 1950
  • Data Source: Publicly available sources including feeds from the SEC, SEDAR, ASX and RNS, regulatory agencies, company websites, direct company contact, exchange websites and news agencies

About the Provider:

Your source for premium financial and alternative datasets. With the goal to source, structure, link, and deliver best-in-class data, you’re armed with differentiated and clean data to uncover insights that drive your business forward and make decisions with conviction.

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