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Getting Started with BVD's ORBIS: ORBIS Historic

Business database covering almost 400 million companies with exclusive private company data

About Moody's BvD ORBIS Historic

ORBIS Historical Data is a point-in-time snapshot of the ORBIS database.

  • Financials are available from 1995 to June 2021. Ownership data is available from 2007 to June 2021.
  • Data is available in structured sets of tab-delimited TXT files, and are updated twice yearly.

To request access to the Orbis Historical data files, please complete this form.

Knowing how previous ORBIS data was constructed will inform you about its' comparability to previous studies. Below

are two articles that describe the process.