Compass-Verlag GmbH

  • Headquarter: Vienna
  • Federal states: Vienna, Lower Austria, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Tyrol, Vorarlberg, Burgenland, Styria, Carinthia
  • Industry sectors: IT, online service providers, telecommunications, Service providers
  • Status: Newly Certified


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COMPASS has stood for reliable and up-to-date business information since 1867. Boasting a wide range of electronic services the company is the leading provider of business information in Austria. The data on businesses, persons and plots of land comes from the registers, including the Austrian Business Register, Trade Information System Austria (GISA) or the Austrian Land Register, and are supplemented with research done by the Compass editors.

The Wirtschafts-Compass (“Business Compass”) offers detailed information up to and including annual financial statements, foundations of new business entities and insolvencies and is available as a web service or via interfaces for automated data delivery. The up-to-date information in the Wirtschafts-Compass facilitates making business decisions and supports compliance and KYC checks.

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Your partner for reliable and up-to-date business information

The Wirtschafts-Compass provides information about businesses, persons and plots of land from Austria’s registers. In one place. Intelligent. Efficient.

The finance industry and insurance industry, institutional organisations, telecommunication businesses and service providers as well as the industrial sector rank among our long-standing customers. The services are directly used in customer applications via the Compass websites or standardised interfaces (Compass API).

Tailor-made offers for different business sizes and applications

In addition to the Wirtschafts-Compass other platforms and services are available:

Provides small and medium-sized enterprises with up-to-date business information and marketing addresses even if required only occasionally.

Our subsidiary HF Data, the largest clearing office for online databases of the Republic of Austria, provides Business Register excerpts and Land Register excerpts, as well as all data from the Central Register of Residents.

Additional information portals such as, the Night & Emergency Pharmacy Service or ZEDHIA, an online archive on the history of European economics, round off the range of online services.

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