Financial information, credit risk assessment, and events
EPIM JQS now provides global coverage of financial information and corporate ownership structure (previously named 'Associated companies', all of which have been greatly expanded in the amount of data and metrics provided.
Financial Key Figures:
The financial key figures are segregated into the main accounting posts, such as assets, liabilities, profit and loss statement, and financial liquidity ratios.
All financial information is provided by Dun & Bradstreet and is typically based on available audited financial records, such as public annual and/or quarterly reports.
(A snippet from the Financial Key Figures of supplier Aker Solutions AS)
Credit rating assessments:
The Dun and Bradstreet 'credit rating' metric is now only available for those companies which are defined as Operators ('buyer organizations' with an explicit need to assess credit ratings as part of their due dilligence), and access to this rating can be considered expanded once or if a significant number of non-operator companies request this.
In lieu of access to an individual company's credit rating, all companies now also have access to the individual assessments credit risk assessment from Dun and Bradstreet, including credit limit recommendations, failure scores, and severe negative events indicator).
(A snippet from a non-disclosed supplier's risk assessment and maximum credit recommendation, under Financial Info, Risk Assessment and Maximum Credit Recommendations)
Users are now able to assess a company's events tied to legal, financial and/or significant events.
The details of the legal actions targeting the company, such as criminal proceedings, protested bills, county court judgments, receiverships, bankruptcies. Note: Only latest 100 events included.
The details about the events that have occurred and directly affect the entity's finances (e.g., the means by which money is obtained by the entity, financial securities that have been filed that affect the entity). Note: Only latest 100 events included.
The details about key events that may affect the company. This may include such things as natural disasters (e.g., floods, hurricane), accidents (e.g., chemical spillage), major events at the business (e.g., change of control, business interruption, awarded contract), societal events (e.g., war, civil disturbance).
(A snippet from a non-disclosed supplier's events assessment (financial, legal and significant), under Financial Info, Events)