Corporate Linkage

Understanding Dun & Bradstreet’s Corporate Linkage

Linkage, in general terms, is the relationship between different business entities or specific sites within a corporate family. Linkage occurs in the Dun & Bradstreet database when one business entity has f...

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Linkage Classifications

There are eight classifications of businesses within Dun & Bradstreet’s corporate hierarchy structure. Single Location Subsidiary: A single location subsidiary has a parent company that owns more than 50% ...

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Corporate Family Tree Linkage

Traditional Legal Corporate Linkage For those with majority ownership (> 50% of stock), there are two types of legal linkage relationships in Dun & Bradstreet’s database: Branch / Division t...

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How Dun & Bradstreet Maintains Corporate Linkage

Dun & Bradstreet uses a variety of manual and automated processes to ensure the Corporate Family Trees are both accurate and up to date. Changes to a Corporate Family Tree are most often detected by many of...

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When is Corporate Linkage Helpful?

Aggregate enterprise-wide revenue to understand significance of the overall customer relationship and clearly define your largest customers. (So you can know who your best/most profitable/largest customers are....

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Does Dun & Bradstreet Have Government Linkage?

Dun & Bradstreet tracks and maintains Government Family Trees for United States governments and many other countries around the globe. The Government Family Tree expresses the relationship between the Ex...

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