Corporate Linkage

 

The DUNS Corporate Linkage method searches the Dun and Bradstreet database for relationships between businesses for an elaborate overview of a business's structure or risk areas.

IMPORTANT!
The below walkthrough is a proposition on how to use the FintechOSDun and Bradstreet Connector in a digital journey to search for company data.

Follow the below steps to access and retrieve information using the DUNS Lookup method. For details on how to access the connector and select the search method, see the Company Search page.

1 Corporate Linkage Method Search

After logging into the Dun and Bradstreet platform and accessing the connector, select the DUNS Lookup method and click Next. The Edit DUNS Search - 02. DUNS - Lookup page opens. Fill in the below fields and click the Next button when finished. The Edit DUNS Search - 02. DUNS - Lookup Results page opens.

NOTE
To perform a search using the Corporate Linkage method, the DUNS number is mandatory.

Field RequiredTypeDescription
DUNS NumberNoTextThe subject identifier under the Data Universal Numbering System of the inquired subject. Or D&B's identification number, which provides unique identification of the inquired organization, in accordance with the Data Universal Numbering System (D-U-N-S).

Date

No

Date

The date and time when this request was created.

Application Transaction ID

NoText

Unique Transaction ID of the request generated by the service

Submitting Office IDNoTextA number that identifies the system or the software application from where this request originated. / A number used to uniquely identify the D&B business segment or delivery channel from where this request originated.
Customer Reference

No

Text

A freeform reference string provided by the customer to be linked to the product in order to support subsequent order reconciliation.

Country ISO Alpha2 CodeNoTextThe two-letter country/market code, defined in the ISO 3166-1 scheme published by International Organization for Standardization (ISO), identifying the country/market for this address. Possible values: ISO Alpha 2 Codes only

Inclusion Data Description

No

Text

A description of the data inclusion requirement that applies to the organization's candidates.

Customer Billing Endorsement

No

Text

Describes a reference used during the billing process.

Attach Compressed Product Indicator

No

Boolean

When true, it denotes that the customer has requested that Dun and Bradstreet return the compressed product in the attachment.

When false, it denotes that the customer has not requested that Dun and Bradstreet return the compressed product in the attachment.

Archive Product OPT Out Indicator

No

Boolean

When true, it indicates that the product ordered is not to be stored.

When false, it indicates that the product ordered is to be stored. This is the default status.

Extend Archive Period Indicator

No

Boolean

When true, the duration to archive the data is to be extended.

When false, the duration to archive the data is not to be extended.

2 Retrieve Results

In the Edit DUNS Search - 04. DUNS - Lookup Results page, click the Business Search section to display the main search results. If a match is made in the Dun and Bradstreet database, the information is displayed on this page.

3 Additional Details

Double-click on the returned record for additional information. The Edit DUNS - Business Search page opens. The following sections are displayed:

DUNS - Business Search

 
Field RequiredTypeDescription
Application Transaction IDNoTextUnique Transaction ID of the request generated by the service
Candidate Matched QuantityNoTextThe number of subjects presented as possible matches in the result set.
Match Data Criteria TextNoTextThe match criteria type.
NameNoTextDisplays the main street or avenue from the address.

Result Description

No

Text

Text that records the name of the inquired subject.

Search Lookup ID

No

Lookup

The Search lookup ID.

Service Transaction ID

No

Text

The service transaction ID.

Transaction Timestamp

No

Date

The transaction time stamp.

   

DUNS - Match Candidate

Field RequiredTypeDescription
Business Lookup IDNoLookupThe business lookup ID.
Country ISO Alpha2 CodeNoTextThe two-letter country/market code, defined in the ISO 3166-1 scheme published by International Organization for Standardization (ISO), identifying the country/market for this address.
DUNS NumberNoTextThe subject identifier under the Data Universal Numbering System of the inquired subject. Or D&B's identification number, which provides unique identification of the inquired organization, in accordance with the Data Universal Numbering System (D-U-N-S).
Full NameNoTextThe name of the individual or the organization.

Line Text

NoText

The street name from the subject's address.

Name

NoTextText that records the name of the inquired subject.

Operating Status Text

NoText

Text describing this organization's functional state / trading status, e.g. active, out of business, dormant.

Organization Name

NoText

The name of the organization.

Mailing Address Postal Code

NoText

The subject's postal code.

Mailing Address Postal Extension Code

NoText

The subject's postal code extension.

Primary Address Postal Code Extension Code

NoText

The primary address postal code extension.

Primary Address Postal Code

NoText

The primary address postal code.

Territory Abbreviated Name

NoText

The abbreviated territory name.

Undeliverable Indicator

No

Boolean

The undeliverable indicator.

Primary Town Name

No

Text

The primary town name.

Telecommunication Number

No

Text

The telecommunication number.

Mailing Address Territory Abbreviated Name

No

Text

The mailing address territory abbreviated name.

Mailing Address Undeliverable Indicator

No

Boolean

The mailing address undeliverable indicator.

Unreachable Indicator

No

Boolean

The unreachable indicator.

DUNS - Corporate Linkage List

Field RequiredTypeDescription
Children TypeNoTextThe relationship of the children to the linked family tree subject. For example: division, subsidiary, branch, affiliate.
CountryNoTextPrimary address of the family tree member organization.
DUNS NumberNoTextThe subject identifier under the Data Universal Numbering System of the inquired subject. Or D&B's identification number, which provides unique identification of the inquired organization, in accordance with the Data Universal Numbering System (D-U-N-S).
Family Tree Member RoleNoNoThe type of role the member has in an ownership structured family tree.

Town Name

No

 

The primary town name.

Standalone Indicator

No

Lookup

It indicates that this organization is not a member of a legal family tree.

At the top-right corner of the screen, click the Save and Close button. The Edit DUNS Search - 02. DUNS - Lookup Results page displays. To return to the Edit DUNS Search - 02. DUNS - Lookup page, click Next.