In Germany, a companies registry in 2023 is by definition a directory of German and foreign companies whose activities are based in the Federal Republic of Germany and which brings together all information on companies that have been published in the commercial register and companies but also in the Federal Official Gazette, this overall registry being called Unternehmensregister.
In Germany, the companies registry makes information accessible to the public and which does not require any justification or condition to be consulted, thus giving everyone the freedom to use the register to find out about other companies.
In Germany, the companies house equivalent is the largest and most comprehensive database for company data in German territory due to its wide variety of sources, thus all relevant financial information from German companies subject to the publication and filing obligations are made available here centrally and electronically for interested parties.
In Germany, the companies registry in 2023 is based on the registration of a German company in the commercial register and which mainly depends on its size and legal form and which ones are under the obligation to enter the company name, the directors names and the balance sheets and publish it.
In the Federal Republic of Germany, the register of German companies is consulted by German and foreign commercial operators in order to find out more about a German company in the event of possible cooperation and entering into a business relationship, as a customer or supplier or in order to obtain information on its competitors.
The German company registry provides following information on German companies can be found:
GERMAN ONLINE COMPANIES REGISTRY AND COMPANIES HOUSE IN GERMANY
LIST OF DIRECTORS LIST OF SHAREHOLDERS LIST OF COMPANIES GOOD STANDING CERT. AUSTRALIA BELGIUM VIRGIN ISLANDS CANADA FRANCE MONACO GERMANY ALGERIA MOROCCO TUNISIA GIBRALTAR HONG-KONG INDIA IRELAND ISLE OF MAN RUSSIA COMMERCIAL REGISTER CERTIFICATE ISRAEL ITALY JERSEY LUXEMBOURG MALAYSIA MALTA NETHERLANDS NEW ZEALAND NIGERIA POLAND PORTUGAL SAN MARINO INDONESIA LIECHSTENSTEIN CYPRUS PANAMA SOUTH-AFRICA SPAIN SWEDEN USA CALIFORNIA FLORIDA NEW YORK ALBANIA ANDORRA UK CHINA SWITZERLAND TURKEY BELIZE RUSSIA BRASIL MEXICO