WOW | Datafeed

WOW DATAFEEDS

Flexible and bespoke WOW Data Feed Services enable automated integration of Who Owns Whom’s extensive and reputable content sets into clients’ internal CRM, Procurement, Risk, Compliance or other management systems. Benefits include:

  • Enriched business intelligence;
  • The maintenance and currency of critical data sets;
  • Optimal data structuring and hygiene;
  • The corroboration of information supplied by clients / suppliers; and
  • Cross-ownership and cross-directorships amongst clients / suppliers are highlighted.

Legislation in South Africa follows the international trend of maintaining accurate information on suppliers and customers. Recent relevant legislation includes:

  • New Companies Act of 2008;
  • B-BBEE Amendment Bill 0f 2012;
  • Financial Intelligence Centre Act of 2016; and
  • Preferential Procurement Regulations of 2016.

While the objectives of these laws are to support the global fight against corruption and money laundering and the local objectives of supporting SMMEs, their implementation also achieves operational efficiencies and maximises the benefits of sales, marketing and supply chain management efforts.

KYC and the BEE scorecard are two key drivers for clients using WOW Data Feed Services which encompass:

  • Comprehensive profiles on 15,000+ companies, 10% of which are stock exchange-listed and the balance private companies or multinationals, operating in more than 280 key industries across the African continent;
  • Ownership relationships of over 170,000 companies, including all significant listed and unlisted groups as well as multi-national companies, empowerment groups and state corporations operating in Africa. This data shows how companies are connected, however remotely, which identifies business development opportunities as well as possible conflict of interest; and
  • The details of more than 70,000 directors and management of listed and unlisted companies, multinationals and state corporations operating in Africa, including South Africa. Cross-directorships link companies which identifies business development opportunities as well as possible conflict of interest.

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WOW DATAFEED CATEGORIES

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    Classification Information includes:
  • Company ID
  • Company Name
  • Trading Name
  • Dormant/Deregistration status
  • IsWebProfile
  • Comment
  • Company ProfileDate
  • Company WOWEB Profile URL
  • Main Siccode/Siccodes/Major Division/Industry
  • Stock Exchanges
  • Company Registration Number
  • VAT number
  • Tax number (where international)
  • Country of Domicile
  • Continent
  • Entity Type

    Contact Details include:
  • Registered Address
  • Physical Address
  • Postal Address
  • City
  • Province
  • Telephone
  • Fax
  • Website
  • Email

    Supplementary Information includes:
  • Professionals
  • Auditors
  • Bankers
  • Attorneys
  • Legal Advisors
  • Medical Aid

    Financials - subset (i.e. for co size indicator purposes) include:
  • Up to 10 financial line items/fields, i.e.
  • Turnover
  • Employee numbers
  • Audit Fees
  • Company Year End

    Directors and Management include:
  • Full Director Names
  • WOW unique Director Identification Number
  • Designations
  • Key Position & Note
  • Director Type
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  • Nature of Business
  • History

    Annual Reports (where published) include:
  • Chairman Statement
  • PDF Reports

    Financials include:
  • Balance sheet, Income Statement, Cashflow for Listed Co's in Africa and SA SOC's
  • Turnover and Profit for Unlisted Companies in Africa where disclosed
  • Employee Figures

    Directors and Management Profiles include:
  • Subject to a Directors and Management data category subscription
  • CV's
  • Qualifications
  • Schooling
  • Nationality
  • Appointment Date
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Birthdates
  • Star Sign

    Directors Holdings (JSE Listed) - Latest include:
  • Subject to a Directors and Management data category subscription
  • Percentage Holdings

    Directors Remuneration (JSE Listed & SOCs) - Latest include:
  • Subject to a Directors and Management data category subscription
  • Breakdown of Remuneration

    Committees include:
  • Subject to a Directors and Management data category subscription
  • All Committee information

    BEE Rating information includes:
  • Expiry Date
  • BEE Rating
  • Ratings Agency
  • Scorecard Download URL (subject to relevant WOWEB subscription)
  • Empowerment Stake
  • BBBEE Recognition Level
  • Black Ownership
  • Black Female Ownership
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    Activity includes:
  • Take Over Talk
  • Notifiable Changes
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    Classification Information include: (Note: Each shareholder/subsidiary is also a company in its own right in the WOW database. Thus, where relevant, shareholder/subsidiary information will equal that company's information, i.e. Shareholder/Subsidiary ID = Company ID, Shareholder/Subsidiary Name = Company Name, etc.)

  • Company ID
  • Company Name
  • Trading Name
  • Company Registration number
  • Company VAT number
  • Company Main Major Division
  • Company Main SIC Code (SIC = Sectorial Industrial Classification)
  • Company Main SIC Code Description
  • Company SIC Codes
  • Stock Exchange listings
  • Company Country of Domicile
  • Company Continent
  • Entity Type
  • Company - Web Profile status

    Ownership - Direct and Indirect
  • Shareholder Reporting Group ID
  • Shareholder Reporting Group Name
  • Shareholder Reporting Group Registration Number
  • Shareholder Reporting Group Country
  • Shareholder Reporting Group Effective Holding
  • Shareholder Legal Group ID
  • Shareholder Legal Group Name
  • Shareholder Legal Group Registration Number
  • Shareholder Legal Group Country
  • Shareholder Legal Group Effective Holding
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group ID
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group Name
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group Registration Number
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group Country
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group Effective Holding
  • Subsidiary Legal Group ID
  • Subsidiary Legal Group Name
  • Subsidiary Legal Group Registration Number
  • Subsidiary Legal Group Country
  • Shareholder Legal Group Effective Holding
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group ID
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group Name
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group Registration Number
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group Country
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group Effective Holding
  • Subsidiary Legal Group ID
  • Subsidiary Legal Group Name
  • Shareholder Legal Group Registration Number
  • Shareholder Legal Group Country
  • Shareholder Legal Group Effective Holding
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group ID
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group Name
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group Registration Number
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group Country
  • Subsidiary Reporting Group Effective Holding
  • Subsidiary Legal Group ID
  • Subsidiary Legal Group Name
  • Subsidiary Legal Group Registration Number
  • Subsidiary Legal Group Country
  • Subsidiary Legal Group Effective Holding
  • Effective Direct Holding % *
  • Due to the volume of the Data, the Ownership data feed file will include the direct holdings and not the indirect holdings. However, the structure of the Data enables the Subscriber to determine the indirect holdings as follows
  • Last Verified Date
  • Contact Details: (Include Postal, Registered & Physical Address, Telephone number, etc.)