Names

This service allows you to retrieve CLAIMS Direct IFI names and name variations. In addition, ultimate owners and subsidiary information are retrievable via separate endpoints. The Names service is available to Premium Plus subscribers. If you are interested in accessing this service, please contact your sales representative.

This service is currently BETA. Request parameters and response formats may change.


Response Members

The response for each of the following endpoints contains the same member-structure.

MemberDescription
nameEither an IFI name or variation
  countryCountry of name
  address(optional) Address of name
ticker(optional) Ticker structure represents the ticker symbol and market identifier code (MIC) the symbol is traded on.
name_type

Values include:

N=IFI name
V=name variation (currently not included)

parent_relationship

Values include:

O=owner
S=subsidiary
F=former name
M=merged

category

Values include:

Public
Private
Joint Venture
Academic
Research
Delisted
Cooperative
Government

updatedThe last time the Name or Ownership hierarchy was reviewed by the editorial team
extract_status

Status. Values include:

R=reviewed
V=validated

/names/name

This endpoint returns a list of the top 25 names structures ranked by name_type and parent_relationship in the following order: 

  1. name_type N
  2. parent_relationship O, S, F, and then M
  3. name_type V

Note that the results of this endpoint have no inherent relationship to each other.

MethodGET
Path/names/name
Parameter
ValuesDescription

@qSearch expression, e.g., waze*Any standard un-fielded SOLR search expression

Example

 wget -O- -q \
  --header 'x-user:x' \
  --header 'x-password:y' \
'http://cdws21.ificlaims.com/names/name?q=Eberhard'

Response

{
   "time" : "0.100",
   "status" : "success",
   "content" : {
      "names" : [
         {
            "country" : "DE",
            "extract_status" : "V",
            "name" : "Eberhard Karls Universitaet Tuebingen",
            "parent_relationship" : "O",
            "category" : "Academic",
            "updated" : "2020-08-12T00:00:00Z",
            "name_type" : "N"
         },
         {
            "country" : "DE",
            "extract_status" : "V",
            "name" : "Eberhard Hoesch and Soehne GmbH",
            "parent_relationship" : "S",
            "name_type" : "N"
         },
; etc ...
         {
            "country" : "DE",
            "extract_status" : "V",
            "name" : "Eberhard Hoesch and Soehne GmbH Giesserei und Maschinenfabrik",
            "name_type" : "N"
         },
         {
            "country" : "DE",
            "extract_status" : "V",
            "name" : "Eberhard Hoesch and Soehne GmbH Verfahrens und Anlagentechnik",
            "name_type" : "N"
         },
         {
            "name" : "EBERHARD FABER",
            "updated" : "1976-12-31T00:00:00Z",
            "name_type" : "V"
         },
         {
            "name" : "DR. EBERHARD MOLL GMBH",
            "name_type" : "V"
         },

      ],
      "numFound" : 308,
      "QTime" : 87
   }
}

/names/ticker

This endpoint returns the name associated with a valid ticker symbol.

MethodGET
Path/names/ticker
Parameter
ValuesDescription

@qSearch expression, e.g., PFEA valid ticker symbol

Example

 wget -O- -q \
  --header 'x-user:x' \
  --header 'x-password:y' \
'http://cdws21.ificlaims.com/names/ticker?q=PFE'

Response

{
   "time" : "0.275",
   "status" : "success",
   "content" : {
      "names" : [
         {
            "country" : "US",
            "name" : "Pfizer Inc",
            "parent_relationship" : "O",
            "ticker" : [
               {
                  "symbol" : "PFE",
                  "exchange" : "XNYS"
               }
            ],
            "name_type" : "N",
            "extract_status" : "V",
            "updated" : "2018-05-08T00:00:00Z",
            "address" : "235 East 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10017, US",
            "category" : "Public"
         }
      ],
      "numFound" : 1,
      "QTime" : 233
   }
}

/names/ultimate

This endpoint returns the ultimate corporate parent for a given subsidiary.

MethodGET
Path/names/ultimate
Parameter
ValuesDescription

@qString, e.g., Waze IncAny IFI company name with name_type = N and parent_relationship = (S, F or M)

Example

 wget -O- -q \
  --header 'x-user:x' \
  --header 'x-password:y' \
'http://cdws21.ificlaims.com/names/ultimate?q=Waze Inc'

Response

{
   "time" : "0.789",
   "status" : "success",
   "content" : {
      "ultimate" : {
         "country" : "US",
         "name" : "Alphabet Inc",
         "parent_relationship" : "O",
         "ticker" : [
            {
               "symbol" : "GOOGL",
               "exchange" : "XNAS"
            }
         ],
         "name_type" : "N",
         "extract_status" : "V",
         "updated" : "2019-10-17T00:00:00Z",
         "address" : "1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA, 94043, US"
      }
   }
}

/names/subsidiaries

This endpoint returns a list of subsidiaries for a given ultimate owner.

MethodGET
Path/names/subsidiaries
Parameter
ValuesDescription

@qString, e.g., Alphabet IncAny IFI company name with name_type = N and parent_relationship = O

Example

wget -O- -q \
  --header 'x-user:x' \
  --header 'x-password:y' \
'http://cdws21.ificlaims.com/names/subsidiaries?q=Alphabet Inc'

Response (abbreviated)

{
   "time" : "0.488",
   "status" : "success",
   "content" : {
      "count" : 129,
      "name" : "Alphabet Inc",
      "subsidiaries" : [
         {
            "country" : "US",
            "name" : "AdMob Inc",
            "extract_status" : "V",
            "parent_relationship" : "S",
            "name_type" : "N"
         },
         {
            "country" : "US",
            "name" : "Adometry Inc",
            "extract_status" : "V",
            "parent_relationship" : "S",
            "name_type" : "N"
         },
; etc...
         {
            "country" : "US",
            "name" : "Waze Inc",
            "extract_status" : "V",
            "parent_relationship" : "S",
            "name_type" : "N"
         },
         {
            "country" : "US",
            "name" : "Widevine Technologies Inc",
            "extract_status" : "V",
            "parent_relationship" : "S",
            "name_type" : "N"
         },
         {
            "country" : "US",
            "name" : "Wildfire Interactive Inc",
            "extract_status" : "V",
            "parent_relationship" : "S",
            "name_type" : "N"
         },
; etc...
      ]
   }
}