Enhance Your Research Capabilities with Added Corporate Insights on Asia

With our newest feature, Connections+, you can now visualise relations between persons and companies within seconds. Make your due diligence process and know-your-customer research less manual, more efficient.

Your one-stop platform for all points of compliance & media monitoring solutions: Compliance Research, Corporate Risk, Media Monitoring, Southeast Asia Corporate Insights & more.

Why Connections+


Gain access to stakeholder information from more than 4.5 million companies within Southeast Asia.


Assess background checks on how different entities are connected within a single glance.


Save time by receiving alert updates on changes of directorship and new shareholdings of targetted companies.


Learn more about our
suite of features.

Frequently Asked

Connections+ is designed to make detecting risks and monitoring companies more efficient, less manual.

As such, it is helpful for Know-Your-Client (KYC) or compliance purposes, corporate risk monitoring, internal audit and procurement conflict-of-interest checks, loan officers, and even regulatory background checks.

If you’d like to discuss further to find out if Connections+ is the right tool for you, contact us at [email protected] or sign up for a trial.

Our up-to-date corporate registry data sources are:

  • Singapore: Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA)
  • Malaysia: Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM)
  • Vietnam: Vietnam Agency for Business Registration

You will be able to generate up to 10 Connections+ maps or reports during your two-week trial.

With trial access, you can also enjoy a consolidated news subscription to 40 of Asia’s best business and financial news sources. To receive the latest news on specific companies or topics, simply set AI-driven news alerts. To learn more about our AI-driven news alerts, click here.

Our demo video above will bring you through 4 of our key features, which include:

  1. Radial Map: shows direct and indirect connections related to a single entity (company or person)
  2. Interconnection Map: shows connections between two or more entities
  3. Entity Profile Report: shows an entity’s directorships, shareholdings, probably associates and charges
  4. RED List Report: shows an entity’s direct and indirect exposure to past regulatory actions

To see more features, view our Factsheet.

For further information, please contact us directly at [email protected]

Connections+ is a premium add-on feature to a ScoutAsia corporate subscription. Pricing will depend on the number of user accounts and datasets you need.

To get a quote or find out more details, please contact us at [email protected]

ScoutAsia is an intelligent news monitoring and corporate research tool jointly developed by Nikkei and the Financial Times.
Singapore-based Handshakes came on board in 2019 to power the platform with its award-winning machine learning and corporate data mapping technology.

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