Uncover liens, bankruptcies and other critical public records with Experian business
Business Public Records
In today’s world, businesses are more connected and interdependent than ever.
Suppliers, customers, partners, investors and others can all impact the financial
health of your business. Any one of these can also put your business at risk.
Help mitigate that financial risk by carefully screening the credit profile of companies
you are considering — or already are — doing business with.
Public records are an important source of business credit information. Records
on liens, judgments, bankruptcies, UCC filings and other items may identify potential
problems and credit risk. Experian business credit reports allow you to access these
types of public records as well as other key business information:
Other Types of Information Included
Fictitious business names (DBA)
Business credit score
Key facts (revenue, number of employees, etc.)
Why Check Business Public Records?
There are numerous circumstances under which you’d want to consider running
a business credit check, including public records. Some of these situations include:
You’re planning to lend money or extend credit to another
A customer begins to fall behind on payments
You need to determine business or asset ownership
Considering buying or investing in another business
You’d like to collateralize a transaction
You need to conduct a background on key suppliers
In addition to checking on other businesses, you can monitor the information in
your own business credit file to ensure data is accurate and up to date. Your business
credit profile can affect everything from your insurance premiums to the interest
rates you’ll pay, so it’s important to stay informed on the state of your
business credit file.