Investigator

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So, what is Investigator ?

Arachnys is a global research platform that helps users to find, understand and contextualise intelligence from 160 emerging markets. We combine modern technology and human expertise to retrieve information on people and organisations in ...

The Database ?

The Arachnys database is a unique (and growing) compilation of over 16,000 sources from Emerging and Frontier Markets.   We focus on: News  Regional news Corporate registries Other corporate data (including chambers of com...

Which countries can I search ?

Information sources are categorised by country. Users can browse the sources available in each country in the country library. Our research team constantly review the content of the country libraries to ensure new sources are added and that irre...

News Search

When do I use it? The News Search is our global media-scanning tool.        You may have the name of a high-profile individual or entity and wish to investigate their media profile globally. News search can be used to identify the scope...

Country Search

When do I use it? You have the name of an entity or person and wish to investigate them in a specific country. What data am I looking at? You are doing a deep dive into one of our country libraries and searching across a bro...

International Search

When do I use it? You have the name of an entity or person and wish to investigate whether they have a large international profile. This search function is also useful for an international sanctions screening and checking whether they appea...

What is deep-web search ?

Arachnys is able to handle websites that other search engines cannot. This applies particularly to Corporate, Government and Litigation sources. With sources of this type, documents are retrieved in real time from the deep web. For standard sourc...

How to get information on a source (investigator)

If you are looking for background on a source hover your mouse over the i to be given a brief description of the source.

What if the search term has a different target language ?

For searching sources in foreign languages, Arachnys offers automated two-way translation. This can translate a search query into the target language and also translates target-language search results back into English.   As with al...

What are Shipping records/Bills of lading ?

Bills of lading data will be automatically searched for every Country Search and every International Search that is run. This is a full text search, so if your search term matches any element of the Bill of Lading, it will be returned as a re...

What is the Global PEP Database ?

Our Global PEP Database contains more than 650,000 individuals. The structure of the database corresponds to FATF directives and includes following PEP categories: • Heads of state • Cabinet members and ministerial staff • Members of the par...

Advanced Search

Our News search has an Advanced Search function that allows you to combine search across multiple languages, apply Boolean operators, and apply adverse terms. To access the advanced search navigate to the News panel, click into ...

Advanced Search: Adverse Terms Lists

Adverse term lists are sets of terms that are related by a general category. If you need to search for an entity appearing along with a large number of possible keywords, or want to restrict results to only negative media coverage, we recommend ...

Corporate Search

The corporate sources map* gives you an indication of corporate record availability around the world. Red: an official corporate registry is not available online Green: this corporate registry is searchable on Arachnys Orange: Arachnys l...

Corporate Search: Why do some results have a blue star?

Registries marked with a blue star designate official national corporate registries. We also search private registries and corporate aggregators such as OpenCorporates, OneSource, Mint Portal etc.

Custom Searches

If you are looking to curate a more focused search (lets say you only want results from 3 particular sites) custom collection are the answer. On the Custom search tab you can search either search a pre-made collections, either curated by our ...

Creating a Custom collection

You can create your own custom collections via the ‘Manage collections’ entry in the Settings menu or by going to the 'Custom' tab and clicking on 'New collection' Write a name for your collection and a description, when you are ready proc...

Alerts

Arachnys alerts are a tool designed for running continuous due diligence operations. You can create a new alert if you wish to be notified about any new news articles published that mention people, entities or subjects of interest. ...

Tagging

The tagging tool allows you to create a dossier of documents you come across as you use Arachnys. The benefits of tagging a document are twofold; it saves them into an easily accessible tagged dashboard and the document is automatically cached s...

Sharing

Share your tags with colleagues to work effortlessly across borders. Your colleague will receive an email notifying him/her that a tag was shared. Once this person logs in to Arachnys, the tag will appear in his/her Tagged Portal.               ...

Evidencing and Exporting

You can export single documents in HTML or PDF format or export entire tags (in original or translated version) by clicking on the export button                                       If you export a tag it will be downloaded into your d...