About Us


At CBI, you will find a partner committed to helping you to prevent risks and build trust.

Incorporated in 1996, Central Business Information Limited (CBI) is a global business information company covering Hong Kong China, Mainland China and 214 countries and regions with a full range of services. We offer Enhanced Due Diligence, Employment Screening, Business Verification, Business Credit, Asset Search and Site Investigation for different business sectors and industries. Our accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date business intelligence never fails to help clients make the right decision and take the best actions. 

CBI currently operates six established offices with Headquarters in Hong Kong, five offices located in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xi'an of China, and Penang in Malaysia with over four hundred staff members. Each department is led by highly experienced and knowledgeable professionals. 


We work with clients to develop innovative services by combining technology, expertise and industry knowledge. Our diverse products and geographical coverage as well as our ongoing post-sale services gain us a competitive edge. With our in-house IT division, we have developed the most advanced integrated system in the industry to collect, process and analyze business and individual information. 


Over the years our professionalism has made us a preferred partner by the world's largest audit and accounting firms, law firms, investment institutions, commercial banks, listed companies and government authorities.


At CBI, we are committed to helping our clients construct a safe and impartial business environment with our streamlined yet focused information.

What We Do
Assisting our clients in making business decisions is a key part of our mission. We strongly believe that our primary role in this area is to deliver a full range of accurate business information in a time-efficient and cost effective manner.

We offer coherent strategic solutions in gathering information for any business looking to gain a competitive advantage in the market.


In an age when seconds count and information rules, we are committed to beating the clock and empowering our clients with credible information.

Who We Serve
Meet Our Clients

We have a strong network globally and our work covers Hong Kong China, Mainland China and over 214 countries and regions around the world. Over the years, we have successfully built a strong client base which includes the world's largest C.P.A. firms, law firms, investment institutions, commercial banks, listed companies and government authorities who have been counting on us for quality business information.


About Us


At the core of CBI's products is the retrieval of fresh data each and every time from credible and official sources which aims to reflect actual circumstances and uncovers any associated risks.
  • By complementing reliable data together with local insights and experiences, we support businesses to have better risk assessment and make well-informed decisions. As such, our products are designed first and foremost with clients' objectives in mind, with information being structured and prioritized, enabling easy processing of relevant findings. CBI offers a full range of solutions to address the needs of different users across an organization.


Our Strengths
  • Solid Foundation
  • Strong Clientele
  • Extensive Global Coverage
  • Technical & Compliance Advisory
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Solid Foundation

  • A strong reputation from 25 years of professionalism
  • In-house production teams in Mainland China, Hong Kong China and Penang Malaysia
  • In-house technology development and innovation divisions
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Strong Clientele

  • Over 3,000 clients from the world's largest C.P.A. firms, law firms, investment institutions, commercial banks, listed companies and government authorities
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Extensive Global Coverage

  • Global coverage across 284 overseas regions in 214 countries
  • Service capacity covering 687 cities, 31 provinces and autonomous regions in Mainland China
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Technical & Compliance Advisory

  • Professional team to personalize IPO due diligence direction and scope
  • Compliance and quality control
  • Professional advice and training
Our Structure
We currently operate six established offices with Headquarters in Hong Kong, five offices located in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xi’an of China, and Penang in Malaysia with over four hundred staff members. Each department is led by highly experienced and knowledgeable professionals.
Our Mission
Our Mission
Our Goals
We constantly boost our service standards to achieve three primary goals for our clients.
Our Values
Our Values
Our Coverage
Global Coverage

With our secure network of partners covering 214 countries, we pride ourselves in our ability to coordinate and quickly mobilize resources to plan and execute large scale on-site due diligence projects across multiple jurisdictions within tight time constraint.

Our Coverage
Coverage in China

With our strong local expertise and more than 20 years of experience operating in Mainland China, we offer a wide range of due diligence products, combining technology and our industry knowledge, uniquely designed for businesses in the local market. Our service capacity covering over 687 cities, 31 provinces and autonomous regions.

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Our Technology


CBI SKY is a web-based collaborative portal where all parties involved in a project can communicate, share and collaborate. It is the key to efficient project management that allows our clients to enjoy various key features anytime free-of-charge.

  • Consolidated Order Records & Invoices – view all your order status and invoices with just one click
  • Real-Time Report Updates – download reports anytime without email size limitation
  • Track Changes – access older versions of your reports and track changes along the way
  • Multiple User Access – provide access to projects across different parties upon request
  • Key Market News – stay abreast of the latest industry news


CBI MAP is a comprehensive IPO market tracking database allowing clients to access the platform and search for the latest activities of IPO applicants and sponsors quickly. It is an essential tool for sponsors to find references and conduct comparable analysis when working on IPO projects.

  • Company database with complete IPO trackrecord from application to listing
  • Categorized data for various analysis needs, such as by industry, business location and professional parties
  • Complete sponsor records including licensing, change of representatives and ROs
  • AI and data grabbing technology to ensure information is fresh and up-to-date
Our Awards
Awards & Achievements
  • Caring Company 2016-2022

    Caring Company 2016-2022

    CBI has been awarded Caring Company for six consecutive years to acknowledge the company's efforts and contributions for the well-being of the communities and the environment.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer for Family Status Equality

    Equal Opportunity Employer for Family Status Equality

    CBI was awarded for its efforts and commitment to the values of equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace.

  • Good MPF Employer 2014-2022

    Good MPF Employer 2014-2022

    It is the 8th consecutive years for CBI to be honored as a “Good MPF Employer 5 Years+” and presented with the “e-Contribution Award” and “MPF Support Award”. Let's work together to value our retirement protection!

  • The Employees Retraining Board (ERB)

    The Employees Retraining Board (ERB)

    CBI was awarded for its outstanding achievements in manpower training and development as Manpower Developers (MDs).

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Achieve Greater with Us

  • we CARE we WEAR, it is the 8th year CBI participates in the Dress Casual Day organized by The Community Chest of Hong Kong.

    We appreciate the continuous support from our colleagues and let’s spread more love and warmth to people around us!

  • The blood inventories are very low according to the Hong Kong Red Cross. CBI Volunteer Committee organised a Blood Donation Day, many colleagues have responded immediately, to support the people in need with an action of love.

    To show appreciation to all donors, some desserts are prepared for them to gain back energy!

  • CBI Volunteer Committee has organized a visit at Po Tin Estate, Tuen Mun with The UPEF last week. We have prepared a gift bag with mooncakes and other essentials for the families just before Mid-Autumn Festival, to share love and blessings, we are glad to see their smiles!

  • Do you have a habit that has kept for over 20 years?

    CBI has been supporting Oxfam Hong Kong for 23 years continuously, we reach out our helping hands to those less fortune and bring real changes to their lives, contribute to a world without poverty. This appreciation certificate may just be the cherry on top of CBI 25th Anniversary!

  • CBI Volunteer Committee organized a visit at the HK Saving Cat and Dog Association (HKSCDA) last Sunday, CBI colleagues have experienced the day of a volunteer at the association, to clean the cage and feed the cats. The cats were MEOW-ly happy with their cleaned homes and we were even happier!

    Thanks to the association for this opportunity and we hope to keep raising awareness of abandon animals.

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