PermID - Entity Search · RESTful API

API Family: Open PermID

Entity Search Lookup

The PermID Service lets you utilize the permanent ID of 5.96mn organizations, 300K equity instruments and 1.72mn equity quotes from the Refinitiv core entity data set (coverage stats as of May 2020). PermID Service provides access to Refinitiv permanent identifiers (permanent unique IDs formatted as Uniform Resource Identifiers) along with the associated descriptive fields that Refinitiv exposes to the public. The descriptive fields enable the user to verify that a consumed permID represents the entity of interest.

The data is live; records are updated every 15 minutes.

Entity Search - Search

The PermID Service lets you utilize the permanent ID of about 5.96mn organizations, 300K equity instruments and 1.72mn equity quotes from the Refinitiv core entity data set (coverage stats as of May 2020). PermID Service provides access to Refinitiv permanent identifiers (permanent unique IDs formatted as Uniform Resource Identifiers) along with the associated descriptive fields that Refinitiv exposes to the public. The descriptive fields enable the user to verify that a consumed permID represents the entity of interest.

The search solution is a string match based search. The results are ranked according to different matrices that push the results that are most likely searched to the top. For example: a result with a similarity to the RIC will be ranked higher than one with a similarity to the entity name.