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What information will I get from a MultiPower Express Search?

A MultiPower Express Search can be completed on Companies and provides a report that combines:

  • A current ASIC Company Extract
  • A search of public record data on the Company
  • Where available, a Equifax on-file Company Search.
  • A search of the directors' commercial files
  • A credit score based on the above information (only PTY, PTY LTD and Business entities can be scored. Additionally, organisations under a strike-off action will not produce a score).

It is recommended that the MultiPower Express search be utilised for small to medium size organisations.

How is credit score calculated?

Credit scores are produced by analysing over 250 characteristics according to the industry accepted and proven statistical processes. The Equifax MultiPower Express scorecard outlines the key contributing factors impacting on the assessment and may include factors such as:

  • History of type of Credit sought
  • Number of Enquiries
  • Shopping Pattern
  • Company Information
  • Age of File and Pattern of Enquiries
  • Industry Characteristics
  • Director Derogatory Information recorded
  • Default Information recorded
  • Court Writ Information recorded

What information should I enter as search criteria?

Please take care to enter correct and clear information to ensure that you receive the best possible result for your search. The search criteria used to complete a MultiPower Express search is either the ACN/ARBN or ABN.

What if I do not know the ACN/ARBN or ABN?

If you do not know the ACN/ARBN or ABN click on the ASIC Organisational Search hyperlink to access ASIC's free Organisation search. Please note that the browse is a free search, ordering of organisational extracts will result in a charge.

A match has been found for the Organisation I am searching, how do I view the results?

Clicking on the 'View MultiPower Express Result' button will return the result as a .pdf document in a separate browser window.

I have viewed my result, how do I return to the property details screen?

The result is returned as a .pdf document in a separate browser window. Closing this browser window will return you to the MultiPower Express search result page.

What if no result is found for my search?

Fees are only charged when your search is successful. If no results match the criteria you have entered then a message will be displayed advising of an invalid ACN/ARBN or ABN and no charge will apply.