Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing Launches Transfer Pricing Tool

    TP Catalyst is a step-by-step solution for transfer pricing analysis and
    documentation management

    NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /CNW/-- Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing (BvDEP),
one of the world's leading publishers of business information, has launched a
unique tool for the transfer pricing market.
    (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080805/BVDLOGO)
    Developed in conjunction with transfer pricing specialists, TP Catalyst
simplifies the execution of profit-based transfer pricing analysis and can
save companies substantial time and money by:

    -- Streamlining processes
    -- Simplifying the selection process of comparables
    -- Eliminating redundant steps
    -- Reducing data manipulation
    -- Delivering professional reports
    -- Facilitating monitoring of transfer pricing structures
    -- Improving internal controls on transfer pricing
    TP Catalyst's Wizard-led approach guides the user step-by-step through
the comparable selection, analysis, and documentation process -- to create
tailored reports.  Some key features include:
    -- Exclude or include companies based on the availability of specific
financial terms, their structures, financial ratios, activities and other
    -- Compute and present the unadjusted and adjusted arms length benchmark
using 15 profit level indicators (PLI) and typical working capital adjustments
for comparable companies
    -- Links provide easy access to company profiles and websites
    -- Easily attach documents, record and justify choices and rejections at
each stage of the process, and tailor the presentation to your output
    -- Reports include detailed audit trails of the steps taken to select
comparable companies and identify the arm's length benchmark
    "TP Catalyst saves tax departments time and money, improves internal
controls on transfer pricing, and streamlines transfer pricing documentation
management," said Tom Baskind, Vice President at BvDEP. "Our solution delivers
professional results with a detailed audit trail and supporting documentation,
and complements the overall TP documentation package from a compliance and
due-diligence perspective."
    TP Catalyst works with BvDEP's industry-leading company data that
features 40 million public & private companies worldwide, and is consistently
being used by transfer pricing professionals and tax authorities around the
    For more information on TP Catalyst, visit
http://www.bvdep.com/en/TP%20Catalyst.html, call (212) 797-3550, or email
    About BvDEP
    Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing (BvDEP) is one of the world's
leading publishers of electronic business and company information. The company
has 28 offices worldwide. BvDEP is best known for its range of international
company information products that combines multiple high-quality data sources
with flexible software to allow users to manipulate data for research,
marketing intelligence and analysis. Products include ORBIS, AMADEUS,
BANKSCOPE, MINT and OSIRIS. BvDEP also publishes the global M&A deal database,

For further information:

For further information: David Reichlin, +1-212-797-3551,
david.reichlin@bvdep.com, Director of Marketing - North America for Bureau van
Dijk Electronic Publishing

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