Interim report January-September 2012

Sustained healthy growth and earnings trend in Credit Solutions but weak development for the companies in Marketing Solutions. Ongoing streamlining of operations through sale of the remaining companies in Product Information.

July-September

  • Revenue of SEK 884 million (1,038)
  • Operating profit (EBITA) of SEK 69 million (110)
  • Operating margin (EBITA) of 7.8 per cent (10.6)
  • Operating margin (EBITA) excl. capital gains of 7.8 per cent (11.1)
  • Cash flow from operating activities of SEK 11 million (-4) 

January-September

  • Revenue of SEK 2,884 million (3,144)
  • Operating profit (EBITA) of SEK 385 million (341)
  • Operating margin (EBITA) of 13.4 per cent (10.9)
  • Operating margin (EBITA) excl. capital gains of 7.6 per cent (11.0)
  • Cash flow from operating activities of SEK 94 million (222) 

Key events 

  • Organic revenue growth of +/-0 % (adjusted for foreign exchange effects)
  • Sustained healthy growth and earnings trend in Credit Solutions but weak development for the companies in Marketing Solutions
  • Ongoing streamlining of operations through sale of the remaining companies in Product Information
  • New 10-year strategic partnership agreement with Dun & Bradstreet International for 11 markets signed at beginning of August
  • Far-reaching process of change launched to create a more uniform Bisnode 

For additional information contact:

Lars Pettersson, CEO of Bisnode
Tel: 46 70 517 28 02
Email: lars.pettersson@bisnode.com

Fredrik Åkerman, CFO of Bisnode
Tel: 46 70 415 23 65
Email: fredrik.akerman@bisnode.com

Bisnode is one of Europe’s leading providers of digital business and decision support information, with a complete offering of online services for market, credit and business information. Bisnode’s business information services helps companies to increase sales, reduce business risks and improve their daily business decisions. Bisnode was founded in 1989 and has more than 3,000 employees in 17 European countries. Bisnode is owned 70 per cent by Ratos and 30 per cent by Bonnier. For more information visit www.bisnode.com 

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