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Bisnodes CMO takes on new challenge

24 Oct, 2016

Anne Årneby has decided to resign as Chief Marketing Officer for Bisnode. She has accepted a new assignment as Group CEO of Nordic Morning, the leading communication group within the Nordic region. Nordic Morning consists of 700 communications experts in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Ukraine and India, supporting digital transformation through data-driven insights, combining smart content, service design, visibility and customer dialogue.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnodes-cmo-takes-on-new-challenge/

ERIC WALLIN APPOINTED COUNTRY DIRECTOR SWEDEN AT BISNODE

4 Oct, 2016

Eric Wallin has been appointed Country Director Sweden at Bisnode. Eric brings with him a long business and leadership experience. Eric will assume his new position on January 10th 2017.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/eric-wallin-appointed-country-director-sweden-at-bisnode/

Bisnode and Coinfirm starts collaboration

21 Sep, 2016

Bisnode is pioneering Smart Data to enable customers to make Smart Decisions, and together with Coinfirm blockchain analysis and compliance platform, brings opportunities to address problems affecting both the traditional and blockchain systems.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-and-coinfirm-starts-collaboration/

Karin Sandsjö CFO

1 Sep, 2016

Karin Sandsjö has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at Bisnode. Karin brings with her a long business and leadership experience from the international arena in various markets. Karin will assume her new position on September 1st 2016.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/karin-sandsjo-cfo/

Bisnode acquires NN Markedsdata

31 Aug, 2016

Two of the largest companies in the market for credit and marketing data join forces. Bisnode acquires NN Markedsdata and strengthens its position in the Danish market.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-acquires-nn-markedsdata/

Bisnode and SAS Institute join forces to create actionable insights for customers with analytics

22 Aug, 2016

A new go-to market model turns SAS Institute Analytics software into turnkey, cloud-based solutions. First mover in the Nordics, Bisnode Group, see great potential in offering Managed Analytical Services to customers, by combining their own intellectual property and know-how together with SAS’ market-leading Advanced Analytics platform.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-and-sas-institute-join-forces-to-create-actionable-insights-for-customers-with-analytics/

Bisnodes Regional Director Dr. Eckhard Geulen takes on new challenge

27 Jun, 2016

After 5 years with Bisnode, Eckhard Geulen has decided to resign as Regional Director for DACH. He has accepted a new assignment with the German stock-listed management holding company Solvesta AG, which acquires majority stakes in medium-sized companies that has either been subject to restructuring or have been in financial distress. Eckhard Geulen will take on a role as operating partner and Chief Operating Officer.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnodes-regional-director-dr-eckhard-geulen-takes-on-new-challenge/

Liran Lotker appointed GPD

21 Jun, 2016

Liran Lotker will join Bisnode as Group Programme Director (GPD). The role entails leading our Programme Management Office with our Key Initiative Leads reporting directly to him. Liran brings ten years of extensive experience in leading advanced technical projects and driving change.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/liran-lotker-appointed-gpd/

Can Big Data help predict who will win the European Football Cup 2016?

2 Jun, 2016

Football fans eagerly awaiting European Football Cup 2016 can now experience the advantage of big data analytics first hand: a web application, developed by the newly established Bisnode Data Analytics Lab, can predict results by doing estimations based on how the teams perform. According to Bisnode’s web application, Spain, England, Switzerland and Belgium have the highest probability to win the entire cup. For the finals, the predictions foresee Belgium vs Spain.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/-can-big-data-help-predict-who-will-win-the-european-football-cup-2016-/

New CPO

31 May, 2016

Edoardo Jacucci has been appointed Chief Product Officer at Bisnode. He brings fifteen years of extensive experience within Data & Analytics.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/new-cpo/

Interim report January–March 2016

13 May, 2016

“So to summarize the first quarter, we have started to execute and deliver on our strategy. Certainly, there is still a lot of work to be done and we will face interesting challenges down the road, but I am confident and truly believe that we are moving in the right direction, going into 2017. Now we will continue to execute!”

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/interim-report-januarymarch-2016/

Oscar Hermansson

7 Apr, 2016

At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on April 7, in Bisnode Business Information Group AB [Bisnode] Oscar Hermansson was elected as member to its Board of Directors.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/oscar-hermansson/

Bisnode Southern Markets

29 Mar, 2016

On 24th March 2016 at the Golden Thread event, Bisnode Southern Markets received a special award in the category Golden Practice for the Bisnode endeavour development system and commitment. This ninth year of Golden Thread, a special Golden Practice Award was introduced which rewards projects, practices, approaches, actions, ideas and activities directed to an organisational leap and collective progress. There were 16 companies participating in the competition.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-southern-markets/

International Women´s Day

8 Mar, 2016

To honor the International Women´s Day, Bisnode has created a special analysis of the impact on the economy that women have in different countries.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/international-womens-day/

BISNODE´S PARTNER DUN & BRADSTREET NAMED AS THE WORLD´S BEST SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCING AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES PROVIDER

7 Mar, 2016

Bisnode´s global partner Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) was recently recognized for providing the “Best Analytics for Credit Scoring and Supplier Risk Assessment” by Global Finance Magazine.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnodes-partner-dun--bradstreet-named-as-the-worlds-best-supply-chain-financing-and-management-services-provider/

Year end report 2015

18 Feb, 2016

“Having joined Bisnode on 1 September, it is now my pleasure to present the first year-end report as CEO of Bisnode. As communicated in the Q3 2015 report we have in Q4 finalized the strategy process positioning ourselves as “pioneering Smart Data to enable our customers to make Smart Decisions.”

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/year-end-report-2015/

Martine Bayens resigns as Country Director of Bisnode Belgium

4 Feb, 2016

The company is now entering a new phase and Mrs Bayens has chosen to resign as Country Director for Bisnode Belgium. Mrs Bayens has been Country Director since 2012. Jon Slorer, Director of International Markets, will take over as acting Country Manager for Belgium. A recruitment process is underway.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/martine-bayens-resigns-as-country-director-of-bisnode-belgium/

Bisnode Southern Markets strengthens D&B business knowledge and customer relationship

30 Nov, 2015

Bisnode Southern Markets strengthens D&B business knowledge and customer relationship by acquiring Slovenian BONITETNA HISA I., D.O.O., Croatian BONLINE D.O.O., and Serbian RATING D.O.O. The companies’ operations cover Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania and offer credit solutions services to local and international B2B clients.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-southern-markets-strengthens-db-business-knowledge-and-customer-relationship/

Interim report January–September 2015

9 Nov, 2015

“Providing knowledge about how to work with and analyse data has always been at the core of Bisnode’s business, and we constantly develop our products and operations to enable our customers to gain actionable insights from smart data.”

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/interim-report-januaryseptember-2015/

Bisnode acquires the operations of AIS Nordic

15 Oct, 2015

AIS Nordic provides high quality services within vehicle data, such as registration-number searching, which simplifies and provides quality-assurance for the matching of spare parts, tyres, accessories etc. to the correct vehicle.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-acquires-the-operations-of-ais-nordic/

Bisnode Southern Markets forms strategic partnership with Dun & Bradstreet

13 Oct, 2015

The strategic partnership between Bisnode Group and Dun & Bradstreet now expands with 8 more markets; Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo and Albania. This means that Bisnode Group now have exclusive rights to resell and develop international Dun & Bradstreet solutions in 19 European markets.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-southern-markets-forms-strategic-partnership-with-dun--bradstreet/

Bisnode acquires DKS - Denmark’s third largest debtor register

3 Sep, 2015

Bisnode already owns and operates Debitor Registret, under which the DKS debtor register will now be organised. This acquisition cements Bisnode’s position of strength in the market for credit information – particularly in relation to private individuals and small and medium-sized enterprises.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-acquires-dks---denmarks-third-largest-debtor-register/

Interim report January–June 2015

17 Aug, 2015

“In light of the ongoing business transformation, I am satisfied with our overall second quarter performance, with organic growth of 1.0 per cent. This means that we have now recovered much of the weaker start in Q1 2015 and are now showing slightly positive growth of 0.4 per cent year-to-date.”

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/interim-report-januaryjune-2015/

BISNODE ACQUIRES SN4 INTERNATIONAL OY

22 Jun, 2015

Bisnode has signed an agreement with the owners of SN4 International Oy (SN4), a leading provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) and Marketing Automation technology to companies in various industries.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-acquires-sn4-international-oy/

Bisnode´s CIO is retiring

10 Jun, 2015

Zlatko Ninic have decided to retire and leave his assignment as CIO at Bisnode. Zlatko’s last day at Bisnode will be June 30th, 2015. Fredrik Skogby will step in as acting CIO at the same date.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnodes-cio-is-retiring/

MAGNUS SILFVERBERG APPOINTED GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AT BISNODE

2 Jun, 2015

Magnus Silfverberg has been appointed Group Chief Executive Officer at Bisnode. Magnus brings fifteen years of experience from leading positions in innovative businesses. Most recently he headed Betsson Group, which strives to deliver the best customer experience in the gaming industry. Magnus will start his new position the latest September 1st 2015.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/magnus-silfverberg-appointed-group-chief-executive-officer-at-bisnode/

New board member at Bisnode

11 May, 2015

In October 2014, Sara Öhrvall and Berit Svendsen joined Bisnode’s Board of Directors and brought with them strong experience in innovative businesses. At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on May 8, Bisnode elected another new, high-profile member to its Board of Directors – Johan Anstensrud.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/new-board-member-at-bisnode/

Interim report January-March 2015

8 May, 2015

"Amid the ongoing transformation to a new customer-centric go-to-market model, all of Bisnode’s business areas except Sweden and Belgium showed positive organic growth. Bisnode continues to invest in areas which enable our customers to make smart decisions."

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/interim-report-january-march-2015/

Bisnode strategic partner Dun & Bradstreet ushers in a new era

17 Mar, 2015

Bisnode strategic Partner Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) unveiled March 10, a new brand purpose, values, tagline and logo as part of a major brand modernization effort. The company’s new creative expression and tenets are rooted in a data inspired, relationship-driven approach, bolstered by the new tagline: “Growing relationships through data.”

https://www.bisnode.com/international/news-and-inspiration/international-news/bisnode-strategic-partner-dun--bradstreet-ushers-in-a-new-era/

Lars Pettersson resigns as CEO of Bisnode

9 Mar, 2015

Pettersson has decided to resign as President and CEO of Bisnode. CFO Anders Berg will take over as acting CEO. Chairman of the board Jon Risfelt will strengthen the company by becoming executive chairman for a period. A recruitment process is underway.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/lars-pettersson-resigns-as-ceo-of-bisnode/

Bisnode keeps on consolidating company data in the Czech Republic

24 Feb, 2015

Bisnode has bought a unique business partners verification OCTOPUS system from the DC GROUP, spol. s.r.o. company. By this transaction, Bisnode has gained 600 new clients.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-keeps-on-consolidating-company-data-in-the-czech-republic/

Bisnode Interim report Q4 2014

20 Feb, 2015

“In Q4 2014 Bisnode grew in all major markets except for Sweden. Bisnode’s management now has its main focus on the Swedish business, with the ambition of taking further steps to ensure profitable growth in all markets”

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-interim-report-q4-2014/

Bisnode sells its swiss non core operation credita

4 Feb, 2015

The business information company Bisnode is selling its Swiss non-core operation Credita, specialized in debt collection. The sale of Credita is part of Bisnode’s effort to streamline its business as a supplier of decision support tools based on credit, market and business information.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-sells-its-swiss-non-core-operation-credita/

Bisnode to sell its non core french operation

13 Jan, 2015

The business information company Bisnode divests its non-core French operation, specialized in direct marketing services based on consumer information. The sale is in line with Bisnode’s strategy to focus on markets where a leading position based on comprehensive total offerings can be achieved.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-to-sell-its-non-core-french-operation/

Brain quiz

28 Dec, 2014

The brain is responsible for all your decisions, no matter how important or insignificant they might be, but how much do you really know about the gray matter that controls you and your life? Take this quiz and learn some interesting facts.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/brain-quiz/

A merry christmas and a happy smart year

19 Dec, 2014

First of all, let me thank you for being a very dear customer during 2014. We truly enjoy enabling you to make smarter decisions by providing you with not only the Right Data, but the Smart Data you need to do that.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/a-merry-christmas-and-a-happy-smart-year/

santa analysis

19 Dec, 2014

It's christmas again and we decided to do what we do best - analyse it.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/santa/

Bisnode Interim report Q3 2014

10 Nov, 2014

“The transformation of Bisnode to increase efficiency and return to growth is continuing. Important steps to establish a platform for growth were taken in the third quarter 2014”.

Fincancial reports, Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-interim-report-q3-2014/

New board members at Bisnode

14 Oct, 2014

Bisnode has elected two new members to its Board of Directors, Sara Öhrvall and Berit Svendsen. With long-term experience in different industries and leading positions in highly innovative businesses, they will strengthen the Board.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/new-board-members-at-bisnode1/

Bisnode acquires remaining minority interest in norwegian Bisnode Matchit

13 Oct, 2014

Bisnode, the leading provider of decision support solutions, has acquired the remaining shares in the Norwegian marketing solutions business Bisnode MatchIT. Following the transaction, Bisnode is fully integrating all operations to leverage economies of scale and market leadership in the Nordic market.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-acquires-remaining-minority-interest-in-norwegian-bisnode-matchit/

Anders Berg, new CFO at bisnode

1 Oct, 2014

Anders Berg joins Bisnode as CFO and head of the Group Finance team. Bisnode has ambitious targets for the future and Anders’ extensive experience will contribute to successful financial and operational planning, forecasting and follow- up, ensuring growth and profitability.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/anders-berg-new-cfo-at-bisnode/

Bisnode launches new platform for growth

24 Sep, 2014

Bisnode is taking the next step on the road to market leadership in decision support. In order to achieve the goal of helping the customers make smart decision Bisnode has launched a strengthened organization that will add customer value via new corporate IT- and product innovation platforms. Bisnode Group management is now set up with central business support functions and an increased focus on the Nordic countries.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/bisnode-launches-new-platform-for-growth/

Interim report Jan–June 2014

15 Aug, 2014

“The transformation of Bisnode to increase efficiency and return to growth is continuing. Important steps to establish a platform for growth were taken in the second quarter 2014”

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Interim-report-JanJune-2014/

The world cup in Brazil 2014 - the view from another corner

16 Jun, 2014

We decided to analyse this years competing teams in the world championships from a slightly different angle. By comparing the countries within the eight groups in the world championships by four different indicators we have produced our very own Bisnode ranking list and a scenario for what we believe might be the outcome in the finals.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/The-world-cup-in-Brazil-2014---the-view-from-another-corner/

Binode appoints Anders Borg new CTO

11 Jun, 2014

Bisnode has been through significant changes over the past years and the business has been focused and integrated. Now the company acts under a common brand and all activities aim to help current and new customers to make smart decisions. As of June 10 the Group management team is strengthened with an additional member and Anders Borg will, in his role as CTO, be responsible for the development of the entire Bisnode offer.

Offering news, Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Binode-appoints-Anders-Borg-new-CTO/

New chairman of the board at Bisnode

4 Jun, 2014

Jon Risfelt was elected new Chairman of the Board at the Bisnode shareholders’ meeting on June 3.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/New-chairman-of-the-board-at-Bisnode/

Annual report

31 May, 2014

Bisnode Annual Report 2013 is now public and can be read at www.bisnode.com.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/annual-report1/

Per Adolfsson on-board ascountry manager BisnodeSweden

22 May, 2014

Bisnode increases its focus on the domestic market and appoints Per Adolfsson as Country Manager at Bisnode Sweden. Most recently Per held the Country Manager position at Microsoft Sweden and has extensive experience from business development in the area of services. Today Björn-Erik Karlsson serves as manager for both Sweden and the Nordics and Per’s signing on will allow Björn-Erik to focus on regional matters.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Per-Adolfsson-on-board-as-country-manager-Bisnode-Sweden/

Interim report Q1 2014

15 May, 2014

“The transformation of Bisnode to increase efficiency and return to growth is continuing, and the first quarter of 2014 developed in line with plan towards growth in the second half of 2014”

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Interim-report-Q1-2014/

Management changes at Bisnode

25 Mar, 2014

Bisnode’s CFO Annika Muskantor will leave her position. Mats Lönnqvist will take over as CFO with immediate effect.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Management-changes-at-Bisnode/

Bisnode acquires leading edge competence in digital marketing

20 Mar, 2014

Bisnode, the European leading provider of decision support solutions, has acquired the remaining shares in Vendemore Nordic AB. Vendemore offers world leading and unique solutions for online marketing, that aim to maximize sales for B2B companies. The acquisition is strategically important for Bisnode since digital marketing plays a central part in the future tools for decision making.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-acquires-leading-edge-competence-in-digital-marketing/

Bisnode acquires remaining remaining minority interest in Danish InfoDirekt

24 Feb, 2014

Bisnode, the Nordic region’s leading provider of business information, has acquired the remaining shares in the Danish customer analysis company InfoDirekt. Following the transaction, Bisnode will also be a leading provider of market and customer analysis services in the Danish market.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/BISNODE-ACQUIRES-REMAINING-MINORITY-INTEREST-IN-DANISH-INFODIREKT/

Year-end report 2013

21 Feb, 2014

“2013 – Bisnode has been through a major integration programme designed to increase efficiency and to create a platform for future growth”

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Year-end-report-2013/

Bisnode acquires Debitor Registret

10 Feb, 2014

Bisnode has acquired Debitor Registret, one of the two largest players in credit information and credit assessment of consumers in Denmark. Through the acquisition, Bisnode will be the first business information company in the Nordic region to offer a comprehensive range of credit information services for both B2B and B2C.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-acquires-Debitor-Registret/

Bisnode to sell Lundalogik

16 Jan, 2014

The business information company Bisnode is selling Lundalogik, a Nordic supplier of CRM systems. Lundalogik’s operations are focused on developing and supporting software for CRM systems and the buyer is the investment organisation Monterro. The sale is part of Bisnode’s effort to streamline its business as a supplier of decision support tools based on credit, market and business information.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-to-sell-Lundalogik/

Bisnode acquires Great Consulting

9 Dec, 2013

Bisnode has strengthened its offering in strategic advice for better decision support and has acquired Great Consulting Group Nordic AB, a Swedish consulting firm with expertise in analysis and advice in connection with strategic and operational decisions. The acquisition has strengthening Bisnodes portfolio by being able to offer additional support and advice to help its customers make smart decisions.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-acquires-Great-Consulting/

New members in Bisnode Management Team

9 Dec, 2013

Bisnode Sweden’s management team has two new members. Frode Berg, currently manager for Bisnode Kredit in Norway, will be the new Business Area Director at Bisnode Information in Sweden. Ulrica Jones, currently CFO at the production company Yellowbird, will become Financial Director at Bisnode Sweden.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/New-members-in-Bisnode-Management-Team/

Bisnode sells IT-consultancy operations

27 Nov, 2013

The business-information company Bisnode has today finalized the sale of its subsidiary Bisnode Applicate AB, whose operations has been conducted within Bisnode Information AB. The buyer is the IT consultancy Knowit. The sale is part of a process of refining Bisnode’s operations as a supplier of credit, market and business information.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/BISNODE-SELLS-IT-CONSULTANCY-OPERATIONS/

Bisnode’s marketing manager named Ratos Talent of the Year

14 Nov, 2013

Bisnode’s Marketing and Communications Manager Elin Ljung has been named Ratos Talent of the Year. The award, which is presented for the second successive year, aims to recognize the many talents working in Ratos’s holdings and to contribute to the wide-ranging professional development a these companies.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnodes-marketing-manager-named-Ratos-Talent-of-the-Year/

Q3 report 2013

8 Nov, 2013

Preparing for growth.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Q3-report-20131/

Bisnode appoints new CFO

10 Sep, 2013

Annika Muskantor-Bladh has been appointed CFO at Bisnode and will thus join the group’s management team. Bisnode is implementing a major change program. With her solid experience, energy and skills, Annika will ensure that the momentum of Bisnode’s change program will continue to build. Annika starts on 9 September.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-appoints-new-CFO/

Q2 report 2013

15 Aug, 2013

The change process continues.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Q2-report-2013/

Fredrik Åkerman to leave post as CFO of Bisnode

12 Aug, 2013

Fredrik Åkerman is leaving his post as CFO of Bisnode. Carina Erlandsson, who is Group Business Controller, has been appointed as Acting CFO until a replacement is in place.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Fredrik-Akerman-to-leave-post-as-CFO-of-Bisnode/

Annual report

26 Jun, 2013

Bisnode Annual Report 2012 is now public and can be read at www.bisnode.com.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Annual-report/

A change in Bisnodes Management Team

24 May, 2013

Karin Svensson, Chief Human Resources Officer at Bisnode, resigns at her own request on 31 May, 2013. Group wide human resources processes will be managed locally and coordinated by Bisnode’s human resources network.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/A-change-in-Bisnodes-Management-Team/

Interim report Q1 2013

13 May, 2013

Weak organic revenue growth, above all in the Nordic and BeNeFra regions and powerful focus on internal structuring to create “One Bisnode”.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Interim-report-Q1-2013/

Bisnode divests Svenska Nyhetsbrev

5 Apr, 2013

Bisnode has divested Svenska Nyhetsbrev AB, an independent supplier of niched business news, to Bonnier Business Press International AB.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-divests-Svenska-Nyhetsbrev1/

New board members at Bisnode

5 Apr, 2013

The AGM on 16 April elected three new members to Bisnode’s Board of Directors according to the proposal of the Nominating Committee.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/New-board-members-at-Bisnode/

Optimize the quality of your European database

3 Apr, 2013

Good Data Quality plays an important part in increasing the ROI of companies’ consumer communication, especially in times like these where focus on cost is key.

Offering news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Optimizethedatabasequality/

EuroContactPool adds Polish marketing data to its pan-European database

8 Mar, 2013

EuroContactPool, the world’s most comprehensive European business-to-business database, is now offering marketing data on 3.2 million Polish companies.

Offering news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/EuroContactPool-adds-Polish-marketing-data-to-its-pan-European-database/

Bisnode entering two new markets in Central Europe

28 Feb, 2013

Bisnode is expanding its offering in southern Central Europe by acquiring a sales-oriented information business in Serbia and establishing a new sales office in Bosnia-Hercegovina. Bisnode will thus be present in 19 European markets.

Offering news, Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-entering-two-new-markets-in-Central-Europe/

Year-end report 2012

18 Feb, 2013

In terms of profit, the final quarter of 2012 was an improvement over the corresponding period of last year.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Year-end-report-2012/

Stable outlook for 2013 in Europe

7 Feb, 2013

Most of the fears that cast an ominous shadow over the European region at the beginning of 2012 did not materialize. The effects of the financial crises were mostly contained to the afflicted economies; the DACH region remained stable and the Nordics and Central Europe experienced slightly higher levels of volatility. Bisnode’s Insolvencies and Foundations Q4 report indicates that the European economy as a whole is moving in a positive direction.

European reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Stable-outlook-for-2013-in-Europe/

Bisnode’s Christmas gift for 2012 donated to children in need

20 Dec, 2012

Bisnode Sweden’s companies have joined forces to donate a total of SEK 100,000 to three different organisations that help children in need both in Sweden and internationally, Save the Children, BRIS and Hello Africa.

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnodes-Christmas-gift-for-2012-donated-to-children-in-need1/

Bisnode divests Baby DM Scandinavia

11 Dec, 2012

Bisnode has divested Baby DM Scandinavia in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. Baby DM Scandinavia offers marketing solutions targeted towards young families and parent to be. The divestment is in line with Bisnode’s strategy to streamline its business and focus on growth in the core offering.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-divests-Baby-DM-Scandinavia1/

Bisnode acquires Inform operation in Norway

22 Nov, 2012

Bisnode further strengthens its position in the marketing solutions area in Norway by acquiring Eniro’s operations Inform.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-acquires-Inform-operation-in-Norway1/

Moderate economic slowdown

21 Nov, 2012

Bisnode now presents an aggregate report of bankruptcies and foundations for the third quarter of 2012, indicating continued economic slowdown for the region. Adjusted for seasonal factors, the trend of decreased foundations and increased bankruptcies remains. Businesses in the transport and communication industries continue to suffer due to fierce competition and increased fuel prices.

European reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Moderate-economic-slowdown/

Interim report January-September 2012

13 Nov, 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.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Interim-report-January-September-2012/

Impact of financial crisis locally contained

12 Oct, 2012

Bisnode now presents an aggregate report of bankruptcies and foundations for the second quarter of 2012. The report indicates a slight increase in bankruptcies and a decrease in the number of foundations. But it also tells a story of economic stability in the parts of Europe that are not directly affected by the government funding crises.

European reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Impact-of-financial-crisis-locally-contained/

Divestment of ABC Germany to Avant Invest closed

24 Aug, 2012

Bisnode has closed its divestment of ABC Germany, one of the leading German B2B supplier search engines, to the Dutch Avant Invest B.V., which already owns the ABC operations in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Both companies had signed an agreement on July 5, 2012, but the sale was subject to the prior completion of an abbreviated financial year. With this transaction, which is effective retroactively as of August 1, 2012, Bisnode has sold the last company from its product information business area. The group is focussing on growth in its core business areas credit and risk information solutions, marketing solutions and business information solutions.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Divestment-of-ABC-Germany-to-Avant-Invest-closed/

Phil Cotter appointed acting CMO for Bisnode

21 Aug, 2012

Bisnode has initiated a work of change that will move the company in the direction of its full potential on all markets. As an essential part of this work, Bisnode’s management group is restructured and complemented with a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) who will set the overall direction of Bisnode Group’s marketing strategy and product offering. Until the recruitment process is finished, Bisnode Board member Phil Cotter will be acting CMO. Cotter will start in mid-August and stay on the Board alongside his new engagement.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Phil-Cotter-appointed-acting-CMO-for-Bisnode/

Interim report January-June 2012

17 Aug, 2012

Sustained healthy growth and earnings trend in Credit Solutions but weak development for the companies in Marketing Solutions.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Interim-report-January-June-2012/

Bisnode renewing strategic partnership with D&B

9 Aug, 2012

Bisnode has signed an agreement to renew its strategic partnership with D&B, the leading provider of global credit information. The renewed contract has terms in accordance to previous agreement and gives Bisnode exclusive rights to resell and develop international D&B solutions in 11 European markets for the next 10 years.

Offering news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-renewing-strategic-partnership-with-DB/

Bisnode to sell ABC Germany to Avant Invest

5 Jul, 2012

Bisnode has signed an agreement to sell ABC Germany, one of the leading German B2B supplier search engines, to the Dutch Avant Invest B.V., which already owns the ABC operations in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. With this transaction, Bisnode will sell the last company in its product information business area to focus on growth in its core business areas of credit and risk information solutions, marketing solutions and business information solutions.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-to-sell-ABC-Germany-to-Avant-Invest/

Bisnode business climate analysis

2 Jul, 2012

Bisnode assembled numbers from the databases across Europe and compiled an aggregate report on the status of bankruptcies and foundations in the region for the first quarter of 2012. The data indicates great differences in the business climate per industry and region, and the “Insolvency and Foundation Index” shows a weakening economy in Europe as a whole.

European reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-business-climate-analysis/

Bisnode acquires Avidus in Croatia

19 Jun, 2012

Bisnode further strengthens its position in the credit information business in Croatia by acquiring successful start-up brand boniteti.hr.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-acquires-Avidus-in-Croatia/

Divestment of Hoppenstedt Publishing to WEKA group closed

15 Jun, 2012

Bisnode has closed the divestment of its subsidiary Hoppenstedt Publishing to the German publishing group WEKA. Both companies had signed an agreement on April 27th, but the sale was subject of approval from the relevant competition authorities. After the approval was granted, Bisnode and WEKA today closed the transaction which is effective retroactively as of January 1st, 2012.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Divestment-of-Hoppenstedt-Publishing-to-WEKA-group-closed/

Bisnode sells Kompass in the Nordics

8 Jun, 2012

Bisnode has sold Kompass in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. Kompass offers ad-based search services that identify companies, industries and specific products. This transaction is in line with Bisnode’s strategy to refine the business and focus on growth in the core offering.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-sells-Kompass-in-the-Nordics/

Bisnode Annual Report 2011

25 May, 2012

Bisnode Annual Report 2011 is now public and can be read at www.bisnode.com

https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-Annual-Report-2011/

Bisnode signs agreement to sell Hoppenstedt Publishing

22 May, 2012

Bisnode has signed an agreement to sell Hoppenstedt Publishing in Germany to the German publishing Group WEKA. The divestiture is in line with Bisnode’s strategy to focus on growth and development in its core business.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-signs-agreement-to-sell-Hoppenstedt-Publishing/

Interim report January-March 2012

22 May, 2012

The first quarter showed stable revenue and earnings in the operating business compared to the same period last year.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Interim-report-January-March-2012/

Interim report January-March 2012

15 May, 2012

The first quarter showed stable revenue and earnings in the operating business compared to the same period last year.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Interim-report-January-March-20121/

New Chairman at Bisnode

7 Mar, 2012

At the Annual general meeting on 17 April, the nominating committee proposes election of sitting board member Ingrid Engström as the new Chairman. Ingrid has extensive experience from the information industry and in building strong brands and customer-focused organisations through operating roles in senior positions. Håkan Ramsin, the former Chairman, and CW Ros, a member of the board, will resign in connection with the AGM. The nominating committee proposes re-election of the other board members and election of two new members with international industry experience.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/New-Chairman-at-Bisnode/

Year-end report 2011

27 Feb, 2012

The year’s trend of strong growth in Credit Solutions but disappointing development in Marketing Solutions continued in the final quarter of 2011.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Year-end-report-2011/

WLW divestment closed

23 Feb, 2012

Bisnode announces the divestment of “Wer liefert Was?” (WLW) in Austria, Germany and Switzerland to the German private equity company Paragon Partners. The transaction is effective as of today.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/WLW-divestment-closed/

Martine Bayens appointed as new Regional Director at Bisnode

9 Feb, 2012

Martine Bayens has been appointed Regional Director for France, Belgium and Netherlands. Her most recent position was as Managing Director of the Belgian marketing company Truvo. Martine has long-term experience of the information and media industry and will succeed Norbert Verkimpe, who will focus on Bisnode’s Competence Centre Marketing Solutions.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Martine-Bayens-appointed-as-new-Regional-Director-at-Bisnode/

New CEO and Regional Director Nordic at Bisnode take up duties today

1 Feb, 2012

Today Lars Pettersson has taken up duties as CEO and Björn-Erik Karlsson as Regional Director Nordic at Bisnode. The two come most recently from Atea Sweden, where Lars Pettersson held the role of Managing Director and Björn-Erik Karlsson as Deputy Managing Director and HR Manager. Now they will lead Bisnode to ongoing success and growth.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/New-CEO-and-Regional-Director-Nordic-at-Bisnode-take-up-duties-today/

Bisnode launches B2B marketing database EuroContactPool in Europe

24 Jan, 2012

Bisnode has now launched the B2B database EuroContactPool on the European market and can thereby meet rising demand from multinational corporations for pan-European market information. By launching the product across all of the Group’s European countries, Bisnode can enhance its total offering by combining local expertise with its international strength.

Offering news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-launches-B2B-marketing-database-EuroContactPool-in-Europe/

Bisnode signs agreement to divest WLW

23 Dec, 2011

Bisnode has signed an agreement to sell the company “Wer liefert Was?”(WLW) in Austria, Germany and Switzerland to the German private equity company Paragon Partners. The divestment is in line with Bisnode’s strategy to focus on growth and development in its core business. The purchase price amounts to EUR 79 million (SEK 710m) and is expected to generate a capital gain for Bisnode of approximately EUR 20 million. In connection with completion of the transaction, Bisnode will carry out a capital distribution of around SEK 215 million to the shareholders.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-signs-agreement-to-divest-WLW/

Björn-Erik Karlsson Bisnode’s new Regional Director Nordic

19 Dec, 2011

Björn-Erik Karlsson has been appointed Regional Director Nordic at Bisnode. His most recent position was as Deputy Managing Director and HR-Manager at Atea Sweden. Together with Bisnode’s next CEO Lars Pettersson, Björn-Erik is one half of a successful duo that has achieved solid growth in a dynamic and highly competitive industry.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bjorn-Erik-Karlsson-Bisnodes-new-Regional-Director-Nordic/

Bisnode strengthens core business in Nordic region

8 Dec, 2011

Bisnode is following its strategy to streamline and focus on its core business. The market position in Denmark is being strengthened through the acquisition of 51 per cent of the shares in InfoDirekt AS, a leading provider of services for consumer marketing. In Norway, Bisnode has signed an agreement to sell an operating unit within Lundalogik that is not consistent with the company’s core operations.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-strengthens-core-business-in-Nordic-region/

Interim report January-September 2011

10 Nov, 2011

The Group as a whole achieved a continued stable operating margin and a strong cash flow for the period.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Interim-report-January-September-2011/

Lars Pettersson new CEO of Bisnode

10 Nov, 2011

Lars Pettersson has been appointed as the new President and CEO of Bisnode. Lars is currently Managing Director of the IT company Atea’s Swedish operations and a member of Bisnode’s board of directors.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Lars-Pettersson-new-CEO-of-Bisnode/

Acting CFO and Acting Regional Director Nordic appointed at Bisnode

20 Oct, 2011

Peter Ågren, Head of M&A, has been appointed Acting CFO. Joakim Plahn, Regional Controller Nordic, has been appointed Acting Regional Director Nordic until a permanent replacement has been found.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Acting-CFO-and-Acting-Regional-Director-Nordic-appointed-at-Bisnode/

Bisnode’s Mattias Aronsson nominated as CIO of the Year in Sweden

15 Oct, 2011

CIO Sweden magazine has chosen five candidates to compete for the title of CIO of the Year. Bisnode’s CIO Mattias Aronsson is one of the nominees. His work is central to Bisnode’s growth strategy, where IT supports both business and product development and drives synergy effects throughout Europe.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnodes-Mattias-Aronsson-nominated-as-CIO-of-the-Year-in-Sweden/

Johan Wall resigns as CEO of Bisnode

10 Oct, 2011

Johan Wall leaves his position as CEO of Bisnode. Fredrik Åkerman, Business Area Director and CFO of Bisnode, has been appointed to serve as acting CEO until a replacement has been installed.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Johan-Wall-resigns-as-CEO-of-Bisnode/

Bisnode divests Anopress IT in Czech Republic

4 Oct, 2011

Bisnode has divested Anopress IT AS, as a provider of media monitoring services in the Czech market. The sale is in line with Bisnode’s strategy to focus on the core offeringand realise synergies by reusing and packaging data in multiple solutions.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-divests-Anopress-IT-in-Czech-Republic/

Bisnode divests Pointer

5 Sep, 2011

Bisnode has divested Pointer AB, one of Sweden’s leading independent Business Intelligence consultancies. The sale is in line with Bisnode’s strategy to streamline its offering in digital business information and focus on its core business.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-divests-Pointer/

Interim report January-June 2011

25 Aug, 2011

Bisnode is developing well and shows for the period a slightly improved operating margin and continued strong cash flow.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Interim-report-January-June-2011/

Bisnodes acquisition of Lindorff Decision completed

4 Jul, 2011

Bisnode announces the acquisition of Lindorff Decision in Norway of Lindorff Group is completed. The acquisition of Lindorff Decision has been approved by the Norwegian Competition Authority. The transaction was completed on July 1.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnodes-acquisition-of-Lindorff-Decision-completed/

Bisnode Annual Report 2010

15 Jun, 2011

Bisnode's Annual Report 2010 is now public. Read the web version, download the pdf-version or order a printed copy.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-Annual-Report-2010/

Interim report January-March 2011

9 May, 2011

Stable performance with a continued good profitability. Revenue of SEK 1,052 million and operating margin, EBITA of 11.0 per cent.

Fincancial reports https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Interim-report-January-March-2011/

New Board of Directors at Bisnode

5 May, 2011

The General Meeting on May 4 2011 elected a new Board of Directors for Bisnode. Håkan Ramsin was elected Chairman for the sixth consecutive year and was once again entrusted with leading the Board of Bisnode. Carl Wilhelm Ros, Henrik Joelsson and Jonas Nyrén were re-elected and four new members were added to the Board; Ingrid Engström, Andreas Schönenberger, Jochen Gutbrod and Lars Pettersson. In addition, Cecilia Lundberg was elected as a deputy Board member. Filippa Bylander and Tommy Håkansson continue their duties as employee representatives of the Board.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/New-Board-of-Directors-at-Bisnode/

Bisnode’s acquisition of Lindorff Match closed

2 May, 2011

Bisnode announces the closing of its acquisition of Lindorff Match from Lindorff Group.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnodes-acquisition-of-Lindorff-Match-closed/

Bisnode acquires remaining minority holding in Business Check

14 Apr, 2011

Bisnode has exercised its option to acquire the remaining minority holding of 49 per cent in Business Check AB, a supplier of credit solutions in Sweden. Through the acquisition, Bisnode is following its strategy to operate through wholly owned companies with good growth potential.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-acquires-remaining-minority-holding-in-Business-Check/

Bisnode divests non-core operation in the Netherlands

8 Apr, 2011

Bisnode has divested a part of WDM Netherlands focusing on IT-related database hosting for fundraising organisations. The divestment is a result of Bisnode’s strategy to focus on core business.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-divests-non-core-operation-in-the-Netherlands/

Bisnode acquires four Creditinfo SCHUFA companies in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland

17 Mar, 2011

Bisnode has acquired four operations offering credit- and business information solutions. Located in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland the acquired companies strengthen Bisnode’s market position in Central Europe. Bisnode will benefit from significant synergies, and will be able to provide a more complete offering to the customers.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-acquires-four-Creditinfo-SCHUFA-companies-in-the-Czech-Republic-Slovakia-and-Poland/

Bisnode acquires Lindorff Decision and Lindorff Match in Norway

22 Feb, 2011

Bisnode has acquired credit solutions company Lindorff Decision and 90.1 per cent of marketing solutions company Lindorff Match, located in Norway. Together with Bisnode’s existing operations, Bisnode will become the leading provider of credit and marketing solutions in Norway. The purchase price amounts to SEK 242 million (Enterprise Value).

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-acquires-Lindorff-Decision-and-Lindorff-Match-in-Norway/

Bisnode acquires Vendemore

18 Jan, 2011

Bisnode acquires fast-growing company Vendemore AB and broadens its offering into a new market segment. Vendemore maximises and more effectively drives new and add-on sales for B2B companies with the help of innovative new solutions for leads generation and selective online advertising. Bisnode acquires 51 per cent of the shares from the founders and will focus on increased expansion for the company.

Corporate news https://www.bisnode.com/group/press/news/Bisnode-acquires-Vendemore/

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