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Bisnode

SOLUTIONS & INSIGHTS FOR SMART DECISIONS


Without questions & answers, the world would stop turning

ABOUT BISNODE Small and large questions exist within all companies, organisations and business operations. Questions that require attention and correct answers before you can make a decision and take effective action. This is our driving force at Bisnode. Helping people find the right answer. We’re the link between all existing information and the insights you need to be able to make smart decisions. The key is providing answers and insights that enable you to make smart decisions. Over the years, we’ve learned a great deal about the noble art of making decisions and we’re more than happy to share our experience.

Lars Pettersson, President and CEO

Bisnode currently operates on 19 markets and is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of decision support, mainly within credit, market and business information.


DIVERSITY ENRICHES

THE BISNODE GROUP

Approximately 3,000 people work in our organisation, individuals who enrich us with their expertise, culture and good humour, with their interests, know-how and nationalities. This diversity is a central aspect of our organisation. Bisnode’s evolution as a company depends on everyone’s unique input of ideas, thoughts and opinions.

The Group is divided into four geographical regions in which Bisnode provides a core offering of credit, marketing and business information solutions.

The fact that we have a local presence is an enormous asset for you as our clients. It means we can act quickly and flexibly when we take on your challenges. At the same time, we’re able to benefit from a large company’s muscles and resources when it’s required.

GEOGRAPHICAL REGIONS Nordic (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway and Sweden) BeNeFra (Belgium, France and the Netherlands) DACH (Switzerland, Germany and Austria) Central-and Eastern europe (Croatia, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Serbia, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech republic and Hungary)

QUICK FACTS ABOUT BISNODE • • • • •

We operate in 19 countries in Europe We have a turnover of over 450 million euros We currently have 172,314 clients We are 46% women and 54% men Our average age is 34 years


Bisnode Decision Solutions

A BOX FULL OF ANSWERS Bisnode Decision Solutions make things easier for everyone who wants to make smart decisions. The solution consists of five groups of offers. The content can be combined in various ways, depending on which answers are required. Bisnode Decision Solutions allow you to produce answers and insights that cover a huge range of different needs and situations. From the small decisions needed for dayto-day business operations, to major strategic decisions that form the basis of your company’s future activities.

INTERNATIONAL DATA Our in-house activities and our collaboration with our partner D&B, mean that we have unique data from markets all over the world at our fingertips. We subsequently use our local expertise to transform this information into valuable answers and insights for both local and global clients.


BISNODE DECISION SOLUTIONS IS A COMBINATION OF SERVICES THAT ENABLES OUR CUSTOMERS TO MAKE SMART DECISIONS ANALYSE How do you identify the right actions?

TARGET How do you find the right target group?

COMMUNICATE How do you communicate best?

VERIFY & ENHANCE How do you keep your business running smoothly?

MANAGE RELATIONS How do you optimize your relations?

CUSTOMIZED SOLUTIONS Bisnode Decision Solutions is a large amount of solutions which answers many different types of questions. Bisnode Decision Solutions enables you to make the right decisions, both in your everyday work and in strategic matters. You will receive support to identify and find the target group or groups that you should turn to in order to reach those who are really interested. There are solutions to help you communicate effectively with them.


Decision-makers suffer from too much of a good thing

A WORLD OF INFORMATION Enormous amounts of data are created by private individuals, organisations and companies every single day. In fact, ninety per cent of the world’s data has been generated in just the last two years. • 1 billion Facebook updates are made • 400 million tweets are posted • 354 billion job applications are sent ...Every day during 2013! And there´s more. The amount of data will double every two years until 2020.

AN OVERLOAD OF INFORMATION You might think that all this information would make it easier for people to make decisions. But all the signs indicate that the opposite is true. This is because finding exactly what you’re looking for is difficult. And it’s even harder to know if what you eventually find is really accurate.


UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES This is where Bisnode comes in. Because where some people only see challenges and limitations, we see unlimited potential to help you take the next step in your decision-making. You have so much to gain from working with us and using the decision support we provide, as opposed to all too frequently unreliable mass information. At Bisnode, we use the highest quality data. We also possess the necessary expertise to combine it with your data to produce information which would be impossible to find otherwise. Our analytical ability allows us to identify new trends, patterns and consumer behaviours at a very early stage. We’re able to provide completely reliable facts, answers and insights.

A SIMPLER EVERYDAY LIFE Simply put, we can ensure that you get the specific decision support you need to be successful. And we can make sure that the data is integrated into the day-to-day work flow; that it’s presented at the right moment, in the right device, in a way that’s clear and easy to understand.

INFORMATION IN FIGURES • In 2012, the total amount of data in the world amounted to 2.7 zettabytes (one zettabyte is one sextillion bytes.) • 90% of the world’s data has been created in the last two years • The amount of data will double every other year until 2020 • Only 3% of the world’s data is tagged • - 0.5 % of the world’s data is analysed


From data to decision support

OUR EXPERTISE Everyone needs help at some point to make a decision. You can see the truth of this just by looking at the diversity of our clients. They include everything from small businesses with just a few employees to international groups with thousands of employees. They all have one thing in common: the need for correct and relevant decision support. Whatever you need, we can rapidly produce exactly what’s needed in any given situation. Our speciality is to customise credit, business and market information, thus making it easier for you to make smart decisions – and improve your business deals and business operations. It’s essentially a combination of five aspects that allow Bisnode to provide superior decision support to you in all conceivable sectors and fields:

1. WE LISTEN 2. WE ENHANCE 3. WE ANALYSE 4. WE INTEGRATE 5. WE MANAGE DATA WITH RESPECT

WE ENABLE

SMART

DECISIONS


EXEMPLES OF... AREAS IN WHICH WE HELP OUR CLIENTS: • How do I revive flagging customer relationships? • How do I reduce my financial risks? • How can I keep one step ahead of my closest competitors? • How do I get the maximum return on my marketing campaign?

SOME OF OUR CLIENTS:

Private individuals

Small & medium businesses

International groups

SECTORS IN WHICH OUR CLIENTS OPERATE:

BANKING AND FINANCE | TELECOM INDUSTRY | PUBLIC SECTOR | INSURANCE COMPANIES | REAL ESTATE COMPANIES | RETAIL SECTOR | GOVERNMENT AGENCIES | MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY


Bisnode’s

PROMISE & AMBITION BISNODE’S ETHICAL GUIDELINES IN BRIEF Our society is dependent on the free flow of information and knowledge. Bisnode plays a key role in this respect. Our work involves both responsibilities and obligations in regard to the integrity of the individual. • We always weigh the public interest against the individual’s need for personal integrity. • We ensure, as far as possible, that the information we purvey is correct, relevant and up-to-date. • We continuously take organisational and technical measures to avoid disseminating information to players whose practices are not consistent with Bisnode’s principles. • We do not allow short-term commercial interests to overshadow our respect for the private lives of individuals. • We evaluate and respond to any reactions and opinions that are directed at our way of handling integrity issues.


Want to know more?

CONTACT US! Website: www.bisnode.hr E-mail: info@bisnode.hr Switchboard: + 385 1 30 30 500

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