2014 FIRST HALF CONSOLIDATED REVENUE

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Paris, July 31st, 2014



Business & Decision Group, the international Consulting and Systems Integration (CSI) Company, announces consolidated revenue of €98.4m for the first half of 2014. This represents a growth of 0.24% at constant structure, accounting methods and exchange rates.


(in €m)

 

H1 2014

H1 2013

Restated*

Var.

H1 2013

Published

 

Revenue

 

98.4

 

98.2

 

0.24%

 

101.9

    * Constant structure, accounting methods and exchange rates.

 

Patrick Bensabat, CEO of Business & Decision, comments: “The first half of the year is marked by the stabilization of activity for all Group entities in France and abroad. We pursued major investments that have allowed us to constitute a significant backlog in areas of innovation such as Big Data. Deprived areas, such as Switzerland, now have reached expected level of activity.”

 

Revenue by geographical area

The French operations recorded revenue of €58.2m for the first half, representing 59% of Group’s revenue.

International activities recorded revenue of €40.3m, representing 41% of Group’s revenue.

 

 Revenue by service line

 (in % of Revenue)

H1 2014

H1 2013

BI

65%

64%

CRM

15%

17%

e-Business

20%

19%

 

The distribution of revenue by service line for the first half year is stable.

Business Intelligence represents 65% of the revenue for the H1 2014 and presents a slight decrease compared with H1 2013.

CRM represents 15% of Group’s revenue and presents a decrease in comparison to last year.

E-business generates 20% of the Group’s H1 revenue, experiencing a growth of 4% compared to first half 2013 that reflects the dynamism of this market segment.

 

Outlook

The second half of 2014 should be impacted by the transformation of backlog in perspective of achieving the expected level of revenue growth in the digital services market.

 

Upcoming Financial Dates:

August 27h, 2014:              2014 first half results at 5:35 pm

September 3rd, 2014:       Analysts & investors meeting at 5:35 pm, Paris

October 30th, 2014:           2014 third quarter revenue at 5:35 pm

January 29th, 2015:           2014 full year revenue at 5:35 pm

 

About Business & Decision

Business & Decision, a global information services Group, is a leader in Business Intelligence (BI) and CRM, and a major player in e-Business. We leverage a unique combination of technical, functional and industry specialization, as well as partnerships with all of the key software vendors, to deliver maximum-value projects and help clients break through barriers to innovation such as Big Data and digital transformation. Business & Decision operates in 15 countries and employs over 2,500 people in France and worldwide.

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