D&B’s total revenue for full-year 2009 was $1,687.0 million This result is down 1 percent as compared to the prior year similar period before the effect of foreign exchange (down 2 percent after the effect of foreign exchange).

Operating income before non-core gains and charges for full-year 2009 was $490.6 million, down 2 percent from the prior year similar period. On a GAAP basis, operating income for full-year 2009 was $464.5 million, down 1 percent from the prior year period. During full-year 2009, the Company also incurred transition costs of $16.5 million compared with $12.4 million incurred in the prior year similar period.

North America core and total revenue for full-year 2009 was $1,309.7 million, down 4 percent from the prior year period both before and after the effect of foreign exchange. North America core and total revenue results for full-year 2009 reflect the following:

Risk Management Solutions revenue of $808.9 million, down 2 percent both before and after the effect of foreign exchange;

Sales & Marketing Solutions revenue of $385.5 million, down 8 percent both before and after the effect of foreign exchange; and

Internet Solutions revenue of $115.3 million, down 4 percent both before and after the effect of foreign exchange.

International core revenue for full-year 2009 was $355.4 million, up 23 percent from the prior year period before the effect of foreign exchange (up 13 percent after the effect of foreign exchange). International core revenue results for full-year 2009 reflect the following:  Risk Management Solutions revenue of $262.9 million, up 18 percent before the effect of foreign exchange (up 7 percent after the effect of foreign exchange);  Sales &

Marketing Solutions revenue of $89.1 million, up 42 percent before the effect of foreign exchange (up 37 percent after the effect of foreign exchange); and Internet Solutions revenue of $3.4 million, down 3 percent before the effect of foreign exchange (down 20 percent after the effect of foreign exchange).

BIIA Newsletter March I – 2010 Issue