Experian issued an Interim Management Statement that includes an update on trading for the three months to 31 December 2010: In the three months to 31 December 2010, total revenue from continuing activities at Experian increased by 12% at constant exchange rates. Group organic revenue growth was 8% year-on-year. By principal activity, organic revenue increased by 7% at Credit Services, by 7% at Decision Analytics, by 11% at Marketing Services and by 9% at Interactive.
Revenue growth at constant exchange rates were: North America: 13%; Latin America: 18%; UK and Ireland : 4%; EMEA/Asia Pacific: 14%.
CEO Don Robert stated: “We have now returned to positive growth across all regions and principal activities. Our performance was driven by delivery against our strategy and helped by gradual recovery in our core markets. For the year as a whole our expectations are unchanged. We continue to expect similar rates of organic revenue growth to the first half, and we are targeting modest improvement in our EBIT margin.” Source: Experian Press Release