Business & Decision

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Business & Decision
S.A. (corporation)
Traded as EuronextBND
Industry IT services, IT consulting
Founded 1992; 26 years ago (1992)
Headquarters Paris, France
Area served
Worldwide
Services IT services, business consulting and outsourcing services
Revenue Increase € 249 million (2011)[1]
Number of employees
2,800
Website group.businessdecision.com

Business & Decision (frequently called B&D ) is an international consulting and systems integration company with its global headquarters in Paris, France. The group specialises in Business Intelligence (BI), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), e-Business with two major directions : Data & Digital.

Business & Decision has a presence in 12 countries and employs more than 2500 people worldwide. It is listed on the EuronextBND since 2001.

History[edit]

  • 1992: founded by Patrick Bensabat in France
  • 2001: listed on Euronext Paris' nouveau marché EuronextBND. First international acquisitions in Belgium and UK
  • 2002-2006: expansion in 12 countries including first acquisition in the United States
  • 2012: 20th anniversary
  • 2014: acquisition of Ceri Medical & InFact
  • 2016: death of founder Patrick Bensabat

Activities[edit]

Business & Decision has worked for over 2100 clients globally. Some of its major activities include-

  • Decision making and enterprise performance: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Performance Management and Big Data (65% of revenue);
  • e-Business : Digital Business, Web Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), on-line strategy, e-commerce, hosting and data warehouse (18% of revenue).
  • Customer Relationship Management : CRM front office, marketing campaigns management, interactive marketing, analytical CRM (17% of revenue);
  • Digital Transformation : Business consultancy approach and focus on innovative technologies; how synergies can be triggered within the organizations cross-departments. Hot topics are real time decision, customer DNA, fraud detection, e-beacon, omnichannel, lean process management...

Geographical locations[edit]

Key figures[edit]

Annual revenue
Year € (millions)
2004 64.3
2005 91.2
2006 142.8
2007 202.3
2008 238.7
2009 224.3
2010 237.1
2011 249.0
2012 221.9
2013 200.0
2014 204.9
2015 224.2
2016 227.6

Quotation and shareholding[edit]

  • Company listed at Euronext Paris
  • ISIN = FR0000078958 - BND
  • Currency = euro
  • Shareholding :
    • Founder & Family: 44%
    • Float (Euronext C): 36%
    • Other: 20%

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