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Business Intelligence Division

The Business Intelligence Division provides provides specialist data-driven intelligence and insight to businesses and professionals in niche communities around the world, enabling them to make decisions better and quicker.

The Division focuses on communities within five major vertical markets: Agribusiness, Finance, Maritime, Pharma, and Telecoms, Media & Technology. It has over 100 digital subscription products including leading sector brands such as Lloyd’s List, Citeline, Scrip and Ovum. 

In Business Intelligence Division, we deliver subscription products, most of which are digital, and from which the Division generates over 85% of its revenue. We also make one-off data sales and conduct bespoke consulting projects. The Division has major hubs in London and several US cities, and derives more than half of its revenue from North America. 

  • >100

    Subscription products

  • >30k


  • 32%

    Revenue from Pharma vertical

  • 31%

    Revenue from Finance vertical

  • Over 95%

    Subscription revenue is digital

  • 50%

    Of advertising is digital

  • 85%

    Average value renewal rate in 2015

  • >60%

    Average pre-expiry renewals in 2015

  • Revenue by Type %

    • Business Intelligence's Revenue by Type
    •    Subscriptions - 89%

         Unit Sales - 8%

         Advertising - 3%

  • Revenue by Region %

    • Business Intelligence's Revenue by Geography
    •    UK - 15%

         North America - 52%

         Continental Europe - 17%

         Rest of World - 16%

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Business Intelligence Division

In an increasingly competitive global market, businesses and professionals need specialist data and insight that can give them an edge and keep them up-to-date. Our Business Intelligence division provides niche, sector-specific intelligence and analysis that directly informs customers’ commercial decisions, helping them validate investments, identify new revenue streams, win business and operate more effectively.  

Informa’s Business Intelligence Division focuses on the attractive and increasingly valuable market for intelligence and analysis. Among the most valuable products to customers are those where data and intelligence can be directly integrated and embedded into their workflow and working practices, and those that enable predictive and even prescriptive decision making about future events.

Our products and services help our customers to see the big picture as well as drill down into specific sub-markets and niches. In our Pharma Intelligence vertical for instance, Citeline provides specialist intelligence on worldwide pharmaceutical clinical trials. In our Financial Intelligence vertical, we provide data on global fund flows across different asset classes and geographies. This sector focus and deep specialism sets us apart from our peers.

Learn more about the five verticals we serve within the Divisions section of the website.

Moving from Information to Intelligence

A selection of our Products and Services

  • Lloyd's List
  • Lloyd's List Intelligence

    Specialist business information service dedicated to the global maritime community

  • 700


  • 300

    Years of maritime data

  • Ovum
  • OVUM

    A market-leading research and consulting business focused on converging IT,telecoms and media markets

  • No1

    Telecoms research Provider

  • 180


  • Trialtrove
  • Trialtrove

    Trialtrove is the world's most comprehensive real-time source at pharmaceutical clinical trials intelligence, gathering clinical trial information from over 30,000 clinical trial data sources

  • 150


  • 300,000

    Clinical trial data sources

  • EPFR Global
  • EPFR Global

    EPFR Global provides fund flows and asset allocation data to financial institutions around the world. Tracking both traditional and alternative funds domiciled globally with $24 trillion in total assets, we deliver a complete picture of the institutional and individual investor flows and fund manager allocations driving global markets

  • > $24 trillion

    Tracking of total assets

  • Founded in 1995

    Cambridge, MA, USA

  • Agrow
  • Agrow

    Is the one-stop-shop for crop protection business intelligence. There is no comparable source of news, analysis and data for the crop protection industry.  We monitor and analyse the latest crop protection news and provide insight on industry developments and trends ensuring that our customers can make the best decisions for their businesses

  • No1

    news and insight resource for global crop protection industry

  • 8,000

    crop protection experts read Agrow every day


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