Asiakastieto Group adjusts its financial guidance for 2017

25/10/2017

ASIAKASTIETO GROUP PLC, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 25 OCTOBER 2017 AT 2.00 P.M. EEST

Asiakastieto Group adjusts its financial guidance for 2017

Asiakastieto Group Plc acquired the shares of Emaileri Oy on 1 October 2017 and Emaileri is consolidated to Group accounts from that day on. Asiakastieto Group adjusts its guidance for 2017 as follows: The net sales is expected to grow clearly above 10% and the adjusted net operating profit is expected to grow nearly at the same pace as the net sales. In its future outlooks, Asiakastieto Group has previously reported the net sales growth rate to be around the higher end of the long-term target of 5 - 10% and the adjusted euro-nominated net operating profit to grow from 2016, but at a slower pace than the net sales.

Asiakastieto Group will publish its Interim Report 1.1. - 30.9.2017 on Wednesday, 8 November 2017 at 11.00 a.m. EET. The Interim Report will be available on Asiakastieto's investor website http://investors.asiakastieto.fi/ after publication.

Asiakastieto Group will hold a news conference for analysts, investors and media in English on the same day, where CEO Jukka Ruuska will present the performance and events of the third quarter.

Date and time: Wednesday, 8 November 2017 at 2.00 p.m.
Place: Kalasataman Kummeli, Horisontti Meeting Room, Vilhonvuorenkatu 12, 7th Floor, 00500 Helsinki

You can follow the English webcast and conference call at
http://qsb.webcast.fi/a/asiakastieto/asiakastieto_2017_1108_q3/

To participate in the conference call, please dial in using one of the numbers below
Finland: +358 (0)9 7479 0361
Sweden: +46 (0)8 5033 6574
Great Britain: +44 (0)330 336 9105
ID code: 7847551

The presentation material will be available on the company's investor website at 1.45 p.m. and a recording of the webcast later during the day.

To attend the news conference please contact Investor Relations Manager Pia Katila either via e-mail at pia.katila@asiakastieto.fi or by phone at +358 10 270 7506.

ASIAKASTIETO GROUP PLC

For further information:
Jukka Ruuska, CEO
tel. +358 10 270 7111

Distribution:
Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd
major media
investors.asiakastieto.fi

Asiakastieto Group is one of the leading Finnish providers of business and consumer information services. The Group's products and services are primarily used for risk management, finance and administration, decision-making and sales and marketing purposes. At the end of 2016, the Group had around 19 000 clients, of which 11 000 were contractual clients. The Group serves several industries, the largest ones including finance and banking as well as wholesale and retail sectors and expert service companies. In 2016, the Group's net sales were EUR 49,2 million and it had 170 employees at the end of 2016. Asiakastieto Group is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki with the ticker ATG1V. More information about Asiakastieto Group is available at www.asiakastieto.fi.