Oct 19, 2006

D&B Schedules Third Quarter 2006 Earnings Release and Teleconference

D&B Schedules Third Quarter 2006 Earnings Release and TeleconferenceSHORT HILLS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2006--D&B (NYSE: DNB), the leading provider of global business information, tools and insight, has announced that third quarter 2006 earnings results are scheduled to be released after the financial markets close on Thursday, November 2, 2006. A copy of the earnings release will be posted on D&B's investor relations Web site at http://investor.dnb.com.

An earnings teleconference is scheduled for Friday, November 3, 2006, at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). Steve Alesio, chairman and chief executive officer of D&B, will host the call. Mr. Alesio's remarks will be followed by a question-and-answer period.

A live Webcast of the teleconference can be accessed on D&B's Investor Relations Web site and a replay will be available after the conclusion of the live call.

About D&B

D&B (NYSE:DNB) is the world's leading source of business information and insight, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence® for 165 years. D&B's global commercial database contains more than 100 million business records. The database is enhanced by our proprietary DUNSRight® Quality Process, which transforms the enormous amount of data we collect daily into decision-ready insight. Through the D&B Worldwide Network - an unrivaled alliance of D&B and leading business information providers around the world - customers gain access to the world's largest and highest quality global commercial business information database.

D&B partners with many of the world's largest and most successful enterprises as well as mid-size companies and entrepreneurial start-ups. Customers use our Risk Management Solutions™ to mitigate credit risk, increase cash flow and drive increased profitability; our Sales & Marketing Solutions™ to increase revenue from new and existing customers; our E-Business Solutions™ to convert prospects into clients faster by enabling business professionals to research companies, executives and industries; and our Supply Management Solutions™ to generate ongoing savings through supplier consolidation, and to protect their businesses from supply chain disruption and serious financial, operational and regulatory risk. Learn more about D&B at www.dnb.com.


Joseph Jones, 973-921-5732
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Richard Veldran, 973-921-5863