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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 10-Q
(Mark One)
QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the quarterly period ended September 30, 2022
OR
TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Commission file number 1-39361

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware83-2008699
(State of
incorporation)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
5335 Gate Parkway, Jacksonville, FL
32256
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
(904) 648-6350
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading SymbolName of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, $0.0001 par valueDNBNew York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant: (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes No
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files). Yes No
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, smaller reporting company or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company,” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
Large accelerated filerAccelerated filer
Non-accelerated filer
Smaller reporting company
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act). Yes No
There were 435,731,379 shares outstanding of the Registrant's common stock as of October 28, 2022.






FORM 10-Q
QUARTERLY REPORT
Quarter Ended September 30, 2022
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
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Part I: FINANCIAL INFORMATION
Item 1. Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements (Unaudited)


Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations and Comprehensive Income (Loss)
(In millions, except per share data)
(Unaudited)
Three months ended September 30, Nine months ended September 30,
 2022202120222021
Revenue$556.3 $541.9 $1,629.6 $1,567.3 
Cost of services (exclusive of depreciation and amortization)175.0 159.4 533.3 487.6 
Selling and administrative expenses184.1 171.5 548.9 515.6 
Depreciation and amortization145.1 156.7 441.5 458.7 
Restructuring charges6.6 4.8 14.3 20.7 
Operating costs510.8 492.4 1,538.0 1,482.6 
Operating income (loss)45.5 49.5 91.6 84.7 
Interest income0.5 0.2 1.1 0.5 
Interest expense(49.1)(48.3)(138.2)(145.2)
Other income (expense) - net8.8 13.3 10.7 32.5 
Non-operating income (expense) - net(39.8)(34.8)(126.4)(112.2)
Income (loss) before provision (benefit) for income taxes and equity in net income of affiliates5.7 14.7 (34.8)(27.5)
Less: provision (benefit) for income taxes (4.2)(2.8)(13.6)30.4 
Equity in net income of affiliates0.5 0.7 1.8 2.0 
Net income (loss) 10.4 18.2 (19.4)(55.9)
Less: net (income) loss attributable to the non-controlling interest(2.4)(1.6)(5.7)(4.2)
Net income (loss) attributable to Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc.$8.0 $16.6 $(25.1)$(60.1)
Basic earnings (loss) per share of common stock attributable to Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc.$0.02 $0.04 $(0.06)$(0.14)
Diluted earnings (loss) per share of common stock attributable to Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc.$0.02 $0.04 $(0.06)$(0.14)
Weighted average number of shares outstanding-basic429.2 428.6 429.0 428.7 
Weighted average number of shares outstanding-diluted429.4 428.7 429.0 428.7 
Other comprehensive income (loss), net of income taxes:
Net income (loss)$10.4 $18.2 $(19.4)$(55.9)
Foreign currency adjustments:
     Foreign currency translation adjustments, net of tax (1)
$(93.1)$(30.3)$(220.0)$(63.2)
     Net investment hedge derivative, net of tax (2)
16.4  21.9  
Cash flow hedge derivative, net of tax expense (benefit) (3)
12.5 (0.1)43.4 0.7 
Defined benefit pension plans:
     Prior service credit (cost), net of tax expense (benefit) (4)
 (0.2)(0.2)(0.3)
     Net actuarial gain (loss), net of tax expense (benefit) (5)
 0.6  1.5 
Total other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax$(64.2)$(30.0)$(154.9)$(61.3)
Comprehensive income (loss), net of tax$(53.8)$(11.8)$(174.3)$(117.2)
Less: comprehensive (income) loss attributable to the non-controlling interest1.3 (1.6)1.5 (5.8)
Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc.$(52.5)$(13.4)$(172.8)$(123.0)
(1)Tax Expense (Benefit) of $(4.0) million and $(1.3) million for the three months ended September 30, 2022 and 2021, respectively. Tax Expense (Benefit) of $(6.9) million and $1.7 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2022 and 2021, respectively.
(2)Tax Expense (Benefit) of $6.0 million for the three months ended September 30, 2022. Tax Expense (Benefit) of $8.0 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2022.
(3)Tax Expense (Benefit) of $4.5 million and $(0.1) million for the three months ended September 30, 2022 and 2021, respectively. Tax Expense (Benefit) of $15.9 million and $0.2 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2022 and 2021, respectively.
(4)Tax Expense (Benefit) of less than $0.1 million for the three months ended September 30, 2021. Tax Expense (Benefit) of $(0.1) million and $(0.1) million for the nine months ended September 30, 2022 and 2021, respectively.
(5)Tax Expense (Benefit) of $0.1 million for the three months ended September 30, 2021. Tax Expense (Benefit) of $0.3 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2021.

The accompanying notes are an integral part of the unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.
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Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(In millions, except share data and per share data)
(Unaudited)
September 30,
2022
December 31, 2021
Assets
Current assets
Cash and cash equivalents$203.9 $177.1 
Accounts receivable, net of allowance of $13.4 at September 30, 2022 and $16.5 at December 31, 2021 (Notes 3 and 6)
200.4 401.7 
Prepaid taxes69.0 52.2 
Other prepaids88.5 63.9 
Swap derivative assets (Note 13)79.2 10.1 
Other current assets25.6 13.0 
Total current assets666.6 718.0 
Non-current assets
Property, plant and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation of $34.5 at September 30, 2022 and $27.5 at December 31, 2021
93.3 96.8 
Computer software, net of accumulated amortization of $306.6 at September 30, 2022 and $234.2 at December 31, 2021 (Note 16)
588.7 557.4 
Goodwill (Notes 15 and 16)3,400.8 3,493.3 
Deferred income tax13.7 18.5 
Other intangibles (Notes 15 and 16)4,395.9 4,824.5 
Deferred costs (Note 3)126.3 116.1 
Other non-current assets (Note 7)144.4 172.6 
Total non-current assets8,763.1 9,279.2 
Total assets$9,429.7 $9,997.2 
Liabilities
Current liabilities
Accounts payable$89.7 $83.5 
Accrued payroll80.2 125.6 
Short-term debt (Note 5)32.7 28.1 
Deferred revenue (Note 3)536.6 569.4 
Other accrued and current liabilities (Note 7)197.2 198.3 
Total current liabilities936.4 1,004.9 
Long-term pension and postretirement benefits (Note 10)138.3 178.4 
Long-term debt (Note 5)3,552.1 3,716.7 
Deferred income tax1,090.7 1,207.2 
Other non-current liabilities (Note 7)124.6 144.7 
Total liabilities5,842.1 6,251.9 
Commitments and contingencies (Note 8)
 
Equity
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share, authorized—2,000,000,000 shares; 436,619,291 shares issued and 435,732,371 shares outstanding at September 30, 2022 and 432,070,999 shares issued and 431,197,782 shares outstanding at December 31, 2021
  
Capital surplus4,517.3 4,500.4 
Accumulated deficit(786.9)(761.8)
Treasury Stock, 886,920 shares at September 30, 2022 and 873,217 shares at December 31, 2021
(0.3)(0.3)
Accumulated other comprehensive loss(204.8)(57.1)
Total stockholder equity3,525.3 3,681.2 
Non-controlling interest62.3 64.1 
Total equity3,587.6 3,745.3 
Total liabilities and stockholder equity$9,429.7 $9,997.2 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of the unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.
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Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
(In millions)
(Unaudited)
Nine months ended September 30,
 20222021
Cash flows provided by (used in) operating activities:
Net income (loss)$(19.4)$(55.9)
Reconciliation of net income (loss) to net cash provided by (used in) operating activities:
Depreciation and amortization441.5 458.7 
Amortization of unrecognized pension loss (gain)(0.3)1.4 
Debt early redemption premium expense16.3  
Amortization and write off of deferred debt issuance costs19.6 14.2 
Equity-based compensation expense43.9 23.7 
Restructuring charge14.3 20.7 
Restructuring payments(12.3)(13.5)
Changes in deferred income taxes(98.1)(48.7)
Changes in operating assets and liabilities: (1)
(Increase) decrease in accounts receivable183.9 88.9 
(Increase) decrease in prepaid taxes, other prepaids and other current assets(48.3)62.9 
Increase (decrease) in deferred revenue(3.8)2.5 
Increase (decrease) in accounts payable7.0 (12.8)
Increase (decrease) in accrued payroll(28.1)(13.8)
Increase (decrease) in other accrued and current liabilities(24.9)(57.1)
(Increase) decrease in other long-term assets(2.4)(10.3)
Increase (decrease) in long-term liabilities(51.4)(63.7)
Net, other non-cash adjustments2.3 4.0 
Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities439.8 401.2 
Cash flows provided by (used in) investing activities:
Acquisitions of businesses, net of cash acquired(0.5)(617.0)
Cash settlements of foreign currency contracts and net investment hedge(11.5)22.8 
Payments for real estate purchase (76.6)
Capital expenditures(10.2)(8.2)
Additions to computer software and other intangibles (143.0)(112.3)
Other investing activities, net(0.7)0.6 
Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities(165.9)(790.7)
Cash flows provided by (used in) financing activities:
Payment for debt early redemption premiums(16.3) 
Payments of dividends(21.5) 
Payment of long term debt(420.0) 
Proceeds from borrowings on Credit Facility242.5 64.1 
Proceeds from borrowings on Term Loan Facility460.0 300.0 
Payments of borrowings on Credit Facility(356.3)(64.1)
Payments of borrowing on Term Loan Facility(98.4)(21.1)
Payment of debt issuance costs(7.4)(2.6)
Other financing activities, net(0.8)(2.2)
Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities(218.2)274.1 
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents(23.3)(2.5)
Increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash32.4 (117.9)
Cash, Cash Equivalents and Restricted Cash, Beginning of Period177.1 352.3 
Cash, Cash Equivalents and Restricted Cash, End of Period$209.5 $234.4 
Supplemental Disclosure of Cash Flow Information:
Reconciliation of cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash to the condensed consolidated balance sheets
Cash and cash equivalents$203.9 $234.4 
Restricted cash included within other current assets (2)
5.6  
Total cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash shown in the statements of cash flows$209.5 $234.4 
Cash Paid for:
Income taxes payment (refund), net$111.8 $(2.4)
Interest$122.8 $149.7 
Noncash Investing and Financing activities:
Fair value of acquired assets, including measurement period adjustments$0.5 $1,181.8 
Cash paid for acquired businesses(0.5)(646.9)
6,237,087 shares of common stock issued for the acquisition
 (158.9)
Assumed liabilities from acquired businesses including non-controlling interest and measurement period adjustments$ $376.0 
Noncash additions to computer software$20.1 $10.4 
(1)Net of the effect of acquisitions, see further details in Note 15.
(2)Restricted cash represents funds set aside associated with the Federal Trade Commission Consent Order to provide refunds to certain former and current customers.

The accompanying notes are an integral part of the unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.
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Condensed Consolidated Statements of Stockholder Equity
(In millions)
(Unaudited)
 Common
stock 
Capital
surplus
(Accumulated deficit) Retained
earnings
Treasury
stock
Cumulative
translation
adjustment
Defined benefit postretirement plansCash flow hedging derivativeTotal
stockholder
equity
Non-controlling
interest
Total
equity
Nine months ended September 30, 2021
Balance, January 1, 2021$ $4,310.2 $(690.1)$ $26.2 $(120.3)$(0.4)$3,525.6 $58.3 $3,583.9 
Net income (loss)— — (60.1)— — — — (60.1)4.2 (55.9)
Shares issued for Bisnode acquisition— 158.9 — — — — — 158.9 — 158.9 
Equity-based compensation plans— 22.0 — (0.3)— — — 21.7 — 21.7 
Pension adjustments, net of tax expense of $0.2
— — — — — 1.2 — 1.2 — 1.2 
Change in cumulative translation adjustment, net of tax expense of $1.7
— — — — (64.8)— — (64.8)1.6 (63.2)
Cash flow hedge derivative financial instruments, net of tax expense of $0.2
— — — — — — 0.7 0.7 — 0.7 
Payment to non-controlling interest— — — — — — — — (2.0)(2.0)
Balance, September 30, 2021$ $4,491.1 $(750.2)$(0.3)$(38.6)$(119.1)$0.3 $3,583.2 $62.1 $3,645.3 
Three months ended September 30, 2021
Balance, June 30, 2021$ $4,482.4 $(766.8)$(0.3)$(8.3)$(119.5)$0.4 $3,587.9 $60.7 $3,648.6 
Net income (loss)— — 16.6 — — — — 16.6 1.6 18.2 
Equity-based compensation plans — 8.7 — — — — — 8.7 — 8.7 
Pension adjustments, net of tax expense $0.1
— — — — — 0.4 — 0.4 — 0.4 
Change in cumulative translation adjustment, net of tax benefit of $1.3
— — — — (30.3)— — (30.3) (30.3)
Cash flow hedge derivative, net of tax benefit of $0.1
— — — — — — (0.1)(0.1)— (0.1)
Payment to non-controlling interest— — — — — — — — (0.2)(0.2)
Balance, September 30, 2021$ $4,491.1 $(750.2)$(0.3)$(38.6)$(119.1)$0.3 $3,583.2 $62.1 $3,645.3 
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Common
stock
Capital
surplus
(Accumulated deficit) retained
earnings
Treasury
stock
Cumulative
translation
adjustment
Defined benefit postretirement plansCash flow hedging derivativeTotal
stockholder
equity
Non-controlling
interest
Total
equity
Nine months ended September 30, 2022
Balance, January 1, 2022$ $4,500.4 $(761.8)$(0.3)$(52.6)$(11.9)$7.4 $3,681.2 $64.1 $3,745.3 
Net income (loss)— — (25.1)— — — — (25.1)5.7 (19.4)
Equity-based compensation plans— 38.7 —  — — — 38.7 — 38.7 
Dividends declared (1)
— (21.8) — — — — (21.8)— (21.8)
Pension adjustments, net of tax benefit of $0.1
— — — — — (0.2)— (0.2)— (0.2)
Change in cumulative translation adjustment, net of tax benefit of $6.9
— — — — (212.8)— — (212.8)(7.2)(220.0)
Net investment hedge derivative, net of tax expense of $8.0
— — — — 21.9 — — 21.9 — 21.9 
Cash flow hedge derivative, net of tax expense of $15.9
— — — — — — 43.4 43.4 — 43.4 
Payment to non-controlling interest— — — — — — — — (0.3)(0.3)
Balance, September 30, 2022$ $4,517.3 $(786.9)$(0.3)$(243.5)$(12.1)$50.8 $3,525.3 $62.3 $3,587.6 
Three months ended September 30, 2022
Balance, June 30, 2022 $ $4,521.6 $(794.9)$(0.3)$(170.5)$(12.1)$38.3 $3,582.1 $63.6 $3,645.7 
Net income (loss)— — 8.0 — — — — 8.0 2.4 10.4 
Equity-based compensation plans— 17.5 —  — — — 17.5 — 17.5 
Dividends declared (1)
— (21.8) — — — — (21.8)— (21.8)
Change in cumulative translation adjustment, net of tax benefit of $4.0
— — — — (89.4)— — (89.4)(3.7)(93.1)
Net investment hedge derivative, net of tax expense of $6.0
— — — — 16.4 — —