Reed Elsevier NV is the Netherlands-based provider of professional information solutions. The Company is organized in five business segments. Scientific, Technical & Medical segment provides information and tools to help its customers improve scientific and healthcare outcomes. Risk Solutions segment offers tools that combine proprietary, public and third-party information with advanced technology and analytics. Business Information segment provides data services, information and marketing solutions to business professionals. Legal segment delivers legal, tax, regulatory news and business information to legal, corporate, government, accounting and academic markets. Exhibitions segment organizes trade exhibitions and conferences. Reed Elsevier NV with its jointly owned company Reed Elsevier PLC forms Reed Elsevier Group plc. The Company operates globally through over 20 subsidiaries.