Ipreo expands Asia-Pacific operations

Hires New Capital Markets Professional to focus on Singapore and Greater China

Hong Kong – July 20, 2010 – Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence and productivity solutions to investment banks and corporations, announced the hire of Tik Ki (Dicky) Wong to its Capital Markets and Research, Sales and Trading team for Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China.

Mr. Wong joins Ipreo from Bloomberg, where he worked with top-tier international investment banking accounts, and engaged in strategic marketing and product enhancement initiatives around Equity and FX solutions.

“We are committed to having a strong local presence in Asia,” said Justin Reynolds, Managing Director of Asia-Pacific for Ipreo, an industry veteran who joined the firm last fall to spearhead growth in the APAC region. “Tik Ki is one of several high-caliber new hires we are investing in to ensure that we are well-equipped to service both Capital Markets and Corporate professionals in these important markets.”

Ipreo’s Capital Markets business in Asia already provides a number of leading investment banks’ ECM and DCM teams with deal execution (bookbuilding) software, market analytics, and its industry leading buy-side prospecting application, BD Advanced.

“Hundreds of firms around the world – thousands of capital markets professionals – rely on Ipreo services every day,” added Reynolds. “We look forward to bringing the benefits of these essential services to a broader group of clients throughout Asia with the addition of Tik Ki to our fast expanding team.”

About Ipreo

Ipreo is a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants in the global capital markets, including sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and buy-side institutions. By combining state-of-the-art new issuance systems with the premier global financial and investor data, Ipreo enables our capital markets clients to execute deals more efficiently, maximizing time and resources. Our applications include end-to-end bookbuilding systems, roadshow & conference management platforms, and electronic document delivery. Additionally, Ipreo’s suite of investor prospecting and CRM solutions offers the most accurate and comprehensive institutional contacts data and profiles in the industry. Ipreo is the only financial services provider to offer solutions across all asset classes for the Equity, Fixed Income, Municipal, and Syndicated Loan markets. Ipreo is a KKR portfolio company with nearly 700 employees supporting clients in every major financial center around the world. For more information, please go to www.ipreo.com.

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