Ipreo hires established industry professional to focus on Russian and CIS market

Alexandre Bykov joins as Account Director to develop and support Corporate Investor Relations in the region

London – January 19, 2011 – Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence and productivity solutions to investment banks and corporations, announced the hire of Alexandre Bykov as Account Director.

Alexandre will be supporting Russian and CIS clients with tools to effectively manage their investor relations programs, advising on how to develop their shareholder structure in order to attract investment, and investigating strategic opportunities and partnerships for Ipreo within the region. He brings with him an exceptional reputation for aligning corporate and communication strategies. Alexandre joins Ipreo having recently served in business development for PR Newswire focusing on the Russian market. Prior to PR Newswire, he served as a consultant in both the business and IR/PR consulting sectors for PWC, Bloomberg and Weber Shandwick.

“Russia is an exciting and rapidly developing market, demanding high-quality investor relations services and reliable market intelligence,” said Evan Bernstein, Director of Corporate Services. “We are pleased to have someone of Alexandre’s experience dedicated to raising the standard of IR services available in the region.”

Ipreo’s Corporate Investor Relations business provides a suite of market intelligence services for publicly-listed companies (Global Shareholder Identification, Proxy Solicitation Services, Perception Studies and Investor Targeting), as well as workflow tools and buy-side contact data and investor profiles (BD Corporate). For information about services available to Russian companies, go to www.ipreo.com/russia.

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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  • Kate McKay
  • Managing Director, Global Marketing & Communications
  • 212.849.5060
  • kate.mckay@ipreo.com