Ipreo hires established industry professional to head up Latin American operations

Fernando Carneiro joins as MD of LatAm to drive growth in both Corporate and Capital Markets business lines

New York – November 03, 2010 – Ipreo, leading global provider of market intelligence and productivity software to investment banks and corporations, announced its hire of Fernando Carneiro as Managing Director, Latin America.

Carneiro has over 20 years experience working in the Corporate Governance, Proxy Advisory and Financial Information fields. He comes to Ipreo from The Altman Group, where he led their Brazilian operations, advising corporate clients in the areas of governance, shareholder identification, and institutional investor voting. Prior to Altman, Carneiro spent 7 years at Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) as Director of Strategic Partnerships, having also held Business and Product Development roles. Previously, Fernando spent several years as Director of the Rio de Janeiro office for Thomson Reuters, working with several of the larger banks and brokers across the LatAm region.

“Fernando brings with him a wealth of experience serving and advising corporate and capital markets clients in Latin America,” said Kevin Marcus, President & COO of Ipreo. “We are very pleased to have someone with his expertise and connections on the ground in this important region.”

“Now more than ever, Latin American firms need sophisticated tools and information to compete in the global markets,” said Carneiro. “I am delighted to be joining the Ipreo team and look forward to helping bring the benefits of these critical services to our Latin American clients.”

Carneiro will be based in Rio de Janeiro and focused on expanding all of Ipreo’s business lines throughout the region. Ipreo’s Corporate offering includes a suite of market intelligence tools (Ordinary and ADR Global Shareholder Identification and Surveillance, Investor Targeting and Analytics, Corporate Governance Consulting and Perception Research), as well as workflow tools and global investment community data (BD Corporate/Bigdough). The Capital Markets offering includes deal execution (bookbuilding) software, market analytics, event management, and investor prospecting solutions. Ipreo presently services several of the largest corporations and investment banks in the region.

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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