Ipreo Hires Experienced IR Services Professional to Head Up Corporate Sales in Asia

Hong Kong – November 18, 2013 – Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence and productivity software to both capital markets and corporate investor relations professionals, announced that it has hired Edward Soon to be Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Sales, Asia-Pacific.

Soon has over 15 years of experience in Investor Relations, corporate governance, business intelligence and corporate treasury services. He joins Ipreo having worked most recently at Thomson Reuters, where he held several senior leadership positions in Asia, including Head of Sales and Account Management, Asia-Pacific Corporates Division. Prior to Thomson Reuters, Soon was at Thomson Financial and Computershare, where he headed up IR product management and business development for the region.

At Ipreo, Soon will be focused on the growth of the Corporate Services business across the Asia-Pacific region. His hire is a testament to Ipreo’s continued investment in high-caliber talent and commitment to supporting the Investor Relations community in Asia with superior solutions.

“Ed has a tremendous amount of experience servicing the corporate market in this region,” said Paul Herbert, EVP & Managing Director, Global Sales at Ipreo. “His depth of knowledge will be an asset not only to the Ipreo team, but more importantly to the hundreds of corporate clients we support in Asia.”

Soon will lbe based in Ipreo’s Hong Kong office.

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, publically traded companies, and buy-side institutions. Our extensive suite of investor relations services provides our corporate clients with unparalleled cross-asset class surveillance, shareholder analytics, investor targeting, buy-side perception studies, proxy solicitation and transaction analytics. Additionally, Ipreo’s BD Corporate IR workflow platform offers the most accurate and comprehensive database covering global institutional contacts, profiles, and ownership data. Our critical insights and flexible solutions help our clients run more effective investor relations programs. Ipreo is a KKR portfolio company with more than 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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