London & Dubai – October 26, 2009 – Ipreo, leading global provider of market intelligence and productivity software to corporations and investment banks, announced it has joined the Middle East Investor Relations Society as a Founding Member.
As a Founding Member, Ipreo is one of a select group of firms to pledge support to the ME-IR Society since its establishment in July 2008.
Over the past two years, Ipreo has been steadily increasing its operations and resources dedicated to servicing companies in the Middle East. The firm has in-house Arabic speakers dedicated to the MENA region. In addition to conducting shareholder and bondholder identification work for a number of corporations, Ipreo also works extensively with investment banks, agencies, and other service providers in the region in a variety of capacities, indicating a commitment and reach that few providers have demonstrated.
“We believe strongly in a localized approach to service in all the regions in which we operate, working closely with local societies and industry organizations,” said Paul Lucas, EVP & MD of International Operations for Ipreo. “We’re committed to continuing to grow and enhance our services in the Middle East and look forward to working closely with the ME-IR Society in support of its member firms in this important region.”
“We’re extremely pleased to have Ipreo’s partnership in our continued efforts to promote investor relations best practices in the Middle East,” said Gretchen Haynes, General Manager, ME-IR Society.
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 ipreo.com.
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- Kate McKay
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