NYSE to Offer Issuers Tailored Access To Stock Surveillance, IR Websites, Other IR Products
NYSE Euronext Joins with Ipreo and Thomson Reuters To Expand IR Services For Exchange-Listed Issuers
NEW YORK , Nov. 13, 2008 – NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced it has reached agreements with Ipreo and Thomson Reuters, two of the industry’s leading providers of market intelligence services, to further expand its suite of investor relations and intelligence services for companies listed on its U.S. markets.
The arrangements offer companies listed on NYSE Euronext’s U.S. markets access to an array of uniquely packaged intelligence services that include share ownership analysis, Thomson Reuters-powered IR websites and other sophisticated IR tools. The announcement today is an extension of the NYSE Market Access Centersm the market’s most comprehensive investor relations- and market intelligence service for companies listed on the Exchange, launched last month.
“These agreements are indicative of our customer focus and commitment to provide world-class services to our listed companies,” said Joseph Mecane, EVP and Chief Administrative Officer, U.S. Markets. “Ipreo and Thomson Reuters set the industry standard. We are pleased to offer their leading services to our listed companies, enhancing the value they get from being listed on the NYSE.”
“We are excited that NYSE Euronext, the world’s pre-eminent exchange group, has chosen to work with us in its continued support of NYSE-listed companies,” said Kevin Marcus, President & COO of Ipreo. “We are highly confident that through this arrangement, in conjunction with the NYSE Market Access Center , Exchange-listed companies will receive a level of market insight never before available.”
“We are very pleased about expanding our strategic arrangement with the NYSE, and working closely with the NYSE Market Access Center ,” said Steve Roycroft, Executive Vice President and Global Managing Director of the Corporate Services business of Thomson Reuters. “Now more than ever, IR professionals need intelligent information, robust analytics and sophisticated tools that provide greater transparency into the evolving markets. We are pleased to provide NYSE-listed companies with the solutions they need to effectively manage investors.”
Terms of the arrangements announced today were not disclosed.
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) operates the world’s leading and most liquid exchange group, and seeks to provide the highest levels of quality, customer choice and innovation. Its family of exchanges, located in six countries, includes the New York Stock Exchange, the world's largest cash equities market; Euronext, the Eurozone's largest cash equities market; Liffe, Europe's leading derivatives exchange by value of trading; NYSE Liffe, the company’s U.S. futures business and NYSE Arca Options, one of the fastest growing U.S. options trading platforms. NYSE Euronext offers a diverse array of financial products and services for issuers, investors and financial institutions in cash equities, options, futures and derivatives, ETFs, bonds, market data, and commercial technology solutions. As the world’s largest exchange group by number of listings and market capitalization, NYSE Euronext is home to more than 6,500 listed issues (as of Oct. 1, 2008) with total global market capitalization more than four times that of any other exchange group. The average daily trading value of NYSE Euronext's equity exchanges represent more than one-third of the world's cash equities trading. NYSE Euronext is part of the S&P 500 index and the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index. For more information and free real-time stock prices for all NYSE-listed securities, please visit www.nyx.com.
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