NEW YORK, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Computershare, (ASX:CPU) the world's foremost provider of transfer agency and shareholder communications services to companies and investors, announced today that it is bringing together its strategic partners INVeSHARE and Zumbox to help ensure that US financial intermediaries gain full access to state-of-the-art electronic distribution channels.
Zumbox's long-standing partnership with Computershare will enable new partner, INVeSHARE, to utilize Zumbox's Digital Postal Mail delivery service, increasing the security and speed of electronic communications to investors via financial intermediaries.
"Innovative financial services organizations clearly appreciate the benefits these new technology platforms can bring," said Paul Conn, President, of Computershare's Global Capital Markets group. "These unique strategic partnerships allow us to offer an integrated solution to the market."
Computershare's existing partnership with Zumbox which spans the US and Australia can already connect approximately 1,000 companies to the digital mailbox service, enabling them to more efficiently and cost effectively communicate with potentially millions of investors over time.
"We've seen significant growth and adoption rates of Digital Postal Mail amongst Computershare's global clients since September 2012," said John Payne, CEO of Zumbox. "We look forward to expanding our combined offerings to broker dealers, clearing firms and financial institutions with INVeSHARE and Computershare."
Davidi Gilo, CEO of INVeSHARE noted "We are already seeing the strong capabilities that Computershare brings to our partnership; and the opportunity to expand our reach via Digital Postal Mail now broadens the solution that INVeSHARE can deliver to financial intermediaries. We're excited about the prospect of rolling out this integrated service to our clients."
Computershare holds significant minority interests in Zumbox and INVeSHARE. Each company plays a key role in extending Computershare's service capabilities to financial intermediaries, companies and investors alike.
About Computershare Limited
Computershare (ASX: CPU) is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialize in corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy, class action, utility and tax voucher administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.
Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement.
Many of the world's leading organizations use us to streamline and maximise the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers. Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has over 12,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.computershare.com
INVeSHARE is an Atlanta, Georgia based company providing state-of-the-art and traditional solutions for shareholder communications. Our innovative approach to the delivery of regulated shareholder communications is both scalable and affordable, providing the lowest cost delivery option in the industry and benefitting financial institutions, brokers, investors and issuers alike. For more information, please visit www.INVeSHARE.com
About Zumbox and Digital Postal Mail
Digital Postal Mail powered by Zumbox, Inc. is leading the global migration of traditional postal mail to the digital cloud. Based in Los Angeles, the company operates a system with reach to 120,000,000 consumer households in the United States and operates around the world via licensing and Joint Venture arrangements through Zumbox Software Inc. Digital Postal Mail is available on the web at www.digitalpostalmail.com and the Digital Postal Mail iPad® app can be found on the Apple Store at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id517438820?mt=8
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