Ipreo and NIRI to Host Second Annual "IR Wisdom Roadshow"

Investor relations education event returns to China after tremendous success

Feb 06, 2013, 21:02 ET from Ipreo

HONG KONG, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ipreo, a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants across the capital markets, announced they have again partnered with the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) to offer a world-class educational experience to three cities in Greater China. The "IR Wisdom Roadshow" is designed to promote the investor relations profession through increased education, awareness and exposure. Three full-day events will be held in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong from Monday, June 24 to Friday, June 28, 2013.

The IR Wisdom Roadshow represents a unique opportunity for investor relations professionals in the region to benefit from an exclusive gathering of influential local, regional and international industry experts and peers. This in-depth workshop will cover the expanding role of IR in China and the coming together of both local and global best practices. Event participants will receive a Certificate of IR Achievement to support continued career development for completing the one-day seminar.

Event attendees will also receive the option to become Global Subscribers of NIRI as part of the event attendance fee. NIRI is the world's largest global IR community with members in 45 countries. NIRI members receive the benefit of access to world-class content through monthly publications, executive alerts, global IR surveys, professional career connections, education programs, and webinars. IR leaders around the globe look to NIRI for best-in-class practice standards and education.

"NIRI is dedicated to advancing the practice of investor relations and the professional competency and stature of IR practitioners around the world," said Jeffrey D. Morgan, President and CEO of NIRI. "Based on the overwhelmingly positive response of last year's events, we are delighted to return to China with Ipreo to share collective best practice knowledge directly related to the local Chinese marketplace along with the experience of the global investor relations community."

"Education – on the markets, on the investment community, on the vital function of IR in public companies, and the development of IR within the management team – is extremely important to the growth and development of investor relations," said Justin Reynolds, Managing Director of Asia-Pacific for Ipreo. "We are very pleased to be helping to drive that educational programming together with NIRI, by bringing practical content and expertise directly to the IR practitioners in China."

To learn more about the IR Wisdom Roadshow, or to register for one of the events, visit www.niri.org/wisdom.

About NIRI  
Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial community constituents. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations association in the world with more than 3,300 members representing over 1,600 publicly held companies and $9 trillion in stock market capitalization.

About Ipreo 
Ipreo is a premier global provider of high quality data, market intelligence, and productivity solutions to investment banking and corporate clients. With decades of experience serving the capital markets, and a reputation for superior customer service, Ipreo is both a dynamic innovator and a trusted resource. Ipreo has more than 650 employees and operations throughout the world. Ipreo is majority-owned by private equity firm KKR (www.kkr.com). For more information, please go to www.ipreo.com.