PrecisionIR Group Announces Launch of New Investor Targeting Platform on London Stock Exchange Website

London Stock Exchange Issuer Services, Powered by PrecisionIR provides LSE-listed companies access to the world's leading investor outreach platform

Dec 02, 2010, 09:56 ET from PrecisionIR Group

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PrecisionIR Group today announced a partnership with the London Stock Exchange (part of The London Stock Exchange Group) to offer a new investor outreach platform to LSE-listed issuers via the London Stock Exchange website.

The London Stock Exchange Issuer Services, Powered by PrecisionIR, will equip LSE-listed issuers with sophisticated outreach tools aimed at both institutional and retail investors. Issuers will be able to use this sophisticated marketing platform to target investors, communicate timely information, and analyze their investor relations activities.

Features of the new service include:

  • Institutional Investor Targeting: Issuers will now have access to PrecisionQT, PrecisionIR's proprietary Quantitative Targeting tool.  PrecisionQT allows each listed company to quantify its compatibility with over 20,000 institutional investment funds, and analyze the key metrics driving that compatibility.

  • Retail Investor Targeting:  Issuers will have access to The London Stock Exchange Annual Report Service, a proven outreach tool that leverages PrecisionIR's global network of financial media outlets to give companies unprecedented exposure to retail investors as they conduct their investment research.  

  • Online Communications Services: LSE-listed issuers will also have direct access to PrecisionIR's cutting-edge, turnkey communications services to help develop and enhance investor-focused webcasts, webinars and virtual roadshows.

"We are delighted to launch this new partnership with London Stock Exchange," said Michael Pepe, CEO of PrecisionIR Group.  "Our new investor marketing platform will give LSE issuers not only the targeting and communication tools they need to reach more of the right investors, but also the analytics and reporting they need to see how investors are responding to the information they are offering."

London Stock Exchange Issuer Services, Powered by PrecisionIR, is now available to all LSE issuers.

For more information about London Stock Exchange Issuer Services, Powered by PrecisionIR, please contact Jeremy Derenne at jderenne@precisionir.com at PrecisionIR Group.

About PrecisionIR

For over 20 years, PrecisionIR has helped issuers build interest in their companies amongst retail and institutional investors.  Through its unique network of over 100 media partners around the world, and a proprietary database of more than one million investors, PrecisionIR provides unmatched distribution for issuers' investor communications initiatives. Over 2,500 public and private companies worldwide trust PrecisionIR to provide them with best-in-class investor outreach solutions.

About London Stock Exchange

London Stock Exchange Group is Europe's leading diversified exchange business, incorporating Borsa Italiana and the London Stock Exchange. With over 500 member firms and more than 3,000 companies quoted across its markets, the Group operates the largest and most liquid equity marketplace in Europe.

The London Stock Exchange itself is the world's most international exchange with around 600 overseas companies from almost 70 countries. These figures include international companies quoted on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM), the London Stock Exchange's growth market, and the world's most successful market for small and medium sized enterprises with over 1,200 companies.

The Group offers trading in a wide range of instruments, holding the number one position in the trading of exchange-traded products (ETFs and ETCs) and through its interest in MTS, is Europe's leading platform for the trading of fixed income products. Through the Order Book for Retail Bonds and Mercato Telematico delle Obbligazioni (MOT) the Group also offers a comprehensive range of UK and European corporate and government bond trading services. Its Italian Derivatives Exchange Market (IDEM) sees over euro 2.5 billion worth of trading every day and through EDX London the Group provides a facility for the trading of Scandinavian and Russian equity derivatives.

London Stock Exchange Group also offers post-trade services such as netting, clearing and settlement on an efficient and competitive basis. These include services from Monte Titoli, the Central Securities Depository for all Italian financial instruments, and Cassa di Compensazione & Garanzia (CC&G), which in July 2009 was granted Recognised Overseas Clearing House (ROCH) status by the FSA to operate in the UK.

With the acquisition of MillenniumIT, the Group encompasses a leading developer of low cost high performance trading platforms and financial markets software serving both the industry and the Group's own businesses.

Since February 2010 London Stock Exchange Group has owned a majority stake in Turquoise, a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) providing pan-European and US lit and dark equity trading in some 2,000 securities across 19 countries.

SOURCE PrecisionIR Group