TMX Group acquires ir2020 assets
TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. today announced that it
has acquired substantially all of the assets of ir2020, LLC, a US-based
online shareholder data and targeting solution provider. The ir2020
product will continue to be distributed in the U.S. and will also be
integrated into TMX Group's suite of products available to Toronto
Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange issuers.
The ir2020 product offers a unique and powerful institutional ownership
interface, giving investor relations (IR) professionals a deeper
insight into their shareholder base, thereby enhancing relationship
management with existing and potential investors. This advanced
analytics tool, coupled with industry leading data, further enhances
TMX Group's current product offering for issuers.
"TMX Group is committed to expanding its suite of services and providing
leading-edge products for issuers," said Kevan Cowan, President, TSX
Markets and Group Head of Equities. "We are very excited to introduce
ir2020 as the latest addition to our expanding array of value-added
products and services that help support the growth and success of
The ir2020 product offers a wide range of functionality and intelligence
to fulfill the ongoing information needs of listed companies. It has
six key elements:
IR Workbench - view institutional shareholder data and run powerful data
Contacts - manage relationships with institutional investors and other
Events - plan, track and invite contacts to IR events
Targets - manage target lists, track actions and measure outcomes
Activity Reporting - generate reports on activity and outreach
Mobile - review contact and event details while on the go
"We are excited to have our next-generation IR tool included in TMX
Group's product offerings," said Ken Watson, co-founder, ir2020, LLC.
"ir2020 is a powerful and easy-to-use product that will help listed
companies in both Canada and the U.S. further enhance their shareholder
outreach and targeting programs."
For more information please visit www.TMX.com/ir2020.
About TMX Group (TSX-X)
TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets for
multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy.
Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Montreal
Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas
Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), Shorcan, Shorcan Energy
Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets,
trading markets, clearing facilities, data products and other services
to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in
Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montreal, Calgary and
Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well
as in London and Beijing. For more information about TMX Group, visit
our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.
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