NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire -05/18/12)- The Piacente Group, Inc. ("TPG"), a full service investor relations consulting firm with offices in New York, California and Beijing, today announced that Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. (QIHU) (or "Qihoo 360"), a leading Internet company in China as measured by active user base, has retained TPG as its investor relations advisors. TPG will assist Qihoo 360 in implementing strategic investor and media relations aimed at enhancing Qihoo 360's position in the investment community.
"We are delighted to have been selected by Qihoo 360 as their investor relations advisors and look forward to a long and productive relationship," said Brandi Piacente, President of TPG. "As the dominant player in China's Internet security market and with one of the most popular online browsers in China, Qihoo 360 is poised for growth as these markets continue to evolve. Qihoo 360's innovation, technological expertise and partnerships are strong indicators of the Company's success. In conjunction with management's efforts to further monetize their open Internet platform and deliver on their growth objectives, we look forward to partnering with Qihoo 360 to implement a strategic and targeted investor relations program that raises the Company's visibility in the U.S. capital markets."
About The Piacente Group
The Piacente Group, Inc. ("TPG") is a full service investor relations and financial communications consulting firm with offices in New York, California and Beijing. Representing a balanced portfolio of leading U.S. and China-based companies, TPG develops and implements strategic IR programs aimed at broadening investment community sponsorship through best practice execution. Value-driven communications, proactive outreach to Wall Street, targeted media relations and innovative social media methodologies work in concert to market TPG clients' securities before optimal investment audiences.
About Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd.
Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. (QIHU) is a leading Internet company in China as measured by its active user base. The Company is also the number one provider of Internet and mobile security solutions in China as measured by its active smartphone user base, according to iResearch. Qihoo 360 also provides users with secure access points to the Internet via its market leading web browsers and application stores. The Company has built one of the largest open Internet platforms in China. Qihoo 360 monetizes its massive user base primarily through online advertising and through Internet value-added services on its open platforms.
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