TORONTO--(Marketwire - March 21, 2013) - Marketwire was recently named a top North American investor relations (IR) service provider by IR Magazine's 2012 global survey of IR officers. This is the first time IR Magazine has asked participants to name their favorite service providers as part of the survey, and Marketwire was the only newswire service to be included in the North American list.
"It's a major achievement for a wire service to be included in this list. We're extremely proud and grateful that IR Magazine readers see Marketwire as the go-to resource for distributing their most important news in a timely, reliable and efficient matter," said Marketwire COO Jim Delaney.
As a one-stop resource, Marketwire offers investor relations officers a wide range of integrated services that help them meet their regulatory filing and disclosure requirements in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, including press release distribution; EDGAR, SEDAR and UK filing; XBRL filing; conference calling; webcasting; and content management hosting so press releases post simultaneously to a company's IR room. Additionally, in-depth reporting and social media monitoring help investor relations officers gain market insight and track ROI.
Marketwire is a social communications company that provides everyone from start-ups to Fortune 500 enterprises with powerfully simple solutions: global news release distribution, industry-leading social media monitoring and analytics, and a fully integrated marketing communications platform for content creation, optimization, distribution and measurement. Today, Marketwire clients have a comprehensive platform: The power to identify and engage traditional and non-traditional audiences, and the ability to create, distribute and measure the impact of their content. To learn more about Marketwire, visit www.marketwire.com.
Marketwire ranked No. 6 on the list, with an overall score of 21. Full survey results, including IR Magazine's global, North American, European and Asian lists, are available here.
Every day, Marketwire plays a critical role in shaping the conversations that happen in newsrooms, corporate boardrooms and social networks around the world, helping communicators move markets, change public opinion and affect consumer behavior.
For everyone from a start-up to a Fortune 500 enterprise, Marketwire is a social communications company that provides its clients with powerfully simple solutions: Global press release distribution and a fully integrated marketing communications platform for content creation, optimization, distribution and measurement. Powered by Sysomos, Marketwire also provides industry-leading social media monitoring and analytics. This critical business intelligence provides instant and unlimited access to all social media conversations, allowing brands to see what's happening, why it's happening, and who's driving the conversations.
Marketwire is majority-owned by OMERS Private Equity (www.omerspe.com), which manages the private equity activities of OMERS Administration Corporation and today has $6.4 billion of investments under management. OMERS Private Equity is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices in New York and London.