SOURCE: Actusnews Wire; Marketwired

SOURCE: Marketwired

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January 13, 2014 09:00 ET

Actusnews Wire and Marketwired Sign Agreement to Improve Communication for Their Clients

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - Jan 13, 2014) - Actusnews Wire, a corporate and financial news distributor and digital services provider, and Marketwired, a comprehensive communication company with turnkey solutions for regulatory disclosure and filing, entered into a mutually beneficial news distribution agreement. Effective the first week of December, publicly traded Actusnews clients are able to meet regulatory disclosure requirements in the United States and Canada through Marketwired. By early 2014, Marketwired clients distributing news in Europe will gain additional exposure to European audiences through distribution to the Actusnews network. 

Marketwired helps its clients disclose material information and build relationships with audiences who impact their company's performance. An easy-to-use, secure interface simplifies distribution and disclosure of press releases to financial terminals, print, broadcast and trade media, wire services, news agencies, databases, portals and websites. Built-in tools help create visibility on search engines encourage social sharing, and add hyperlinks and multimedia. A metrics dashboard powered by social analytics helps gauge reach and visibility and measure ROI. Support from Marketwired's editorial team helps ensure accuracy.

Actusnews provides a wide range of value-added internet broadcast and web services to stakeholders of all sizes through all business sectors. The company distributes its clients' news to major media as well as directly to journalists, bloggers and other influencers while enhancing visibility on Google, Yahoo! News and Bing and adding social icons to encourage sharing. Actusnews is also a major player in the market for the development and implementation of websites of small and mid-cap and expanded its business scope to non-listed companies and provides value-added expertise to help them optimize their communications.

"We are pleased about this partnership between our two companies. Marketwired and Actusnews Wire share a common vision: advancing the value of digital communication. Through this agreement, Marketwired and Actusnews' clients will be able to extend their communication to new areas. We look forward to a long, successful relationship," noted Emmanuel Coudurier, Actusnews Wire's CEO.

About Marketwired

Partnering with companies of all sizes -- from start-ups to Fortune 500 enterprises -- Marketwired is an innovative, social communications company offering best-in-class, global news distribution and reporting. Powered by Sysomos, Marketwired's products also provide state-of-the-art 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.

Marketwired is majority-owned by OMERS Private Equity (www.omerspe.com).

About Actusnews Wire

Actusnews Wire is a press release service provider with a range of digital value-added services.

Actusnews Wire has a strong position in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure with a professional accreditation by the French stock exchange regulatory authority (AMF) and the Luxembourg stock exchange regulatory authority (CSSF). Actusnews Wire provides real time distribution of companies' news to Bloomberg, Reuters, Dow Jones, news media, and corporate and financial websites in France/Europe. Actusnews Wire's news delivery service is available 24/7.

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