NEW YORK, April 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions announced today that in the first quarter of 2012, 363 new clients were driving their IR, PR and governance efforts with NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions' leading suite of services.
Currently, 240 of the Fortune 500 companies, 50% of the Dow 30, 83% of NASDAQ-100 companies and 514 NYSE-listed companies use at least one NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions product or service. In Q1 2012, NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions grew its overall business by 11%, including a 36% increase in the number of GlobeNewswire clients and a 51% increase in the number of Directors Desk users year-over-year. In terms of usage, NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions currently:
- Hosts more than 22,000 Directors Desk users.
- Distributes more than 600 press releases a week.
- Hosts 1,500 IR websites.
- Has 8,478 downloads of the Directors Desk iPad app, Directors Desk HD.
- Hosts more than 500 webcasts a month.
NASDAQ OMX is the first and only exchange dedicated to owning and operating Corporate Solutions, helping companies minimize risk, maximize efficiency, and increase transparency with its tools and services, including:
- Recently-acquired Glide Technologies, a one-stop communications platform for newsroom development, media outreach, corporate messaging, media monitoring and sentiment.
- Directors Desk, the intuitive, secure mobile board portal solution, built to enhance board prep and the live meeting experience.
- GlobeNewswire, the global news distribution network reaching 80 countries in 20 languages.
- Corporate Intelligence, a unified, easy-to-use workflow for IROs to help them manage corporate shareholder communications, capital market information, investor contact management and board-level reporting.
Demetrios Skalkotos, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions: "As we continue to enhance and expand our Corporate Solutions offering, we are motivated by a strong desire to help our customers be more efficient, transparent and strategic companies. Our 2011 acquisition of Glide Technologies and the March 2012 launch of our Directors Desk iPad app 2.0 - Directors Desk HD - allows us to keep powering the PR, IR and governance practices of our customers in unique, relevant and integrated ways. We have several exciting announcements planned for 2012 and look forward to continuing to offer innovative solutions to our customers worldwide."
For more information on NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions, please visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com/whatwedo/corporatesolutions/.
About NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions
NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions leads the industry with innovative products and services that power global business communications for today's forward-thinking public and private companies. The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the first and only exchange operator dedicated to owning and operating a core platform of products that help companies minimize risk, maximize efficiency, and increase transparency. A majority of NASDAQ-100 companies have relied on NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions products and services to enhance their corporate communications, investor relations and board support. For more information on NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions, please visithttp://www.nasdaqomx.com/services/corporatesolutions/.
About NASDAQ OMX
The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the US and Europe, we own and operate 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.999% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $5.1 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)
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