Ipreo Hires Established Industry Professional to Focus on Russian and CIS Market

By Ipreo, PRNE
Sunday, January 30, 2011

LONDON, January 31, 2011 - Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence and productivity
solutions to investment banks and corporations, announced the hire of
Alexandre Bykov as Account Director.

Alexandre will be supporting Russian and CIS clients with tools to
effectively manage their investor relations programs, advising on how to
develop their shareholder structure in order to attract investment, and
investigating strategic opportunities and partnerships for Ipreo within the
region. He brings with him an exceptional reputation for aligning corporate
and communication strategies. Alexandre joins Ipreo having recently served in
business development for PR Newswire focusing on the Russian market. Prior to
PR Newswire, he served as a consultant in both the business and IR/PR
consulting sectors for PWC, Bloomberg and Weber Shandwick.

"Russia is an exciting and rapidly developing market, demanding
high-quality investor relations services and reliable market intelligence,"
said Evan Bernstein, Director of Corporate Services. "We are pleased to have
someone of Alexandre's experience dedicated to raising the standard of IR
services available in the region."

Ipreo's Corporate Investor Relations business provides a suite of market
intelligence services for publicly-listed companies (Global Shareholder
Identification, Proxy Solicitation Services, Perception Studies and Investor
Targeting), as well as workflow tools and buy-side contact data and investor
profiles (BD Corporate). For information about services available to Russian
companies, go to www.ipreo.com/russia.

About Ipreo

Ipreo is a premier global provider of high quality data, market
intelligence, and productivity solutions to Investment Banking and Corporate
clients. With decades of experience serving the capital markets, and a
reputation for superior customer service, Ipreo is both a dynamic innovator
and a trusted resource. Ipreo has more than 600 employees and operations
throughout Europe Asia, North America, and Africa. Ipreo is majority-owned by
private equity firm VSS (www.vss.com). For more information, please go
to www.ipreo.com.

    Press contact:
    Kate McKay

Press contact: Kate McKay, +1-212-849-5060, kate.mckay at ipreo.com

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