Acquire Media inks deal with LSE Regulatory News Service

Source: Acquire Media

Acquire Media, a premier digital content provider serving financial and corporate professionals, today announced that it has signed an agreement with the London Stock Exchange's Regulatory News Service (RNS) to deliver critical information to traders and other financial executives.

Acquire Media's latest announcement comes just one week after it announced plans to distribute news from Dow Jones Newswires to financial executives in Europe, enabling users to benefit from critical economic and financial news rapidly and efficiently.

Under the agreement with the London Stock Exchange, Acquire Media will include RNS content as part of its standard content set for trading solutions in Europe. The news will be delivered from Acquire Media's new data center in the UK, which opened last quarter.

Toby Cook, vice president of Europe, Middle East and Africa markets for Acquire Media, said the agreement blends RNS' valuable content with Acquire Media's rich technology delivery system.

"The combination of RNS content and Acquire Media's state-of-the-art technology delivered from our UK data center means that European customers now have a cost-effective, highly reliable, ultra-low-latency real-time alternative when sourcing news for traders and financial analysts," Cook said.

RNS is the company news service from the London Stock Exchange. With more experience handling regulatory announcements than any other organization, RNS is the UK's leading primary information provider, responsible for distributing several hundred company announcements every day.

Acquire Media, which purchased NewsEdge in July 2007 from The Thomson Corp., has grown significantly during the past year. Since the acquisition, Acquire Media has invested heavily in re-engineering the NewsEdge product line to augment Acquire Media's market position in the real-time scrolling news space and re-establish a dominant standing in the corporate/web site market, both under the NewsEdge brand.

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