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AboveTel video communication services connect you in person with corporate management teams anywhere in the world without leaving your office. AboveTel enables life-like face-to-face meetings with CEOs that extend your investment analysis directly into the boardroom, giving you a time to knowledge advantage per insights attained from direct interaction with management. AboveTel extends your investment reach enabling you to effectively assess more companies including firms anywhere around the globe. The AboveTel service uniquely simplifies inter-company video conferencing by enabling you to initiate a meeting at anytime without the need for IT support by just dialing a phone number. AboveTel does the rest, establishing a secure authorized video call that ensures privacy for even your most confidential meetings. With AboveTel, you can meet in person with CEOs in London, Hong Kong, and St. Louis all in the same day. Visit us at to learn about our non-deal roadshow service.

Contact: Jim DeBald, Vice President Sales, Financial Markets, AboveTel . . . Direct 646.912.6028 . . . Mobile 610.476.6756 . . . . . .


BNY ConvergEx Group provides premier, customized global agency trading and investment technology solutions, together with unparalleled personal client service and support, directly to our institutional clients worldwide. Our broad array of services delivers a comprehensive, integrated platform of performance-driven global multi-asset class trading capabilities, supported by sophisticated technology, a consultative approach and a culture of extraordinary client service. Our extensive knowledge and expertise in liquidity and execution management, investment technologies and intermediary and clearing services, combined with our global resources and entrepreneurial passion, enable us to provide a unique, unmatched offering in an evolving, competitive marketplace. With the broadest global footprint, BNY ConvergEx Group has offices located in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia, operating in over 90 markets.

Contact: Nancy McLaughlin, Managing Director, Director of Client Management, BNY ConvergEx Group, 1633 Broadway, 48th Floor, New York, NY 10019 . . . 212.468.7525 . . . . . .


Cogent Consulting ( is the leading provider of commission management and compliance systems for asset managers, hedge funds, and broker/dealers. Cogent’s web-based products include ResearchTrak™ and HedgeTrak™ broker review and research valuation systems; CommTrak™ multi-asset class trade and commission reporting; RecTrak commission reconciliation; CSATrak™ commission sharing management; ServiceTrak™ for managing soft, hard, and mixed-use services; BrokerTrak™, a broker-managed portal for relationship management; CSATrak BD, a multi-client/multi-broker system for brokers to manage all CSA/CCA activities and pools with their clients. Cogent collects meeting, one-on-one, and other service information from over 200 sell-side firms, performs commission reconciliations for its buy-side clients with over 50 sell-side firms, and issues performance reports to over 600 sell-side firms. Cogent’s CSATrak and CSATrak BD products provide CSA pool management and payments on a “Virtual Aggregation” basis for the buy-side and furnish full multi-client/multi-broker portals enabling the buy-side to interact with their brokers in a standard way.

Contact: Thomas Smith, Director of Sales, Cogent Consulting, 382 Springfield Ave, Suite 517, Summit, NJ 07901 . . . 908.608.1400 . . . . . .

credit suisse

As one of the world's leading banks, Credit Suisse provides its clients with investment banking, private banking and asset management services worldwide. Credit Suisse offers advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients globally, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. Credit Suisse is active in over 50 countries and employs approximately 48,000 people. Credit Suisse's parent company, Credit Suisse Group, is a leading global financial services company headquartered in Zurich. Credit Suisse Group's registered shares (CSGN) are listed in Switzerland and, in the form of American Depositary Shares (CS), in New York. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at

Contact: Guy Cirillo, Global Channel Sales Manager, Advanced Execution Services, Credit Suisse, Eleven Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010-3629 . . . direct: 212.325.0095 . . . desk: 212.325.8700 . . .  . . .

For buy- and sell-side institutional traders and investors, information means opportunities. You need market, issue and company coverage that helps you identify and make the most of events.

Dow Jones is one of the world’s most innovative solutions providers for financial enterprises. We filter, aggregate and integrate our content into your existing workflow, applications and online channels, while our flexible delivery options let you receive Dow Jones content on the market data platforms that work best for you.

With our global reach, renowned editorial expertise, fast delivery and integration experience, we provide a range of real-time news and aggregation services that bring market-focused news and information to traders, institutional salespeople, portfolio managers, research analysts and investment bankers. Whether you’re trading, investing or hedging, you can count on Dow Jones for the unrivaled timeliness, insight and credibility that give you assurance in your market decisions and a real-time competitive advantage. For more information visit:

Contact: 800.369.0166 . . . . . .


The marriage of deep industry expertise and dynamic innovation, Ipreo brings market-leading intelligence, robust technology, and superior customer service to all participants in the global capital markets. Bringing together state-of-the-art new issuance & trading systems and premiere global financial and investor data, Ipreo provides innovative technology and superior insights to all participants in the capital-raising process.

Bookrunning: Online platforms to manage the entire new-issue process in real time
BD Vision: Global industry standard for investor contacts and CRM
Equity Deals Database: Online database for quick and accurate deal information, both real-time and historical
iPlanner & iConference: Global event management system for roadshows and other marketing initiatives
iProspectus: Timely electronic delivery system of all deal documents to the appropriate investors
Profile Builder: Intuitive tool to create a full set of customized profiles 

Contact : Jennifer Sun, Managing Director of Equity Capital Markets, Ipreo, 1359 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018 . . . 212.849.5008 . . .  . .


eer in electronic trading solutions, NYFIX continues to transform trading through innovation. The NYFIX Marketplace™ is a global community of trading counterparties utilizing innovative services that optimize the business of trading. The NYFIX Millennium® ATS provides the Marketplace community with new methods of accessing liquidity while NYFIX’s Appia® and Tradescope® software provide the foundation for FIX messaging, infrastructure management, and reporting. Additionally, through NYFIX Securities Corporation, NYFIX offers a comprehensive commission management program for institutional money management firms. Money managers have the ability to allocate commissions for trades executed via NYFIX to participating brokers as payment for research or other soft dollar services. NYFIX also provides real-time information and analytic services for liquidity discovery. A trusted business partner to buy-side and sell-side alike, NYFIX enables ultra-low touch, low impact market access and end-to-end transaction processing. Please visit for more information.

Contact: Zoe Boza, Senior Vice President, Commission Management, NYFIX, 100 Wall Street, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005 . . . 646.525.3049 . . . . . .

State Street

State Street Global Markets provides specialized investment research and trading in foreign exchange, equities, fixed income and derivatives. From our unique position at the crossroads of the global markets, we create and unlock value for our clients with original flow-based research, innovative portfolio strategies, trade process optimization, and global connectivity across multiple ransactions costs.

Contact: Curt Dukeshire, Managing Director, State Street Global Markets, One Lincoln Street, Boston, MA 02111 . . . 617.664.2947 . . .  . . .


Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare and media markets, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs more than 50,000 people in 93 countries. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TRI); Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: TRI); London Stock Exchange (LSE: TRIL); and Nasdaq (NASDAQ: TRIN). For more information, go to

Contact: Paul D. Berenson, Chief Marketing Officer, Thomson Transaction Services, 350 N. Sunny Slope Road, Brookfield, WI 53005 . . . 262.789.8962  . . . 800.238.2797  . . . . . .


UBS is the leading global wealth manager, a leading, global investment banking and securities firm, and one of the largest global asset managers. In Switzerland, UBS is the market leader in retail and commercial banking.

UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide. Our financial businesses employ more than 80,000 people, in over 50 countries globally. UBS shares are listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange (SWX), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).

Our leading investment banking and securities business provides a broad range of products and services to our corporate and institutional clients, governments, financial intermediaries and alternative asset managers.

With top-tier capabilities across investment banking, equities, fixed income, currencies and commodities, we offer clients expert advice, superb execution, product innovation and comprehensive access to the world’s capital markets.

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