NEW YORK, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ipreo, a leading global provider of financial services intelligence and productivity solutions to corporations and investment banks, announced an agreement with LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network, to provide seamless access to LinkedIn profiles from Ipreo's BD Suite of investor prospecting and CRM solutions.
Powered by the industry-leading Bigdough database of institutional investor contacts and profiles, Ipreo's BD Suite provides capital markets and investor relations professionals with a complete workflow solution comprised of global, multi-asset class contact and holdings data, advanced investor screening tools, and comprehensive contact management capabilities.
As a result of this strategic relationship, clients of Ipreo's BD products will have direct, one-click access to their LinkedIn network, including profiles of people and companies, as well as associated relational information and communications tools. LinkedIn information, such as connection lists, degrees of separation, and the ability to send a LinkedIn invitation, will be embedded throughout the BD applications' workflow.
"LinkedIn is one of the core business information and management tools widely used by our Capital Markets, Research Sales & Trading, and Corporate Investor Relations clients," said O'Hara Macken, Managing Director of Global Products & Applications at Ipreo. "By integrating LinkedIn with our BD Suite, we are furthering our mission of giving our clients seamless access to critical intelligence throughout their natural workflow."
Integration is expected to be complete in the second quarter of 2011. Ipreo is offering a free one-month trial of the service for anyone who pre-registers for access. Those wishing to participate in the free trial should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 the US, Europe, and Asia. Ipreo is majority-owned by private equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson (http://www.vss.com). For more information, please go to http://www.ipreo.com.