ISI Emerging Markets service covers more than 80 countries around the globe. It has a total of 500 employees with 29 offices in Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America.It also has 3 satellite offices in New Delhi (India), Tokyo (Japan) and Boston (USA).
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Johannesburg, South Africa
Prague, Czech Republic
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mexico City, Mexico
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Bogota, Colombia (BPR)
Santa Fe De Bogota, Colombia
New York, New York
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ISI launches its new product DealWatch, the new Mergers & Acquisitions information arm of ISI Emerging Markets.
ISI launches Compliance, a research product providing blacklist and PEP monitoring, company and executive profiles, as well as local media monitoring and analysis.
The first stage of the search engine upgrade is released. Main improvements include: improved speed of the result page, spell checking, ability to sort results by relevance, "More Like This" feature for each article, etc.
ISI launches two new country products: Nigeria and Kenya.
In May, ISI adds to its Emerging Market Information Service the electronic version of the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Communities. It allows users to search and access the Tenders Electronic Daily for information on public contracts for works, supplies and services from all EU member states.
In June, ISI acquires all of the assets of RussiaDeal LLC's online financial deal database focusing on the Russian, CIS and Eastern European markets.
ISI CLINCHES "BEST BUSINESS INFORMATION PRODUCT" at The International Online Industry Awards, 2006.
ISI adds coverage of Africa in January and opens an office in Johannesburg.
An improved website design is unveiled in March, enhancing the usability and visual experience of ISI's online services.
On March 11th, ISI Emerging Markets announces that it will acquire CEIC Holdings Limited and its related companies ("CEIC Data"), one of the leading providers of time-series macro-economic data covering Asia.
ISI partners with Autonomy to implement their search technology into EMIS and related online information products.
ISI reaches distribution agreement with FactSet for the distribution of ISI's CEIC databases on the FactSet research platform.
ISI launches IFIS, the Islamic Finance Information Service. Designed to meet the unique requirements of Sharia compliant finance industry participants, it is the first product of its kind.
In May, ISI Emerging Markets expands coverage to seven additional countries: Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Moldova, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay.
Forbes.com's Best of the Web selects ISI Emerging Markets as a "Forbes Favorite" for emerging market information.
October 2004 ISI acquires the Business Intelligence division of Liquid Africa in South Africa to help accelerate the development of its Africa-oriented products.
ISI Emerging Markets adds Caribbean and Central America coverage. The countries include Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Middle East, and Asia.
EMIS™ is named the "Best Information Source" in the annual International Competia Awards.
ISI Emerging Markets adds 8 additional countries to its service. New coverage includes: Southeast Europe (Albania, Slovenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia), the Middle East (Lebanon, Saudi Arabia) and Latin America (Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay).
As of December 2003, ISI covers 55 emerging markets with more than 8000 local and global information providers. Its clients are also served through 21 offices throughout Latin America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
ISI Emerging Markets implements Nstein Technologies Inc. automated indexing.
ISI relocates its headquarters to a new location in New York City.
In October, founder Gary Mueller steps down as Chief Executive Officer, and remains Chairman of ISI. Brian de Lacy is appointed as the new CEO.
Mr. Mueller is appointed to the Board of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. He also becomes Chairman of IMN, a company acquired by Euromoney this same year.
In March, Antonio Monteiro becomes Chief Information Officer at ISI Emerging Markets. Toni had worked for RR Donnelly and Reuters in different parts of the world.
Forbes Magazine presents Internet Securities, Inc. with its "Best of the Web" award for online information in emerging markets.
ISI Emerging Markets launches its new interface and platform for EMIS™. The functionality of the service is retooled with new and improved graphics, simplified navigation, and faster, more comprehensive search results.
By the end of the year ISI has 5550 information suppliers covering 35 emerging markets. It also has a total of 2000 clients with over 5000 users.
ISI Emerging Markets acquires the Kadiev News Service, a Bulgarian news provider. Consequently, ISI launches IntelliNews, its editorial arm producing daily and weekly economic and financial news coverage as well as sector and country reports for Central and Eastern Europe.
ISI moves its headquarters to New York City.
Aloisio Parente is appointed VP of Product Development; today he is the Regional Director for Asia.
ISI Emerging Markets launches its EmailAlert service, a uniquely innovative and customizable news and information email service delivered via email.
In June, ISI Emerging Markets acquires CBM, a Czech business specializing in company fundamental data.
Martin Bauer is appointed managing director for Europe/UK. Mr. Bauer previously worked for Reuters and Telerate, with over 15 years experience in the information industry in Central and Eastern Europe.
In September, Alfredo Canta joins Internet Securities Inc. as Corporate Controller. Today he is Vice-President of Finance. Previously, Alfredo was Finance Director for Euromoney's Asia operations.
Forbes Magazine's annual "Best of the Web" issue recognizes ISI Emerging Markets in the Emerging Markets category.
Euromoney.pl, a free access, personal finance resource offered in Polish is launched.
ISI acquires InfoLatina, Mexico's first Internet-delivered subscription-based information database.
By the end of 2000, ISI has 20 offices in 19 countries and over 4000 local and global information providers.
In January, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC acquires 80% of ISI Emerging Markets. ISI continues to operate as a separate company.
Arlene Keenan is appointed as Financial Controller for Europe and Asia. Today she is Projects Manager at ISI Emerging Markets.
In June, Brian de Lacy, an 18 year Reuters veteran, joins ISI as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. de Lacy previously managed Reuters' New York sales and operations. Today he is ISI's CEO.
ISI adds Slovakia to its EMIS coverage
By the end of the year, ISI Emerging Markets has a total of 235 employees working in 18 offices. It also has 650 information suppliers and 600 institutional clients.
In September, James Hammond is appointed Regional Director for Latin America; today he is Senior Vice-President, Marketing.
Throughout the year, Internet Securities Inc. adds Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Central Asia to its product offering.
By the end of the year, ISI has 19 offices across the world with a total of 182 employees. Its flagship EMIS service covers a total of 27 countries.
ISI enters the Latin American market and launches Andean Region and Chilean coverage on EMIS. The Andean Region product includes Colombia, Peru, Venezuela and Ecuador.
ISI adds Bulgaria and Romania to its European coverage.
By the end of the year, ISI Emerging Markets has 14 offices around the world with a total of 130 employees.
In October, the company relocates its headquarters to Boston, Massachusetts and George Mueller leaves the company to start up another venture, Color Kinetics Incorporated. He is now CEO of Color Kinetics (CLRK on Nasdaq) in Boston.
Throughout the year, ISI adds coverage of Turkey, Ukraine, India and China to its flagship service.
Internet Securities Inc. establishes offices in Bombay, Beijing and Colombia.
By the end of the year ISI Emerging Markets has a total of 54 employees.
In June, ISI launches the Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS) at www.securities.com. Poland is the only country covered. Other country offices already included London, Prague, Hungary and Russia.
By the end of the year, EMIS covers Russia, Czech Republic, Hungary and the Baltic States.
Upon graduating from Harvard Business School, Gary Mueller starts Internet Securities Inc. (ISI)
Inspired by the lack of information available to him while researching first as a Fulbright Fellow and later as a KPMG analyst in Eastern Europe, Gary starts ISI with the express purpose of providing easy access to critical business information and research on emerging markets.
ISI's other co-founders include Gary's younger brother George Mueller, at that time a research instructor at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute and Jae Chang, a computer science student also at CMU.