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Internet Securities, Inc.
INTERNET SECURITIES, INC.
EXPANDS SOUTHEAST,LATIN AMERICAN AND MIDDLE EAST COVERAGE IN ITS FLAGSHIP EMERGING MARKETS INFORMATION SERVICE
Comprehensive Information Covering Albania, Slovenia, Bosnia &Herzegovina, Macedonia and Malaysia, Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay and Lebanon Now Available Through ISI Emerging Markets
New York, NY, September 01, 2003 - Internet Securities, Inc., (trading as ISI Emerging Markets), the pioneering publisher of Internet-delivered emerging markets news and information, today announced expanded coverage with the launch of products for 8 additional countries. The new products provide financial news, as well as company and industry information from Albania, Slovenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia and Malaysia, Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay and Lebanon. These new services bring the company's coverage to 51 countries, further enhancing its ability to deliver reliable information through the Internet from the world's most dynamic, fastest-growing markets.
Bosnia & Herzegovina
James R. Hammond, Internet Securities' Executive Vice President, noted that "Our institutional investor, financial and multinational corporate customers have been asking for more country coverage in these regions. Dynamic growth in Southeast Europe, recovery in Latin American markets, geopolitical events in the Middle East and across the board demand for reliable company and industry information is on the rise. Our product managers around the world have gone into overdrive to meet the demand in these hard to cover markets. These products reinforce our leadership position in providing Emerging Market business information."
As with all ISI Emerging Markets products, these new country products include selected content from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), as well as publications from Euromoney PLC, and literally hundreds of locally produced information sources.
About ISI Emerging Markets - Local Information, Global Advantage
ISI Emerging Markets provides hard-to-get information through its network of 21 offices in 19 countries, on 55 emerging markets economies. It aggregates and produces unique content including financial, economic and political news into its flagship Emerging Markets Information Service. Full-text news articles, financial statements, industry analyses, equity quotes, macroeconomic statistics, and market-specific information, which are derived directly from local information providers, appear in English and local/or the local language.
The subscription-based service enables users to access a comprehensive range of information derived directly from over 8000 leading sources located throughout Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The fast-growing service combines an intuitive interface and powerful search capabilities with in-depth, timely and comprehensive coverage. ISI Emerging Markets products have continually earned outstanding recognition and product reviews, including "perfect scores" in all categories and a "must have" ranking from Information World Review, a first place ranking by the Wall Street Journal Europe among business web sites, 'Best of the Web' ratings from Forbes Magazine for 4 years running, and the 2003 Competia award for Best Information Service.
About Internet Securities Inc.
Internet Securities, Inc., a Euromoney Institutional Investor company, serves emerging markets specialists at financial institutions and multinational corporations in the United States, Europe, and emerging markets. In addition to worldwide headquarters in New York, clients are served through 21 offices throughout Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Additional information can be obtained by contacting Internet Securities, Inc. at 225 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10003 USA, telephone (212) 610-2900, fax (212) 610-2950, or by visiting our Web site at www.securities.com.