Easy-to-launch, turnkey solution simplifies a public company’s
2013 mobile shareholder communications strategy
NEW YORK, December 6, 2012 – PR Newswire, a global provider of shareholder, compliance and multimedia communications platforms, and its Vintage Filings division, today announced a partnership with theIRapp™ offering publicly traded companies the ability to have their own mobile investor relations (IR) app to optimize and share their IR content more broadly with investors.
Integrated directly with the Content Management System of PR Newswire’s investor relations website solution, IR Room, the app provides investor relations professionals with a single-step workflow to simultaneously update both their browser-based and mobile device shareholder communications.
Powered by theIRapp™, the IR Room App is available in Apple’s App Store and the Google Play Market and is optimized for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices. Its features and functionality include:
• Push notifications alerting investors when new investor information is available
• Automated posting of PR Newswire released press releases
• Information sharing via social media channels and email
• Automated, real-time stock price information
• Immediate downloads of SEC filings
• Video streaming
• Audiocast conference call streaming
• Corporate materials such as fact sheets, presentations, or marketing materials
• Analyst coverage
• Listings of upcoming events
• Google Analytics
For additional details and to request a price quote, click here.
Jeff Corbin, co-Founder of theIRapp, said, “For nearly 60 years, PR Newswire has set the pace for how companies leverage technology to communicate with their respective audiences. As mobile devices continue to proliferate, PR Newswire’s partnership with theIRapp continues this tradition.”
He added, “PR Newswire is a marquis partner in theIRapp™ Partner Program. Given their expansive reach to publicly traded companies throughout the world, we are committed to supporting the IR industry and to continuously developing new functionality that will allow public companies to stay ahead of the curve in how they share information with their investors.”
“PR Newswire prides itself on its ability to harness technology for its clients so they can best communicate their messages,” said John Viglotti, Vice President of Investor Relations Services at PR Newswire. “theIRapp is leading the way in this emerging category of IR communications technology and we are excited to incorporate their technology and platform as part of our comprehensive portfolio of products and services.”
The IR Room App, powered by theIRapp™ is available both within PR Newswire’s investor relations packages and as an independent product offering. To learn more, request details and a price quote, visit: http://bit.ly/IR-Room-App.
About PR Newswire
PR Newswire (www.prnewswire.com) is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry 58 years ago, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, optimize and target content — from rich media to online video to multimedia — and then distribute content and measure results across traditional, digital, mobile and social channels. Combining the world’s largest multi-channel, multi-cultural content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire enables the world’s enterprises to engage opportunity everywhere it exists. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region, and is a UBM plc company.
theIRapp™ (www.theIRapp.com) is a turnkey mobile investor relations application building solution available to all publicly traded companies listed on all global stock exchanges. It enables a company’s investor relations information to be downloaded via Apple’s App Store on the iPhone and iPad as well as Google Play for Android devices. theIRapp is a simple way for investors to engage with critical company and stock information. theIRapp delivers easy sharing of content with colleagues and friends as a next generation IR solution for establishing transparency, building shareholder loyalty, and expanding an investor following.
By providing a company’s ticker symbol and logo, a public company can have its own customized app available as a free download across millions of investors in less than three weeks. Through theIRapp™, retail and institutional investors have access to automated, real-time stock price information (via live data feeds), press releases, SEC filings, analyst coverage, corporate documents (fact sheets, presentations, etc.), videos, audiocast conference calls, upcoming events and other custom company information.
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Bradley H Smith
Director of Marketing, IR and Compliance
201 942 7157