Press Release

LexisNexis Offers Access to Additional Insight from Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa Through Agreement with ISI Emerging Markets

Thirty six weekly and daily sources from ISI Emerging Markets now available on Nexis and NexisDirect

London, 24 June, 2009 – LexisNexis, a leading provider of information and business solutions, announces an agreement with ISI Emerging Markets which sees the inclusion of extensive news coverage from Central and Eastern European, Middle Eastern and Northern African regions in the Nexis research services. These sources will be available globally through both Nexis and the new NexisDirect service.

ISI Emerging Markets will provide LexisNexis with selected access to IntelliNews, the editorial and research arm of ISI Emerging Markets, which offers an editorial news service providing daily business news and reports for over 15 countries in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North African Countries.  This agreement further strengthens the LexisNexis database content and coverage of these regions which are increasingly important to customers operating in the global marketplace.   The material will be available on the Lexis Nexis platform by 11am GMT.

Bob De Laney, LexisNexis Director of News & Business, comments, “This agreement with ISI Emerging Markets provides our Nexis and NexisDirect customers with additional valuable insight through English-language coverage across Middle-Eastern, Central and Eastern European and North African regions.  This is in response to growing customer demand for accurate and authoritative business intelligence from emerging markets worldwide, and we are committed to further expansion of this wider coverage.”

ISI Emerging Markets (Internet Securities Inc) is regarded as the market leader on business information for emerging markets worldwide, and is owned by Euromoney Institutional Investor. Intellinews, the editorial arm of ISI Emerging markets, provides daily business news and reports covering Research and Analysis, Corporate Finance, Business Development, Risk Management, Credits and Loans, Strategic Planning, Trade and Project Finance, M&A Asset Management, Financial and Legal Advisory, Investor Relations, Marketing and PR and Auditing.

James Hammond, Executive Vice President, at ISI Emerging Markets, commented on the agreement with LexisNexis: “ISI Emerging Markets is very pleased to partner with LexisNexis and offer access to our extensive news coverage from over 15 countries.  The addition of IntelliNews local content from the Middle East, Africa and Central/South Asia will provide expanded insight into these regions for Lexis Nexis customers.”

The thirty six new sources from ISI Emerging Markets currently live on Nexis and NexisDirect are:

Albania - Today, This Week
Baltic States - Today
Bosnia Herzegovina - Today, This Week
Bulgaria - Today, This Week
Central Asia - This Week
Croatia - Today, This Week
Czech Republic - Today, This Week
Hungary - Today, This Week
Kazakhstan - Today
Macedonia - Today
Middle East and North Africa - Today, This Week
Montenegro - Today
Poland - Today, This Week
Romania - Today, This Week
Russia - Today, This Week
Serbia - Today, This Week
Slovakia Today - This Week
South East Asia - Today
Sub-Sahara Africa - Today
Turkey - Today, This Week
Turkey Sectors and Companies - Today
Ukraine - Today, This Week

These sources are in addition to the extensive range of emerging markets information that LexisNexis already delivers from leading providers in this space.


About LexisNexis
LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. A member of Reed Elsevier [NYSE: ENL; NYSE: RUK], LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 18,000 employees worldwide.

In the UK, LexisNexis online services include LexisNexis Library - named Online Product of the Year at the Legal Technology Awards - and Nexis® the single most powerful global news & business information service. The company has over 1,000 employees in the UK.

About ISI Emerging Markets 
ISI Emerging Markets delivers electronic information products by subscription to institutional customers around the world. Through its network of 30 offices in 28 countries, it provides hard-to-get information covering more than 80 emerging markets. Flagship products include CEIC Data, the Emerging Market Information Service (EMIS), the Islamic Finance Information Service (IFIS), IntelliNews, ISI Compliance Edition, and ISI DealWatch.

Press Contact Information: 
Mandy Blanks
T: 0207 400 2874
M: 07833 482 699 

James Hammond
ISI Emerging Markets
Tel. +44(0)207 779 8320