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2016-11-02

DGAP-News: Middle East market entry: EQS Group starts company in the United Arab Emirates

DGAP-News: Middle East market entry: EQS Group starts company in the United
Arab Emirates

DGAP-News: EQS Group AG / Key word(s): Strategic Company Decision
Middle East market entry: EQS Group starts company in the United Arab
Emirates

02.11.2016 / 09:00
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

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The EQS Group, a leading technology provider for digital investor relations
in Europe and Asia, is pushing ahead with its global expansion. The
founding of EQS Group FZ-LLC, based in the United Arab Emirates, completes
EQS's entry into the Middle East, a region with more than 1,000 listed
companies which is opening up rapidly to foreign investors. As such, there
is great demand for digital solutions for transparent financial market
communications.

The EQS Group has been active for over a year in the United Arab Emirates,
Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain through a cooperative
partnership. From its Dubai location, opened in mid-October, the EQS team
supports IR managers in the Middle East with products and services for
professional digital investor relations. In addition to accessing and
addressing investors via EQS's global Financial Newswire, companies can
benefit from EQS's wide spectrum of tools and services that ensure secure
and integrated workflow.

Achim Weick, founder and CEO of EQS Group: "We've already learned a great
deal about the market and its requirements and we're confident that our
approach to digitalising investor relations work, which has been proven so
successful in Europe and Asia, will also offer great added value to
investor relations managers in the Middle East. It is a win-win situation:
the Middle East offers EQS great potential for growth while the companies
in this region's still young market profit from our know-how."

Dirk Wagner, responsible for business operations in the Middle East, on his
new role: "A growing recognition and awareness of the importance of
investor relations in the region, both among business managers and stock
market operators, has helped EQS establish important customer relationships
as well as support multiple issuers in investor communications with our
unique technology."

EQS's new Middle Eastern location is yet another part of the company's
committed expansion strategy to be present in the most important financial
markets in Europe, Asia, North America and the Middle East. This strategy
is rooted firmly in a local presence and deep market understanding,
complemented by the international expertise EQS has from being a technology
leader.

For more information: www.middle-east.eqs.com

Contact:
Alexander Mrohs
Phone: +49 40 7679356420
Email: alexander.mrohs@eqs.com

About EQS Group:
The EQS Group is a leading international technology provider for Digital
Investor Relations. More than 8,000 companies worldwide trust EQS's
products and services to securely, efficiently, and simultaneously fulfil
complex national and international information obligations to the global
investment community.

The COCKPIT, a Software as a Service (SaaS), digitally maps the work
processes of IR managers, communicates with the company website and
distributes company releases via one of the most important Financial
Newswires. With further products like websites, IR tools and online company
reports EQS Group is a digital single source provider.

EQS Group was founded in Munich, Germany in 2000 and has developed from a
start-up to an international group with offices in the world's key
financial markets. The group furthermore holds the majority interest in
ARIVA.DE AG and employs about 300 professionals.

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Language: English
Company: EQS Group AG
Karlstr. 47
80333 Munich
Germany
Phone: +49(0)89 210298-0
Fax: +49(0)89 210298-49
E-mail: info@eqs.com
Internet: www.eqs.com
ISIN: DE0005494165
WKN: 549416
Listed: Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Munich
(m:access), Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange; Open Market
(Entry Standard) in Frankfurt

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