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Business Wire announces opening of full service office in Hong Kong

     Business Wire announced today (January 10) that it has opened a full service bureau in Hong Kong, the company's third office in the AsiaˇVPacific region, joining those in Sydney and Tokyo.

     The establishment of the global newswire's office in Hong Kong reflects the growing demand for a local presence as well as a direct relationship with corporate and agency clients in the region, according to Senior Vice President, Mr Michael Becker.

     "Hong Kong possesses a sophisticated corporate communications environment, perfectly suited to Business Wire's gold standard solutions and services," said Mr Becker. "We look forward to establishing close working relationships with local public relations and investor relations professionals, and becoming an integral member of these communities."

     The Hong Kong office in Wan Chai is staffed with Business Wire's own in-house editors.

     The Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion, Mr Andrew Davis, welcomed the opening of Business Wire in Hong Kong and said, "Hong Kong is a competitive business city. Getting and disseminating information quickly and efficiently often determines who's winning the game. Against this backdrop, Hong Kong offers a good platform for Business Wire to further develop its business in the region. I wish it every success."

About Business Wire

     Founded in 1961, Business Wire is a US company distributing press releases and regulatory disclosures, providing a news source for news organisations, journalists, investment professionals and regulatory authorities. Business Wire has more than 30 bureaus worldwide. For more information, please visit:

About InvestHK

     InvestHK is the department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government established in July 2000 to take responsibility for Foreign Direct Investment and support overseas and Mainland businesses to set up or expand in Hong Kong. It provides free advice and customised services to help businesses succeed in Hong Kong's vibrant economy. As at September 2, 2013, InvestHK has completed 3 000 investment projects, creating 33 950 new jobs in the first year of operation or expansion and over HK$78.6 billion of investment. For more information, please visit

Ends/Friday, January 10, 2014
Issued at HKT 12:40


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