Edison’s decision to distribute via Stockopedia underlines a growing recognition by financial publishers of the significance of social media and the social web"
London, UK (PRWEB) February 24, 2010
Stockopedia, the leading social media site for UK investors, today announced that Edison Investment Research, Europe's leading independent investment research company, will distribute all its corporate research through Stockopedia.
Research reports from Edison on more than 250 companies are now freely available to users of Stockopedia’s Research Platform (http://www.stockopedia.co.uk/article) which provides access to the latest news, opinions and analysis on UK listed stocks. Stockopedia offers comprehensive coverage of all stocks in the UK market but has a particular focus on oil and gas, mining, consumer and financial services.
Head of Research at Edison Investment Research, Neil Shah, commented that “our goal is to enable companies to convey their story to the widest possible audience. We think that the transparency and openness of the Stockopedia platform makes them the ideal partner to help us achieve this goal.”
Edison Investment Research provides insightful, financially rigorous, readable and timely research focusing on small to mid cap listed companies. The Company writes on a wide range of companies across every sector and works directly with corporates, investment banks, brokers and fund managers. The team of 60 includes over 35 analysts supported by a department of supervisory analysts, editors and assistants.
"Edison’s decision to distribute via Stockopedia underlines a growing recognition by financial publishers of the significance of social media and the social web," said Edward Croft, CEO of Stockopedia. "We have worked hard to provide a research publication platform that meets the needs of high calibre research providers while also remaining user-friendly for investors. Our willingness to partner with Edison and others on this reflects Stockopedia’s commitment to making information on UK listed companies as widely and freely available as possible.”
Stockopedia is also in discussions with a number of other highly respected research houses and content providers and will be announcing further syndication partnerships shortly.
Edison (http://www.edisoninvestmentresearch.co.uk) is Europe's leading independent investment research company. It has won industry recognition, with awards in both the UK and internationally. Edison's research is read by every major institutional investor in the UK, as well as by the private client broker and international investor communities. Edison was founded in 2003 and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
Stockopedia (http:///http://www.stockopedia.co.uk) is a London-based social networking and financial media website, offering tools for online investors to connect and collaborate over their latest investment ideas. The Company acts as a hub for the aggregation and dissemination of commentary from research providers, market commentators and bloggers, focusing on smaller companies and investing themes which are typically less well covered by the mainstream media.