The Boston Globe Names Monotype to the Globe 100

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Boston Globe Annual Magazine Ranks Top Massachusetts Pubic Companies

Monotype is chosen as one of the Globe 100

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This is a special honor, reflecting the genuine dedication and hard work of our employees worldwide. - Doug Shaw, president and chief executive officer

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has been listed at No. 28 on the “Globe 100” list of top-performing public companies in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe.

This is the fifth time in as many years that Monotype has been eligible for the distinction and named to the list, now in its 25th year.

“This is a special honor, reflecting the genuine dedication and hard work of our employees worldwide,” said Doug Shaw, president and chief executive officer. “2012 was a very strong year for Monotype, as a growing number of brands turned to us for the typefaces, technology and expertise they needed to deliver high-quality user experiences. Moving forward, we remain firmly committed to helping customers succeed in a complex world where content flows across multiple platforms, devices and media.”

“As it always has, the Globe 100 list reflects the dynamic nature of business not only in Massachusetts but also the world. Several companies on this year’s list did not even exist when it debuted in 1989. In fact it’s quite possible those companies employ people who weren’t even born in 1989,” said Steve Syre, Boston Globe business columnist and editor of the 2013 Globe 100 Magazine.

About the Globe 100 ranking methodology

The Globe 100 ranks Massachusetts-based public companies based on financial data from the four quarters ending Dec. 31, 2012. To be eligible, the company must be traded publicly for the entire 2012 calendar year on the New York Stock Exchange, the Nasdaq or the American Stock Exchange and report revenue and profit for both 2011 and 2012. Companies are ranked on four criteria: return on average equity, one-year percentage change in revenue, one-year percentage change in profit margin and 2012 revenue.

About The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe is wholly owned by The New York Times Company, a leading global, multimedia news and information company with 2012 revenues of $2.0 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com and related properties. The company’s core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information.

About Monotype

Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. Based in Woburn, Mass., Monotype provides customers worldwide with typeface solutions for a broad range of creative applications and consumer devices. The company’s libraries and e-commerce sites are home to many of the most widely used typefaces – including the Helvetica®, Frutiger® and Univers® families – as well as the next generation of type designs. Further information is available at http://www.monotype.com.

Monotype, Helvetica and Frutiger are trademarks of Monotype Imaging Inc. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. Univers is a trademark of Monotype GmbH registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2013 Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. All rights reserved.

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