Interactive Investor Relations Awards NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community, today announced that seventeen clients, more than any other provider, have been awarded top honors for their Thomson/CCBN hosted IR Web sites at the first annual Interactive Investor Relations Awards (IIR Awards) for investor-oriented Web site development. Entries competed with peers within more than 50 industry categories as well as against an overall standard of excellence. Web sites were judged on design, navigation, ease of use and use of technology to enhance the investor's experience as well as specific content criteria relating to investor and financial communication. Thomson/CCBN is the leader in IR Web site hosting and webcasting, with over 3,000 public company clients worldwide. "The IIR Awards validate the services we provide to help our clients improve online communications and promote corporate transparency," said Steve Roycroft, Executive Vice President of Thomson's Corporate Communications Services group. "To have a majority of the IIR awards presented to Thomson/CCBN clients is an honor and a testament to our mission of promoting best practices that contribute to shareholder value." Some of the Thomson/CCBN clients awarded honors include: Allied Capital Corporation (NYSE: ALD) Best Professional Services IR Site AmeriCredit Corp. (NYSE: ACF) Best Financial Services IR Site Avaya Inc. (NYSE: AV) Outstanding IR Site CVS Corporation (NYSE: CVS) Outstanding IR Site Dell Inc (Nasdaq: DELL) Best Computer Hardware IR Site General Motors (NYSE: GM) Best Automotive IR Site Keane, Inc. (NYSE: KEA) Outstanding IR Site Nevada Gold and Casinos, Inc. (AMEX: UWN) Best Entertainment IR Site Pinnacle West Capital Corp (NYSE: PNW) Best Energy IR Site Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE: RWT) Outstanding IR Site SI International (Nasdaq: SINT) Outstanding IR Site The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) Best Beverage IR Site The Procter & Gamble Best Personal Care Products IR Company (NYSE: PG) Site W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) Best Industrial Services IR Site A complete list of the winning sites can be found at the interactive Investor Relations Award Web site at http://www.iirawards.org/iir/ About Thomson Financial Thomson Financial is a US$1.5 billion provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community. Through the widest range of products and services in the industry, Thomson Financial helps clients in more than 70 countries make better decisions, be more productive and achieve superior results. Thomson Financial is part of The Thomson Corporation (http://www.thomson.com), a leading provider of value-added information, software tools and applications to more than 20 million users in the fields of law, tax, accounting, financial services, higher education, reference information, corporate training and assessment, scientific research and healthcare. With revenues of US$7.6 billion, The Thomson Corporation lists its common shares on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC.) SOURCE Thomson Financial -0- 07/15/2004 /CONTACT: Kerri Shepherd, Manager, Public Relations, Thomson Financial, +1-646-822-2077, email@example.com / /Web site: http://www.thomsonfinancial.com http://www.iirawards.org/iir / (TOC TOC. ALD ACF AV CVS DELL GM KEA UWN PNW RWT SINT KO PG GWW) CO: Thomson Financial ST: New York IN: FIN PUB CPR MLM SU: AWD -0- Jul/15/2004 15:30 GMT
Thomson Financial Clients Take Top Honors at the
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