Cision Strikes Exclusive Agreement to Provide LexisNexis News Content

Cision Strikes Exclusive Agreement to Provide LexisNexis News Content

Cision's Integrated Online Monitoring Software Now Provides Most Comprehensive
Print, Social Media and Internet News Content to Marketing Professionals

CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two leaders in content monitoring
and management have struck an exclusive agreement to provide marketers with
access to the world's most comprehensive database of news – integrating
real-time monitoring of tens of thousands of global print and broadcast news
sources with real-time social media engagement.

Cision, the leading provider of PR software, services and tools for the
marketing and public relations industry, announced the agreement to fully
integrate news content from LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading global
provider of content and technology solutions, into its online monitoring
software. The relationship seamlessly integrates LexisNexis worldwide content
from more than 20,000 news sources with Cision's broadcast and eNews Internet
monitoring, all easily accessed using Cision software.

"Cision is the only PR and marketing software supplier to fully integrate
LexisNexis global news content," said Peter Granat, CEO of Cision North
America. "The exclusive agreement to provide our U.S. customers with
LexisNexis news content, combined with our real-time monitoring of Internet,
social and broadcast media, enables Cision to deliver the most comprehensive
news and information monitoring solution available to public relations and
marketing professionals."

"We're delighted to broaden and deepen our long-term relationship with
Cision," said Tom Ogburn, LexisNexis Legal & Professional vice president and
managing director of Business Insight Solutions. "Cision's prominence in
marketing and PR services and LexisNexis premium news and business content is
a powerful combination. Together, we're able to effectively serve an extremely
influential and important audience, providing them with trustworthy news
insights for better decision-making."

Under terms of the agreement, users of the award-winning Cision marketing and
PR software platform gain worldwide access to the extensive archive of
LexisNexis content to monitor and analyze their news coverage. Cision's
clients are able to search the LexisNexis content database, receive alerts as
new content is posted, and quickly understand what's being said about their
organization, brands and competitors or virtually any topics they choose
across the globe.

With the LexisNexis content, Cision provides the industry's most comprehensive
monitoring solution, seamlessly integrating content from all media channels
into a single online software application. Now featuring real-time access to
thousands of LexisNexis traditional news sources as well as online news,
broadcast news and multiple social media platforms, Cision provides marketing
and PR professionals with the background and insight they need to manage their
campaigns more effectively than ever.

About Cision

Cision is the leading provider of software, services, and tools to the public
relations and marketing industry. Marketing and PR professionals use our
products to help manage all aspects of their brands – from identifying key
media and influencers to connecting with audiences; monitoring traditional and
social media; and analyzing outcomes. Journalists, bloggers, and other
influencers use Cision's tools to research story ideas, track trends, and
maintain their public profiles. Cision is present in Europe, North America and
Asia, has partners in over 125 countries and is quoted on the Nordic Exchange
with revenue of SEK 1.0 billion in 2011. For more information, visit

About LexisNexis Legal & Professional

LexisNexis® Legal & Professional ( is a leading global
provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in
legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to
make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital
pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information
online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal &
Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to
help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through
close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can
leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase
profitability and grow their business. Part of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal
& Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000
employees worldwide.

For More Information:
Andrée Beckham
Vice President, Marketing & Public Relations

Peter Costiglio
LexisNexis Legal & Professional

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