ICIS Acquires Carbon Market Analytics Specialist Tschach Solutions GmbH

   ICIS Acquires Carbon Market Analytics Specialist Tschach Solutions GmbH

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, June 6, 2013

LONDON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

ICIS, a leading global provider of energy market information and a division of
Reed Business Information , today announced an agreement to acquire Tschach
Solutions GmbH , a specialist carbon market analytics company based in
Karlsruhe, Germany.

The company has quickly established a strong reputation for carbon market
analytics and price forecasting and the acquisition will deepen ICIS' global
energy market analytical capabilities.

Tschach Solutions, founded in 2010, offers a comprehensive portfolio of data,
information and analytics products for the carbon market. Products include
short and long-term price forecasts, which combine analysis of market
fundamentals, policy and trading behaviour in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme
(ETS) and the global Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Tschach Solutions
produces a range of data, delivered through online, written report and
consulting propositions.

"Tschach Solutions is a fast growing business whose approach to market
analysis has proved highly effective. This acquisition increases ICIS
capability in short and long-term energy market analysis," said Christopher
Flook, Managing Director of ICIS. "Our collective capabilities will provide
customers with unique insights".

Dr Ingo Tschach, Managing Director of Tschach Solutions added that "ICIS'
strong position across the energy information market, coupled with its
extensive sales and marketing capability, provides the opportunity to
accelerate our plans for future growth. As part of ICIS, we are better
positioned to capitalise on the increasing need for carbon market data and

For further information contact: Justine Gillen, justine.gillen@icis.com

About ICIS

ICIS is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider and has
fast-growing energy and fertilizer divisions. Our aim is to give companies in
global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering trusted
pricing data, high-value news, analysis and independent consulting, enabling
our customers to make better-informed trading and planning decisions. We have
over 30 years' experience in providing pricing information, news, analysis and
consulting to buyers, sellers and analysts.

With a global staff of more than 800, ICIS has employees based in Houston,
Washington, New York, London, Montpellier, Dusseldorf, Milan, Mumbai,
Singapore, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Yantai, Tokyo and Perth. ICIS is a
division of Reed Business Information, part of Reed Elsevier Plc.

About Tschach Solutions GmbH

Tschach Solutions is an independent carbon market analytics specialist, based
in Karlsruhe, Germany. Employing a team of expert analysts, the company offers
extensive, high-quality data and forecasts on all relevant areas of carbon

About Reed Business Information

Reed Business Information brings market leading brands to an audience of
millions of decision makers worldwide through its multi-platform media of data
services, online lead generation services, community websites, magazines and
events. Reed Business Information is part of Reed Elsevier, a world leading
provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal
and Risk and Business sectors.

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