Hugin and Dow Jones Newswires sign agreement to integrate Hugin News into Dow Jones European Network for Corporate News

10/17/2007, 10:00 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)



Oslo/Paris/Leipzig - 17 October 2007

Hugin, the leading pan-European corporate communications service
provider, and Dow Jones Newswires have signed an agreement to extend
their existing partnership giving Hugin, as the first international
partner, access to their European Network for Corporate News. Clients
using the Hugin straight through processing system will have the
choice to send their news to this European news service of Dow Jones
Newswires.

This agreement extends the existing partnership for news distribution
between Hugin and Dow Jones Newswires, which began in 2001. The
service gives access to more than 60 vendors who will distribute the
information in various European countries. Dow Jones news reaches
professional investors such as financial experts and broker firms.
Approximately 60,000 terminals (not including Germany, Austria and
Switzerland) are reached across Europe. The vendors include MarketXS,
FactSet, FinInfo, GLTrade, Interactive Data Managed Solutions,
Tenfore, Infotec.

Michael Glebke, Sales Director Germany of Dow Jones News GmbH: 'We
are delighted that we have been able to win Hugin as the first
international partner for the European news service of Dow Jones
Newswires. We continue to have a strong good relationship with Hugin
in the European market. Since 2005 already Hugin has access to our
network for German corporate news (160.000 Terminals)."

Matthias Erler, Director Marketing & Partner Development at Hugin,
said: "We are constantly expanding the partner network for our
clients so that they get the best possible distribution reach for
their company information locally, cross-border and worldwide. Dow
Jones Newswires is the right partner to achieve this. More new
partnerships will follow throughout the year 2007."


About Hugin Group

Hugin Group, a NYSE Euronext company, is the leading pan-European
provider of innovative services and professional support for
connecting communication professionals with their target audiences.
At the same time, Hugin ensures compliance with market authorities'
regulations.

From its start in 1995, Hugin has pioneered the regulatory and news
distribution service industry, developing methods driving best
practice. Hugin helps companies with their complete distribution and
compliance needs. Hugin's distribution channels connect companies
directly to thousands of journalists, analysts, institutional
investors and their specific stakeholders.

Hugin Group is the favoured partner of Investor Relations and Public
Relations Officers, offering a full range of services including:
financial, regulatory and media news distribution, online services,
broadcast services, learning services and client services.

Hugin Group today forms an international group present in 11
countries through 12 offices in Belgium, France, Denmark, Finland,
Germany, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands and The
United Kingdom. Hugin has more than 1 700 clients in 26 countries.

As well as its activities in the European countries, Hugin has also
developed strategic relationships with partners in the USA and in
Asia. Hugin Group allows European companies to distribute their press
releases in the local language to professional investors and the
media globally.

About Dow Jones

Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ; dowjones.com) is a leading provider of
global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media
Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch,
eFinancialNews and the Far Eastern Economic Review. Its Enterprise
Media Group includes Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Dow Jones Client
Solutions, Dow Jones Indexes and Dow Jones Financial Information
Services. Its Local Media Group operates community-based information
franchises. Dow Jones owns 50% of SmartMoney and 33% of STOXX Ltd.
and provides news content to CNBC and radio stations in the U.S.


For more information go to http://www.hugingroup.com

Journalist and media enquiries contact:
Matthias Erler, Director Media Development & Marketing +49 89 17 95
92 93
Matthias.erler@hugingroup.com


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