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Founded 1983
Headquarters Serves more than 11,000 clients worldwide through 20 offices on four continents
Twitter @marketwire
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Marketwire is a Toronto-based global newswire. The company is the result of Market Wire and CCNMatthews merging in April of 2006. Marketwire is majority-owned by OMERS Private Equity, which manages the private equity activities of OMERS Administration Corporation. The group's investment strategy includes the active ownership of businesses in North America and Europe.[1]


news distribution

  • 1999 Internet Wire is incorporated in the U.S.
  • 2001 CCN and Matthews become part of the PIMS Group
  • 2002 CCN and Matthews adopt new corporate identities and become CCNMatthews[2]

Products and Services

The company's product segments include distribution, multimedia, media management and monitoring arms.[3]

Key People


  1. Investments: Marketwire. OMERS.
  2. Marketwire Corporate Backgrounder. marketwire.
  3. Clint Becker Joins Marketwire as Chief Financial Officer. BNET.