Business Wire, a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, is the global market leader in commercial press release distribution. Thousands of member companies and organizations depend on Business Wire to transmit their full-text news, regulatory filings, photos and other multimedia content to journalists, financial professionals, investor services, regulatory authorities and the general public worldwide.
In fact, Business Wire has the most comprehensive news and disclosure network in the world. We originate hundreds of thousands of news announcements each year, with a dramatic impact on capital and commercial markets around the globe and in virtually every industry sector.
Business Wire is the only commercial newswire that has full-text carriage provisions with all of the world's leading news organizations: Agence France-Presse, Associated Press, Bloomberg, Dow Jones and ThomsonReuters. We also partner with dozens of regional and local news agencies for the most comprehensive distribution around the world, including Postmedia Network (Canada), the Press Association (UK and Ireland), ME Newswire (Middle East), Interfax China, Jiji Press (Japan) and many more.
Business Wire offers services for satisfying regulatory obligations in the US and around the globe. Our in-house EDGAR team - an industry first - makes Business Wire the largest EDGAR filer in the newswire sector. Business Wire also offers Canadian SEDAR and UK Regulatory filings, along with disclosure fulfillment in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Sweden and Switzerland. We also provide complete in-house XBRL services, with a CPA-level staff taking filers through every step of the process from data tagging to filing.
In the US, our Business Wire, AutomotiveWire, EntertainmentWire, HealthWire and SportsWire networks offer more than 200 industry segments to provide highly targeted news delivery to relevant audiences. Business Wire also provides services for issue-specific news such as corporate social responsibility and public policy with our CSR Circuit and Public Policy Circuits. Demographic markets include Hispanic, African and Asian American.
Via Business Wire's exclusive Smart News Release platform, text news releases and multimedia content are posted online and distributed to key audiences via the Business Wire network. Photo Smart News Releases are posted directly to Yahoo! Finance, distributed to daily newspapers in the US via the Associated Press photo network and posted to community and industry-based websites. Smart News Release also offers photo distribution to newspapers and media in the UK, Europe and Asia via leading photo agency partnerships.
Business Wire's suite of measurement and monitoring services, NewsTrak, provides news release distribution statistics, website posting reports, online viewership data, media clips, media intelligence, reputation management and analytics.
Our tradeshow and conference division is at the forefront of innovation, providing integrated communications tools to public relations and investor relations professionals. By working with leading industry shows and financial conferences, including having Official Wire status at dozens of them, we provide unique additional exposure for our members' news.
Business Wire continues to be a proponent of personalized customer service. With more newsrooms than any other commercial newswire, Business Wire provides better local support with fast turnaround of your news releases and greater accuracy. That's what more than 50 years of experience and credibility can do for you.