NetworkNewsBreaks – West Corp. Completes Acquisition of Nasdaq’s (NASDAQ: NDAQ) Public Relations Solutions and Digital Media Businesses

April 19, 2018 13:26:19

West Corporation, a global technology enablement company, recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of the public relations and digital media businesses from Nasdaq (NASDAQ: NDAQ) for approximately $335 million. The acquisition expands West’s portfolio of media intelligence, communication tools and multimedia services to include GlobeNewswire, web hosting, webcasts, media intelligence and influencers database. West and Nasdaq have entered an exclusive multi-year partnership, which offers eligible Nasdaq-listed clients continuous access to West’s press release distribution, web hosting, and webcasting solutions. “This partnership adds tremendous value and capability for thousands of clients as West continues to deliver and invest in global omni-channel digital media products and services,” West Corporation president Rob Wechsler stated in the news release.

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About West Corporation

West Corporation is a technology enablement company that connects people around the world, making companies more efficient and improving lives. West helps its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. For over 30 years, West has provided reliable, high-quality voice and data services. West has sales and/or operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Latin America and South America. West is controlled by affiliates of certain funds managed by Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO). For more information, visit the company’s website at

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