Esmerk, a global business information provider, and Comintelli, a leading provider of Enterprise Information Access software, have today announced a strategic partnership agreement.

Esmerk and Comintelli have been working together for a number of years on specific client assignments where Esmerk's tailored information services form part of the content included in Comintelli´s Knowledge XChanger portal solutions.

Under the new agreement Esmerk and Comintelli will be looking to develop joint current awareness solutions designed for major international corporates. A number of new solutions are being developed, with further announcements expected in the next few months.

"Comintelli is a natural cooperation partner for Esmerk. Their expertise on improving the usability of competitive and market intelligence can add significant value for our clients. We have successfully partnered on a number of projects and we look forward now to broadening our area of cooperation and to introducing Comintelli's proven solutions to our clients worldwide. I am sure that by leveraging our respective areas of expertise we can add significant value for the clients of both companies and strengthen our position in the market", says Derek Cox, Group Managing Director of Esmerk.

"Busy executives need relevant news quickly in order to be updated and able to act proactively. Esmerk are experts at monitoring, summarizing and analyzing global news. Together with our technology, we can deliver personalized alerts and newsletters to each executives preferred mobile device. This partnership opens many exciting development opportunities which we are eager to explore.", says Jesper Martell, CEO of Comintelli.

About Esmerk
Esmerk provides tailored global current awareness services to companies worldwide. Founded in 1975 in Finland, Esmerk now has around 200 employees at its offices in Finland, France, Germany, Malaysia, Russia, Sweden and the UK. The company has over 900 corporate customers in 28 countries and end-users worldwide. Esmerk is a subsidiary of Helsinki-based Sanoma Corp, one of Europe's largest media groups. Esmerk's website is

About Comintelli
Comintelli is a leading provider of Enterprise Information Access Software, focusing on solutions for Market Intelligence, Knowledge Management and Enterprise Search.

Comintelli develops, markets and sells the award-winning product Knowledge XChanger™. This search-based application automates the tasks of aggregating content from several sources, structuring it using topic maps, analyzing, searching and delivering content in a relevant format to authorized users. Customers include successful companies in more than 10 countries, including Covidien, ICA, Monsanto, Teliasonera, Tetra Pak and Thermo Fisher Scientific.

The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden, with global representation through an extensive partner network.

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