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EquityStory AG Expands to Asia by Opening an Office in Hong Kong

EQS Asia Limited Is Fully Operative as of February 1, 2013

HONG KONG and MUNICH, GERMANY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/17/13 -- EquityStory AG (ISIN: DE0005494165) has laid the foundation for a future presence in Asia by establishing EQS Asia Limited as the newest member of the global brand EQS Group. The Hong Kong-based, 100% affiliate has already begun operational activities. With this latest development, the EQS Group continues its international expansion and has established a presence outside of Europe.

Achim Weick, CEO, states: "We have been preparing our Asian market entry for over nine months. I am pleased that we met our internal deadline and already have a fully operative office before the 2013 reporting season. The dynamic development of the Asian economy with its many IPOs will give us more growth potential in the coming next years."

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange's 50-100 annual IPOs and EQS Group's new geographic proximity to mainland China (as well as the nearby Asian-Pacific markets Singapore, Taiwan and others) promise great potential for the EQS Group. In order to comply with international requirements, Asian companies are expanding their investor relations activities. EQS Group's online communications services conveniently meet such requirements, thereby enabling Asian customers to interact with global and domestic investors with the same standards as today's major global companies. EQS Group's international experience and track record, its seal as approved Regulatory Information Service from international stock exchanges and its local presence in Hong Kong are vital factors in its delivering best-practice communication solutions to customers throughout Asia.

Marcus Sultzer has been appointed Managing Director of EQS Asia Limited, having expanded EQS Group's business in Russia and CIS the last four years. Marcus Sultzer: "I look forward to this new opportunity. My experience growing the business in Russia, combined with our new local team in Hong Kong, will offer cutting-edge tools to help to our Asian customers communicate with the financial community in the most effective way."

About the EQS Group

Serving more than 7,000 customers, EQS Group is the leading provider for online corporate communication services in the German-language realm. Corporate customers from Europe and North America use our one-stop shop communication solutions in the areas of investor relations and corporate communications. In addition to services for compliance with statutory requirements, services also include dissemination of corporate news, the development of financial portals websites and apps, execution of audio- and video conferences, as well creating online financial reports.

The market leader since its establishment in 1996, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ad-hoc-Publizität mbH (DGAP) is a 100% affiliate of EQS Group, serving compliance requirements of stock-listed companies. EQS Corporate Communications GmbH designs advanced multimedia and internet projects paving the way for further growth in the business area of online corporate communications.

The EQS Group additionally actively serves the markets for B2C investor relations, financial data and online advertising for the financial sector by the fully-owned affiliate EQS Financial Markets & Media GmbH (100%) and the strategic holding ARIVA.DE AG (25.44%).

With offices in Munich, Kiel, Hamburg, Zurich, Moscow, Budapest and Hong Kong, the EQS Group employs more than 160 employees.

Contact:

Marcus Sultzer
EQS Asia Limited
23/F, One Island East,
18 Westlands Road,
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

Tel.: +852 3750 7537
Fax: +852 3750 7400
E-Mail: Email Contact
www.eqs.com / www.asia.eqs.com

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