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ICR to Sponsor & Present at Ernst & Young IPO and Strategic Transactions Conference

June 7, 2014

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News -- ICR, a leading strategic communications firm, announced that it will sponsor the Ernst & Young (EY) IPO and Strategic Transactions Conference: Considering an IPO in Today's Marketplace. The half-day conference, taking place May 28, 2014 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City, will provide a starting point for executives looking to execute a successful IPO, with stories and insights from CEOs and CFOs who have recently executed an IPO or considered an IPO before choosing an alternative exit.

In addition to sponsoring the event, ICR CEO Tom Ryan will be speaking at the conference on a panel entitled "Lessons learned: CEOs, CFOs and advisors tell their going-public stories," at 4:15 p.m. He will be joined on the panel by David Ethridge, SVP and Head of Capital Markets, NYSE and Adena T. Friedman, Chief Financial Officer, The Carlyle Group. Experts from NASDAQ OMX, Tremor Video, Cooley LLP and Merrill Corporation will also present at the event. Michael Strahan, football hall of famer, TV personality and successful entrepreneur, will provide the keynote address.

"EY's IPO and Strategic Transactions Conference offers high-quality, firsthand capital markets perspectives and advice for executives exploring the possibility of an exit, either now or down the line," said Tom Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, ICR. "We are pleased to sponsor this event and share our insights from advising on some of the most notable IPOs of the past year."

For more information about the EY IPO and Strategic Transactions Conference, you can access the brochure here. About ICR Established in 1998, ICR partners with companies to develop and execute strategic communications programs that achieve business goals, build credibility, and enhance the long-term value of the enterprise. The firm's highly differentiated service model, which pairs capital markets veterans with senior communications professionals, brings deep sector knowledge and relationships to clients in more than 20 industries. Today, ICR is one of the largest and most experienced independent advisory firms in North America maintaining offices in Boston, Connecticut, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Beijing.

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