IPC and Etrali Announce Potential Combination
Jersey City, NJ – 10 September 2015 – IPC Systems, Inc. (IPC), a leading global provider of
specialized communications solutions for the financial services community, today announced that it
has made a binding proposal to combine the businesses of IPC and Etrali Trading Solutions (Etrali),
a leading provider of compliance and unified communication solutions.
IPC and Etrali have developed complementary businesses that provide cutting-edge technology and
services required in the global financial markets. The proposed combination would enable the
companies to further advance their strategic visions and growth plans to offer the most
comprehensive solutions to the global financial community they both serve.
Executive Management of both companies are supportive and excited by the future project and the
opportunity to create greater value for the global financial community.
The completion of the proposed transaction is subject to information consultation with Etrali’s Works
Council and other customary closing conditions. IPC has been granted an exclusive negotiating
period by Etrali’s shareholders.