Q4 Inc. Launches Next Generation Stock Surveillance to Canadian Market

Apr 26, 2017

Q4 Surveillance ushers in a new era of market intelligence and technology to the Canadian market with real-time ownership analysis, predictive market expectation, sentiment indicators and activist trading alerts.

TORONTO, ON, April 26, 2017 - Q4 Inc., a global leader in cloud-based investor relations and capital market solutions, announced today the launch of Q4 Surveillance, the IR industry’s leading intelligence solution to the Canadian market. Q4 Surveillance weaves together options and market intelligence, empowering IR professionals with the tools and insight they need to strengthen their strategic decision-making, anticipate shareholder movement and activist trading, and better understand their valuation as compared to their peers.

With artificial intelligence and machine learning applications and decades of real-world advisory experience, Q4 Surveillance empowers IR professionals in Canada with a 360-view of their company’s stock trading. Q4 Surveillance is delivered through Q4 Desktop, the industry’s first market intelligence platform to house the essential communication and intelligence tools needed to run a successful IR program.

“As a Canadian company, we are so excited to be launching one of our core services to our home market,” says Darrell Heaps, CEO of Q4. “Q4 Surveillance is a game changer for IR teams delivering timely, truly actionable intelligence to our clients. We’re proud to bring this heightened level of expertise and technology to the Canadian market.”

Q4 Surveillance is the first intelligence product built with input from Canadian issuers, to meet the unique needs and nuances of the Canadian market. With this launch, IROs are now better able to sift through large datasets and more effectively communicate with investors based on real-time intelligence.

“The Canadian market has long been underserved by the IR services community when it comes to reliable and actionable capital markets intelligence,” says Adam Frederick, SVP of Intelligence at Q4. “Q4 Surveillance is a complete paradigm shift, with a unique focus on Canadian-specific trends, ownership and peer analysis. Q4 Surveillance offers predictive analytics that empower IROs to better quantify investor engagement, target appropriate investors and quickly adjust to changing market dynamics and investor expectations.”

Q4 is the fastest growing provider of IR products and services in North America, Europe and the UK. Q4’s flagship product, Q4 Desktop, delivers institutional quality insights on 30,000 equities, with more than 233,000 global investor contacts and more than 300,000 global investment firm and fund profiles. Now with over 1,000 global clients, Q4 is firmly positioned to continue its strong growth trajectory into 2017 and beyond.

Learn more about Q4 Surveillance here.


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Taryn Shulman, Q4 Inc.
Director, Marketing

About Q4 Inc.

Q4 is a global leader in cloud-based investor relations and capital market intelligence solutions. Thousands of brands around the world use Q4 products to better connect with investors, uncover valuable insight into the capital markets, and drive alpha. Q4 has offices in New York, Chicago, Toronto, Copenhagen, and London. Visit www.q4inc.com to learn more.


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