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Informa Research Services to Provide Data for the Finance App on Windows 8

CALABASAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/19/13 -- Informa Research Services, Inc. (http://www.informars.com), a subsidiary of Informa plc (LSE: INF), announced it is providing Microsoft Corp. financial product interest rate data for the Finance app on Windows 8. This powerful tool provides Windows 8 users with some of the most current, locally relevant financial product information available.

The financial product information appearing in the Finance app for Windows 8 helps users better understand what financial institutions have to offer consumers. The tool helps users stay on top of fast-changing market conditions, so they can make informed financial decisions.

"We are thrilled to be a part of Windows 8," said Michael Adler, president and managing director of Informa Research Services. "We have worked closely with the Microsoft team to ensure Windows 8 users have access to the best local and national information to make their financial decisions for loan, deposit, and credit card products. It is a pleasure and honor for Informa Research Services to be included with Windows 8."

Informa Research Services' Media Partnership Division displays financial product information on the Internet's top websites attracting consumers searching for financial products and services. The company provides lenders quick access to leads and live call transfers from premium traffic source partners such as Windows 8, MSN Money, Yahoo! Homes, ERATE.com, Homes.com and more than 40 other major financial and real estate web sites.

About Informa Research Services, Inc. (www.informars.com)

Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Calabasas, California, Informa Research Services, Inc., provides the financial industry's most extensive array of market research and decision-support information. Conducting daily surveys of the retail, lending, and business products offered by more than 10,000 financial organizations nationwide, Informa currently supports the product pricing decisions of more than 6,500 clients, representing all 50 states, and including all of the top 100 financial institutions. Informa's Media Partnership Division helps clients reach consumers searching the Internet for information on lending and deposit products.

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