IRW-PRESS is the leading German news agency that specializes in the translation and distribution of press releases issued mostly by foreign companies in the German-speaking DACH region. Together, the DACH (D- Germany, A- Austria, CH- Switzerland) countries comprise a relatively homogeneous market of roughly 100 million inhabitants. Currently, IRW-PRESS distributes news releases to more than 380 websites in the German-speaking region as well as more than 450,000 computer terminals in banking institutions, media centers and brokerage firms. Releases are published in a wide array of daily newspapers by professional information providers such as Bloomberg, DowJones, dpa-AFX, VWD, etc. Our releases are also sent by email to a database of roughly 10,000 private and institutional investors and analysts.