TORONTO, December 21, 2007, ‚Äì Tucows Inc., (AMEX:TCX, TSX:TC) a leading provider of Internet services to web hosting companies and ISPs worldwide, today announced it has retained the US-based Investor Relations firm, The MKR Group, to provide investor relations and corporate communications services in the United States.
“Over the past year we have made significant progress in strengthening our overall business by improving our wholesale domain name and email services and adding to a now large domain portfolio, thereby positioning the company for greater growth and profitability,” said Elliot Noss, President and CEO of Tucows. “As a result, we believe this is the ideal time to articulate the Tucows message to investors. An expanded Investor Relations effort in the US will enable us to better communicate our story to Wall Street, increase the overall awareness of the company, and unlock hidden shareholder value.”
“The MKR Group is dedicated to serving micro- and small- cap companies and has a long track record of success in increasing the exposure of our clients among U.S. investors,‚Äù said Charles Messman, President of the MKR Group. ‚ÄúWe believe Tucows is well positioned to benefit from trends in the Internet services market and the time is right to launch an investor relations program aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of the company in the United States.‚Äù
Tucows provides Internet services for hosting companies and ISPs. Through our global network of over 9,000 service providers we provide billing solutions, millions of email boxes and manage over eight million domains. Tucows is an accredited registrar with ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers). Tucows remains one of the most popular software download sites on the Internet. For more information please visit: tucowsinc.com.
About MKR Group, Inc.
The MKR Group is a boutique investor relations firm that specializes in the proactive representation of small-cap, micro-cap and pre-IPO companies across a broad spectrum of industries. MKR‚Äôs signature approach combines in-depth knowledge of the financial markets, sector expertise and strong, long-standing relationships with institutional investors, sellside analysts, investment bankers and financial media. Through Wall Street- backed, experienced professionals, MKR focuses on the aggressive marketing of client companies to both the buyside and sellside. All aspects of the company‚Äôs full-service investor communications programs are committed to achieving tangible results; MKR has a successful track record of enabling clients to raise additional capital and to achieve a broader base of investor ownership and research analyst sponsorship. See www.mkr-group.com for more information.