NEW YORK, March 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, headquartered in New York City, announces the unveiling of a new logo and brand identity, as well as the related launch of a thoroughly redesigned and enhanced website.
Regarding this announcement, President and Chairman Steven Nelson said, "This is a very proud time for us. In 2013 not only are we marking the 50th anniversary of Continental Stock Transfer & Trust's superior service as an independent stock transfer agent, but we are introducing our exciting new logo, brand identity and website. We feel that the new identity quickly and clearly conveys our strength, the passion we have for our work, as well as our continued ability to respond to clients with customized services and cutting-edge technology, now and into the future. In addition, we recently learned that for the third year in a row, we are the #1 rated stock transfer agent in North America. Clearly Continental has reached the pinnacle of our industry in serving our customers, and our new branding initiative as well as our robust new website should propel us forward to even greater heights in serving our customers and their shareholders."
Karri Van Dell, Vice President and Director of Sales & Marketing, comments on the new logo, identity and website, "Current and prospective clients will see our fresh, modern new look in all of our communications and materials, including our much-in-demand 2013 Annual Meeting Guide. We are especially excited for clients to take advantage of all that the new website has to offer for it clearly explains our offerings and customizable solutions. In particular, it provides helpful information about our new and expanded offerings, such as stock plan administration services and EDGAR/XBRL filing services. And as always, it seamlessly and securely connects both issuers and shareholders to the sensitive information they need, whether they're at their desks or accessing the site from mobile devices, domestically or abroad."
Continental Stock Transfer & Trust partnered with Go East in St. Paul, Minnesota, to develop the branding initiative and to design and develop the website. Using its 20 years of experience, Go East provided the creative strategy, as well as print and digital expertise, to evolve the brand and to connect effectively with online audiences.
Continental Stock Transfer & Trust is the 4th largest agent in the United States, handling more than 1,100 public issues and aggregating more than 2.5 million shareholders. For the past 9 years running, industry-wide surveys have found the Company to be the lowest-priced major agent in the United States, delivering an unmatched value to its customers.
Source:Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company