FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
20 OCTOBER 2008
ACCESS INTELLIGENCE PLC
("Access Intelligence plc" or "the Group")
(Software and computer services)
Result of EGM
At the Extraordinary General Meeting of Access Intelligence Plc held at 10.00
a.m. today, all the resolutions put to the meeting were duly passed.
The 46,000,000 new ordinary shares to be issued pursuant to the subscription
announced on 22 September 2008 will be admitted to trading on AIM on 24 October
The appointment of Michael Jackson as Executive Chairman and David Lowe as
Non-Executive Director will take place subsequent to the completion of the
share subscription. These changes are anticipated to take effect from Monday 27
October 2008. A further announcement will be made once the conditions for these
appointments have been finalised.
On 16 October, the Marketing Guild was sold to its management for a nominal
For further information:
Access Intelligence plc 01904 520 840
Jeremy Hamer (Non Executive Chairman) 07977 234 614
Colin Davies (Finance Director) 01904 520 840
Blue Oar Securities 020 7448 4400
Shane Gallwey / Matt Marchant
Cubitt Consulting 020 7367 5100
Brian Coleman-Smith / James Verstringhe / Nicola
Access Intelligence is based in York with subsidiaries in York, Stockport,
Greater Manchester, Chorley, Lancashire and Newcastle upon Tyne and employs 47
staff. The Group operating companies are listed below:
Due North, based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, develops supply chain software
solutions. Its principle focus is on e-procurement software, which is widely
used in the public sector. The product suite enables organisations to manage
the complete customer/supplier relationship from initial expression of
interest, through tender evaluation and post-tender negotiation to contract
award and life cycle management. It also offers a reverse auction facility.
Over the last 6 years it has become the leading supplier of e-procurement
solutions to the emergency services (police and fire and rescue) and local
authorities and is a growing supplier to the NHS, Housing Associations and the
Transport Authorities. These solutions are offered as a hosted service.
MS2M, based in York, is a developer of compliance software for the financial
services industry. Its core software products are "Track Record" and "Virtual
Compliance Officer". These applications monitor individuals' activities within
an organisation in real time, and identify their risk profile from a compliance
perspective. Individuals are graded via a traffic light system in accordance
with key performance indicators. In the case of risk identification, remedial
advice is offered. Clients include RBS Group, National Australia Group,
Liverpool Victoria, AXA and St James's Place. These solutions are offered both
as a desktop and a hosted service.
Willow Starcom Ltd
Willow Starcom supplies data storage, retrieval and network solutions to
mid-sized corporate businesses. It sells its services through a reseller
channel which enables it to grow revenues with a minimum increase in headcount.
The company operates a 24-hour support centre from its base in Chorley,
Lancashire. Included within Willow Starcom is Backup and Running which provides
offsite online data storage and retrieval to small and medium sized
Wired Gov provides, under license from the cabinet office, government news
alerts from more than 100 departments and agencies. Subscribers can register
their preferences by agency, department, key words and phrases. They can
determine the frequency of the alerts from immediate to daily or weekly.
Typical subscribers in the private sector are financial services organisations