August 20, 2019
SCRIPTS Asia Completes Seed Fundraising Round Led by Japan’s QUICK Corp.
Investment to Accelerate Coverage of Additional Markets and Expand Content Distribution
SCRIPTS Asia, Inc. (Headquarters: Seattle, WA) today announced that is has completed its seed round of fundraising, led by a strategic investment from QUICK Corp., Japan’s leading financial information provider. This investment will allow SCRIPTS Asia to further accelerate its rapidly increasing coverage of investor events across Asia Pacific for the global institutional investment community. In addition, QUICK Corp. has concluded a marketing partnership with SCRIPTS Asia in conjunction with their capital investment to leverage QUICK’s sales and distribution capabilities in the region.
The two companies are also pleased to announce the release of SCRIPTS Asia content via QUICK’s platforms from August 19, 2019. QUICK has completed the integration of SCRIPTS Asia data through its Knowledge Platform, giving clients enhanced access to SCRIPTS Asia’s exclusive event data, complete event transcripts, and related event survey information.
“QUICK is a natural partner for SCRIPTS Asia in the Asia Pacific region given their industryleading position and their understanding of the unique value provided by our content,” said Erik Abbott, CEO of SCRIPTS Asia. “We are delighted to have the opportunity to partner with QUICK and see them as an ideal strategic investor in our business,” he continued.
Since its founding in 2017, SCRIPTS Asia has established itself as the leading source of investor event coverage in Japan and Asia Pacific through in-person attendance of thousands of meetings annually. From these meetings, SCRIPTS Asia produces full transcripts and English translations of the event, in addition to maintaining a robust database of meeting statistics and survey data. SCRIPTS Asia covers the following event types: earnings meetings, analyst briefings, shareholder meetings, product releases, and special situations.
In partnership with QUICK Corp., SCRIPTS Asia will release coverage of six additional Asia markets later in 2019, providing their mutual clients a comprehensive solution to domestic events across Asia.