UK: Mondaq Opens Up Asia Pacific Through deal with Lexis Asia Pacific
Last Updated: 14 December 2000

Mondaq has today announced an agreement with LEXIS Asia-Pacific that will place a wealth of Mondaq information on LEXIS Asia-Pacific and associated websites.

Mondaq, one of the leading providers of information from professional services advisers, has signed an exclusive re-seller agreement with Lexis Asia Pacific (LAP) enabling LAP to recruit and sell to editorial contributors in their local markets. Mondaq's industry news updates will also be available through LAP websites.

The deal with LAP is exclusive in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Philippines, Fiji and China. The alliance also provides a non-exclusive deal for the rest of the Asia Pacific region including Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.

Mondaq holds strategic alliances with many of the world's leading business to business subscription-based online databases. Mondaq material is available online via Reuters, Lexis Nexis, Reed Elsevier, FT Profile, The Dialog Corporation, Dow Jones, WestLaw, LawTel and Responsive Database Services, as well as through Mondaq's Internet site, Mondaq Business Briefing, at

LAP, the foremost information provider in the Asian market, distributes information online through a range of consumer and corporate websites for the professional services sector. Part of the LEXIS information group, they have recently acquired Excata Pty Ltd, an online professional bookshop, and Profiles Publishing, publisher of the 'Legal Profiles', a highly regarded survey of legal professionals.

Charles Aspinwall, Mondaq's Commercial Director said, "We are delighted to have formed this alliance with LAP. This is the first re-seller agreement Mondaq has signed and it will give us unprecedented access to one of the world's major markets."

Notes to editors:

  • Established in August 1994, Mondaq is one of the leading branded, online publishing companies, providing an electronic data source of information supplied by more than 700 of the world's leading professional services firms across 70 countries.

  • Based on the premise that companies are increasingly aware that their 'knowledge' is one of their most marketable assets, Mondaq showcases the expertise and knowledge base of professional services firms direct to their target market, raising their profile amongst new and existing customers at the point of need.

  • In Feb 1996 Lycos' Point Review ranked the fifth best business/news website in the world. In April 1998, leading Internet magazine, New Media Age, announced Mondaq Business Briefing as one of three finalists for the Best Business Service category in the prestigious New Media Age Effectiveness Awards. Mondaq Business Briefing has more than 113,000 registered users.

  • As an early entrant in the new media sector, Mondaq has more than six years trading history and a proven publishing business model. Since launch, Mondaq has established a market leading position in the field of online marketing for professional firms, with a blue chip client list, company infrastructure and key strategic alliances to support the concept.

  • Headquartered in London, Mondaq currently employs 40 people in its UK and USA offices.

For further information, please contact:

Alex MacLean, Mondaq

Tel: 020 7820 4006

Victoria Balfour, GCI

Tel: 020 7349 5098

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