Bridge Names Snow as EVP and General Counsel

Bridge Information Systems, the largest provider of financial news and information in North America and fastest growing in the world, is pleased to announce the appointment of Zachary Snow as Executive Vice President and General Counsel, a newly created position. Mr. Snow will report to Tom Wendel, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Wendel said, "Mr. Snow brings extraordinary talents and broad experience to our management team, helping to support the continued growth and success of our company." Mr. Snow joins BRIDGE after nineteen years in the legal departments of Salomon Brothers and its successor, Salomon Smith Barney, including nine years as a managing director and four years as head of the U.S. legal department of Salomon Brothers. He served as a member of the firm's Business Practices Committee, Credit Policy Committee, Screening Committee for underwriting commitments and Management Committee for Latin America. Mr. Snow is the Chairman of the Fixed Income Committee of the National Association of Securities Dealers, and a member of its special committee on corporate bond price transparency. He has previously served as Chairman of the OTC Derivatives Committee of the Securities Industry Association, as a director and member of the Executive Committee of the Board of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, as an alternate member of the Derivatives Policy Group, and as a member of the Committee on Professional Responsibility of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He has been a frequent speaker at conferences sponsored by the SIA, ISDA, the Bond Market Association and the Practicing Law Institute. He is Chairman of the Board of Corlears School and Chairman Emeritus of the Battery Dance Company. Mr. Snow began his career with the law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York. He is a graduate of Princeton University (with Highest Honors) and the Harvard Law School (with Honors). Bridge Information Systems, Inc., together with its principal operating units, Bridge Information Systems, BridgeNews, Bridge Trading, and its subsidiary Telerate -- is the largest provider of financial information and related services in North America -- and fastest growing -- in the world. Together with SAVVIS the Internet Service Provider that BRIDGE recently acquired, BRIDGE is also one of the world's largest providers of ATM -- managed IP networks, with more than 150 Cascade ATM switches throughout the major cities in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific Rim and the Americas. BRIDGE information products include a wide range of workstations, market data feeds and web-browser-based applications, combined with comprehensive market data, in-depth news, powerful analytic tools and trading room integration systems. BridgeNews leverages a network of 500+ BRIDGE journalists in more than 100 locations that break news that affect securities markets globally. BRIDGE is the co-producer of the Nightly Business Report and is a leading provider of financial news and information to media companies worldwide. Leveraging the BRIDGE and SAVVIS high speed, broadband communications network, and using proprietary as well as standard protocols such as FIX, BRIDGE also provides institutions with a quick and transparent means to execute trades, route orders, investigate order activity, or advertise trades, and offers access to one of the industry's largest broker-neutral networks for secure client-to-client connectivity. BRIDGE, with 4500+ employees worldwide, and over a quarter of a million users in over 60 countries, is headquartered in New York City with the BRIDGE Trading and Technology center in St. Louis, and major regional centers in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Pacific Rim. For more information visit the BRIDGE web site at http://www.bridge.com. ots Original Text Service: Bridge Information Systems Internet: http://www.newsaktuell.de Contact: Deanna Masella of Bridge Information Systems, (USA) 212-372-7346 or dmasella@bridge.com Web site: http://www.bridge.com

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