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KIT digital Joins Russell 2000, Russell 2000 Growth, and Russell Global Indexes

29.06.2010 14:34
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, Jun 29, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) - KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: KITD), the leading global provider of on-demand software solutions for managing and monetizing Internet Protocol (IP)-based video assets, was added to the Russell 2000(R) Index after the market closed on June 25, 2010. Membership in the Russell 2000, which remains in place for one year, is based on membership in the broad-market Russell 3000(R) Index. The company was also added to the Russell 2000(R) Growth Index and Russell Global Index.

"The addition of KIT digital to these Russell indexes represents another milestone for our company, expanding the investment community's awareness of our accomplishments to date and our growth outlook," said KIT digital's chairman and CEO, Kaleil Isaza Tuzman. "As we conclude the second quarter, we are well on track to meeting or exceeding our established operational and financial goals for 2010."

Annual reconstitution of Russell's U.S. indexes captures the 4,000 largest U.S. stocks as of the end of May, ranking them by total market capitalization. Membership in the Russell 3000, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in either the large-cap Russell 1000(R) Index or small-cap Russell 2000 Index as well as the appropriate growth and value style indexes. Russell determines membership for its equity indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.

Russell indexes are used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies. Approximately $3.9 trillion in assets currently are benchmarked to them. The Russell 3000 serves as the U.S. component to the Russell Global Index.

Total returns data for the Russell 3000 and other Russell Indexes is available at www.russell.com/Indexes/performance/default.asp.

About Russell Russell Investments provides strategic advice, world-class implementation, state-of-the-art performance benchmarks and a range of institutional-quality investment products. Russell has $179 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2010, and serves individual, institutional and advisor clients in more than 40 countries. Founded in 1936, Russell is a subsidiary of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.

About KIT digital KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: KITD) is a leading, global provider of on-demand, Internet Protocol (IP)-based video asset management systems (VAMS). KIT VX, the company's end-to-end software platform, enables enterprise clients to acquire, manage and distribute video assets across the three screens of today's world: the personal computer, mobile device, and IPTV-enabled television set. The application of VX ranges from commercial video distribution to internal corporate deployments, including corporate communications, human resources, training, security and surveillance. KIT digital's client base includes more than 1,000 customers across 40+ countries, including The Associated Press, Best Buy, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Disney-ABC, FedEx, General Motors, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Home Depot, IMG Worldwide, Intel, News Corp, Telefonica, the U.S. Department of Defense, Verizon and Vodafone. KIT digital is headquartered in Prague, and maintains principal offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Chennai, Cologne, Delhi, Dubai, Kolkata, London, Melbourne (Australia), Mumbai, New York, Singapore, Stockholm and Toronto. For additional information, visit www.kitd.com or follow the company on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KITdigital.

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