Wiley Announces New Publishing Venture with CFA Institute
Wiley to Provide Digital Custom Publishing Services to CFA Institute
Extension of Successful Publishing Partnership
February 7, 2012 – Hoboken, N.J. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWA and JWB) announced today a new publishing venture with the CFA Institute, aglobal, not for profit organization that is the world's largest association of investment professionals with over 100,000 members and 135 local member societies around the world.
Continuing a five year long publishing relationship between the two companies, Wiley will provide proprietary custom publishing services and content to CFA Institute starting with the 2012 Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) candidate program and the 2013 Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) candidate program. Wiley's publishing services include the composition, manufacturing, and digital publication of 18 volumes and nearly 10,0000 pages of essential educational finance content over three program levels to over 200,000 CFA candidates.
“We’re delighted to take our already strong partnership with CFA Institute to this new level. Having published the CFA Investment Series for the past five years as well as the the CFA Investment Perspectives we know what it takes to produce quality content that meets the high standards of CFA Institute,” said Joan O’Neil, Vice President and Group Executive Publisher Wiley Global Finance.
CFA Institute develops and promotes the highest educational, ethical, and professional standards in the investment industry through numerous offerings including the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst ® (CFA®) and Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM® ) designations. It offers a range of educational programs and services for its members, program candidates, investors, employers, institutions, and the press.
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace.
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About CFA Institute
CFA Institute is the global association for investment professionals. It administers the CFA and CIPM curriculum and exam programs worldwide; publishes research; conducts professional development programs; and sets voluntary, ethics-based professional and performance-reporting standards for the investment industry. CFA Institute has more than 107,000 members, who include the world’s 98,000 CFA charterholders, in 138 countries and territories, as well as 135 affiliated professional societies in 58 countries and territories. More information may be found at www.cfainstitute.org.