M2 Delivering The World's News

M2 Communications is a privately-owned international publishing and media services company. As a global pioneer in online and digital news publishing and distribution, we have expert knowledge of the industry that spans over two decades.

In 1994 M2 PressWIRE® was created. The product offers comprehensive global distribution service for press releases and soon became the major press wire for technology and business news.

M2 Communications is wholly owned by Normans Media Ltd, a media company based in the UK.

Today, M2 PressWIRE® is the world’s third largest electronic press release distribution service with partners amongst the world’s leading news aggregators – including Dow Jones Factiva, LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters.

Editorial and press release distribution products from M2 are available on direct subscription and through these and countless other online networks, register here.

For a full list of our distribution partners, please click here.

M2 Publishing also produces a host of highly regarded, business-orientated newswires, such as Telecomworldwire, M2 Banking & Credit News, Airline Industry Information and M2 EquityBites.
In 2011, the company launched its content marketing arm M2 Bespoke, which specialises in creating unique content for SEO and Social Media purposes. To find out more about M2 Bespoke and content marketing, please click here.

Senior Management

Tom Naysmith

Managing Director

Tom started his career in the finance industry, working in the UK and Canada, for companies such as Chase de Vere and Scotia McLeod. He holds investment qualifications in both countries.

He moved into the media sector in 2003, when he joined M2. He was instrumental in the acquisition of US-based news and information provider NewsEdge from Thomson in 2007 and the following merger with smaller rival Acquire Media.

Tom was the Chairman of the merged company and headed its international division until 2009, when he led the management buyout of M2 Communications.

He has a BSc degree in Economics & Politics from Bath University

Jamie Ayres

Operations Director

Jamie is responsible for the accurate and timely delivery of all M2 content, making sure that the thousands of daily news items and articles produced by the company are seamlessly delivered to multiple drop-points and locations.

As Operations Director, Jamie keeps the M2 offices running at peak efficiency, managing complex workflows and M2’s global technology platform. Jamie is an expert in newswire services and is continuously developing the M2 PressWIRE® service to keep M2 at the forefront of the industry.