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2014-10-28 20:22:39

Advisors cite fear as primary driver of investors' decisions BOSTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volatility continues to be a top concern of financial advisors and their clients, according to Eaton Vance's quarterly Advisor Top-of-Mind Index, released today. With a backdrop stock market instability, geopolitical unrest, and weakening global growth, advisors said their clients' concerns about "protecting their wealth from market volatility" increased this quarter, with a rating...

2014-10-27 12:27:34

HFMWeek Recognizes Firm's Excellence in Building and Enhancing Brands of Top Funds, Asset Managers, and Service Providers NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dukas Public Relations (DPR), a financial public relations firm, is pleased to announce it has been named "Best PR Firm" of the year 2014 by HFMWeek, a leading hedge fund and asset management trade publication. DPR won the award based on several factors, such as the firm's proactive, thoughtful, and transparent approach to...

2014-10-21 08:34:47

Eight researchers receive grants to accelerate the search for causes, cures MILWAUKEE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, announces the funding of four new Young Investigator grant awards for childhood cancer research. The awards support Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation's (ALSF) Young Investigator program. These Young Investigator Grants are designed as start-up funds for scientists at the early stages of their careers to pursue...

2014-10-20 12:28:17

SAN ANSELMO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GROUP FIVE announced the results of its annual study of corporate opinions of services provided by shareholder location and asset recovery firms. The annual study is based on survey responses from 907 corporations. For the fifth year in a row Keane received the highest client loyalty ratings with a Net Promoter Score* of 47. Keane also received the highest issuer overall satisfaction score of 95% favorable which is two points above...

2014-10-16 08:36:25

More than 20 new clients now using Broadridge to help manage regulatory and compliance pressure around fees LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) today revealed a significant increase in demand for its revenue and expense management offerings, as financial services firms continue to face stringent regulatory and compliance requirements and a growing need for transparency in the industry. Broadridge has continued to...

2014-10-15 16:27:57

Record Quarterly Revenue of $80.8 million NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE: CNS) reported net income attributable to common stockholders of $18.2 million, or $0.40 per diluted share and $0.41 per basic share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, compared with $18.3 million, or $0.41 per share (diluted and basic), for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. Total revenue for the third quarter of 2014 was a record $80.8 million, an increase of 9.2% from...

2014-10-02 12:26:35

Video of Children's Book for Parents About Saving for College Now Available on YouTube BALTIMORE, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News T. Rowe Price is launching an animated video book online to help parents of young children cope with the anxiety that can stem from saving for college. The new piece is an animated short of the global investment firm's book, Everybody Freaks Out! But It's Going to Be Okay, a lighthearted story of two fictitious parents and how they were able to move...

2014-09-24 08:25:42

Honored as a 'Best of Industry' Website CHICAGO, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aston Asset Management, LLC (Aston) is pleased to announce that the Aston Funds website (www.astonfunds.com) had been named 'Best Mutual Fund Website' by the Web Marketing Association (WMA) in its recently announced 2014 Web Marketing Awards. Websites are judged on each of seven criteria including: design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, copywriting and ease of use....

2014-09-18 12:34:41

COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Data Software, the industry leader in Mutual Fund Trading, Data Management, Revenue/Expense Management, Compliance, and Analytics, today announced that it has closed a growth equity investment by Accel-KKR. This minority investment, the company's first institutional round, will enable Delta Data to accelerate its growth, further expand its industry-leading product portfolio, and improve service for its existing customer base. Terms...

2014-09-15 08:34:30

ADP to benefit from industry's most comprehensive view of the defined contribution marketplace LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc (NYSE: BR) announced today that Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP), one of the largest providers of business processing and cloud-based solutions and a leading provider of retirement services, has implemented Broadridge's Defined Contribution Data Management Service offering to provide unprecedented...


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