Mark Bellissimo and Donald Trump Announce The First Annual $100,000 Trump Invitational at the Spectacular Mar-a-Lago Club in

  Mark Bellissimo and Donald Trump Announce The First Annual $100,000 Trump
  Invitational at the Spectacular Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach

 Produced by Equestrian Sport Productions to Benefit the FTI Consulting Great
                              Charity Challenge

Business Wire

WELLINGTON, Fla. -- November 30, 2012

Mark Bellissimo and Donald Trump are pleased to announce that they will host
the first annual $100,000 Trump Invitational to benefit the 2013 FTI
Consulting Great Charity Challenge presented by Fidelity InvestmentsĀ® (FTI
GCC). A FEI-rated show jumping event, it will be held on the grounds of the
stunning Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, FL, on Sunday, January 6, 2013, at 12

A meet and greet with the top show jumpers in the world will take place
poolside at The Mar-a-Lago C ...

A meet and greet with the top show jumpers in the world will take place
poolside at The Mar-a-Lago Club for the $100,000 Trump Invitational. (Photo:
Business Wire)

Mar-a-Lago, the former Marjorie Merriweather Post Estate purchased and
restored by Trump in 1985, is one of the most spectacular mansions in the
world and in the national register of historic places and a designated U.S.
National Landmark. It will be the first ever equestrian event held on Palm
Beach Island and will serve as an exciting kick-off to the 2013 FTI Consulting
Winter Equestrian Festival, the 12-week circuit that runs at the Palm Beach
International Equestrian Center on January 9 - March 31, 2013.

The Trump Invitational will be a fundraiser for the 2013 FTI Consulting Great
Charity Challenge presented by Fidelity InvestmentsĀ®, an event that raises and
distributes over one million dollars annually for 32 lucky Palm Beach County
charities in a pro-am team competition that takes place in late January. The
FTI GCC event was founded by Mark Bellissimo and his daughter Paige, and has
raised and distributed over $2.7 million over the last three years. The event
is targeting to raise $1.3 million this year.

"We are very excited about this event and the chance to have equestrian sport
for the first time on Palm Beach Island," said ESP CEO Mark Bellissimo. "It
will be a spectacular event at a breathtaking waterfront setting. It will be a
great chance to promote the sport and the athletes, all while raising money
for the million-dollar FTI Consulting Great Charity Challenge. It has been a
pleasure teaming up with the Trump organization and it should be one of the
highlights of the 2013 winter season."

Donald Trump, who will be drawing a "wild card" charity for the FTI GCC,
added, "After attending last year's Nations Cup in Wellington, I thought
Mar-a-Lago would be a perfect and world-class setting to showcase the sport,
kick off the 2013 equestrian season, and raise money for some great local

Show jumpers Georgina Bloomberg and Paige Bellissimo will co-chair the event,
and it will include sponsorship by the Suncast Corporation, G&C Farm, and Gut

The $100,000 Trump Invitational will highlight a slew of Olympians and
international riders, as well as some of the world's top young riders all
competing on the great lawn of Mar-a-Lago overlooking the Intercoastal

2012 Olympic gold medalists Nick Skelton and Ben Maher will lead a cast that
includes fellow Olympians Mclain Ward, Laura Kraut, Lauren Hough, Ian Millar,
Margie Engle, Leslie Howard, and Rodrigo Pessoa.

Top-ranked show jumpers Lauren Tisbo, Kent Farrington, Christine McCrea,
Charlie Jayne, Brianne Goutal, Kirsten Coe, and Candice King will be in
attendance, along with international riders Shane Sweetnam, Tiffany Foster,
Alvaro de Miranda Neto and Athina Onassis de Miranda.

Olympic teen sensation Reed Kessler will join the field along with other
up-and-coming stars Jessica Springsteen, Katie Dinan, and Catherine Pasmore.

Along with top show jumping competition, there will be a seaside garden party
and brunch for spectators, as well as a meet and greet rider poolside party
after the event.

If you would like to attend this historic show jumping event, or are
interested in competing, please call Anne Caroline Valtin at 561.784.1133 or Table Seating is very limited and you must
RSVP by December 15, 2012. Tables will be fulfilled on a first come, first
served basis.

About the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival

The 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) has 12 weeks of
world class competition running from January 9 through March 31, 2013. The FTI
WEF is run by Equestrian Sport Productions and Wellington Equestrian Partners
and held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL.
All 12 weeks are "AA" rated and Jumper Rated 6, with approximately $7 million
in prize money awarded.

About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping
organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex
legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 3,800 employees
located in 24 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with
clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in
areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory
issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The
company generated $1.56 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2011. More
information can be found at

About Fidelity Investments

Fidelity Investments is one of the world's largest providers of financial
services, with assets under administration of $3.8 trillion, including managed
assets of $1.6 trillion, as of October 31, 2012. Founded in 1946, the firm is
a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio
guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and many other financial products
and services to more than 20 million individuals and institutions, as well as
through 5,000 financial intermediary firms. For more information about
Fidelity Investments, visit

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