Scout Investments Hires Toby Cromwell as Head of Institutional Distribution and Client Service

  Scout Investments Hires Toby Cromwell as Head of Institutional Distribution
  and Client Service

Business Wire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- February 28, 2013

Scout Investments, Inc. (Scout) announced that it has hired Toby Cromwell as
Head of Institutional Distribution and Client Service. In his role, Cromwell
will be responsible for leading the firm's global institutional and
sub-advisory distribution business, including consultant and client
relationship management.

“Toby has a proven track record within the institutional asset management
industry, and we are excited to welcome him to Scout,” said Andy Iseman, chief
executive officer of Scout Investments.

Cromwell brings 27 years of industry experience with specific expertise in
global consultant relations, institutional sales and client service across an
array of equity and fixed income strategies.

Prior to joining Scout, Cromwell spent six years with Columbia Management
spearheading the institutional defined contribution investment only strategy,
focusing on consultant relations and business development. Before that,
Cromwell was with Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC, where he oversaw
institutional marketing, sales, and consultant relations. Previously, he was
part of Robeco Investment Management's consultant relations team and also led
the institutional marketing, sales, and client service efforts for
Transamerica Investment Mgmt, LLC. He also held a senior sales position at
Invesco Institutional.

“Hiring Toby demonstrates our strategic commitment to continue growing Scout’s
institutional business with a strong and experienced leadership team,” said
Iseman.

About Scout Investments

Scout Investments, Inc. headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., manages $25 billion
in equity and fixed income investment strategies for institutions and
individual investors through separate accounts and mutual funds. Domestic
large-cap, mid-cap, small-cap, international, international small/mid-cap,
emerging markets and global equity portfolios are offered through Scout
Investments. Fixed income portfolios in core plus, core, intermediate, long
duration, low duration and unconstrained are offered through Scout’s fixed
income division, Reams Asset Management. Scout is the investment subsidiary of
UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: UMBF). Additional information can be found
at scoutinv.com.

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Contact:

Scout Investments
Kristin Kovach, 816-423-6131
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