SEI Adds Rothschild Asset Management to Fully Integrated Collective Investment Trust Solution

SEI Adds Rothschild Asset Management to Fully Integrated Collective Investment 
Trust Solution 
Strategic Partnership Demonstrates the Company's CIT Leadership as
Managers Seek Expansion Within U.S. Retirement Market 
OAKS, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/13 --  SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC)
announced today that it has partnered with Rothschild Asset
Management (Rothschild), the U.S. asset management business of the
Rothschild Group, to offer a suite of collective investment trusts
(CITs) to the U.S. retirement market. Over the past 22 years,
Rothschild has established a successful track record in its small-,
small/mid-, and large-cap U.S. equity strategies. With the creation
of these new vehicles, these strategies will now be available as
daily valued offerings to the U.S. defined contribution market. The
strategic partnership is the latest for SEI, exemplifying its
leadership posit
ion in one of the fastest growing segments of the
U.S. retirement market.  
SEI's relationship with Rothschild provides the firm with the ability
to quickly launch and make available cost-effective retirement
products to the U.S. market. SEI has developed a comprehensive suite
of CITs with Rothschild that will focus primarily on the defined
contribution retirement plan markets. Rothschild pointed to SEI's
depth and breadth of CIT expertise, as well as its longstanding
leadership position in the CIT marketplace as key benefits in the
relationship with SEI.  
"When you look at the CIT market, SEI's offering and expertise are
second to none," said Michael Tamasco, Rothschild's Chief Marketing
Officer. "We have worked with SEI to develop and launch seven new
daily valued CIT products for the U.S. market. SEI has a flexible
architecture and a proven track record of success, and we are
confident that our strategic partnership with SEI can not only
support these CITs today but will also support our business as we
grow the product line. We are excited to be working with SEI as we
look to expand our retirement business in the U.S."  
"As the fiduciary landscape for retirement assets continues to
evolve, CITs are uniquely positioned to take advantage of this
evolution," said John Alshefski, Senior Vice President, SEI's
Investment Manager Services division. "SEI has continually invested
in both technology and people in order to provide solutions that fill
the retirement market's ever-changing and demanding needs." 
About SEI's Investment Manager Services Division 
 SEI's Investment
Manager Services division provides comprehensive operational
outsourcing solutions to support investment managers globally across
a range of registered and unregistered fund structures, diverse
investment strategies and jurisdictions. With expertise covering
traditional and alternative investment vehicles, the division applies
customized operating services, industry-leading technologies, and
practical business and regulatory insights to each client's business
objectives. SEI's resources enable clients to meet the demands of the
marketplace and sharpen business strategies by focusing on their core
competencies. The division has been recently recognized by Buy-Side
Technology as "Best Outsourcing Provider to the Buy Side" and "Best
Fund Administrator," by Hedge Funds World Middle East as "Best
Service Provider," by Global Investor as "Hedge Fund Administrator of
the Year," and by HFMWeek as "Most Innovative Fund Administrator
(Over $30B AUA)" in the U.S. and "Best Administrator - Technology
Provider" in Europe. For more information, visit www.seic.com/ims.  
About SEI 
 SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) is a leading global provider of
investment processing, fund processing, and investment management
business outsourcing solutions that help corporations, financial
institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families
create and manage wealth. As of December 31, 2012, through its
subsidiaries and partnerships in which the company has a significant
interest, SEI manages or administers $458 billion in mutual fund and
pooled or separately managed assets, including $201 billion in assets
under management and $257 billion in client assets under
administration. For more information, visit www.seic.com. 
About Rothschild Asset Management Inc
 Headquartered in New York,
Rothschild Asset Management Inc manages investments covering a range
of U.S. securities including large-cap, small/mid-cap, small-cap, and
balanced strategies. We believe in investing with a goal of
consistency and risk control. Every step in our process is a means
toward achieving that goal. Our process integrates a proprietary
stock-ranking system, fundamental analysis by an experienced team of
investment professionals, and risk controls to focus our exposures
 on
what we think we do best, stock selection, thus avoiding large
macroeconomic and factor exposures. We manage assets for a broad
range of clients including corporations, endowments, foundations,
healthcare organizations, high-net-worth investors, public pension
funds, sub-advisory relationships, and Taft-Hartley plans. 
Company Contact: 
Dana Grosser 
SEI 
+1 610-676-2459 
dgrosser@seic.com  
Media Contact:
Jason Rocker
Braithwaite Communications
+1 215-564-3200 x 110
jrocker@gobraithwaite.com 
 
 
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