Evercore Partners Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600

              Evercore Partners Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 26, 2013

NEW YORK, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Evercore Partners Inc. (NYSE: EVR)
will replace Lufkin Industries Inc. (NASD: LUFK) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after
the close of trading on Monday, July 1. A subsidiary of S&P 100 & 500
constituent General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is acquiring Lufkin Industries in
a deal expected to be completed soon pending final approvals.

Evercore Partners operates as an independent investment banking advisory firm.
Headquartered in New York, NY, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap
600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Investment Banking &
Brokerage Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the change:

S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – July 1, 2013
ADDED   Evercore Partners Financials           Investment Banking & Brokerage
DELETED Lufkin Industries Energy               Oil & Gas Equipment & Services

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