Financial Results, Business Expansions, Enhanced Performance Attribution Tools, and New Appointments - Research Report on Brown

   Financial Results, Business Expansions, Enhanced Performance Attribution
  Tools, and New Appointments - Research Report on Brown & Brown, Evercore,
                      Northern Trust, Prospect, and SEI

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NEW YORK, July 18, 2013

NEW YORK, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Brown &
Brown Inc. (NYSE: BRO), Evercore Partners Inc. (NYSE: EVR), Northern Trust
Corporation (NASDAQ: NTRS), Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC), and
SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ: SEIC). Today's readers may access these reports
free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst
ratings - via the links below.

Brown & Brown Inc. Research Report

On July 15, 2013, Brown & Brown Inc. (Brown & Brown) announced its
preliminary, unaudited financial results for Q2 2013. The Company's net income
rose to $52 million or $0.36 earnings per share, compared to $42.5 million or
$0.29 earnings per share in Q2 2012. The Company's total revenue increased
12.0% YoY to $325.8 million in Q2 2013. Commenting on the results, J. Powell
Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, said, "We are
very pleased with our quarterly consolidated internal growth rate in core
commissions and fees of 7.4%. Our largest Division, Retail, continues to show
nice improvements with a quarterly internal growth rate in core commissions
and fees of 2.3%, which reflects a gradual, but steady improvement in the
middle-market economy. Our other Divisions, National Programs, Wholesale
Brokerage, and Services, each had exceptional quarterly internal growth rates
in core commissions and fees in excess of 10.0%." The Full Research Report on
Brown & Brown Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/4291_BRO]

Evercore Partners Inc. Research Report

On July 10, 2013, Evercore Partners Inc. (Evercore) announced that it intends
to expand its global investment banking platform by establishing a Private
Capital Advisory (PCA) business focused on secondary transactions for private
funds interests. The Company informed that Nigel Dawn and Nicolas Lanel have
agreed to join Evercore to lead the business. The former will run PCA globally
while the latter will head the European operations. According to Ralph
Schlosstein, President and Chief Executive Officer of Evercore, "The PCA
business fits perfectly into the Evercore model of providing independent
advisory services to our clients based on our ideas, our intellectual capital
and our relationships. We believe this business leverages the relationship
network and market presence of our firm. We are excited that we have brought
together a highly experienced team to lead this business and we are confident
that they will build a strong global franchise that augments Evercore's
ability to serve leading investors and fund sponsors worldwide." The Full
Research Report on Evercore Partners Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/802a_EVR]

Northern Trust Corporation Research Report

On July 8, 2013, Northern Trust Corporation (Northern Trust) announced that it
has improved its performance attribution tools with the implementation of
daily security-level detail for fixed income within its Investment Risk and
Analytical Services (IRAS) product suite, which is meant for investment
managers and institutional investors. James Haran, Ph.D., Senior Product
Manager for IRAS at Northern Trust, commented, "Our new daily security-level
attribution model allows Northern Trust to deliver a more granular breakdown
of returns generated within fixed income portfolios. While we have been able
to provide fixed income attribution for many years, this model enhances our
ability to highlight individual market factors such as curve, carry, yield,
duration, and maturity and the resulting impact on client portfolios." The
Full Research Report on Northern Trust Corporation - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/1dfc_NTRS]

Prospect Capital Corporation Research Report

On July 8, 2013, Prospect Capital Corporation (Prospect) announced that it
recently served as sole agent and provider of floating-rate senior-secured
financing to support the recapitalization of Traeger Pellet Grills LLC
(Traeger) by investment funds managed by Trilantic Capital Partners
(Trilantic). David Moszer, Managing Director at Prospect Capital Management
LLC, stated, "Prospect has now closed multiple transactions with Trilantic,
demonstrating our deep relationships with private equity sponsors. Because of
our expansive balance sheet, Prospect could close the entire term loan for
Traeger as the sole lender, and we look forward to supporting the future
growth of the company." The Full Research Report on Prospect Capital
Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/e381_PSEC]

SEI Investments Co. Research Report

On July 5, 2013, SEI Investments Co. (SEI) announced that it has been
appointed as fiduciary manager by the Trustees of the Avery Dennison U.K.
Pension Plan (Avery Dennison Plan). SEI stated that it will provide a bespoke
offering to the Avery Dennison Plan, which will include the design and
implementation of a de-risking strategy, continuous monitoring of the Plan's
funding level, strategic investment consulting services, as well as day-to-day
management of the Plan's investment strategy. Commenting on the appointment,
Patrick Disney, Managing Director of SEI's Institutional Group in the EMEA
region, said, "This appointment supports the view held by many trustees that
partnering with a fiduciary manager can help them achieve their funding
objectives. We look forward to working with the Avery Dennison's trustees to
accomplish their goals." The Full Research Report on SEI Investments Co. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/d8c9_SEIC]

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