Financial Asset Management Companies Announce Retirements, Appointments, Conference Calls and Acquisitions - Research Report on

   Financial Asset Management Companies Announce Retirements, Appointments,
  Conference Calls and Acquisitions - Research Report on Principal Financial
             Group, Northern Trust, Legg Mason, KKR, and Evercore

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NEW YORK, August 27, 2013

NEW YORK, August 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting
Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: PFG), Northern Trust Corporation
(NASDAQ: NTRS), Legg Mason Inc. (NYSE: LM), Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
(NYSE: KKR), and Evercore Partners Inc. (NYSE: EVR). Today's readers may
access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry
analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Principal Financial Group Inc. Research Report

On August 7, 2013, Principal Global Investors, LLC, a global asset manager and
a member of the Principal Financial Group Inc. (Principal Financial Group),
announced that Larry Post will retire as Chief Investment Officer of Post
Advisory Group, a global investment manager founded by Larry Post, effective
December 31, 2013. Commenting on his retirement, Larry Post said, "It is time
for me to recognize the contribution of the next generation of talent at Post
and give them more responsibility. Performance in all of our products has been
excellent. At year-end Jeremy Sagi and Henry Chyung will become Chief
Investment Officers of their respective product lines, with Henry managing our
traditional and high yield plus products and Jeremy managing our short
duration products." Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, who will
remain Chairman of the Board of Post Advisory added, "Larry has been at the
forefront of the high yield market since the 1970's, and is certainly one of
its pioneers. We thank him for his contributions and congratulate him on a
successful career." The Full Research Report on Principal Financial Group Inc.
- including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-22/PFG]

Northern Trust Corporation Research Report

On August 6, 2013, Northern Trust Corporation (Northern Trust) announced the
appointment of Andrew Tan as the Head of Investment Risk & Analytical Services
(IRAS) in Asia-Pacific. The Company said that in his new role, Andrew Tan will
lead the delivery of technology, reporting and consulting services for
institutional investors and asset managers in the region. Commenting on the
appointment, Teresa A. Parker, Head of the Asia-Pacific region for Northern
Trust, stated, "Andrew Tan's talent and experience in risk and consulting will
be valuable to clients as he leverages Northern Trust's global resources to
create monitoring, reporting and analytics solutions tailored to their
specific needs." 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.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-22/NTRS]

Legg Mason Inc. Research Report

On August 13, 2013, Legg Mason Inc. (Legg Mason) announced that it is
organizing a luncheon for investors and analysts on September 11, 2013 at
12:30 p.m. in New York City. The Company informed that a full agenda and
presentation deck will be made available on Legg Mason's website at
approximately noon. Legg Mason further stated that during the luncheon, its
senior executives will discuss prospects for the Company's financial
performance, including details regarding its business model, expected
utilization of the tax shield and other shareholder value drivers. A replay of
the call will be available under the Investor Relations section of the
Company's website after the completion of the call, beginning at 4:00 p.m.
E.D.T, on September 11, 2013, up until 11:59 p.m. on September 25, 2013. The
Full Research Report on Legg Mason Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-22/LM]

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Research Report

On August 20, 2013, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) announced that it has
signed a definitive agreement under which funds advised or controlled by KKR
will acquire a significant minority stake in RigNet, Inc., from Cubera. As per
KKR, upon the close of the acquisition of 4.75 million shares (subject to
customary approvals), it will become RigNet's largest shareholder, holding a
27% stake in the company. Johannes Huth, Member of KKR and Head of Europe,
said, "We are investing in a fast-growing global market leader that has
created an attractive niche at the intersection of three of our core
investment themes: energy, technology, and services." The Full Research Report
on Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-22/KKR]

Evercore Partners Inc. Research Report

On August 13, 2013, Evercore Wealth Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Evercore
Partners Inc. (Evercore), announced the expansion of its national wealth
advisory service with the appointment of Jewelle Bickford as a Partner and
Wealth Advisor. According to Jeff Maurer, CEO of Evercore Wealth Management,
"We welcome Jewelle to our team. Her role will complement our strategic wealth
planning capabilities and she will work closely with our planning and
investment professionals across the United States, focusing on family
governance, impact investing, and the expansion of our Wise Women events
series." 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.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-22/EVR]

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