Asset Management Companies Report AUMs, Acquisitions, Quarter and Year-End Results, and Appointments - Research Report on

  Asset Management Companies Report AUMs, Acquisitions, Quarter and Year-End
Results, and Appointments - Research Report on Franklin Templeton Investments,
                AMG, Invesco, Prospect Capital, and Blackstone

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NEW YORK, August 27, 2013

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Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Franklin
Resources Inc. (NYSE: BEN), Affiliated Managers Group Inc. (NYSE: AMG),
Invesco Ltd. (NYSE: IVZ), Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC), and The
Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

Franklin Resources Inc. Research Report

On August 8, 2013, Franklin Resources Inc. (Franklin Templeton Investments)
reported preliminary month-end assets under management (AUM) by the Company's
subsidiaries of $834.1 billion at July 31, 2013, compared to $815.0 billion at
June 30, 2013, and $718.7 billion at July 31, 2012. Franklin Templeton
Investments also stated that its total equity was $328.9 billion at July 31,
2013, compared to $313.5 at June 30, 2013, and $281.3 at July 31, 2012. Total
fixed-income was $364.4 billion at July 31, 2013, compared to $365.7 billion
at June 30, 2013, and $325.9 billion at July 31, 2012. The Full Research
Report on Franklin Resources 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/BEN]

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Affiliated Managers Group Inc. Research Report

On August 19, 2013, Affiliated Managers Group Inc. (AMG) announced that its
subsidiary, AMG Wealth Partners, LP, has acquired an equity interest in
Clarfeld Financial Advisors, LLC (Clarfeld). According to Sean M. Healey,
AMG's Chairman and CEO, "Clarfeld is recognized as one of the leading wealth
advisory boutiques and we are pleased to welcome them as a partner. Rob
Clarfeld and his team have built a highly regarded advisory business with a
loyal client following, a strong culture of risk management and a breadth of
services and expertise typically found only at much larger firms." The Full
Research Report on Affiliated Managers 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/AMG]

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Invesco Ltd. Research Report

On August 12, 2013, Invesco Ltd. (Invesco) reported a 3.4% MoM (month over
month) increase in preliminary month-end assets under management (AUM) to
$729.4 billion at July 31, 2013 due to favorable market returns, increases in
money market AUM, positive long-term flows and net flows in the QQQ's. Invesco
also stated that as previously announced by the Company, it has entered into
an agreement to sell Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management, which was
accounted for as discontinued operations in its Q2 2013 financial results. The
Full Research Report on Invesco Ltd. - 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/IVZ]

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Prospect Capital Corporation Research Report

On August 21, 2013, Prospect Capital Corporation (Prospect Capital) reported
its Q4 FY 2013 and full year FY 2013 financial results (period ended June 30,
2013). Consolidated net assets increased 75.7% YoY to $2.7 billion, or $10.72
per share, as of June 30, 2013. Net investment income in Q4 FY 2013 stood at
$92.1 million, or $0.38 per share, compared to $64.2 million, or $0.51 per
share, in Q4 FY 2012. For full year FY 2013, net investment income was $324.9
million, or $1.57 per share, compared to $186.7 million, or $1.63 per share,
in Q4 FY 2012. 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.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-22/PSEC]

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The Blackstone Group Research Report

On August 22, 2013, The Blackstone Group (Blackstone) and its real estate
portfolio company, La Quinta Inns & Suites, announced the appointment of Henry
Cisneros, Mit Shah and Alan Bowers to La Quinta's Board of Directors.
Commenting on the appointment, President and CEO of La Quinta, stated, "This
is an exciting time for our company. We look forward to capitalizing on the
experience and knowledge these new board members bring as we continue to
accelerate the growth of the La Quinta brand." Additionally, Bill Stein,
Global Head of Asset Management of Blackstone's Real Estate Group, said, "We
are pleased that Henry, Mit and Alan have agreed to lend their considerable
talents and expertise to the board of La Quinta. Their collective experience
will be invaluable to La Quinta as the company continues to grow." The Full
Research Report on The Blackstone Group - 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/BX]

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