Acquisition Agreements, Appointments, ETF Listings and Presentation Schedules - Research Report on American Tower, State Street,

Acquisition Agreements, Appointments, ETF Listings and Presentation Schedules
- Research Report on American Tower, State Street, AMG, Ameriprise Financial,
                                and Blackstone

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NEW YORK, September 11, 2013

NEW YORK, September 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting American
Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT), State Street Corp. (NYSE: STT), Affiliated
Managers Group Inc. (NYSE: AMG), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (NYSE: AMP), 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.

American Tower Corporation Research Report

On September 6, 2013, American Tower Corporation (American Tower) announced
that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the
outstanding common membership interest of MIP Tower Holdings LLC (MIP), the
parent company of Global Tower Partners (GTP), for a total purchase price of
c.$4.8 billion, subject to customary adjustments. According to the Company, it
intends to finance the acquisition deal with c.$3.3 billion of cash, and to
debt finance the remaining c.$1.5 billion using sources such as its existing
revolving credit facilities. Commenting on the agreement, Jim Taiclet,
Chairman, President and CEO of American Tower stated, "GTP has constructed and
acquired an outstanding U.S. portfolio of tower, rooftop and land assets,
which is highly complementary to that of American Tower." Taiclet added, "With
all four major domestic wireless carriers engaged in aggressive multi-year 4G
LTE deployments, we believe our acquisition of GTP solidifies our path to
achieving our strategic goals related to growing our AFFO over the next five
years." The Full Research Report on American Tower Corporation - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-08/AMT]

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State Street Corp. Research Report 

On September 2, 2013, State Street Corp.'s asset management business, State
Street Global Advisors (SSGA), announced that its exchange traded funds (ETFs)
platform, SPDR ETFs, has listed three short duration bond ETFs on the London
Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse. According to SSGA, the three new
physically-backed ETFs extend the fixed income family available from SPDR
ETFs. Commenting on the update, Antoine Lesne, Fixed Income Portfolio
Strategist at SSGA, said, "Over the last three decades, fixed income markets
have enjoyed an enviable rally. Despite some of the more significant
corrections of the mid-to-late 1990s, surfing the yield curve wave has, for
the most part, been very profitable for investors. However, now, with
government bond yields at all-time lows, many fixed income investors are
reviewing the sources of return in their bond allocations. More specific
allocations to short-dated bond exposures via these three new ETFs may offer
the potential to deliver better risk- adjusted returns than their all-maturity
counterparts and help lower the negative impact of a steepening yield curve."
The Full Research Report on State Street Corp. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-08/STT]

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Affiliated Managers Group Inc. Research Report

On September 5, 2013, Affiliated Managers Group Inc. (AMG) announced that it
has appointed Jenny Segal as Head of its European Distribution. According to
AMG, in her new role, Ms. Segal will report to Andrew Dyson, Head of Global
Distribution at AMG, and will lead the Company's European institutional
distribution team of regional specialists, focused on developing new business
opportunities and serving clients on behalf of AMG Affiliates across Europe.
Commenting on the appointment, Andrew Dyson, said, "Jenny brings to her new
role strong investment knowledge and product expertise, focused leadership
qualities, a collaborative and strategic approach, and a clear sense of where
the European institutional market is evolving. She will be an outstanding
resource for our team and our Affiliates." 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/2013-09-08/AMG]

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Ameriprise Financial Inc. Research Report 

On September 6, 2013, Ameriprise Financial Inc. (Ameriprise Financial)
announced that its Chairman and CEO, Jim Cracchiolo, will present at the UBS
Best of Americas Conference, on September 12, 2013, in London. According to
the Company, in his presentation, Mr. Cracchiolo will speak about the
Company's business and strategy, on the aforesaid date at approximately 8:50
a.m. BST. Ameriprise Financial stated that a live audio webcast of Mr.
Cracchiolo's presentation will be available to the general public through the
Investor Relations section of the Company's website. The Full Research Report
on Ameriprise Financial Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-08/AMP]

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The Blackstone Group Research Report

On September 4, 2013, The Blackstone Group (Blackstone) and its Real Estate
portfolio company, Invitation Homes, announced that Bryce Blair will join
Invitation Homes' Board of Directors. Commenting on the update, Nick Gould,
Chairman and CEO of Invitation Homes stated, "Bryce's background building a
leading company in the multi-family space, and depth of operational experience
will be tremendously helpful as we develop our platform and grow Invitation
Homes into a market leader." Mr. Blair added, "I am looking forward to working
with Invitation Homes and Blackstone, as they innovate in the single-family
rental space. The company is off to a great start and I see the potential to
really help the company execute on its growth plans." 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/2013-09-08/BX]

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