Conference Call Schedules, Strategic Acquisitions, Debt Guarantees, and Board Meeting Outcomes Reported by Financial Companies -

Conference Call Schedules, Strategic Acquisitions, Debt Guarantees, and Board
    Meeting Outcomes Reported by Financial Companies - Research Report on
                   Allstate, Blackstone, AGC, Zions and NBG

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NEW YORK, October 9, 2013

NEW YORK, October 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting The
Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL), The Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX), Assured
Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE: AGO), Zions Bancorp. (NASDAQ: ZION), and National Bank of
Greece SA (NYSE: NBG). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge
- including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via
the links below.

The Allstate Corporation Research Report

On October 1, 2013, The Allstate Corporation (Allstate) announced that it will
report its Q3 2013 results through a news release at or after 4:05 p.m. E.T.
on October 30, 2013. The Company stated that it will also host a conference
call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. E.T. on October 31, 2013 to discuss the
quarterly earnings. Allstate informed that it intends to post supplementary
financial and statistical information online and file its quarterly Form 10-Q,
shortly after the earnings release, which will be made available on the
Company's website. The Full Research Report on The Allstate 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/551b_ALL]

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The Blackstone Group Research Report

On October 3, 2013, The Blackstone Group (Blackstone) announced that its real
estate funds have completed the acquisition of Multi Corporation (Multi).
According to the Company, as a Blackstone portfolio company, Multi will be
well-capitalized, growth-oriented, pan-European retail platform focused on
creating, managing, and improving sustainable rental income. Blackstone stated
that since 1982, Multi's projects have been internationally recognized for
their innovative nature, architectural quality, sustainability and profound
sensitivity to local environments. Commenting on the release, Ken Caplan, Head
of European Real Estate at Blackstone, stated, "We are excited to welcome the
Multi team into the Blackstone family. Our acquisition has significantly
strengthened Multi's financial position, and its portfolio includes some of
the highest quality retail real estate in Europe. Blackstone and Multi
together look forward to future growth and expansion opportunities in European
retail." 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.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/acf4_BX]

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Assured Guaranty Ltd. Research Report 

On October 3, 2013, Assured Guaranty Ltd. reported that its wholly-owned
subsidiary, Assured Guaranty Corp. (AGC) has guaranteed four classes of notes
issued by LEAF Receivables Funding 9, LLC. According to the Company, the
2013-1 notes are backed by small ticket equipment lease and loan contracts as
well as serviced by LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. (LEAF). AGC reported that
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC was the book runner and structuring agent
of the notes along with Guggenheim Securities, LLC, as joint lead and Natixis
Securities Americas, LLC as Co-Manager. AGC stated that it has guaranteed $273
million of the $325 million issued. Commenting on the release, Paul
Livingstone Senior Managing Director of AGC's Structured Finance Department
said, "LEAF has a strong origination and servicing platform and experienced
management team. We're pleased that our financial guaranties, including our
strong surveillance capabilities, allow LEAF to achieve the highest structured
finance ratings possible." The Full Research Report on Assured Guaranty Ltd. -
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/4b75_AGO]

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Zions Bancorp. Research Report

On September 23, 2013, Zions Bancorp. (Zions) announced that the Company will
release its Q3 2013 financial results after the market closes on October 21,
2013. According to the Company, a conference call discussing Zions' quarterly
results will be held at 5:30 p.m. E.T. on the same day. Zions stated that that
live audio of call will be available at the Company's website and archive of
the same can be accessed for 30 days. The Full Research Report on Zions
Bancorp. - 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/c6d3_ZION]

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National Bank of Greece SA Research Report

On September 26, 2013, National Bank of Greece SA (NBG) announced that the
Company's Board of Directors held a meeting at which it renewed the employment
contracts of its General Managers. NBG also stated that following Assistant
General Managers: Panagiotis Goutakis, Tilemachos Palaiologos, Theofanis
Panagiotopoulos, Petros Fourtounis, and Nikolaos Christodoulou, were promoted
to General Managers. According to the Company, in the meeting, the Board also
appointed Mr. Panagiotis Dasmanoglou as Assistant General Manager of Group
Compliance, and Mr. Alexandros Benos as Assistant General Manager of Group
Risk Management. Lastly, the Company's Board of Directors also authorized NBG
CEO Alexandros Tourkolias to issue administration acts defining and amending
the individual duties and specific competencies and responsibilities of each
and every Assistant General Manager and General Manager. The Full Research
Report on National Bank of Greece SA - 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/cfd0_NBG]

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