Strategic Acquisitions, New Appointments, Upcoming Financial Results and Conference Call Schedules - Research Report on KKR, The

   Strategic Acquisitions, New Appointments, Upcoming Financial Results and
 Conference Call Schedules - Research Report on KKR, The Carlyle Group, UMB,
                 LaSalle Hotel Properties, and PrivateBancorp

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NEW YORK, October 16, 2013

NEW YORK, October 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Kohlberg
Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE: KKR), The Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ: CG), UMB
Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: UMBF), LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO),
and PrivateBancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: PVTB). Today's readers may access these
reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and
analyst ratings - via the links below.

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Research Report

On October 9, 2013, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) announced that it has
signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Crosby Group and Acco Material
Handling Solutions from Melrose Industries PLC for approximately $1.0 billion.
According to the Company, the transaction is subject to customary regulatory
approvals and is expected to close in Q4 2013. Commenting on the acquisition,
Pete Stavros, a Member of KKR and Head of the Industrials investing team,
said, "Crosby and Acco have long and distinguished histories of providing
distributors and end customers with the highest quality products and customer
support to meet their lifting and rigging needs. We are excited to partner
with the many dedicated employees of both companies and look forward to
working together to begin a new chapter of growth and global expansion." 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.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/a282_KKR]

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The Carlyle Group LP Research Report

On October 10, 2013, The Carlyle Group LP (Carlyle) announced that former
founding partner of CSP Associates, Peter Malone, has joined the Company as an
Operating Executive in the Global Aerospace, Defense & Government Services
group. The Company stated that Mr. Malone will provide strategic guidance to
Carlyle professionals throughout the investment process. Commenting on the
appointment, Adam Palmer, Carlyle's Managing Director and Head of the Global
Aerospace, Defense & Government Services group, stated, "We are pleased to
welcome Peter to the Carlyle team following a remarkable career at CSP
Associates, during which he advised Carlyle on a number of our aerospace and
defense transactions over the last twenty years. We believe Peter's depth and
scope of strategic and business experience in the aerospace and defense arena
will help us to create value in our existing portfolio and to make new
promising investments." The Full Research Report on The Carlyle Group LP -
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/8526_CG]

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UMB Financial Corporation Research Report

On October 9, 2013, UMB Financial Corporation (UMB) announced that it plans to
host a conference call on October 23, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. CDT, to discuss its Q3
2013 earnings results. UMB informed that the call can be accessed live on its
website through the Investor Relations section, where an archive of the call
will also be made available. Additionally, a replay of the call can be
accessed until November 6, 2013 through the toll free numbers provided on the
Company's website. The Full Research Report on UMB Financial 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/c9ce_UMBF]

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LaSalle Hotel Properties Research Report

On October 4, 2013, LaSalle Hotel Properties announced that it will report its
financial results for Q3 2013, after the market closes on October 16, 2013.
Additionally, the Company will also conduct its quarterly conference call on
the following day, October 17, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. EDT. The Company stated
that the call will be webcast live through its website. In addition, a replay
of the conference call webcast will be archived and can be accessed online
through the Investor Relations section of its website. The Full Research
Report on LaSalle Hotel Properties - 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/87d4_LHO]

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PrivateBancorp Inc. Research Report

On September 30, 2013, PrivateBancorp Inc. (PrivateBancorp) announced that it
intends to release its Q3 2013 financial earnings results before the market
opens on October 17, 2013. The Company stated that it will host a conference
call for investors and analysts at 11:00 a.m. ET or 10:00 a.m. CT on the same
day. PrivateBancorp informed that the call will be webcast live and can be
accessed online through its website. Also, the call will be archived and
available on the investor relations section of the Company's website
approximately two hours after the call concludes. The Full Research Report on
PrivateBancorp 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/34f1_PVTB]

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