Quarterly Financial Reports, Scheduled Conference Calls, Annual Shareholders Meeting, and Divestitures - Research Report on

 Quarterly Financial Reports, Scheduled Conference Calls, Annual Shareholders
     Meeting, and Divestitures - Research Report on Ameriprise, Principal
                       Financial, Noah, Lazard, and ICG

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NEW YORK, October 21, 2013

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Ameriprise
Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP), Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: PFG), Noah
Holdings Limited (NYSE: NOAH), Lazard Ltd. (NYSE: LAZ), and ICG Group, Inc.
(NASDAQ: ICGE). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Research Report 

On September 27, 2013, Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (Ameriprise) announced that
it will release its Q3 2013 results after the NYSE close on Tuesday, October
29, 2013. Ameriprise reported that it will also host its Q3 2013 conference
call on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at approximately 9:00 a.m. ET. The Company
notified that interested parties may access the live audio webcast of the
call, as well as the earnings release, quarterly statistical supplement and
presentation slides on 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.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/697d_AMP]

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Principal Financial Group Inc. Research Report

On September 30, 2013, Principal Financial Group Inc. (Principal Financial)
announced that it will release its Q3 2013 financial results after the market
close on Thursday, October 24, 2013. According to Principal Financial, Larry
Zimpleman, Chairman, President, and CEO, and Terry Lillis, Senior Vice
President and CFO, of the Company will discuss the Q3 2013 results during the
live conference call on Friday, October 25, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. ET. The
Company further stated that additional information about quarterly financial
results, including the earnings release, supplement and slides, will be
available on Principal Financial's website. 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.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/80cd_PFG]

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Noah Holdings Limited Research Report

On October 4, 2013, Noah Holdings Limited (Noah) announced that it will hold
its 2013 annual general meeting of shareholders on November 20, 2013 at 2:00
p.m. local time, at Shanghai, People's Republic of China. According to the
Company, no proposal will be submitted for shareholder's approval at the
annual general meeting, and the meeting will serve as an open forum for
shareholders and beneficial owners of the Company's American Depositary Shares
(ADSs) to discuss Company affairs with management. Noah stated that it has
fixed October 4, 2013 as the record date (the Record Date) for determining the
shareholders entitled to receive notice of the annual general meeting or any
adjournment or postponement thereof. The Full Research Report on Noah Holdings
Limited - 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/2d93_NOAH]

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Lazard Ltd. Research Report

On October 4, 2013, Lazard Ltd. (Lazard) announced that it will release its Q3
2013 and 9M 2013 financial results on Thursday, October 24, 2013. Lazard
reported that it will also host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on the same
day to discuss the results. According to the Company, interested parties can
access the conference call via a live audio webcast available through Lazard's
Investor Relations website, wherein a replay of the call will also be made
available by 10:00 a.m. EDT same day. The Full Research Report on Lazard 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/3d24_LAZ]

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ICG Group, Inc. Research Report

On October 3, 2013, ICG Group, Inc. (ICG) announced the execution of a
definitive agreement for the sale of its subsidiary, Procurian Inc. (formerly
ICG Commerce), a leading procurement solutions provider, to Accenture plc for
$375 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments at closing, including
working capital, cash, debt, and other items. ICG reported that the
consummation of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and
is expected to occur in Q4 2013. The Company stated that it expects to realize
c.$324 million in connection with the sale, and a portion of ICG's proceeds
will be held in escrow and will be subject to potential indemnification
claims. The Full Research Report on ICG Group, 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/b864_ICGE]

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