Financial Companies Explore Alternatives to Enhance Shareholder Value, Report Corporate Achievements, and Enter into Refinancing

Financial Companies Explore Alternatives to Enhance Shareholder Value, Report
   Corporate Achievements, and Enter into Refinancing Agreements - Research
               Report on Cole, BRE, HCP, Vornado, and Genworth

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NEW YORK, December 18, 2013

NEW YORK, December 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Cole Real
Estate Investments, Inc. (NYSE: COLE), BRE Properties Inc. (NYSE: BRE), HCP,
Inc. (NYSE: HCP), Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO), and Genworth Financial
Inc. (NYSE: GNW). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. Research Report

On December 13, 2013, Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc.'s (Cole) stock went
up by 1.70% as it closed the day at $13.78 per share. However, over the past
three trading days, the Company's stock went down by 0.43%, compared to the
Dow Jones Industrial Average which also declined 1.36% during the same three
day trading period. The Full Research Report on Cole Real Estate Investments,
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/5bba_COLE

BRE Properties Inc. Research Report

On December 9, 2013, BRE Properties Inc. (BRE) announced that its Board of
Directors, along with its management team and advisors, has been in an ongoing
process of exploring strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value.
According to BRE, its Board has undertaken a comprehensive and thorough review
of alternatives that include, among other things, a possible sale or merger of
the Company. BRE also stated that it has received a non-binding proposal from
Essex Property Trust, Inc. (Essex) to acquire the Company in a negotiated
merger in which each outstanding Company share will be exchanged for 0.2971
shares of Essex common stock and $12.33 in cash. The Full Research Report on
BRE Properties 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/087d_BRE

HCP, Inc. Research Report

On December 13, 2013, HCP, Inc. (HCP) stock was up by 0.31%, closing the day
at $35.77 per share. For the past three trading day period, the Company's
stock went down by 2.96% compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average which
went down by 1.36% over the same three day trading period. The Full Research
Report on HCP, 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/6c26_HCP

Vornado Realty Trust Research Report

On December 2, 2013, Vornado Realty Trust (Vornado) announced that it has
completed a $450 million refinancing of Eleven Penn Plaza, a 1.1 million
square foot Manhattan office building. According to the Company, the
seven-year loan is interest-only at 3.95%. Additionally, Vornado stated that
it has realized net proceeds of approximately $107 million after repaying the
existing loan on the property and closing costs. The Full Research Report on
Vornado Realty Trust - 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/9b04_VNO

Genworth Financial Inc. Research Report

On December 11, 2013, Genworth Financial Inc. (Genworth) announced that it has
won DALBAR's 2013 annual Life & Long Term Care Insurance Service award.
According to DALBAR, the nation's leading financial services market research
firm, the Company was the only firm in the life insurance or long term care
insurance industry to emerge as a leader in customer service for 2013.
Commenting on this recognition, Elena Edwards, COO for Genworth's U.S. Life
Business, stated, "This is a great honor and is a reflection of the service
commitment of hundreds of dedicated Genworth associates who work every day to
meet our policyholders and distribution partners' needs in a professional,
empathetic and respectful way. Genworth has long been noted for its
outstanding customer service, and it is extremely gratifying when we're
recognized for that commitment by a prestigious organization like DALBAR." The
Full Research Report on Genworth 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/0cc4_GNW

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