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Aspen Institute Is Partner for Bloomberg Business Summit

July 30, 2013

New York — Bloomberg LP, the leading provider of data, news and
analytics for the business and financial communities, today
announced a partnership with the Aspen Institute, the
nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization based in
Washington, D.C., which will bolster the impressive speaker
roster and deepen the global focus of the inaugural Bloomberg
Business Summit. The Summit will be held November 20-21, 2013,
at the Art Institute of Chicago, and will bring together more
than 250 CEOs, senior executives, public sector officials and
thought leaders looking to test their assumptions and gain new
ideas on sustaining success in 2014’s challenging economic

The Aspen Institute is renowned for convening globally and
socially aware leaders to share their ideas, broaden their
perspectives, and enhance their capacity to solve critical
problems. As a partner for the Bloomberg Business Summit, the
Aspen Institute will collaborate with Bloomberg on identifying
the timeliest agenda topics and securing the most compelling
speakers to spur the high-level attendees to engage in
conversations about the people, values, markets and trends that
will change business in 2014.

“The Aspen Institute stands for big ideas and constructive
solutions, and we are thrilled that it is partnering with us on
the first annual Bloomberg Business Summit,” said Norman
Pearlstine, Chairman, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Chief Content
Officer, Bloomberg LP. “The Institute’s guidance will provide a
richer experience for the CEOs joining us in Chicago, helping
them push the boundaries of what it means to meet challenges in
economically and socially sustainable ways.”

“We are looking forward to working with Bloomberg to develop a
program that will inspire dynamic interactions among the
business and thought leaders who will be participating, helping
them become catalysts for change and innovation,” said Walter
Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute.

Mr. Isaacson will moderate a session at the Summit on how on
technology is transforming the future of global businesses.

More than 40 business leaders from diverse industries are
already confirmed to speak at the Bloomberg Business Summit,
including The Honorable Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, City of Chicago;
Madeleine K. Albright
Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group, Former Secretary, U.S.
Department of State; Barry Diller, Chairman and Senior
Executive, IAC & Expedia, Inc.; Michael Chertoff, Chairman and
Co-Founder, The Chertoff Group; Daniel R. Hesse, CEO, Sprint
Nextel Corporation; Paul E. Jacobs, Chairman and CEO, Qualcomm
Inc.; Henry R. Kravis and George Roberts, Co-Founders, Co-Chairmen and Co-CEOs, KKR & Co. L.P.; Sallie Krawcheck, 85
Broads; Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Former U.S. Secretary of the
Treasury, and Chairman, The Paulson Institute, University of
Chicago; J.B. Pritzker, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, The
Pritzker Group; John G. Stumpf, Chairman, President and CEO,
Wells Fargo & Company; Douglas C. Yearley, Jr., CEO and
Director, Toll Brothers, Inc.

The Bloomberg Business Summit is being presented in partnership
with the Mayor’s Office of the City of Chicago and World
Business Chicago. The two-day event will present findings from
the Bloomberg Matrix, the first annual set of proprietary data
on, and analysis of, the world’s 600 most valuable companies
across 55 industries. Updates on the Bloomberg Business Summit
may be found here:

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About Bloomberg
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and
news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge
by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people
and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and
analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately
– is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which
provides real time financial information to more than 315,000
subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on
the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow
customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and
information across organizations more efficiently and
effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government,
Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company
provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in
industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through
the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile,
the Internet and three magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek,
Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Pursuits, covers the world with
more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus
in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs
more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.

About the Aspen Institute
The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies
organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster
leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan
venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute is based
in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on
Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City
and an international network of partners. For more information,

Rachel Nagler, Bloomberg LP, 212.617.7187,

Jennifer Myers, Aspen Institute, 202.736.2906,

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