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AB Featured in ISS’s 25th Anniversary Compendium

February 14, 2011

In a distinct honor, John Phillips, senior portfolio manager in Global Value Equities and chairman of Bernstein’s proxy voting committee, was invited to take part in Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)’s 25 on 25: Observations on the Past, Present and Future in Corporate Governance compendium.

Andrew Wood Honored at “Best of the City of London”

November 02, 2010

Andrew Wood, Senior Analyst for European Food & Household Products at Sanford C. Bernstein, was honored at a recent awards ceremony hosted by City AM, one of London’s leading daily business newspapers.

Bernstein Wins Best Agency Broker Award

October 15, 2010

From Toby Bayliss: The Financial News Awards for Excellence in Trading and Technology, Europe 2010 were announced on October 6. Bernstein won the award for the Best Agency Broker.

Outstanding Results for Sanford C. Bernstein in 2010 II Poll

October 14, 2010

From Peter Kraus and Jim Gingrich: Research excellence has been, and always will be, the calling card of the firm. We are delighted to announce that our sell-side unit, Sanford C. Bernstein, has again achieved outstanding results in this year’s Institutional Investor’s All-America Research Team poll.

Sanford C. Bernstein Achieves Record Extel Results in Europe

June 17, 2010

From Jim Gingrich and Robert van Brugge: Since opening for business in London in 2002, we have firmly established the Sanford Bernstein brand as synonymous with the highest-quality fundamental research in the industry. This year’s ThomsonExtel survey results present compelling evidence of SCB’s strong momentum in Europe.

Sanford C. Bernstein’s Strategic Decisions Conference Sets New Records

June 08, 2010

Sanford C. Bernstein held its 26th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference (SDC) at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York on June 2-4. Attendance and company participation reached new levels.

Japan Strategic Value Named Best Japan Equity in AsianInvestor Awards

April 23, 2010

AsianInvestor magazine has selected Bernstein Japan Strategic Value as the Best Japan Equity service in its 2010 Investment Performance Awards.

AllianceBernstein Hong Kong Breaks Retail Investment Market Record

April 20, 2010

The tireless efforts of AB’s Hong Kong sales and marketing team continued to pay off in April, with the largest one-time mutual-fund investment in the history of Hong Kong’s retail investment industry.

UK-Based Growth Analyst Receives Top Honor

August 19, 2009

From Steve Tong: Jenny Norris has been named the #1 Individual (Specialty & Other Finance) in the Extel 2009 Pan European Survey Awards.

Andrew Wood Triumphs at Extel Awards

June 18, 2009

Andrew Wood has been named leading European equity analyst at the Thomson Reuters Extel awards.

Joanna Martinez Named Purchasing Executive of the Year

June 17, 2009

The Institute for Supply Management—New Jersey honored Joanna Martinez, chief procurement officer of AllianceBernstein, as Purchasing Executive of the Year.

Treasury Department Hires AllianceBernstein to Manage TARP Assets

April 22, 2009

The US Department of the Treasury has selected AllianceBernstein as one of only three firms to help manage its portfolio of assets issued by banks and other institutions taking part in the Capital Purchase Program (CPP) and other programs of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).

Accolades for NZ Equities and Fixed Income Teams

April 2, 2009

Last month, the Australasian High Growth Equities team, led by Andrew Bascand, received the Morningstar New Zealand Domestic Equities Fund Manager of the Year award for 2008. The team has also been named a finalist for the Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand (INFINZ) Equity Fund Manager of the Year Award.

A New Standard in Research Results

October 20, 2008

Institutional Investor's All-America Research Team poll: Ten of our 23 analysts were recognized as the single best analyst in their respective sectors; 20 out of 23 were ranked in the top three. No other research firm in the survey comes close to achieving this level of recognition for research and analysts—we are literally the best in the business.

Institutional Website Named to Top 10

September 16, 2008

AllianceBernstein’s Institutional website has for the first time been ranked among the top 10 websites in the industry, placing fourth.

WMG Research Featured in Trusts & Estates Magazine

September 4, 2008

The August issue of Trusts & Estates, the magazine of choice for estate-planning professionals, features an article by David Weinreb and Gregory Singer of the Wealth Management Group.

Business Development Team of the Year

July 9, 2008

AllianceBernstein has been named Business Development Team of the Year at the annual Financial News Awards for Excellence in Institutional Client Service.

Progress in Our Quest to Become Most Admired

June 20, 2008

In Greenwich Associates’ survey of 233 UK and Continental Europe portfolio managers and 72 US portfolio managers, Sanford C. Bernstein’s European research product was ranked first in each of the key research quality metrics: overall analyst service quality, greatest knowledge of companies/industry and most trusted research resource.

Industry Peers Honor Bruce Garratt

June 5, 2008

The firm’s Director of Retail Markets (in Australia), Bruce Garratt, has been honored as Marketer of the Year 2008 in the Open category by financial-services information company The Rainmaker Group at their annual awards ceremony.

Alliance Analysts Named in Best of Buy-Side Survey

April 23, 2008

Congratulations to Stephen Flynn (Utilities) and Ian Kirwan (Aerospace/Autos) for being named Europe’s Best of the Buy-Side in Institutional Investor's annual research survey.

DC Program Wins Eddy Award

April 23, 2008

AllianceBernstein has won the prestigious Eddy Award from Pensions & Investments magazine, one of the most respected industry publications covering the institutional investments business. The Eddy Award was created, according to the magazine, “to identify and reward the best practices in providing investment education to defined contribution plan participants.”

Bank Advisor Magazine: AllianceBernstein a Top 10 Manager

April 4, 2008

As part of a broad reorganization of the firm’s retail sales force, AllianceBernstein recently created a sales team dedicated to financial institutions. The team’s work seems to be paying off: Bank Advisor magazine has just rated AllianceBernstein as a top 10 money manager among banks, ranked according to market share.

Bernstein Claims "Best of the Best" Award

March 19, 2008

Bernstein's Emerging Markets Value service has been honored by the journal Asia Asset Management at its annual Best of the Best Awards. Bernstein took home the award for Best Performance in Global Emerging Markets over five years

Top Honors from Merrill Lynch Retirement Group

March 3, 2008

On February 7, 2008, the Merrill Lynch Retirement Group honored AllianceBernstein as its top partner among the 135 companies that participate in Merrill's retirement platforms.

Awards Season Proves Fruitful for AllianceBernstein

March 1, 2008

Global Pensions magazine’s annual awards dinner was held at the Grosvenor Park Hotel on February 21. The night brought double success for AllianceBernstein, with the firm winning not only the award for Equities Manager of the Year, but also Specialist Equities Manager.

2007 Institutional Investors All-America Poll

October 22, 2007

In Institutional Investor‘s 2007 All-America Research Team survey, our overall ranking was the best in the history of the firm. More impressively, nearly every analyst at the firm was recognized as among the best in their respective sectors.

Another Step to Becoming Most Admired

May 3, 2007

In surveys just published by Greenwich Associates, the most prominent market-research firm in the industry, our sell-side team was once again ranked #1 by a wide margin by both US portfolio managers and analysts.

Progress in Our Quest to Become Most Admired

May 8, 2008

In the 2007 benchmarking of sell-side trading operations from ITG's Broker Edge Monitor, Sanford C. Bernstein's US and European trading desks placed first and second, respectively, in execution quality and value-add per trade relative to other full-service brokers.