Realized and Unrealized Gains of $1.7 million in the quarter declined by $1.3 million relative to the prior year but increased by $0.9 million relative to the previous quarter; the change relative to the prior periods was primarily driven by valuation adjustments in Private Equity.
Equity in Earnings of Affiliates of $0.6 million in the quarter increased relative to the prior year, reflecting an increased contribution from ABS Investment Management, and was in line with the prior quarter.
Investment Management’s third quarter expenses were $19.0 million, a decrease of 15% compared to the third quarter of 2011 and 5% compared to previous quarter. Year-to-date Investment Management expenses were $58.1 million, down 15% from a year ago. The decreases from the prior periods primarily reflect lower performance-based compensation costs.Other U.S. GAAP Expenses Evercore’s Adjusted Pro Forma Net Income Attributable to Evercore Partners Inc. for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2012 was higher than U.S. GAAP as a result of the exclusion of expenses associated with the vesting of IPO equity awards and awards granted in conjunction with the Lexicon acquisition and certain business acquisition-related costs, including Special Charges. In addition, for Adjusted Pro Forma purposes, client related expenses and expenses associated with revenue-sharing engagements with third parties have been presented as a reduction from Revenues and Non-compensation costs. Further details of these expenses, as well as an explanation of similar expenses for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2011 and the three months ended June 30, 2012, are included in Annex I, pages A-2 to A-11. Non-controlling Interests Non-controlling Interests in certain subsidiaries are owned by the principals and strategic investors in these businesses. Evercore’s equity ownership percentages in these businesses range from 51% to 86%. For the periods ended September 30, 2012, June 30, 2012, and September 30, 2011 the gain (loss) allocated to non-controlling interests was as follows:
|Net Gain (Loss) Allocated to Noncontrolling Interests|
|Three Months Ended||Nine Months Ended|
|September 30,||June 30,||September 30,||September 30,||September 30,|
|(dollars in thousands)|
|Investment Banking (1)||$||(742||)||$||15||$||(1,754||)||$||(1,005||)||$||(3,441||)|
|Investment Management (1)||452||170||822||896||2,617|
|(1) The difference between Adjusted Pro Forma and U.S. GAAP Noncontrolling Interests relates primarily to intangible amortization expense for certain acquisitions which we excluded from the Adjusted Pro Forma results.|