About Sanford C. Bernstein
Sanford C. Bernstein is an investment research firm and equities broker that was founded in the United States in 1967 and in the UK in 1999. The firm is widely recognized as Wall Street's premier sell-side research firm. Its research is sought out by leading investment managers around the world, and the firm is annually ranked at the top of its industry. In independent surveys of major institutional clients, Bernstein's research is ranked #1 for overall quality, industry knowledge, most trusted, best detailed financial analysis, major company studies, most useful valuation frameworks and best original research. In Institutional Investor's latest annual client survey, the leading survey by which analysts in this industry are evaluated, all of the firm's US analysts were recognized as among the best in their respective fields. The firm began operations in Hong Kong in 2010, covering a range of sectors across Asia.
AllianceBernstein is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional investors, individuals and private clients in major world markets.At September 30, 2012, AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (NYSE: AB) owned approximately 37.9% of the issued and outstanding AllianceBernstein Units and AXA, one of the largest global financial services organizations, owned an approximate 64.2% economic interest in AllianceBernstein. Additional information about AllianceBernstein may be found on our internet site www.alliancebernstein.com. SOURCE AllianceBernstein