Manning & Napier, Inc. (NYSE: MN), (“Manning & Napier” or “the Company”) today announced that it will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Smid Cap Conference in Boston, MA on June 7, 2012. Patrick Cunningham, Chief Executive Officer, and James Mikolaichik, Chief Financial Officer, will present to the investment community at 3:50 p.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the event will be made available online at http://ir.manning-napier.com/ under the News & Events tab. A copy of management’s presentation will also be made available on the day of the conference. An online archive of the webcast will be available for 90 days. About Manning & Napier, Inc. Manning & Napier (NYSE: MN) provides a broad range of investment solutions through separately managed accounts, mutual funds, and collective investment trust funds, as well as a variety of consultative services that complement our investment process. Founded in 1970, we offer equity and fixed income portfolios as well as a range of blended asset portfolios, such as life cycle funds, that use a mix of stocks and bonds. We serve a diversified client base of high-net-worth individuals and institutions, including 401(k) plans, pension plans, Taft-Hartley plans, endowments and foundations. For many of these clients, our relationship goes beyond investment management and includes customized solutions that address key issues and solve client-specific problems. We are headquartered in Fairport, NY and had 489 employees as of March 31, 2012.