Important InformationIn connection with the merger, the Company intends to file relevant materials with the SEC, including a preliminary proxy statement and a definitive proxy statement. INVESTORS AND SHAREHOLDERS OF THE COMPANY ARE URGED TO READ THESE MATERIALS WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMPANY AND THE PROPOSED MERGER. The definitive proxy statement in connection with the proposed merger will be mailed to the shareholders of the Company. The preliminary proxy statement, the definitive proxy statement and other relevant materials (when they become available), and any other documents filed by the Company with the SEC, may be obtained free of charge at the SEC's web site at www.sec.gov. In addition, investors and security holders may obtain free copies of the documents filed with the SEC at the Company's web site, www.nfp.com, or by contacting Investor Relations by phone at 212-301-4000, by email at email@example.com or by mail at 340 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor, New York, New York 10173.Certain Information Regarding ParticipantsThe Company and its executive officers, directors and other members of its management and employees may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the shareholders of the Company in connection with the proposed merger. Information about the executive officers and directors of the Company and their ownership of NFP common stock is set forth in the proxy statement for the Company's 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders that was filed with the SEC on April 9, 2012. Investors and shareholders may obtain additional information regarding the interests of such potential participants by reading the preliminary proxy statement, the definitive proxy statement and the other relevant documents filed with the SEC when they become available. SOURCE National Financial Partners Corp.