The Company’s proposed changes to the Board are detailed in their proxy statement filed April 29, 2014 with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which will be sent or distributed to the Company’s shareholders of record as of April 28, 2014 on or about May 12, 2014 in connection with the solicitation of proxies for use at the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders scheduled for June 18, 2014.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 507 employees as of December 31, 2013. Additional Information and Where to Find It This press release does not constitute the solicitation of any vote, proxy or approval. This press release is not a substitute for any proxy statement or any other document which the Company may file in connection with the proposed changes set forth herein. The Company has filed a definitive proxy statement with the SEC on April 29, 2014. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY IN THEIR ENTIRETY IF AND WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED NOMINEES FOR ELECTION AS DIRECTORS AND CERTAIN OTHER MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED AT THE 2014 ANNUAL MEETING. Any such documents will be available free of charge through the website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov or by directing a request to the Company’s Corporate Secretary at 290 Woodcliff Drive, Fairport, New York 14450.