Touchstone Rebrands the Constellation Institutional Portfolios Trust

Trust Renamed Touchstone Institutional Funds Trust

Sep 18, 2007, 01:00 ET from Touchstone Investments

    CINCINNATI, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Touchstone Investments announced
 today that the names of the three funds within the Constellation
 Institutional Portfolios Trust have changed to reflect the Touchstone
 brand. The CIP Sands Capital Institutional Growth Portfolio will now be
 known as the Touchstone Sands Capital Institutional Growth Fund. The CIP
 JSAM Large Cap Value Portfolio and the CIP JSAM Value Portfolio have been
 renamed Touchstone JSAM Institutional Large Cap Value Fund and the
 Touchstone JSAM Institutional Value Fund, respectively. The Funds' NASDAQ
 symbols have been retained; however, each has been assigned a new CUSIP.
 This completes Touchstone's integration of the Constellation Funds Group,
 which it acquired in March 2006.
     Touchstone Advisors, Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio, will continue to
 administer each Fund's investment program and ensure compliance with each
 Fund's investment policies and guidelines. Sands Capital Management of
 Arlington, Va., and JS Asset Management of Conshohocken, Pa., remain as
 sub-advisors and are responsible for the day-to-day management of their
 specific funds. The funds' performance records are not affected by these
 changes; of course, past performance is not indicative of future results.
     In an effort to improve efficiencies shareholder servicing, transfer
 agency, fund accounting and sub-administration are now handled by JPMorgan
 Chase Bank, N.A., which provides these services to the other 34 Touchstone
     About Touchstone Investments(R)
     With $8.0 billion in assets under management, Touchstone Investments is
 committed to selecting proven institutional money managers who act in a
 sub- advisory capacity. Recognizing that mastery of all investment
 disciplines is beyond the scope of any one firm, the use of sub-advisors
 allows Touchstone to offer a variety of strategically focused mutual fund
 solutions across styles and asset classes. The Touchstone Funds are
 distributed nationally through broker-dealers, financial planners,
 registered investment advisors, consultants, and private banks, by
 Touchstone Securities, Inc.(1) and advised by Touchstone Advisors, Inc.(2)
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 mark registrations and applications owned by IFS Financial Services, Inc.
 Touchstone Securities, Inc., Touchstone Advisors, Inc., and IFS Financial
 Services are members of Western & Southern Financial Group(R), whose
 heritage dates back to 1888 and whose assets owned, managed and under care
 exceed $47 billion. For more information, please visit
     An investor should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks,
 charges and expenses found in the prospectus. For a prospectus containing
 complete information about a Fund, contact your financial professional,
 call Touchstone at 1.866.610.6673 or visit our website at Please read the prospectus carefully before
 investing or sending money.
     1 A registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC
     2 A registered investment advisor

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