AllianceBernstein Announces May 31, 2010 Assets Under Management

Jun 10, 2010, 09:10 ET from AllianceBernstein L.P.

NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (NYSE: AB) and AllianceBernstein L.P. today reported that during the month of May, preliminary assets under management decreased by approximately $35 billion, or 7%, to $466 billion at May 31, 2010, due to negative investment performance as well as modest net outflows in the Institutions and Retail channels.

AllianceBernstein L.P. (The Operating Partnership)

ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT

At May 31, 2010

At Apr. 30,

Preliminary

2010

$ billions

Institutions

Retail

Private Client

Total

Total

Equity

   Value

$          92

$  32

$              23

$147

$       166

   Growth

41

22

15

78

88

133

54

38

225

254

Fixed Income

115

46

33

194

197

Other(1)

27

19

1

47

50

Total

$        275

$119

$              72

$466

$       501

At April 30, 2010

Total

$        297

$128

$              76

$501

(1) Includes index, structured, asset allocation services and other non-actively managed AUM.

Cautions regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements provided by management in this news release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The most significant of these factors include, but are not limited to, the following: the performance of financial markets, the investment performance of sponsored investment products and separately-managed accounts, general economic conditions, industry trends, future acquisitions, competitive conditions, and current and proposed government regulations, including changes in tax regulations and rates and the manner in which the earnings of publicly-traded partnerships are taxed. AllianceBernstein cautions readers to carefully consider such factors. Further, such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which such statements are made; AllianceBernstein undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements. For further information regarding these forward-looking statements and the factors that could cause actual results to differ, see "Risk Factors" and "Cautions Regarding Forward-Looking Statements" in AllianceBernstein's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009 and Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. Any or all of the forward-looking statements made in this news release, Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, other documents AllianceBernstein files with or furnishes to the SEC, and any other public statements issued by AllianceBernstein, may turn out to be wrong. It is important to remember that other factors besides those listed in "Risk Factors" and "Cautions Regarding Forward-Looking Statements", and those listed above, could also adversely affect AllianceBernstein's financial condition, results of operations and business prospects.

About AllianceBernstein

AllianceBernstein is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, individuals and private clients in major markets around the world. AllianceBernstein employs more than 500 investment professionals with expertise in growth equities, value equities, fixed income securities, blend strategies and alternative investments and, through its subsidiaries and joint ventures, operates in more than 20 countries. AllianceBernstein's research disciplines include fundamental research, quantitative research, economic research and currency forecasting capabilities. Through its integrated global platform, AllianceBernstein is well-positioned to tailor investment solutions for its clients. AllianceBernstein also offers high-quality, in-depth research, portfolio strategy and brokerage-related services to institutional investors, and equity capital markets services to issuers of publicly-traded securities.

At March 31, 2010, AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. owned approximately 36.6% of the issued and outstanding AllianceBernstein Units and AXA, one of the largest global financial services organizations, owned an approximate 62.3% economic interest in AllianceBernstein.

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