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AllianceBernstein Announces October 31, 2012 Assets Under Management

Monday, November 12, 2012

AllianceBernstein Announces October 31, 2012 Assets Under Management17:28 EST Monday, November 12, 2012NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AllianceBernstein L.P. and AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (NYSE: AB) today announced that preliminary assets under management remained essentially flat at $419 billion during October 2012. Total net flows were again positive, driven by continued strong Retail net inflows that were partially offset by Private Client net outflows and modest net outflows from Institutions. However, negative equity investment returns restrained AUM growth for the month.AllianceBernstein L.P. (The Operating Partnership)Assets Under Management ($ in Billions)At October 31, 2012At Sep 30(preliminary)2012PrivateInstitutionsRetailClientTotalTotalEquity    Value$                26$                16$                16$                58$                61    Growth718143940Total Equity33343097101Fixed Income1417433248245Other(1)403047473Total$              214$              138$                67$              419$              419At September 30, 2012Total$              214$              137$                68$              419(1) Includes Index, Structured, Asset Allocation services, and certain other alternative investmentsCautions Regarding Forward-Looking StatementsCertain 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, 2011 and subsequent Forms 10-Q.  Any or all of the forward-looking statements made in this news release, Form 10-K, Forms 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 AllianceBernsteinAllianceBernstein is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional investors, individuals and private clients in major world markets. At September 30, 2012, AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. owned approximately 37.9% of the issued and outstanding AllianceBernstein Units and AXA, one of the largest global financial services organizations, owned an approximate 64.2% economic interest in AllianceBernstein.Additional information about AllianceBernstein may be found on our website, www.alliancebernstein.com.  SOURCE AllianceBernsteinFor further information: Andrea Prochniak, Investors, +1-212-756-4542, Andrea.Prochniak@alliancebernstein.com, or Jonathan Freedman, Media, +1-212-823-2687, Jonathan.Freedman@alliancebernstein.com