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Morningstar Finance App Launches in Mercedes-Benz Vehicles

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Morningstar Finance App Launches in Mercedes-Benz Vehicles10:47 EDT Tuesday, March 19, 2013CHICAGO, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler AG is now offering a finance app from Morningstar (NASDAQ: MORN) through the COMAND Online system in Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Available in more than 20 languages, the Morningstar finance app provides Mercedes-Benz drivers and passengers with global financial information for more than 9 million equities, derivatives, bonds, indexes, commodities, and currencies."As one of the largest producers of premium cars and commercial vehicles, Daimler AG is among the world's most successful automotive companies. We have been working side by side with Daimler to develop this innovative application for its Mercedes-Benz line of vehicles," Jeremy Diamond, head of equity and market data for Morningstar, said. "As car systems become even more sophisticated, we're going to see significant expansion of capabilities beyond digital radio and navigation tools. Morningstar is at the forefront of apps that allow drivers and passengers to stay connected in their vehicles and enhance the driving experience."Click here for more information about the Morningstar Finance app for Mercedes-Benz vehicles.About Morningstar, Inc.Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions. Morningstar provides data on approximately 416,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 9 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. Morningstar also offers investment management services through its registered investment advisor subsidiaries and has approximately $149 billion in assets under advisement and management as of Dec. 31, 2012. The company has operations in 27 countries.©2013 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved.MORN-CMedia Contact: Alexa Auerbach, 312-696-6481 or alexa.auerbach@morningstar.com SOURCE Morningstar, Inc.