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Financial Companies Report Appointments and Earnings Results Release Schedules - Analyst Notes on Prudential Financial, Virtus Investment, StanCorp Financial, Fortress, and Hilltop Holdings

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NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTS), StanCorp Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: SFG), Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE: FIG), and Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:


Prudential Financial, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On April 10, 2014, Prudential Financial, Inc. (Prudential Financial) reported that Michelle Crecca has been appointed as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Chief Marketing Officer for its business division - Prudential Group Insurance. According to the Company, Crecca in her new role will be responsible for integrating strategy, marketing, and communications functions while increasing visibility and understanding of the brand and value proposition among key stakeholders. Commenting on the appointment, CEO of Prudential Group Insurance, Lori Fouché, stated, "It is a great pleasure to welcome Michelle to our executive team. Michelle's extensive experience and wide-ranging expertise in the financial services industry will be a great asset to our business, particularly as we look to enhance our market-facing and analytical insights that will drive sustainable, profitable results." The full analyst notes on Prudential Financial, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On April 8, 2014, Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (Virtus Investment) announced that Barry M. Mandinach has joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Head of Distribution. According to the Company, Mandinach will lead the Virtus Investment's distribution activities through financial intermediaries at national warehouses, regional and independent broker-dealers, and registered investment advisors. Commenting on the appointment, George R. Aylward, President and CEO of the Company, stated, "We are very pleased to bring in a leader who has more than 30 years of experience in the asset management industry and understands our value proposition, multi-boutique model, and the solutions-based sales approach that has made Virtus a respected partner with financial intermediaries. We look forward to having Barry lead our distribution efforts in the next phase of our growth." The full analyst notes on Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


StanCorp Financial Group Inc. Analyst Notes 

On April 2, 2014, StanCorp Financial Group Inc. (StanCorp Financial) announced that it will report its Q1 2014 financial results on April 23, 2014, after the market hours. The Company stated that it will hold an investor and analyst conference call on the following day, April 24, 2014, at 12:00 noon ET or 9:00 a.m. PT, to review the results. According to StanCorp Financial, interested parties can listen to the live webcast of the conference call via the Company's website. The full analyst notes on StanCorp Financial Group Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


Fortress Investment Group LLC Analyst Notes 

On April 10, 2014, Fortress Investment Group LLC (Fortress) announced that it will report its Q1 2014 financial results and dividend on May 1, 2014, before the NYSE market opens. On the same day, the Company's management will also host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. Additionally, Fortress stated that a copy of the press release will be made available through the Company's website under the Investor Relations section. The full analyst notes on Fortress Investment Group LLC are available to download free of charge at:


Hilltop Holdings Inc. Analyst Notes 

On April 8, 2014, Hilltop Holdings Inc. (Hilltop Holdings) reported that its wholly-owned subsidiary National Lloyds Corporation has appointed Robert Otis as CEO, with effect from April 1, 2014. Commenting on the appointment, Hilltop Holdings' CEO, Jeremy Ford, stated, "We are excited and honored to have such an experienced and well-respected industry professional join the Hilltop family. Bob's strong leadership skills and proven success in the P&C insurance business make him a natural fit and a valuable asset to National Lloyds." The full analyst notes on Hilltop Holdings Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


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