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Evercore Agrees to Sell Its Institutional Trust and Independent Fiduciary Business to Newport Group

Walnut Creek, CA—May 9, 2017—Evercore (NYSE:EVR) and Newport Group, Inc. (“Newport Group”) announced today that they have entered into an agreement by which Evercore will sell the institutional trust and independent fiduciary business of its subsidiary Evercore Trust Company, N.A. to Newport Group.

Brian Donohue Earns National Industry Honor

Walnut Creek, CA—May 1, 2017—We are pleased to announce that the retirement industry's leading publication has recognized Newport Group's Brian O'Donohue as one of the nation's top "Service Stars."

Newport Group Acquires Personnel, Assets from The Todd Organization

Walnut Creek, CA—November 16, 2016—Newport Group, a leading provider of retirement plans, insurance, and consulting services, announced today that it has acquired certain retirement and insurance plans from The Todd Organization of Ohio and hired the key client relationship managers who service these plans.

Jacqueline Ward Joins Newport Group as Chief Human Resources Officer

Walnut Creek, CA—November 1, 2016—Newport Group, a leading provider of retirement plans, insurance, and consulting services, announced today that Jacqueline Ward will be joining the company as Chief Human Resources Officer, a newly created position reporting to CEO Greg Tschider.

Newport Group Launches New Unified Brand

Walnut Creek, CA—March 31, 2016—Newport Group goes to market as a single brand and top independent US retirement and benefits provider

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