AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (AllianceBernstein) is an investment firm that provides research, diversified investment management and related services globally to a range of clients. The Company's clients include institutional clients, retail clients, private clients, institutional investors and issuers of publicly-traded securities. The Company also provides distribution, shareholder servicing and administrative services to its sponsored mutual funds. AllianceBernstein offers a range of investment products and services to its clients. The Company serves clients in global markets through operations in 46 cities in 23 countries. The Company�s Bernstein Research Services generate revenues from clients to whom it provides research, portfolio analysis and brokerage-related services. On May 31, 2011, AllianceBernstein acquired Pyrander Capital Management, LLC. On November 30, 2011, the Company acquired Taiwan International Investment Management Co. (TIIM).