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Apr 7, 2017

Janney Receives “Top Guns” Rating for Active Index Strategy

Pittsburgh, PA – March 7, 2017 – Janney Capital Management, a professional investment manager that offers discretionary, fee-based, separately managed account solutions and subsidiary of Janney Montgomery Scott (“Janney”), received a one-star Top Guns rating for active index strategy from Informa Investment Solutions’ Plan Sponsor Network (PSN) for the period ending December 31, 2016.

“We’re proud to have once again received the highest rating for our active index strategies,” said Mark Luschini, President and Chief Investment Officer of Janney Capital Management. “This recognition speaks volumes about the success our Active Index Strategy, which seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation, has enjoyed. We look forward to the continued success and hard work of our team to identify compelling investment opportunities and strategies.”

Janney Capital Management, which is based in Pittsburgh, P.A. and oversees more than $3.5 billion in assets for individuals, corporations and institutions, began managing active ETF portfolios in 2001. Janney Capital Management has received the PSN Top Guns three-star rating for the fourth quarter of 2013, six-star rating for the first quarter of 2013, the first, second and third quarters of 2012, as well as year-end 2011.

Inform Investment Solutions first introduced its Plan Sponsor Network (PSN) in 1984. PSN offers financial professionals high-quality data on domestic and international investment managers. Approximately 2,000 investment managers participate in the PSN database, which covers a total of 20,000 investment products. PSN Top Guns performance rankings are tabulated for thousands of strategies across peer groups and top performers are strictly based on quarterly returns.

About Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Janney provides advice to individual, corporate and institutional clients. Our expertise includes guidance about asset management, corporate and public finance, equity and fixed income investing, equity research, institutional equity and fixed income sales and trading, investment strategy, financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raising, portfolio management, retirement and income planning, and wealth management. Janney is an independently-operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and is a member of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Additional company information is available at www.janney.com.

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