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).