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PGIM Investments designated as an Edward Jones Strategic Product Partner


PGIM Investments has strengthened its relationship with financial
services firm Edward Jones, joining the firm's select group of Strategic
Product Partners. PGIM Investments is the global manufacturer and fund
distributor of PGIM Inc., the $1 trillion global investment management
business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:

Edward Jones' designation of PGIM as a Strategic Product Partner
reflects an expansion of a long-standing distribution relationship
between the two firms. In addition to offering PGIM funds, Edward Jones
offers products from Prudential Annuities and Individual Life Insurance.

"We're proud to deepen our partnership with Edward Jones, helping its
advisors serve their clients through the best possible advice and
solutions," said Stuart Parker, president and CEO of PGIM Investments.

Edward Jones, founded in 1922, has more than 13,000 offices spread
across all 50 states, with more branch offices than any other brokerage.
Financial advisors focus on understanding clients' individual needs and
partner with them over the long term to help keep them on track toward
their financial goals.

"We're pleased to add PGIM to our list of strategic partners," said Kyle
Andersen, Edward Jones principal, Managed Investments. "We believe their
offerings enhance our ability to provide our clients the best solutions
to achieve their investment goals." PGIM Investments offers a
diversified fund lineup, and, as measured by Simfund, ranks among the
fastest organically growing U.S. mutual fund companies. The company has
launched nearly 40 new funds within the last five years and now offers
over 100 funds globally.

Investors in PGIM Investments' funds have the potential to benefit from
PGIM's deep investment expertise across a diverse mix of asset classes,
with products managed by its asset managers, including PGIM Fixed
Income, QMA, Jennison Associates and PGIM Real Estate.

About Edward Jones

Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in St. Louis, provides
financial services in the U.S. and, through our affiliate, in Canada.
Every aspect of our business, from the investments we offer to the
location of our branch offices, caters to individual investors. The
firm's 16,000-plus financial advisors serve more than 7 million clients
and care for $1 trillion in assets under management. Edward Jones ranked
No. 5 on the FORTUNE Magazine "100 Best Companies to Work For®"
in 2017.

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About PGIM Investments

PGIM Investments offers more than 100 funds globally across a broad
spectrum of asset classes and investment styles. Clients can also choose
from a variety of investment vehicles including closed-end funds and
target date funds such as the Prudential Day One Mutual Fund series. All
products draw on PGIM's globally diversified investment platform that
encompasses the expertise of managers across fixed income, equities and
real estate.

About PGIM and Prudential Financial, Inc.

With 15 consecutive years of positive third-party institutional net
flows, PGIM is the global investment management business of Prudential
Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) — a top-10 investment manager globally according to Pensions &
Investments' 2018 Top Money Managers List, with more than $1 trillion in
assets under management as of March 31, 2018. PGIM's businesses offer a
range of investment solutions for retail and institutional investors
around the world across a broad range of asset classes, including
fundamental equity, quantitative equity, public fixed income, private
fixed income, real estate and commercial mortgages. Its businesses have
offices in 16 countries across four continents. For more information,
please visit

Prudential's additional businesses offer a variety of products and
services, including life insurance, annuities and retirement-related
services. For more information about Prudential, please visit

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