F.N.B. CAPITAL CORPORATION SUCCESSFULLY EXITS REALPOINT INVESTMENT
Morningstar, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Realpoint, LLC
Pittsburgh, PA – May 4, 2010 – F.N.B. Capital Corporation, a Pittsburgh-based merchant banking subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), today announced the successful exit of its $3.5 million mezzanine financing with Realpoint, LCC, a Nationally Recognized Statistical Ratings Organization (NRSRO) that specializes in structured finance. F.N.B. Capital Corporation completed the $3.5 million investment with Realpoint, LLC in November 2007. On March 19, 2010 Morningstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Realpoint, LLC for $52 million. The transaction closed on April 30, 2010.