Garry Stein Joins Apollo

Garry Stein has joined Apollo Management as director of investor relations. He previously served in a similar role for NYSE Euronext.

PRESS RELEASE

Apollo Global Management, LLC (Apollo), a leading global alternative asset manager, today announced that Gary M. Stein has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Investor Relations. In his investor relations role at Apollo, Mr. Stein will be responsible for establishing and maintaining interactions with current and prospective investors, research analysts, and the general investment community.

Mr. Stein joins Apollo from NYSE Euronext (NYSE) where he most recently served as the Head of Investor Relations. During his tenure with NYSE, Mr. Stein was responsible for the creation and implementation of the company's investor relations function since the firm went public in 2006.

We welcome Gary to the Apollo team, and look forward to his contributions as we continue to execute our strategic plan and expand our company. His experience in building relationships and external communication will be invaluable as we look to enhance our visibility with the investment community, said Kenneth A. Vecchione, Chief Financial Officer of Apollo.

About Gary M. Stein

Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Stein spent over four years with NYSE. At NYSE, Mr. Stein headed the investor relations function, commencing in January 2006, and prior to that he was responsible for the company's business development activities. Mr. Stein's career spans nearly 20 years in investor relations, strategy, private equity and investment banking, with experience at several leading financial services firms including Morgan Stanley and Patricof & Co. Ventures (now Apax Partners). Mr. Stein received a B.S. in Economics with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

About Apollo

Apollo is a leading global alternative asset manager with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Singapore, Frankfurt and Paris. Apollo has assets under management in excess of $40 billion in private equity, hedge funds, distressed debt and mezzanine funds invested across a core group of industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources.