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GuideStone announces new names for affiliates

DALLAS (BP)–New names have been announced for two affiliates of GuideStone Financial Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention.

GuideStone Capital Management is the new name for the former SBC Financial Services, Inc.; GuideStone Funds is the new name for AB Funds Trust.

GuideStone President O.S. Hawkins, explaining the name changes, said, “With the Southern Baptist Convention giving final approval to our name change at the June 2005 convention from the Annuity Board to GuideStone Financial Resources, we were offered the opportunity to proceed with bringing our other organizations under the GuideStone umbrella.”

GuideStone Capital Management serves as the investment adviser to GuideStone Funds, a family of Christian-based, socially-screened registered mutual funds which provides investors diversification across virtually all major asset classes and styles within global financial markets. GuideStone Capital Management offers its clients investment management advisory services related to its multi-manager approach and investment outsourcing solutions.

GuideStone Capital Management’s “manager-of-managers” approach currently spans 22 investment funds, 34 sub-advisers and 59 investment mandates.

In addition, GuideStone Capital Management can provide institutional investment clients with investment outsourcing solutions, including implementation and compliance monitoring of investment guidelines and policies as well as asset allocation and rebalancing.

Shares of GuideStone Funds are available for purchase through PFPC Distributors, Inc., a registered broker-dealer and underwriter of the funds in King of Prussia, Pa. GuideStone Capital Management provides investment advisory services for the funds.
Curtis D. Sharp is executive officer for denominational and public relations services for GuideStone Financial Resources, SBC.

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