Financial Group, Inc. (the "Adviser"), located at 100 William Street, Suite
200, Wellesley, MA 02481-3902, serves as
the investment adviser to each New Century Portfolio under separate
investment advisory agreements (the "Advisory
Agreements"). The Advisory Agreements provide that the
Adviser will furnish continuous investment advisory and management
services to the Portfolios. The Adviser was organized in 1981
as a registered investment adviser. In addition to the
Portfolios, the Adviser provides investment management services to
high net worth individuals.
Effective August 31,
2005, The Adviser's stock was purchased by Washington Trust
Bancorp, Inc., the bank holding company parent of The Washington
Trust Company, a Rhode Island chartered bank headquartered in
Westerly, Rhode Island.
Bancorp, Inc. is the parent of The Washington Trust Company, a
Rhode Island state chartered bank founded in 1800.
Washington Trust offers personal banking, business banking and
wealth management services though its offices in Rhode Island,
Massachusetts and southeastern Connecticut. Washington
Trust Bancorp, Inc.'s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global
MarketŪ under the symbol WASH. Investor information is
available on the Corporation's web site: www.washtrust.com.