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TCW's Diane Jaffee to Discuss Dividend-Focused Investing and the "Fiscal Cliff" on TCW Conference Call

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/12/12 -- The TCW Group (TCW), an international asset-management firm, invites you to participate in a conference call on Wednesday, December 12 with Diane Jaffee, Portfolio Manager of the TCW Dividend-Focused Fund and the TCW Relative Value Large Cap Fund.

The title of Ms. Jaffee's presentation is "After the Cliff: Stay Focused on Diversity and Dividends for the Long Run." In addition to discussing investor concerns over the upcoming "fiscal cliff" issue, Ms. Jaffee will explore the historical advantages investors have gained from portfolios that focus on both diversity and dividend-paying stocks. "Dividends help to buffer volatility in both good and bad markets, and historically they have contributed nearly half of the stock market's total returns," Jaffee said.

Please dial in 10 minutes before the scheduled start time to register for the call.

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Time: 1:15 p.m. Pacific Time / 4:15 p.m. Eastern Time

Live Event:
Domestic: (888) 713-4199
International: (617) 213-4861
Confirmation #: 16292396

In addition to the audio-only version of the conference call, TCW offers a live webcast of the call. Please click on the link below to register for the webcast:

http://www.media-server.com/m/p/2584ji49

About TCW
Founded in 1971, The TCW Group, Inc. develops and manages a broad range of innovative, value-added investment products that strive to enhance and protect clients' wealth. The firm has approximately $135 billion in assets under management, including $48 billion in mutual funds under the MetWest and TCW Fund families. TCW clients include many of the largest corporate and public pension plans, financial institutions, endowments and foundations in the U.S., as well as a substantial number of foreign investors and high net worth individuals. For more information, please refer to www.tcw.com.

The TCW Funds are distributed by TCW Funds Distributors.

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