Nationwide Financial Services Capital Trust to delist capital securities from New York Stock Exchange
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 5, 2009
COLUMBUS, Ohio — In the interest of simplification of Nationwide Financial Services, Inc.’s and Nationwide Financial Services Capital Trust’s governance processes, Nationwide Financial Services Capital Trust intends to file the necessary documents to voluntarily delist the $100 million principal 7.899 percent capital securities from the New York Stock Exchange. The trust originally sold the capital securities in a public offering on March 11, 1997.
The Class A common stock of Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. was voluntarily delisted from the New York Stock Exchange as a result of the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated August 6, 2008, between Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Nationwide Corporation, NWM Merger Sub Inc., and Nationwide Financial Services, Inc.
About Nationwide Financial
Nationwide Financial Services, Inc., based in Columbus, Ohio, provides a variety of financial services that help consumers invest and protect their long-term assets, and offers retirement plans and services through both public- and private-sector employers.Nationwide Financial is part of the Nationwide group of companies, which offers diversified insurance and financial services. The group is led by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, which is ranked No. 108 on the Fortune 500 list based on 2007 revenue. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.