NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Barron's magazine today announced it will launch a new section targeting "pentamillionaires" - individuals with at least five million dollars in assets. Beginning Saturday, Sept. 26, the new 24-page pullout section, titled "PENTA," will appear quarterly with trusted financial advice on topics ranging from personal finance to lifestyle concerns. PENTA content will also be available online at Barrons.com once it's published.

"The Madoff scandal has left many wealthy Americans feeling vulnerable," said Ed Finn, editor and president of Barron's. "With the lack of investment advice for this segment of the population from other credible media outlets, we decided that PENTA was a good fit for our readers because it provides trusted financial advice from America's premier financial magazine."

The first issue of PENTA will feature Barron's annual ranking of elite wealth management firms as well as a new list ranking the top private bankers in the U.S. In addition, PENTA will regularly provide lifestyle content, such as advice on how to buy art at auction, buying fine wines, green initiatives, philanthropy and investing advice.

About Barron's

Barron's (www.barrons.com) is America's premier financial magazine, renowned for its market-moving stories. Published by Dow Jones & Company since 1921, it reaches an influential audience of senior corporate decision makers, institutional investors, individual investors and financial professionals. With new content available every week in print and every business day online, Barron's provides readers with a comprehensive review of the market's recent activity, coupled with in-depth, sophisticated reports on what's likely to happen in the market in the days and weeks to come. As a result, Barron's is the financial information source these powerful people rely on for market information, ideas and insights they can use to increase their professional success and enhance their personal, financial well-being.

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