Diamond Hill Investments Names Chris Welch Co-Chief Investment Officer

Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DHIL) today announced that effective June 30, 2010, Chris Welch will assume an additional role as Co-Chief Investment Officer of Diamond Hill. Mr. Welch has the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and a Bachelors degree from Yale University. He joined Diamond Hill in 2005 and has made meaningful contributions during his tenure with the firm. Mr. Welch’s primary focus will continue to be on his role as portfolio manager for Diamond Hill’s Small-Mid Cap strategy. He will share the Chief Investment Officer role with Ric Dillon, who will continue as Diamond Hill’s CEO and co-portfolio manager for the Diamond Hill Long-Short strategy.

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