SOURCE: American Beacon Advisors

March 13, 2008 09:00 ET

American Beacon U.S. Government Select Fund Ranked Top Institutional and AAA-Rated U.S. Government Money Market Fund for 2007

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - March 13, 2008) - American Beacon Advisors, Inc., manager of the American Beacon Funds, is pleased to report that the American Beacon U.S. Government Money Market Select Fund (NASDAQ: AAOXX) has won a Money Fund Report™ Award as the #1 institutional U.S. Government money market fund out of a universe of 231 unrestricted funds for 2007. The Fund has also been ranked the #1 AAA-rated U.S. Government money market fund out of a universe of 266 unrestricted, AAA-rated U.S. Government money market funds. All rankings are based upon the net returns as of 12/31/07, and include only funds with at least $100 million in assets.

The American Beacon U.S. Government Money Market Select Fund was ranked #1 out of 291 funds, #3 out of 247 funds and #1 out of 200 funds for the one, three and five-year periods ended 12/31/07. To arrive at these rankings, American Beacon Advisors limited the U.S. Government Institutional Money Market category (as published by iMoneyNet, Inc.) to include only those funds with an AAA rating from both Moody's and Standard & Poor's rating agencies, and exclude restricted access funds. Restricted access funds focus on a particular segment of the market and have a stipulation an investor must meet before investing. Among all U.S. Government Institutional Money Market Funds, the Fund ranked #2 among 326 funds for the one-year period, #4 among 279 funds for the three-year period and #2 among 230 funds for a five-year period ended December 31, 2007.

About American Beacon Advisors, Inc.

American Beacon Advisors, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of AMR Corporation, is an experienced provider of investment advisory services to institutional and retail markets. Since 1986, American Beacon Advisors has offered a variety of products and investment advisory services to numerous institutional and retail clients, including a variety of mutual funds, corporate cash management, and separate account management.

Performance shown is historical and may not be indicative of future returns. Investment returns will vary, and shares may be worth more or less at redemption than at original purchase. Performance shown is as of December 31, 2007, and current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. An investment in the American Beacon U.S. Government Money Market Fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. Although the Fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it is possible to lose money by investing in the Fund. You should consider the investment objectives, risks, fees and expenses of any mutual fund carefully before investing. This and other information is available in each Fund's prospectus, which you may obtain at www.americanbeaconfunds.com or by calling 1-800-967-9009. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

The American Beacon Select Funds are distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC.

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