Washington, D.C.  20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934



Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):


April 11, 2006




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)








(State of other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)


(Commission File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)



1345 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York



(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)



Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:





Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions:



[  ] Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)



[  ] Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)



[  ] Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))



[  ] Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))



Section 1.              Registrant’s Business and Operations


Item 1.01.               Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.


Not applicable.


Item 1.02.               Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.


Not applicable.


Item 1.03.               Bankruptcy or Receivership.


Not applicable.


Section 2.              Financial Information


Item 2.01.               Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.


Not applicable.


Item 2.02.               Results of Operations and Financial Condition.


Not applicable.


Item 2.03.               Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or

an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.


Not applicable.


Item 2.04.               Triggering Events that Accelerate or Increase a Direct Financial Obligation or

an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement.


Not applicable.


Item 2.05.               Costs Associated with Exit or Disposal Activities.


Not applicable.


Item 2.06.               Material Impairments.


Not applicable.



Section 3.              Securities and Trading Markets


Item 3.01.               Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.


Not applicable.


Item 3.02.               Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.


Not applicable.


Item 3.03.               Material Modification to Rights of Security Holders.


Not applicable.


Section 4.              Matters Relating to Accountants and Financial Statements


Item 4.01.               Changes in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant.


Not applicable.


Item 4.02.               Non-Reliance on Previously Issued Financial Statements or

a Related Audit Report or Completed Interim Review.


Not applicable.


Section 5.              Corporate Governance and Management


Item 5.01.               Changes in Control of Registrant.


Not applicable.


Item 5.02.               Departure of Directors or Principal Officers;

Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.


Not applicable.


Item 5.03.               Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Changes in Fiscal Year.


Not applicable.


Item 5.04.               Temporary Suspension of Trading under Registrant’s Employee Benefit Plans.


Not applicable.



Item 5.05.               Amendments to Registrant’s Code of Ethics, or Waiver of a Provision of the Code of Ethics.


Not applicable.


Item 5.06.               Change in Shell Company Status.


Not applicable.


Section 6.              Asset-Backed Securities


Item 6.01.               ABS Informational and Computational Material.


Not applicable.


Item 6.02.               Change of Servicer or Trustee.


Not applicable.


Item 6.03.               Change in Credit Enhancement or Other External Support.


Not applicable.


Item 6.04.               Failure to Make a Required Distribution.


Not applicable.


Item 6.05.               Securities Act Updating Disclosure.


Not applicable.


Section 7.              Regulation FD


Item 7.01.               Regulation FD Disclosure.


AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. is furnishing a news release issued on April 11, 2006, in which it announced AllianceBernstein L.P.’s preliminary assets under management as of March 31, 2006 (“News Release”).  The News Release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.12.


Section 8.              Other Events


Item 8.01.               Other Events.


Not applicable.



Section 9.              Financial Statements and Exhibits


Item 9.01.               Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(a)           Financial statements of businesses acquired.




(b)           Pro forma financial information.




(c)           Shell company transactions.




(d)           Exhibits.


99.12       News Release.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.








Dated:  April 12, 2006



/s/ Robert H. Joseph, Jr.




Robert H. Joseph, Jr.

Senior Vice President and

Chief Financial Officer