Hennessy Funds Wins First MFEA STAR Awards
Novato, CA – November 4, 2009 - Hennessy Funds has announced that it has received two 2009 STAR Awards for excellence in mutual fund marketing and communications. The STAR Awards are presented annually by the Mutual Fund Education Alliance (MFEA), a national mutual fund industry trade association, and the awards have become a prestigious recognition of companies in the fund industry who excel in marketing, education and communications. In the Small Company category Hennessy was named winner for “Best Investor Introduction Kit” and for “Best Advisor Online Innovation” for their Research website. This unique site offers Research Analysts and Consultants complete transparency and attribution on all of Hennessy’s portfolios.
“We are honored to receive this recognition from such a well-respected industry association, and to have won multiple STAR Awards in the first year that we were eligible,” said Kevin Rowell, President of Hennessy Funds. “We are proud to have been recognized for both online and offline marketing pieces and for communications targeted to both Advisor and Retail shareholder audiences,” he added.