NOVATO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hennessy Funds announced that it has received seven 2016 STAR Awards for excellence in mutual fund marketing and communications. This marks the eighth consecutive year that Hennessy Funds has been honored by MFEA and brings the total number of STAR Awards received to 24. 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.
Hennessy Funds this year received awards for work targeted to both retail shareholders and advisor clients, and awards were presented for their website, public relations, introduction materials, commentaries, investment ideas and white papers.
"We are honored to receive a record number of awards this year recognizing the tools and thought leadership we produce for the benefit of our clients," said Neil Hennessy, President and Chief Investment Officer of Hennessy Funds. "We believe it is critical to keep clients educated and informed, so we are pleased to once again be honored by MFEA for our efforts in doing so," he added.
About Hennessy Funds
Hennessy Funds offers a wide range of domestic equity, sector, specialty, balanced and fixed income investment products. Hennessy is committed to its consistent and repeatable investment process, combining time-tested stock selection strategies with a highly disciplined, team-managed approach and to providing superior service to shareholders.
Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. This and other important information can be found in the Funds' summary and statutory prospectuses. To obtain a free prospectus, please call 800.966.4354 or visit hennessyfunds.com. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.
Mutual fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible.
The Hennessy Funds are distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC, Distributor.
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