DALLAS, Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alerian announced that in honor of the upcoming tenth anniversary of the Alerian MLP Index (AMZ), the company will begin annually recognizing excellence in the MLP industry through the Ammy Awards. Public nominations are now being accepted, and instructions for doing so can be found on the company's website at https://www.alerian.com/inaugural-ammy-awards/.
Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged. Nominations are due by 3:00PM CST on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Finalists will be announced on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 with voting to follow.
Winners will be announced at the Inaugural Ammy Awards Dinner on February 16, 2016, at The Houston Club in Houston, Texas. Winners will also be announced on the alerian.com website on February 17, 2016.
Alerian equips investors to make informed decisions about Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) and energy infrastructure. Its benchmarks, including the flagship Alerian MLP Index (AMZ), are widely used by industry executives, investment professionals, research analysts, and national media to analyze relative performance. Over $14 billion is directly tied to the Alerian Index Series through exchange-traded funds and notes, separately managed accounts, and structured products. For more information, including index values and constituents, research content, and announcements regarding rebalancings, please visit alerian.com.