ATLANTA, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 24, 2012, the Mutual Fund Education Alliance (MFEA) held its 16th annual STAR Awards1 banquet in Chicago. RidgeWorth was again recognized for its excellence in mutual fund marketing and communications among medium-sized fund families2. For the second year in a row, RidgeWorth was awarded nine STAR Awards, including the "Overall Advisor Communication Award" for the third year in a row. RidgeWorth also won the first ever "Overall Digital/Technology Award."
"It is always an honor to be recognized by industry peers for the efforts of our marketing team," said Jim Stueve, President of RidgeWorth Investments. "These awards, including the first ever Overall Digital/Technology Award, is a testament to our focus on delivering valuable digital resources to the advisers we partner with."
In addition to the two Overall awards, RidgeWorth won in the following Advisor categories:
- Communications Campaign: Efficient-Advisor.com helps advisors better focus on clients
- Digital Innovation: RidgeWorth Mobile App
- Educational Communications: 404(a)(5) Campaign educates advisors about fee disclosure
- Electronic Newsletter: Quarterly Retirement Newsletter
- Mobile App: RidgeWorth Mobile App
- Online Advisor Services: Efficient-Advisor.com helps advisors better focus on clients
- Website: RidgeWorth.com
1 The purpose of the awards is "to recognize the extraordinary efforts of mutual fund companies in communicating with their various constituencies and in helping investors understand and benefit from mutual funds." Source: MFEA
2 Defined as between $5 - $35 billion in long-term assets (non-money market fund).
About RidgeWorth Investments
RidgeWorth Investments serves as a holding company that owns interests in six investment boutiques with approximately $47.8 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2012. RidgeWorth's investment boutiques manage a wide variety of investment disciplines across the fixed income and equity asset classes. Our boutiques provide investment management services to a growing client base that includes endowments, foundations, corporations, healthcare organizations, municipalities, public funds, associations, insurance companies, labor unions and high net worth individuals. In addition, RidgeWorth serves as the investment adviser to the RidgeWorth Funds mutual fund family. RidgeWorth Investments is a trade name for RidgeWorth Capital Management, Inc., an investment adviser registered with the SEC headquartered in Atlanta. For more information about RidgeWorth, visit www.ridgeworth.com.
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