Cohen & Steers Dividend Value Fund Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Aug 31, 2010, 16:58 ET from Cohen & Steers

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cohen & Steers announced that today marks the fifth anniversary of the launch of Cohen & Steers Dividend Value Fund (DVF). The fund focuses on dividend-growing companies with competitive market positions, strong business models and innovative management teams.

"Dividend-growing companies have a history of providing protection in down markets and participating in economic recoveries," said Richard Helm, DVF's portfolio manager. "Paying or increasing dividends is an eloquent statement of corporate health that is not lost on long-term investors. We believe that investors in Cohen & Steers Dividend Value Fund will benefit from a resurgence of dividend growth by companies that already have a history of paying and raising dividends."

Please consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of a fund carefully before investing. A prospectus containing this and other information may be obtained from your financial advisor, by calling 800.330.7348 or by visiting Cohen & Steers mutual funds are distributed by Cohen & Steers Securities, LLC.

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Cohen & Steers is a manager of income-oriented equity portfolios specializing in U.S. and international real estate securities, large cap value stocks, listed infrastructure and utilities, and preferred securities. The company also manages alternative investment strategies such as hedged real estate securities portfolios and private real estate multi-manager strategies for qualified investors. Headquartered in New York City, with offices in London, Brussels, Hong Kong and Seattle, Cohen & Steers serves individual and institutional investors through a broad range of investment vehicles.

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