RidgeWorth Investments Triumphs at MFEA STAR Awards

Oct 31, 2013, 14:22 ET from RidgeWorth Investments

ATLANTA, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RidgeWorth Investments was again recognized for its excellence in mutual fund marketing and communications among medium-sized fund families1 at the Mutual Fund Education Alliance (MFEA)2 17th Annual STAR Awards banquet in Chicago, on Oct. 23rd. This year, RidgeWorth was awarded three STAR Awards, including the Advisor Communications Campaign Award for the fourth year in a row. The MFEA Star Awards program is designed to recognize the highest standards of excellence in communications and education efforts among mutual fund companies.

"I'm very impressed with the work we are able to accomplish with our highly creative team," said Jim Stueve, President of RidgeWorth Investments. "We won three out of four submissions."

RidgeWorth won in the following Advisor categories:

  • In both the Communications Campaign and Ad Campaign categories: Undeniable Truth – "Voices of Experience" and "Distinct Perspectives" help clients who worry about a bond bubble and the impact of the fiscal cliff deal.
  • Best Website: Plan Advisor Tools provides retirement plan advisors with retirement plan materials, thought leadership, industry links and prospecting support.

For a complete list of all of the award winners, visit: http://thestarawards.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/2013WinnersChart.pdf

The Mutual Fund Education Alliance is a national trade association dedicated to strengthening ways the investment management industry serves investors and advisors. Since 1971, the MFEA has been dedicated to informing and educating the investing public about how they can use mutual funds to achieve important lifetime goals. MFEA members are among the leaders in the industry, offering a variety of financial services to investors. For more information, please visit http://mfea.com/.

About RidgeWorth Investments
RidgeWorth Investments serves as a holding company that owns interests in six investment boutiques with approximately $48.6 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2013. RidgeWorth's investment boutiques manage a wide variety of investment disciplines across the fixed income, equity, and liquidity management 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.

An investor should consider the funds' investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses carefully before investing or sending money. This and other important information about the RidgeWorth Funds can be found in the fund's prospectus. To obtain a prospectus, please call 888-784-3863 or visit www.ridgeworth.com. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

© 2013 RidgeWorth Investments. RidgeWorth Investments is the trade name for RidgeWorth Capital Management, Inc., an investment adviser registered with the SEC and the adviser to the RidgeWorth Funds. RidgeWorth Funds are distributed by RidgeWorth Distributors LLC, which is not affiliated with the adviser. Collective Strength Individual Insight is a federally registered service mark of RidgeWorth Investments.

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1 Defined as between $5-$35 billion in long-term assets (non-money market fund).
2 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

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