CHICAGO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Nuveen Investments, a leading global provider of investment services to institutions as well as individual investors, today announced that the firm has won seven 2013 STAR Awards for excellence in marketing and communications among large fund families. The STAR Awards are presented annually by the Mutual Fund Education Alliance (MFEA), a national industry trade association, and the awards have become a prestigious recognition of companies in the fund industry who excel in marketing, education and communications. Nuveen was honored for excellence in four categories, with recognition for investor communications, marketing promotional communications, digital and technology, as well as advisor communications. In addition to the six awards outlined below, Nuveen was recognized as the overall winner in the large fund company retail communications category.
“These awards reflect the firm's growing presence in mutual funds as well as our deep commitment to delivering tools and resources that reflect the conversations advisors and their clients are having today.”
Marketing Promotional Communications Category
• Marketing Campaign – The Focus on Income
• Wild Card – Bob Doll: Building on an Investment and Media Powerhouse
Digital / Technology Category
• Website – Nuveen.com
• Mobile App – iFocus on Income
Investor Communications Category
• Educational Brochure - The Municipal Bond Market Has Changed: Has Your Portfolio Adapted?
Advisor Communications Category
• Introduction Kit - Closed-End Funds
"It is an honor to be recognized by industry peers for the many efforts of our marketing and communications teams," said Sarah Chodera, Nuveen Investments’ Managing Director of Corporate Marketing, Advertising and Brand Management. "These awards reflect the firm's growing presence in mutual funds as well as our deep commitment to delivering tools and resources that reflect the conversations advisors and their clients are having today.”
“The breadth of the awards highlights the distinct expertise of Nuveen Investments’ marketing organization, which partners collaboratively with the firm’s sales, portfolio and product management teams,” said Tom Schreier, Nuveen Investments’ Vice Chairman of Wealth Management. “They continuously work together to address the needs investors have as they seek specific portfolio outcomes.”
Nuveen’s Family of Mutual Funds
Nuveen Investment’s family of mutual funds offer a variety of investing strategies managed with experience and discipline. Each mutual fund is designed to contribute to a well-constructed diversified portfolio. With nearly $52 billion in over 100 mutual funds as of June 30, 2013, Nuveen Investments offers a broad range of taxable and tax-exempt fixed income, growth, value and global portfolios spanning a variety of objectives and investment styles.
About Closed-End Funds
Nuveen offers more than 100 closed-end funds all designed to offer a common goal: to deliver income and long term returns. Nuveen actively manages closed-end funds to seek optimal investment performance and generate distributions through the use of multiple investment strategies and a variety of asset classes. Nuveen does so by offering clients access to specialized investment expertise from leading independent and affiliated asset management firms. Our multi-boutique structure grants our clients access to world-class, institutional-caliber investment teams across multiple investment categories. Each reflects Nuveen’s legacy of quality investment service, unwavering ethical standards and a long-term perspective.
About Nuveen Investments
Nuveen Investments provides high-quality investment services designed to help secure the long-term goals of institutional and individual investors as well as the consultants and financial advisors who serve them. Nuveen Investments markets a wide range of specialized investment solutions which provide investors access to capabilities of its high-quality boutique investment affiliates—Nuveen Asset Management, LLC, Symphony Asset Management LLC, NWQ Investment Management Company, LLC, Santa Barbara Asset Management, LLC, Tradewinds Global Investors, LLC, Winslow Capital Management, LLC and Gresham Investment Management LLC, all of which are registered investment advisers and subsidiaries of Nuveen Investments, Inc. Funds distributed by Nuveen Securities, LLC, a subsidiary of Nuveen Investments, Inc. In total, Nuveen Investments managed approximately $216 billion as of June 30, 2013. For more information, please visit the Nuveen Investments website at www.nuveen.com.