VenGrowth Asset Management Inc.

November 30, 2007 11:32 ET

VenGrowth Asset Management Recognized for Marketing Excellence at 2007 Canadian Investment Awards

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 30, 2007) - VenGrowth Asset Management Inc. ("VenGrowth"), a leading Canadian alternative investment firm and distributor of VenGrowth Funds and Criterion Investments, was recognized for marketing excellence at the 13th Annual Canadian Investment Awards.

VenGrowth won the 2007 Canadian Investment Marketing Award for its campaign to raise awareness of the exclusive and innovative investment solutions offered by its affiliate Criterion Investments, including:

- Canada's first actively-managed water infrastructure fund

- Canada's first global clean energy fund

- Canada's first family of currency-hedged global funds

"We are proud to have a number of 'firsts' within the Canadian investment industry on our product shelf, and our marketing efforts have focused on raising awareness of these value-added solutions," said Craig Keates, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, VenGrowth Asset Management. "We are thrilled to be recognized as a leader in the Canadian investment industry with this award."

VenGrowth's campaign included an exclusive event with former U.S. Vice President Al Gore in April 2007. The Toronto event was attended by over 3,000 Canadian business leaders.

VenGrowth has also built educational microsites as useful resources for Canadian advisors and investors on a number of timely and topical investment strategies:

- - tap into the massive expenditure on water infrastructure required to deliver water to the world

- - switch on to companies connected to the global transition to cleaner energies and lower carbon emissions

- - how multiple foreign currencies impact Canadians' global investments and what you can do to manage currency risk

For more information, please visit or call 1.877.789.7070.

About VenGrowth

Founded in 1982, VenGrowth is a manager and distributor of value-added investment alternatives designed to provide Canadians access to unique and specialized investment strategies. VenGrowth manages over $1 billion in assets on behalf of more than 200,000 individual investors as well as leading pension funds, banks, insurance companies and family foundations. VenGrowth distributes its products through two complementary families of investment solutions: VenGrowth Funds and Criterion Investments.

Please read the prospectus of the Funds before investing. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Units of the Funds are sold through registered dealers.

Contact Information