SOURCE: Capital Link, Inc.

April 25, 2005 16:33 ET

Annual Closed-End Fund and ETF Investor Relations Awards 2005 Winners

Closed-End Fund Awards

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 25, 2005 --


The Most Innovative New Closed-End Fund in 2004 Award was presented to Claymore Securities for the Madison/Claymore Covered Call Fund.

The Best Shareholder & Investor Relations Award by a non-US Equity Fund Family Award was presented to The Germany Funds of Deutsche Asset Management.

The Best Shareholder & Investor Relations Award by a US Equity Fund Family Award was presented to Cohen & Steers.

The Best Shareholder & Investor Relations Award by a Fixed Income Fund Family Award was presented to Nuveen Investments.

The Award For Contribution to the Closed-End Fund sector was presented to Mr. Kenneth Fincher, Vice President of Nuveen Investments.

ETF AWARDS

The Most Innovative New Product in 2004 Award was presented to PowerShares.

The Best Shareholder & Investor Relations Award was presented to iShares managed by Barclays Global Investors.

The Award For Contribution to the ETF sector in 2004 was presented to Mr. Bruce Bond, President, PowerShares.

MOST PROACTIVE EXCHANGE FOR CEFs & ETFs

The Most Proactive Exchange for CEFs & ETFs Award was presented to the American Stock Exchange.

Please click on the link below for full details on the Awards: http://www.capitallink.com/press/PRIR_Awards2005.pdf

All Award materials are available on the websites of Capital Link www.cefawards.com and www.etfawards.com.

Contact Information

  • For further information please contact
    Mr. Nicolas Bornozis
    President
    Capital Link, Inc.
    tel. (212) 661-7566
    E-mail: info@capitallink.com