General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 3, 2023

Exxon Expanding Both Upstream and Downstream Business Units

Cook, Ben
Ben Cook, CFA, serves as Portfolio Manager for the Hennessy Midstream Fund and the Hennessy Energy Transition Fund, which he has managed since 2017 and 2019, respectively. Mr. Cook brings over 20 years of investing experience in the public and private oil and gas markets. Prior to joining Hennessy Funds, he was a Portfolio Manager and member of the Investment Committee with BP Capital Fund Advisors, LLC. Before joining BP Capital, he was a Portfolio Manager with Mariner Investment Group, A.G. Hill Partners, and Opsis Capital Management, as a Senior Analyst with Carlson Capital, and as an Equity Research Analyst with Raymond James. Mr. Cook received a B.A. in Economics from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a CFA charterholder and member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute. Profile
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TWST: You’ve spoken with us before, but would you refresh our readers on Hennessy’s overall business and general investment philosophy?

Mr. Cook: