General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> June 28, 2013

Investing in a Diversified Equity Income Fund

Hong, Shaun
Shaun Hong, CFA, is a Managing Director and Equity Portfolio Manager/Research Analyst for Jennison Associates LLC. He joined Jennison in September 2000 as a result of the merger of Prudential's public equity asset management capabilities into Jennison's organization. Mr. Hong was named Co-Manager of the Prudential Jennison Utility Fund in October 2000 and the Prudential Jennison Equity Income Fund in January 2007. He joined Prudential in 1999 as an Analyst responsible for power, natural gas and telecommunication industries within Prudential's public equity unit. He began his career in 1992 as a Research Analyst covering telecommunications and technology companies at Parker/Hunter Inc. In 1994 Mr. Hong joined Equinox Capital Management, where he worked for five years researching utility, consumer products, commodities and technology sectors. He received a B.S. degree in industrial management from Carnegie Mellon University, and has been a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and CFA Institute since 1995. Profile
TWST: Please begin with an overview of the Equity Income Fund.

Mr. Hong: The Prudential Jennison Equity Income Fund’s goal is to deliver a premium yield relative to that of the