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Hennessy Funds Trust

Filed: 14 Sep 15, 8:00pm
SCHEDULE 14A INFORMATION
 
Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
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HENNESSY FUNDS TRUST
 
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HENNESSY FUNDS TRUST
 
Hennessy Cornerstone Growth Fund
Hennessy Cornerstone Mid Cap 30 Fund
Hennessy Cornerstone Large Growth Fund
Hennessy Cornerstone Value Fund
Hennessy Large Value Fund
Hennessy Japan Fund
Hennessy Japan Small Cap Fund
 
 
SUPPLEMENT TO PROXY STATEMENT DATED JUNE 18, 2015
 

DEAR INVESTOR CLASS SHAREHOLDERS OF THE HENNESSY FUNDS NAMED ABOVE:

This is a supplement, dated September 15, 2015, to the proxy statement, dated June 18, 2015 (the “Proxy Statement”), for the special meeting (the “Special Meeting”) of the shareholders of the Investor Class shareholders of each of the series listed above (collectively, the “Funds”) of Hennessy Funds Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (“Hennessy Funds”).
 
Adjournment of Special Meeting for Certain Funds to October 2, 2015
 
The Special Meeting was convened on September 15, 2015.  After determination that a quorum was present, the shareholders of the Hennessy Cornerstone Value Fund, the Hennessy Cornerstone Large Growth Fund and the Hennessy Large Value Fund approved a distribution (Rule 12b-1) plan for the Investor Class shares of those three Funds.
 
With regard to the Hennessy Cornerstone Growth Fund, the Hennessy Cornerstone Mid Cap 30 Fund, the Hennessy Japan Fund and the Hennessy Japan Small Cap Fund, the Special Meeting was adjourned until Friday, October 2, 2015, at 9:00 a.m., PDT.  The adjourned Special Meeting will reconvene at that time at the principal office of Hennessy Funds located at 7250 Redwood Boulevard, Suite 200, Novato, California 94945.  The record date for the Special Meeting will remain unchanged.
 
At the reconvened Special Meeting, shareholders of the Hennessy Cornerstone Growth Fund, the Hennessy Cornerstone Mid Cap 30 Fund, the Hennessy Japan Fund and the Hennessy Japan Small Cap Fund will consider and vote on the following proposals, as originally set forth in the Proxy Statement:
 
1.  To approve a distribution (Rule 12b-1) plan for the Investor Class shares of the above referenced Funds.
 
2.  To consider and act upon any other business that properly comes before the Special Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.
 
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