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Emerging Markets Equity

The Strategy typically invests in smaller and mid-cap emerging and developing market stocks.
Cumulative Total Returns

as of 4/30/17

Since Inception 6/30/14
-2%
Performance & Distributions
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Emerging Markets Equity

Gross Expense Ratio:
      1.77%
    Net Expense Ratio:   1.71%

    The performance data quoted represents past performance, which does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance and expense ratios may be lower or higher than the data quoted. Fund returns include changes in share price, reinvested distributions, and a 5.75% maximum sales charge where indicated. Returns do not consider capital gains or income taxes on an individual's investment.

    Cumulative Returns
    • A

    Compare to Indices

    Emerging Markets Innovators Fund
    VALUE of $10,000.00

    Calendar Year Returns % (w/o sales charge)
    Data as of 5/26/17
      2015 2016 YTD
    • B
    Emerging Markets Innovators Fund -6.09 -1.20 19.32
    MSCI EM Mid Cap Index -13.21 4.84
    Capital Gains Distributions ($ per share)
    Data as of 5/28/17
      2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
    Short Term 0.0050
    Long Term
    Total Amount of Distribution 0.005
    Record Date 12/4/14
    Ex Div Date 12/5/14
    Pay Date 12/5/14

    There is no guarantee of the payment of any dividend or other distributions at any level.

    The performance data quoted represents past performance, which does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance and expense ratios may be lower or higher than the data quoted. Fund returns include changes in share price, reinvested distributions, and a 5.75% maximum sales charge where indicated. Returns do not consider capital gains or income taxes on an individual's investment.

    Average Annual Total Returns
    • A

    as of 4/30/17

    as of 3/31/17

    • A
    YTD (as of 5/26/17)
    • B
    19.32%
    1 Year 16.29%
    Since Inception -0.73%
    YTD (as of 5/26/17)
    • B
    19.32%
    1 Year 9.60%
    Since Inception -2.78%
    YTD (as of 5/26/17)
    • B
    19.32%
    1 Year 11.67%
    Since Inception -2.63%
    YTD (as of 5/26/17)
    • B
    19.32%
    1 Year 5.25%
    Since Inception -4.70%
    Gross Expense Ratio
    1.77%
    Net Expense Ratio
    1.71%
    NAV
    • C
    as of 5/26/17
    $9.82

    The performance data quoted represents past performance, which does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance and expense ratios may be lower or higher than the data quoted. Fund returns include changes in share price, reinvested distributions, and a 5.75% maximum sales charge where indicated. Returns do not consider capital gains or income taxes on an individual's investment.

    Top Issuers

    04/30/17

    My EG Services BHD
    3.4%
    TAL Education Group
    3.3%
    Biocon Ltd.
    2.9%
    Aac Technologies Holdings ,In...
    2.8%
    Largan Precision Co., Ltd.
    2.7%
    Medy-Tox, Inc.
    2.5%
    eMemory Technology, Inc.
    1.9%
    New Oriental Education ADR
    1.9%
    Sunny Optical Technology
    1.9%
    Hota Industrial Manufacturing...
    1.8%
    Bank Of Georgia Holdings plc
    1.8%
    China Lodging Group
    1.7%
    Syngene Intl Ltd.
    1.6%
    Kruk SA
    1.6%
    Arvind Ltd.
    1.5%
    Bloomage Biotechnology
    1.5%
    Alsea SAB de CV
    1.5%
    Jeronimo Martins
    1.5%
    Vipshop Holdings Ltd.
    1.4%
    NCsoft Corp.
    1.4%
    ×
    • 3.4%
      My EG Services BHD
    • Provides online e-Government services
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Malaysia
    EQUITY SECTOR Information Technology
    INDUSTRY IT Services
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 3.3%
      TAL Education Group
    • Provides after-school tutoring services
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY China
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    INDUSTRY Diversified Consumer Services
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 2.9%
      Biocon Ltd.
    • Develops and manufactures pharmaceuticals
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY India
    EQUITY SECTOR Health Care
    INDUSTRY Biotechnology
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 2.8%
      Aac Technologies Holdings ,Inc.
    • Operates as a holding company with interest in the manufacture and distribution of miniature components
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY China
    EQUITY SECTOR Information Technology
    INDUSTRY Electronic Equipment Instruments & Components
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 2.7%
      Largan Precision Co., Ltd.
    • Designs, manufactures and sells optoelectronic components
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Taiwan
    EQUITY SECTOR Information Technology
    INDUSTRY Electronic Equipment Instruments & Components
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 2.5%
      Medy-Tox, Inc.
    • Develops botulinum toxin-based injections
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY South Korea
    EQUITY SECTOR Health Care
    INDUSTRY Biotechnology
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.9%
      eMemory Technology, Inc.
    • Manufacture and sale of wafers and the provision of technology services
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Taiwan
    EQUITY SECTOR Information Technology
    INDUSTRY Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.9%
      New Oriental Education ADR
    • Provides private educational services
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY China
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    INDUSTRY Diversified Consumer Services
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 1.9%
      Sunny Optical Technology
    • Operates investment holding company, though its subsidiaries provides research & development, manufacturing, and selling of optical and optical-related products
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY China
    EQUITY SECTOR Information Technology
    INDUSTRY Electronic Equipment Instruments & Components
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 1.8%
      Hota Industrial Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    • Manufactures gears and axles for automobiles and locomotives
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Taiwan
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    INDUSTRY Auto Components
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.8%
      Bank Of Georgia Holdings plc
    • Operates as a bank holding company
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY United Kingdom
    EQUITY SECTOR Financials
    INDUSTRY Banks
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.7%
      China Lodging Group
    • Operates as an economy hotel chain
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY China
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    INDUSTRY Hotels Restaurants & Leisure
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 1.6%
      Syngene Intl Ltd.
    • Offers integrated discovery and development services
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY India
    EQUITY SECTOR Health Care
    INDUSTRY Life Sciences Tools & Services
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.6%
      Kruk SA
    • Provides receivables and debt collection services
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Poland
    EQUITY SECTOR Financials
    INDUSTRY Consumer Finance
    MARKET CAP Small
    ×
    • 1.5%
      Arvind Ltd.
    • Engages in the business of manufacturing textiles and branded garments
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY India
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    INDUSTRY Textiles Apparel & Luxury Goods
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.5%
      Bloomage Biotechnology
    • Manufactures hyaluronic acid products.
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Hong Kong
    EQUITY SECTOR Materials
    MARKET CAP Small
    ×
    • 1.5%
      Alsea SAB de CV
    • Operates limited-service restaurants including pizza and coffee shops
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Mexico
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    INDUSTRY Hotels Restaurants & Leisure
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.5%
      Jeronimo Martins
    • Owns and operates supermarkets
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Portugal
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Staples
    INDUSTRY Food & Staples Retailing
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 1.4%
      Vipshop Holdings Ltd.
    • Operates a website which provides online flash sales
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY China
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 1.4%
      NCsoft Corp.
    • Engages in the development and publishing of online and mobile games
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY South Korea
    EQUITY SECTOR Information Technology
    INDUSTRY Software
    MARKET CAP Large
    Holdings Breakdown

    as of 04/30/17

    18.2%

    China

    12.7%

    Taiwan

    12.3%

    India

    10.1%

    South Korea

    6.3%

    Brazil

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Brazil
    4.1%

    Malaysia

    3.6%

    Hong Kong

    2.9%

    Mexico

    2.3%

    South Africa

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    South Africa
    1.8%

    United Kingdom

    1.8%

    Indonesia

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Indonesia
    1.6%

    Russia

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Russia
    1.6%

    Colombia

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Colombia
    1.6%

    Poland

    1.5%

    Thailand

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Thailand
    1.5%

    Sri Lanka

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Sri Lanka
    1.5%

    Portugal

    1.4%

    Philippines

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Philippines
    1.2%

    Egypt

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Egypt
    0.9%

    Greece

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Greece
    Developed Markets 4
    Emerging Markets 4
    3.6%

    Asia Pacific

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Asia Pacific
    3.3%

    Europe

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Europe
    64.9%

    Asia Pacific

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Asia Pacific
    12.4%

    Americas

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Americas
    5.8%

    Europe

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Europe
    3.7%

    Africa

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Africa
    0.5%

    Middle East

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Middle East
    25.1%

    Consumer Discretionary

    18.6%

    Information Technology

    16.7%

    Health Care

    13.2%

    Financials

    8.2%

    Consumer Staples

    6.0%

    Industrials

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Industrials
    4.8%

    Materials

    1.6%

    Real Estate

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Real Estate
    9.1%

    Biotechnology

    7.9%

    Electronic Equipment Instruments & Components

    6.9%

    Banks

    6.7%

    Diversified Consumer Services

    4.5%

    Hotels Restaurants & Leisure

    4.1%

    IT Services

    4.0%

    Auto Components

    3.9%

    Food & Staples Retailing

    3.8%

    Consumer Finance

    3.4%

    Software

    3.2%

    Personal Products

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Personal Products
    3.2%

    Pharmaceuticals

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Pharmaceuticals
    3.1%

    Textiles Apparel & Luxury Goods

    2.7%

    Specialty Retail

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Specialty Retail
    2.6%

    Construction Materials

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Construction Materials
    1.9%

    Capital Markets

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Capital Markets
    1.9%

    Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment

    1.9%

    Health Care Providers & Services

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Health Care Providers & Services
    1.7%

    Life Sciences Tools & Services

    1.6%

    Real Estate Management & Development

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Real Estate Management & Development
    94.1%

    42.5%

    Large

    40.8%

    Mid

    10.8%

    Small

    Equity Style
    • D
    Total Assets (all classes)
    as of 4/30/17
    $266.3 MM
    Portfolio Statistics

    as of 4/30/17

    Avg Market Cap (weighted) 5.1 BN
    Median Market Cap (weighted) 2.9 BN
    P/E (next 12 months) 19.56
    P/E Operating (LTM) 24.31
    Price/Book Value (LTM) 3.92
    Turnover Ratio
    26.00%
    Investment Minimums
    Initial
    $1,000
    Dividends ($ per share)
    • E
    Est Frequency Annual
    Last Pay Date 12/5/14
    Per Share ($) 0.0085
    Top Issuers

    04/30/17

    My EG Services ...
    3.4%
    TAL Education G...
    3.3%
    Biocon Ltd.
    2.9%
    Aac Technologie...
    2.8%
    Largan Precisio...
    2.7%
    Medy-Tox, Inc.
    2.5%
    eMemory Technol...
    1.9%
    New Oriental Ed...
    1.9%
    Sunny Optical T...
    1.9%
    Hota Industrial...
    1.8%
    Bank Of Georgia...
    1.8%
    China Lodging G...
    1.7%
    Syngene Intl Lt...
    1.6%
    Kruk SA
    1.6%
    Arvind Ltd.
    1.5%
    Bloomage Biotec...
    1.5%
    Alsea SAB de CV...
    1.5%
    Jeronimo Martin...
    1.5%
    Vipshop Holding...
    1.4%
    NCsoft Corp.
    1.4%
    Holdings Breakdown

    as of 4/30/17

    Reset
    18.2%

    China

    12.7%

    Taiwan

    12.3%

    India

    10.1%

    South Korea

    6.3%

    Brazil

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Brazil
    4.1%

    Malaysia

    3.6%

    Hong Kong

    2.9%

    Mexico

    2.3%

    South Africa

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    South Africa
    1.8%

    United Kingdom

    1.8%

    Indonesia

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Indonesia
    1.6%

    Russia

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Russia
    1.6%

    Colombia

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Colombia
    1.6%

    Poland

    1.5%

    Thailand

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Thailand
    1.5%

    Sri Lanka

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Sri Lanka
    1.5%

    Portugal

    1.4%

    Philippines

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Philippines
    1.2%

    Egypt

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Egypt
    0.9%

    Greece

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Greece
    3.6%

    Asia Pacific

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Asia Pacific
    3.3%

    Europe

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Europe
    64.9%

    Asia Pacific

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Asia Pacific
    12.4%

    Americas

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Americas
    5.8%

    Europe

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Europe
    3.7%

    Africa

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Africa
    0.5%

    Middle East

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Middle East
    25.1%

    Consumer Discretionary

    18.6%

    Information Technology

    16.7%

    Health Care

    13.2%

    Financials

    8.2%

    Consumer Staples

    6.0%

    Industrials

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Industrials
    4.8%

    Materials

    1.6%

    Real Estate

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Real Estate
    9.1%

    Biotechnology

    7.9%

    Electronic Equipment Instruments & Components

    6.9%

    Banks

    6.7%

    Diversified Consumer Services

    4.5%

    Hotels Restaurants & Leisure

    4.1%

    IT Services

    4.0%

    Auto Components

    3.9%

    Food & Staples Retailing

    3.8%

    Consumer Finance

    3.4%

    Software

    3.2%

    Personal Products

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Personal Products
    3.2%

    Pharmaceuticals

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Pharmaceuticals
    3.1%

    Textiles Apparel & Luxury Goods

    2.7%

    Specialty Retail

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Specialty Retail
    2.6%

    Construction Materials

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Construction Materials
    1.9%

    Capital Markets

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Capital Markets
    1.9%

    Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment

    1.9%

    Health Care Providers & Services

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Health Care Providers & Services
    1.7%

    Life Sciences Tools & Services

    1.6%

    Real Estate Management & Development

    No Issuer Equity
    in
    Real Estate Management & Development
    94.1%

    42.5%

    Large

    40.8%

    Mid

    10.8%

    Small

    ×
    • 3.4%
      My EG Services BHD
    • Provides online e-Government services
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Malaysia
    EQUITY SECTOR Information Technology
    INDUSTRY IT Services
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 3.3%
      TAL Education Group
    • Provides after-school tutoring services
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY China
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    INDUSTRY Diversified Consumer Services
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 2.9%
      Biocon Ltd.
    • Develops and manufactures pharmaceuticals
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY India
    EQUITY SECTOR Health Care
    INDUSTRY Biotechnology
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 2.8%
      Aac Technologies Holdings ,Inc.
    • Operates as a holding company with interest in the manufacture and distribution of miniature components
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY China
    EQUITY SECTOR Information Technology
    INDUSTRY Electronic Equipment Instruments & Components
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 2.7%
      Largan Precision Co., Ltd.
    • Designs, manufactures and sells optoelectronic components
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Taiwan
    EQUITY SECTOR Information Technology
    INDUSTRY Electronic Equipment Instruments & Components
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 2.5%
      Medy-Tox, Inc.
    • Develops botulinum toxin-based injections
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY South Korea
    EQUITY SECTOR Health Care
    INDUSTRY Biotechnology
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.9%
      eMemory Technology, Inc.
    • Manufacture and sale of wafers and the provision of technology services
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Taiwan
    EQUITY SECTOR Information Technology
    INDUSTRY Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.9%
      New Oriental Education ADR
    • Provides private educational services
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY China
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    INDUSTRY Diversified Consumer Services
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 1.9%
      Sunny Optical Technology
    • Operates investment holding company, though its subsidiaries provides research & development, manufacturing, and selling of optical and optical-related products
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY China
    EQUITY SECTOR Information Technology
    INDUSTRY Electronic Equipment Instruments & Components
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 1.8%
      Hota Industrial Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    • Manufactures gears and axles for automobiles and locomotives
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Taiwan
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    INDUSTRY Auto Components
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.8%
      Bank Of Georgia Holdings plc
    • Operates as a bank holding company
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY United Kingdom
    EQUITY SECTOR Financials
    INDUSTRY Banks
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.7%
      China Lodging Group
    • Operates as an economy hotel chain
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY China
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    INDUSTRY Hotels Restaurants & Leisure
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 1.6%
      Syngene Intl Ltd.
    • Offers integrated discovery and development services
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY India
    EQUITY SECTOR Health Care
    INDUSTRY Life Sciences Tools & Services
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.6%
      Kruk SA
    • Provides receivables and debt collection services
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Poland
    EQUITY SECTOR Financials
    INDUSTRY Consumer Finance
    MARKET CAP Small
    ×
    • 1.5%
      Arvind Ltd.
    • Engages in the business of manufacturing textiles and branded garments
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY India
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    INDUSTRY Textiles Apparel & Luxury Goods
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.5%
      Bloomage Biotechnology
    • Manufactures hyaluronic acid products.
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Hong Kong
    EQUITY SECTOR Materials
    MARKET CAP Small
    ×
    • 1.5%
      Alsea SAB de CV
    • Operates limited-service restaurants including pizza and coffee shops
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Mexico
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    INDUSTRY Hotels Restaurants & Leisure
    MARKET CAP Mid
    ×
    • 1.5%
      Jeronimo Martins
    • Owns and operates supermarkets
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY Portugal
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Staples
    INDUSTRY Food & Staples Retailing
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 1.4%
      Vipshop Holdings Ltd.
    • Operates a website which provides online flash sales
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY China
    EQUITY SECTOR Consumer Discretionary
    MARKET CAP Large
    ×
    • 1.4%
      NCsoft Corp.
    • Engages in the development and publishing of online and mobile games
      Source: FactSet
    ASSET ALLOCATION Equity
    COUNTRY South Korea
    EQUITY SECTOR Information Technology
    INDUSTRY Software
    MARKET CAP Large

    Management

    Heidi Heikenfeld, CFA

    Managed Fund since 6/14

    Justin Leverenz, CFA

    Managed Fund since 6/14

    Investment Approach

    The investment team uses a bottom-up fundamental investment approach and seeks to invest over a three-to five-year time horizon. The investment approach is benchmark agnostic, with both sector and geographic allocation being the by-product of the companies in which we invest. Our structural growth themes provide a framework for understanding what we believe will be driving forces of equity growth and help guide stock selection. While themes are unchanging, the sub-themes and industries are constantly evolving. Current sub-themes for Innovation include: drug development, K-12 education, focus on women, advanced technologies, healthy living, broader financial participation and water purification. Our detailed company analysis looks to identify durability, competitive advantage, growth, balance sheet strength and innovation.

    Risk Management

    Our team limits exposure to individual companies, industries and sectors, seeking to limit volatility through company quality and diversification. Risk Management Overview

    We conduct rigorous fundamental research to identify individual companies with asymmetrical risk/return opportunities. Risk Management Overview

    At the portfolio level, our experienced investment personnel closely monitor the strategy's positioning, and the active risk resulting from our security selection process and sector allocations. We evaluate factor and style exposure, as well as the ownership and liquidity profile of each security in the portfolio. Risk Management Overview

    Our team proactively manages risk by constructing diversified portfolios across sectors, industry groups and securities. We manage, monitor and limit sector weights relative to specified benchmarks and security position sizes within each portfolio. Risk Management Overview

    Our team closely monitors position size and sector weights; we have limits on active security weights against the benchmark for each strategy we manage. Risk Management Overview

    Risk is managed at the portfolio, strategy and security levels to identify diversified sources of alpha. We mainly focus on currency, interest rates and credit. Positions are sized and monitored according to established limits. Risk Management Overview

    We focus primarily on senior loans in an effort to maintain product integrity and limit duration risk. Risk Management Overview

    The team manages risk at both a strategy and individual security level to help ensure that, when combined, they act as the ballast in an investor’s overall portfolio. Risk Management Overview

    Risk is managed at the portfolio, strategy and security levels to identify diversified sources of alpha. We seek to identify primary and secondary risks of each investment. Diversification of sectors can potentially reduce volatility. Risk Management Overview

    The team manages risk by administering duration limits, limiting portfolio weighted average maturity and conducting thorough credit analysis on individual securities. Risk Management Overview

    The Rochester team has created diverse portfolios designed to mitigate the types of risks that municipal bond investors may encounter. Risk Management Overview

    The Commodities team manages risk on multiple levels, including individual commodity sector levels and overall fund level. Risk Management Overview

    The Real Estate team monitors and manages risk at the security, sector and strategy levels. Risk Management Overview

    The Global Multi-Asset Group monitors and manages risk on an ongoing basis, both at the asset class and portfolio levels. Risk Management Overview

    We emphasize capital preservation by avoiding companies that may cut distributions. We seek to build diversified portfolios comprised of energy and energy related companies with attractive risk-adjusted total return potential. Risk Management Overview

    The Alternative Strategies team evaluates risk on multiple levels, applying numerous risk analysis methods on an ongoing basis in addition to assessing risk impacts of a position prior to making investment decisions. Risk Management Overview

    Risk is monitored by quantitative risk system and managed at many levels – stock, sector, country, and style factors. We seek to diversify the portfolio across the global listed infrastructure market and adhere to an established risk framework, including constraints imposed by position limits versus a benchmark. Risk Management Overview

    We monitor and manage both security and sector weights to the underlying index to ensure that the portfolio is properly tracking its benchmark. Also, partnering with well-known index providers ensures that we hold only high quality securities that pass very stringent profitability and liquidity screens. Risk Management Overview

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    1. 1. Special Risks Foreign investments may be volatile and involve additional expenses and special risks, including currency fluctuations, foreign taxes, regulatory and geopolitical risks. Emerging and developing market investments may be especially volatile. These risks are magnified in frontier markets. Investing significantly in a particular region, industry, sector or issuer may increase volatility and risk. Small and mid-sized company stock is typically more volatile than that of larger company stock. It may take a substantial period of time to realize a gain on an investment in a small-sized or mid-sized company, if any gain is realized at all. Investments in securities of growth companies may be volatile.
    2. 2. The net expense ratio (where applicable) also takes into account contractual fee waivers and/or expense reimbursements without which performance would have been less. These undertakings may not be amended or withdrawn for one year from the date of the current prospectus, unless approved by the Board.
    3. 3. Access index definitions.
    4. 4. Holdings are subject to change, and are dollar weighted based on total net assets. Negative weightings may result from the use of leverage. Leverage involves the use of various financial instruments or borrowed capital in an attempt to increase investment return. Leverage risks include potential for higher volatility, greater decline of the fund's net asset value and fluctuations of dividends and distributions paid by the fund.
    5. 5. Holdings are subject to change, are dollar-weighted based on assets, and may not reflect the use of leverage in the Fund. Market Cap breakdown is calculated using Morningstar's methodology and those capitalization standards may not align with those in the Fund’s prospectus.
    6. A. The performance data quoted represents past performance, which does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance and expense ratios may be lower or higher than the data quoted. Fund returns include changes in share price, reinvested distributions, and a 5.75% maximum sales charge where indicated. Returns do not consider capital gains or income taxes on an individual's investment.
    7. B. "Year to Date" returns are cumulative, not annualized, and do not reflect sales charges (if sales charges are applicable to the Fund). These returns would be lower if sales charges were taken into consideration. Short-term returns may not be indicative of longer-term performance, which should also be considered when making investment decisions.
    8. C. Daily net asset value and dollar change of the fund is as of the previous business day's closing. Fund net asset values are updated at approximately 7 p.m. ET daily.
    9. D. OppenheimerFunds' equity style box is based on the portfolio's overall targeted capitalization range and relative valuation as determined by OFI.
    10. E. There is no guarantee of the payment of any dividend or other distributions at any level.
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