Morningstar ranked the 361 Managed Futures Strategy Fund Class I and Class A Shares 1% and 2%, respectively, based on Total Return for the 1-year period ending 12/31/2012 among 100 funds in the Managed Futures Category. The Morningstar Percentile Ranking compares a Fund's Morningstar risk and return scores with all the Funds in the same Category, where 1% = Best and 100% = Worst. Morningstar defines the U.S. Managed Futures Category as funds that primarily trade liquid global futures, options, swaps, and foreign exchange contracts, both listed and over-the-counter. More than 60% of the fund's exposure is invested through derivative securities. These funds obtain exposure primarily through derivatives; the holdings are largely cash instruments.
Lipper ranked the 361 Managed Futures Strategy Fund Class I and Class A Shares #1 and #2, respectively, out of 47 Managed Futures Funds for the period ending 12/31/2012 based on Total Returns. Lipper rankings are based on a fund's average annual total return in its peer group. Lipper Managed Futures Funds are defined as Funds that invest primarily in a basket of futures contracts with the aim of reduced volatility and positive returns in any market environment. Investment strategies are based on proprietary trading strategies that include the ability to go long and/or short.
Investors should consider the funds' investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. For a prospectus, or summary prospectus, that contains this and other information about the Funds, call 1-888-736-1227 or visit www.361capital.com. Please read the prospectus or summary prospectus carefully before investing.
Past performance does not guarantee future results. The Funds' performance may be influenced by political, social and economic factors affecting investments in foreign markets, including exposure to currency fluctuations relative to the U.S. dollar, less liquidity, less developed or less efficient trading markets, lack of comprehensive company information, political instability, and differing auditing and legal standards. Emerging markets tend to be more volatile than the markets of more mature economies. The value of securities held by the Funds may fall due to general market and economic conditions. The securities of small-cap companies may be subject to more abrupt or erratic market movements; trading may be more erratic or have lower volume than securities of larger companies. Fixed income securities are subject to the risk that securities could lose value because of interest rate, inflation and credit changes.
Derivatives can be highly volatile, illiquid and difficult to value, and changes in the value of a derivative held by the Funds may not correlate with the underlying instrument or the Funds' other investments. The Funds may make short sales, which may expose the Funds to the risk that it will be required to "cover" the short position at a time when the underlying instrument has appreciated in value, thus resulting in a loss to the Funds. Losses may be incurred even if they are "covered." The use of leverage may further magnify the Funds' gains or losses.
Funds' performance may be more vulnerable to changes in the market value of a single position and more susceptible to risks associated with a single economic, political or regulatory occurrence than a diversified fund. The Funds may have limited or no track record on which to base investment decisions. Regulators may undertake rulemaking, supervisory or enforcement actions that would adversely affect the Funds. Active and frequent trading may lead to a greater proportion of the Funds' gains being treated for federal income tax purposes as short-term capital gains or to distribute taxable income to its shareholders sooner than it would have distributed income if the investments were held for longer periods of time. Frequent trading and overlapping security transactions including ETFs would also result in transaction costs, which could detract from performance.
Alternative Investments are speculative and involve substantial risks. It is possible that investors may lose some or all of their investment.
The Citigroup 3 Month T-Bill Index measures monthly return equivalents of yield averages that are not marked to market. The Three-Month Treasury Bill Indexes consist of the last three three-month Treasury bill issues.
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The S&P 500 Index is a commonly recognized, market capitalization weighted index of 500 widely held equity securities, designed to measure broad U.S. equity performance.
It is not possible to invest directly in an index.
The 361 Funds are distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC.
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