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Overall Morningstar Rating among 218 Ultrashort Bond funds, based on risk-adjusted returns for class I shares, using a weighted average of the funds three-, five-, and ten-year ratings: respectively, 5 stars, 5 stars and star among 218, 180 and 102 funds, as of 31 Jan 2023.
Actively managed short-term portfolio of high-quality taxable bonds with low interest-rate exposure.
Proven bottom-up fundamental approach that invests in a broad range of investment grade ultra-short fixed income and money market securities with a target duration of half a year (0.5).
Short-term strategy that seeks to provide income low interest-rate exposure with high-quality fixed income while minimizing volatility.
The fund’s goal is to provide investors current income, consistent with preservation of capital.
Designed to provide a solution to investors who may have a limited time horizon, the fund is an actively managed short-term portfolio of high-quality taxable bonds with low interest-rate exposure. The fund seeks to reduce changes in its share value compared to longer duration fixed income portfolios by maintaining a portfolio of investments with a duration of normally no more than one half (0.5) of a year.
Performance data shown represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than quoted.
The maximum sales charge for the fund’s A shares is 2.25%. There is no up-front sales charge for the I shares.
Morningstar quartile ranking for Ultrashort Bond category is based on total returns before sales charges for 1-, 3- and 5-years, among 237, 216 and 178 funds, respectively, as of 30 Sep 2022.
Share class inception dates: A and I shares, 30 Dec 2013.
(As of 1 Feb 2023)
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Expense Ratios - Expressed as a percentage of total fund assets and include management fees and operating costs. Expense ratios fluctuate over time and the expense ratio in the prospectus may differ from the actual expense ratio. The fund's total return includes the deduction of expenses.
For more detailed information on fund expenses, please see the fund's prospectus.
The Hypothetical Growth graph compares a hypothetical investment in the Fund to the performance of the Index for the stated time period. Returns reflect reinvestment of dividends and capital gains, if any, as well as all fees and expenses.
Cash includes cash and cash equivalents. Weights are percentages of total portfolio unless otherwise noted.
The percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding.
Lon Erickson, CFA
Portfolio Manager and Managing Director
Lon Erickson is portfolio manager for Thornburg Investment Management. He joined Thornburg in 2008 and was made portfolio manager in 2010. Lon earned a BA in business administration with a minor in economics from Illinois Wesleyan University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a CFA charterholder. Prior to joining Thornburg Investment Management,…
Jeff Klingelhofer is co-head of investments for Thornburg Investment Management. He is responsible for driving the investment process at the firm level. Jeff is also a portfolio manager on multiple strategies. He joined the firm in 2010, then was promoted to associate portfolio manager in 2012. In 2015, Jeff was made portfolio manager and managing director. Jeff earned a BA…
Jason Brady is president and CEO of Thornburg Investment Management. He is responsible for the company’s overall strategy and direction. He is also portfolio manager on multiple strategies. He joined the firm in 2006, was made portfolio manager and managing director in 2007, and president and CEO in 2016. His book Income Investing: An Intelligent Approach to Profiting from Bonds,…
This communication is not authorized for distribution to prospective investors in the Fund unless preceded or accompanied by an effective prospectus.
Investments carry risks, including possible loss of principal. Portfolios investing in bonds have the same interest rate, inflation, and credit risks that are associated with the underlying bonds. The value of bonds will fluctuate relative to changes in interest rates, decreasing when interest rates rise. Unlike bonds, bond funds have ongoing fees and expenses. Investments in mortgage-backed securities (MBS) may bear additional risk. Investments in the Fund are not FDIC insured, nor are they bank deposits or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity.
A bond credit rating assesses the financial ability of a debt issuer to make timely payments of principal and interest. Ratings of AAA (the highest), AA, A, and BBB are investment-grade quality. Ratings of BB, B, CCC, CC, C and D (the lowest) are considered below investment grade, speculative grade, or junk bonds.
The performance of any index is not indicative of the performance of any particular investment. Unless otherwise noted, index returns reflect the reinvestment of income dividends and capital gains, if any, but do not reflect fees, brokerage commissions or other expenses of investing. Investors may not make direct investments into any index.
Class I shares may not be available to all investors. Minimum investments for the I share class may be higher than those for other classes.
There is no guarantee that the Fund will meet its investment objectives.
To determine a fund's Morningstar Rating™, funds and other managed products with at least a three-year history are ranked in their categories by their Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return scores. The top 10% receive 5 stars; the next 22.5%, 4 stars; the middle 35%, 3 stars; the next 22.5%, 2 stars; and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Risk-Adjusted Return accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance (excluding sales charges), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. Other share classes may have different performance characteristics.
Please see our glossary for a definition of terms.
Thornburg mutual funds are distributed by Thornburg Securities Corporation.
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