Schroder Emerging Markets Multi-Cap Equity Fund
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As of December 31, 2016, unless otherwise stated.
1"Other Expenses” shown for Investor Shares and Advisor Shares include the maximum rate applicable under the Fund’s shareholder service plan, 0.15% of the average daily net assets attributable to each class. For the fiscal year ended October 31, 2015, the Fund paid 0.10% and 0.13% of the average daily net assets attributable to its Investor Shares and Advisor Shares, respectively, under the plan.
2In order to limit the Fund’s expenses, the Fund’s adviser has contractually agreed through February 28, 2017 to waive its fees, pay Fund operating expenses, and/or reimburse the Fund to the extent that Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses (other than acquired fund fees and expenses, other indirect acquired fund expenses, interest, taxes, and extraordinary expenses), for the Fund’s R6 Shares, exceed 0.90% of the R6 Shares’ average daily net assets, for the Fund’s Investor Shares, exceed 1.05% of Investor Shares’ average daily net assets and, for the Fund’s Advisor Shares, exceed 1.30% of Advisor Shares’ average daily net assets. In addition, the Fund’s adviser has contractually agreed through February 28, 2017 to limit the management fees paid by the Fund to 0.80% of the Fund’s average daily net assets. The expense limitation and the management fee limitation may only be terminated during their terms by the Board of Trustees.
3Source: Morningstar. The Investor and R6 Shares of Schroder Emerging Markets Multi-Cap Equity Fund were rated 3 stars for the 3 year period (out of 602 funds); the Advisor Shares of Schroder Emerging Markets Multi-Cap Equity Fund were rated 2 stars for the 3 year period (out of 602 funds) within the Diversified Emerging Markets category as of September 30, 2016. For each fund with at least a 3-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar RatingTM based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted return. For each fund with at least a 3-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar RatingTM based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted return measure that accounts for variation in a fund’s monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive five stars, the next 22.5% receive four stars, the next 35% receive three stars, the next 22.5% receive two stars and the bottom 10% receive one star. Each share class is counted as a fraction of one fund within this scale and rated separately, which may cause slight variations in the distribution percentages. Morningstar RatingTM is for individual share classes only. Other classes may have different performance characteristics. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. ©2016 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Morningstar, Inc. has not granted consent for it to be considered or deemed an “expert” under the Securities Act of 1933.
Index: The MSCI Emerging Markets Index (Net Dividends) is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index that is designed to measure equity market performance in the global emerging markets. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.
R6 Shares are available for purchase by eligible institutional investors, including employer sponsored retirement plans, pension plans, endowments and foundations, and eligible high net worth investors. R6 Shares are generally not available to investors who invest or hold their shares through financial intermediaries, such as clearing firms or record keepers, that expect to receive compensation from the Fund or from Schroders. The minimum initial investment for R6 Shares is $5,000,000 and there is no minimum for additional purchases of R6 Shares.
All Investments, domestic and foreign, involve risks including the risk of possible loss of principal. The market value of a fund's portfolio may decline as a result of a number of factors, including adverse economic and market conditions, prospects of stocks in the portfolio, changing interest rates, and real or perceived adverse competitive industry conditions. Investing overseas involves special risks including among others, risk related to political or economic instability, foreign currency (such as exchange, valuation, and fluctuation) risk, market entry or exit restrictions, illiquidity and taxation. Emerging markets pose greater risks than investments in developed markets.
Please see "Principal Risks of Investing in the Fund" in the Fund's full Prospectus for a more detailed description of the Fund's risks. An investment in the Fund is not a deposit of a bank and is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency.
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