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Overall Morningstar Rating among 205 Muni National Short funds, based on risk-adjusted returns for class I shares, using a weighted average of the funds three- and five-year ratings: respectively, 2 stars and 2 stars among 205 and 185 funds, as of 30 Apr 2023.
Actively managed diversified portfolio of high-quality municipal bonds with an average duration of no more than three years.
Proven bottom-up fundamental approach that incorporates a top-down macroeconomic overlay to identify what we perceive to be the most attractive opportunities on a relative value basis across geographic regions, sectors, issuers and revenue streams.
Income-seeking fund that aims for a stable net asset value, making it attractive for those with a short investment horizon, and is positioned to quickly take advantage of any increases in short-term interest rates.
The fund’s goal is to provide investors with current income exempt from federal income tax, consistent with preservation of capital.
The fund is an actively managed diversified portfolio of municipal bonds. To reduce changes in its share value compared to longer duration fixed income portfolios, the fund normally maintains an average duration of no more than three years. The management team seeks to match municipal market structure and deal flow through a relative value framework that operates across geography, sectors, issuers and revenue streams. The strategy maintains exposure across the maturity spectrum to manage duration, hedge against interest rate fluctuations and limit taxable events.
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 Muni National Short category is based on total returns before sales charges for 1-, 3- and 5-years, among 218, 205 and 184 funds, respectively, as of 31 Mar 2023, and 220, 205 and 185 funds, respectively, as of 30 Apr 2023.
Share class inception dates: A and I shares, 30 Dec 2013.
(As of 1 Feb 2023)
Gross Expense Ratio (%)
Net Expense Ratio (%)
Thornburg Investment Management and/or Thornburg Securities Corporation have contractually agreed to waive fees and reimburse expenses through at least February 1, 2024, for some of the share classes; these are reflected in the net expense ratio. For more detailed information on fund expenses and waivers/reimbursements, please see the fund's prospectus.
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.
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.
Holdings with the Geography breakdown are classified by country of risk as determined by MSCI and Bloomberg.
Cash includes cash and cash equivalents. Weights are percentages of total portfolio unless otherwise noted.
Percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding.
David Ashley, CFA
Portfolio Manager and Managing Director
David Ashley is portfolio manager for Thornburg Investment Management. He joined Thornburg as associate portfolio manager in 2011 and was named portfolio manager in 2019. Dave earned a BS in finance and MBA from the University of Delaware in 2001. He is also a CFA charterholder. Prior to joining Thornburg Investment Management, Dave was a credit analyst for Wilmington Trust…
John Bonnell, CFA, is portfolio manager and managing director for Thornburg Investment Management. He joined Thornburg’s municipal team in 2021. John has over 30 years of municipal bond investing experience. He spent 25 years of his career at USAA where he was most recently a senior portfolio manager and, in 2010, took on responsibility for co-leading municipal bond strategies. Earlier…
Eve Lando is portfolio manager for Thornburg Investment Management. She joined Thornburg's municipal team in 2019 as associate portfolio manager and was named portfolio manager in 2020. Eve holds a BA in urban studies from Columbia University and a JD from Brooklyn Law School, with a concentration in business law studies. She has extensive experience in municipal bond research and…
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 the Fund are not FDIC insured, nor are they bank deposits or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity.
Credit quality ratings use the highest rating available from either S&P Global Ratings or Moody's Investors Service. Unrated securities are evaluated by the firm using available data and their own analysis that may be similar to that of a nationally recognized rating agency; however, such determination is not equivalent to a national agency credit rating. "NR" = Not Rated.
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.
Diversification does not assure or guarantee better performance and cannot eliminate the risk of investment losses.
Income earned from municipal bonds is exempt from regular federal and in some cases, state and local income tax. Income may be subject to the alternative minimum tax (AMT).
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.
Thornburg Investment Management, Inc. mutual funds are sold through investment professionals including investment advisors, brokerage firms, bank trust departments, trust companies and certain other financial intermediaries. Thornburg Securities Corporation (TSC) does not act as broker of record for investors.