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Overall Morningstar Rating among 532 Short-Term Bond funds, based on risk-adjusted returns for class R6 shares, using a weighted average of the funds three-, five-, and ten-year ratings: respectively, 3 stars, 5 stars and 5 stars among 532, 476 and 352 funds, as of 30 Apr 2023.
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. For performance current to the most recent month end, visit thornburg.com or call 877-215-1330. 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.
Flexible, active high-quality portfolio that consists primarily of U.S short- and intermediate-term investment grade bonds.
Proven bottom-up fundamental approach that seeks to identify attractive fixed income opportunities on a relative value basis.
Highly active strategy that seeks to deliver total return through income and preserve capital with moderate interest rate exposure.
The fund’s goal is to provide investors as high a level of current income as is consistent with safety of capital. The fund also seeks to reduce changes in its share price compared to longer term portfolios.
The fund employs a flexible and highly active approach to construct a portfolio of U.S. dollar–denominated short/intermediate investment grade bonds. It is designed for stability, capital preservation and moderate interest rate exposure. The fund seeks to drive returns through income and superior relative value issue selection in a dynamically changing fixed income environment.
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%. C shares include a 0.50% contingent deferred sales charge (CDSC) for the first year only. There is no up-front sales charge for class I or R shares.
Morningstar quartile ranking for USD Aggressive Allocation category is based on total returns before sales charges for 1-, 3-, 5-, and 10-years, among 494, 356, 263 and 121 funds, respectively, as of 31 Mar 2023, and 575, 532, 476 and 352 funds, respectively, as of 30 Apr 2023.
Prior to inception of I and R share classes, performance is hypothetical and was calculated from actual returns of an earlier share class adjusted for the expenses of the newer share class.
Share class inception dates: A shares, 1 Oct 1992; C shares, 1 Sep 1994; I shares, 5 Jul 1996; R3 shares, 1 Jul 2003; R4 shares, 1 Feb 2014; R5 shares, 1 May 2012; R6 shares, 10 Apr 2017.
(As of 1 Feb 2023)
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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.
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.
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,…
Christian Hoffmann is portfolio manager for Thornburg Investment Management. He joined the firm in 2012 as a fixed income securities analyst and was promoted to associate portfolio manager in 2014, then portfolio manager in 2018. Christian graduated cum laude from New York University with a BA in economics. He is also a CFA charterholder. Prior to joining Thornburg, he served…
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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 R shares are limited to retirement platforms only.
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.
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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.