Swan Global Investments Defined Risk Growth Fund Receives 5-Star™ Rating
DURANGO, Colorado–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Swan Global Investments (“Swan”), a specialist asset management firm with over 24 years of experience in hedged equity solutions, today announced that the Swan Defined Risk Growth Fund (Symbols Stock Exchanges: Class A: SDAAX, Class C: SDACX, Class I: SDAIX) received a 5-star Morningstar™ rating for the aggregate and 3-year period ending 12-31-2021 out of 96 funds in the trading category d options based on risk-adjusted returns. Additionally, the Swan Defined Risk Growth Fund ranked #1 for risk-adjusted returns in Morningstar’s Options Trading category, which includes 190 funds from 12/31/2020 to 12/31/2021.
“Having recently passed the milestone of our three years of experience, earning Morningstar’s highest five-star rating in the highly competitive options trading category is a true honor,” said Randy Swan, Founder and Portfolio Manager. principal of Swan Global Investments. “Our proven approach of passively investing in the S&P while actively managing hedging strategies has been increasingly attractive to the market during these uncertain times, and we pride ourselves on delivering quality returns to investors and advisors. financial.
“The Defined Risk Growth Fund has enabled investors to manage market volatility in a strategic and hedged way, and we are delighted that our approach has received this rating,” said Chris Hausman, portfolio manager at Swan Global Investments. “There are many different strategies within the category, but we believe this fund offers a distinct opportunity for attractive market capture while remaining hedged against market risk.
Swan’s Defined Risk Growth Fund has consistently outperformed category benchmarks, generating returns of 22.93% in 2021 and 19.19% annualized returns over three years to December 31, 2021. The fund seeks capital appreciation and risk-adjusted returns over a full market cycle with potentially less downside risk and volatility than the S&P 500 Index. Designed for investors seeking better valuation from their equity solution hedged, the fund builds on Swan’s innovative and proven “Always Invested, Always Hedged” process launched in 1997, a distinct blend of passive investing and active risk management.
To learn more about the Swan Defined Risk Growth Fund, visit https://swandefinedriskfunds.com/defined-risk-growth-fund/.
About the Swan
Founded in 1997, Swan Global Investments is a leading asset management firm providing proven hedged equity and options solutions that seek consistent long-term returns over time, prioritizing preservation of the irreplaceable capital of investors. There is no guarantee of performance, or that the Fund will achieve its objective or perform like other investment products managed by Swan Global Investments.
Swan Global Investments is an SEC-registered investment adviser that specializes in fund management using the Proprietary Defined Risk (DRS) strategy. Please note that advisor registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training. All investments involve the risk of potential investment losses as well as the potential for investment gains. Past performance is not indicative of future results and there can be no assurance that future performance will be comparable to past performance. This communication is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation or investment advice. Further information may be obtained by contacting the company directly at 970-382-8901 or swanglobalinvestments.com.
+ Morningstar Disclosure: The Swan Defined Risk Growth Fund ranked #1 for risk-adjusted returns in Morningstar’s Options Trading category, consisting of 105 funds, from 12/31/2020 to 12/32/2021, and 105 fund since its creation until 31/12/2021. Morningstar adjusts risk as follows: A “risk penalty” is subtracted from each investment’s total return, based on how much its return varies from month to month during the rating period, with an emphasis on the downward variation. The greater the variation, the greater the penalty. If two funds have exactly the same performance, the one whose performance varies the most receives the higher risk penalty. To learn more about Morningstar’s risk-adjusted return metric, click here.
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Important Risk Information: Swan Global Investments is an SEC-registered investment adviser that specializes in fund management using the Proprietary Defined Risk (DRS) strategy. Please note that advisor registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training. All investments involve the risk of potential investment losses as well as the potential for investment gains. Past performance is not indicative of future results and there can be no assurance that future performance will be comparable to past performance. This communication is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation or investment advice. Further information may be obtained by contacting the company directly at 970-382-8901 or www.swanglobalinvestments.com. The performances indicated are historical and do not guarantee future results. Current performance may be lower or higher. Because the stock price, principal value and yield vary, you may realize a gain or loss when you sell fund units.
Performance assumes the reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. “No-load” performance does not reflect current maximum subscription fees. Had sales charges been included, the Fund’s returns would have been lower. Class I shares have no sales charge and can be purchased by certain categories of investors. For up-to-date performance information through the end of the most recent month, please call (877) 896-2590. The maximum underwriting charge for Class A Shares is 5.50%. The Fund’s investment adviser has contractually agreed to reduce its fees and/or absorb the Fund’s expenses, at least until October 31, 2022 (excluding taxes, interest, brokerage commissions, dividend costs on securities sold to overdraft, fees and expenses of the acquired fund, or extraordinary expenses such as litigation or reorganization costs). The total gross annual operating expenses of the Fund are 1.68% for Class A; 2.43% for class C; 1.43% for Class I. After the fee waiver, these fees are respectively 1.65% for Class A, 2.40% for Class C and 1.40% for Class I.
All investments involve the risk of potential investment losses as well as the potential for investment gains. Past performance is not indicative of future results and there can be no assurance that future performance will be comparable to past performance. Investments in mutual funds involve risks, including possible loss of principal. There is no guarantee that an investment strategy will achieve its objectives, generate profits or avoid losses.
Investors should carefully consider the investment objective, risks, charges and expenses of Swan Defined Risk Funds. This and other information is contained in the prospectus and should be read carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus, please call Swan Defined Risk Fund at (877) 896-2590. The Fund is distributed by Northern Lights Distributors, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC. Northern Lights Distributors, LLC and Swan Capital Management, LLC & Swan Global Investments, LLC are not affiliated. 9055-NLD-01/20/2022