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PERFORMANCE



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The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Ex-Date Payable Date Record Date Total Distribution   Income ST Cap Gains LT Cap Gains Return on Capital

Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.



The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

Holdings

as of 26-Feb-2015

Issuer Weight (%)

as of 26-Feb-2015

Ticker ISIN Weight (%) Market Value Country CUSIP SEDOL Asset Class Price Currency Market Currency FX Rate Coupon (%) Maturity Duration Mod. Duration YTM (%) Yield to Call (%) Yield to Worst (%) Barcap Rating Notional Value
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EUR CASH

Cash and/or Derivatives

- 1.37 $3,122,156 European Union - - CA 89.18 USD EUR 1.12 0.00 Feb 27, 2015 0.00 - - - - - 3,122,155.75
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ROYAL BK OF SCOT GRP PLC MTN

Banking

XS0356705219 1.08 $2,453,471 United Kingdom - B2QQN84 FI 102.93 USD EUR 1.12 6.93 Apr 9, 2018 2.78 - 1.80 - 1.80 BB+ 2,453,470.80
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ALTICE SA RegS

Communications

XS1061642317 0.91 $2,074,640 Luxembourg - BLWF9Y6 FI 94.08 USD EUR 1.12 7.25 May 15, 2022 4.87 - 6.39 - 6.23 B3 2,074,639.62
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WIND ACQUISITION FINANCE SA RegS

Communications

XS1082636876 0.85 $1,941,191 Italy - BNK0839 FI 90.40 USD EUR 1.12 4.00 Jul 15, 2020 3.92 - 3.75 - 3.60 BB- 1,941,190.79
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UNICREDIT SPA MTN RegS

Banking

XS0849517650 0.81 $1,851,002 Italy - B88WZJ7 FI 111.23 USD EUR 1.12 6.95 Oct 31, 2022 6.26 - 3.25 - 3.25 BB 1,851,002.04
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COMMERZBANK AG MTN

Banking

DE000CB83CF0 0.78 $1,784,032 Germany - B6477J6 FI 111.66 USD EUR 1.12 7.75 Mar 16, 2021 4.88 - 3.11 - 3.11 BB 1,784,032.39
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WIND ACQUISITION FINANCE SA RegS

Communications

XS1055940206 0.75 $1,697,705 Italy - BLM7VW4 FI 94.31 USD EUR 1.12 7.00 Apr 23, 2021 3.61 - 5.96 - 5.51 B- 1,697,705.21
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THYSSENKRUPP AG MTN

Capital Goods

DE000A1R08U3 0.73 $1,667,520 Germany - B91RZD0 FI 96.44 USD EUR 1.12 4.00 Aug 27, 2018 3.29 - 1.59 - 1.59 Ba1 1,667,519.83
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VIRGIN MEDIA SECURED FINANCE PLC RegS

Communications

XS0889937305 0.66 $1,507,036 United Kingdom - B96RTG6 FI 69.12 USD GBP 1.54 6.00 Apr 15, 2021 3.45 - 4.82 - 4.19 BB- 1,507,035.70
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FIAT INDUSTRIAL FINANCE EUROPE SA MTN RegS

Capital Goods

XS0604641034 0.65 $1,473,912 Italy - B6335B3 FI 101.15 USD EUR 1.12 6.25 Mar 9, 2018 2.72 - 1.67 - 1.67 Ba2 1,473,911.50
Name ISIN SEDOL Weight (%) Market Value Country Asset Class Sector Coupon (%) Maturity Duration Price Asset Class Currency Market Currency FX Rate Mod. Duration YTM (%) Yield to Call (%) Yield to Worst (%) Barcap Rating Notional Value
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 26-Feb-2015
  Italy 20.86%
  Germany 15.03%
  United Kingdom 13.6%
  France 12.92%
  Spain 6.41%
  Luxembourg 4.85%
  Portugal 3.94%
  Canada 3.5%
  United States 3.02%
  Ireland 2.99%
  Netherlands 2.36%
  Greece 2.16%
  Cash and/or Derivatives 1.74%
  Sweden 1.46%
  Austria 1.12%
  Other 4.03%
Show all 16 countries
as of 26-Feb-2015

% of Market Value

Banking

18.86%

Capital Goods

17.64%

Consumer Cyclical

16.77%

Communications

15.49%

Consumer Non-Cyclical

7.45%

Basic Industry

6.57%

Electric

4.66%

Industrial Other

2.13%

Transportation

1.99%

Cash and/or Derivatives

1.74%

Energy

1.55%

Insurance

1.37%

Technology

1.04%

Financial Other

0.96%

Local Authority

0.78%

Owned No Guarantee

0.50%

Reits

0.40%

Utility Other

0.09%

as of 26-Feb-2015

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1.74

8.36

14.57

15.04

34.67

19.80

5.67

0.14

  • Cash and/or Derivatives

  • 0 - 1 Year

  • 1 - 2 Years

  • 2 - 3 Years

  • 3 - 5 Years

  • 5 - 7 Years

  • 7 - 10 Years

  • 10 - 15 Years

The maturity breakdown above is based on Weighted Average Life (WAL). WAL is the average length of time to the repayment of principal for the securities in the fund. This metric considers the likelihood that bonds will be called or prepaid before the scheduled maturity date.

as of 26-Feb-2015

% of Market Value

Cash and/or Derivatives

1.74%

AAA Rated

-

AA Rated

-

A Rated

-

BBB Rated

2.70%

BB Rated

60.53%

B Rated

28.60%

CCC Rated

5.60%

CC Rated

0.37%

C Rated

0.22%

D Rated

0.01%

Not Rated

0.23%

Credit quality ratings on underlying securities of the fund are received from S&P, Moody’s and Fitch and converted to the equivalent S&P major rating category. This breakdown is provided by BlackRock and takes the median rating of the three agencies when all three agencies rate a security the lower of the two ratings if only two agencies rate a security and one rating if that is all that is provided. Unrated securities do not necessarily indicate low quality. Below investment-grade is represented by a rating of BB and below. Ratings and portfolio credit quality may change over time.
Allocations are subject to change.
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KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 27-Feb-2015

$228,233,825
Inception Date Apr 3, 2012
Exchange BATS Exchange
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index Markit iBoxx Global Developed Markets ex-US High Yield Index
Index Ticker IBOAMZGX

Fund Credit Rating - S&P   Bf

Shares Outstanding 4,700,000
Number of Holdings  

as of 26-Feb-2015

482
CUSIP 464286210
Closing Price  

as of 27-Feb-2015

48.71
20 Day Avg. Volume   33,830
Premium/Discount  

as of 27-Feb-2015

-0.27%
Options Available No

FEES as of 31-Oct-2013

Expense Ratio  

0.55%

Fee Waiver  

0.15%

Expense Ratio (including waivers)

0.40%

For more information on S&P fund credit ratings, please click here.

NAIC Designated (Schedule D Eligible)

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

Equity Beta  

as of 30-Jan-2015

0.98
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of -

-

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 26-Feb-2015

4.56%
Distribution Yield  

as of 26-Feb-2015

3.93%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 26-Feb-2015

4.49%
30 Day SEC Yield Month End  

as of 30-Jan-2015

3.80%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield  

as of 30-Jan-2015

3.65%

Weighted Avg Coupon  

as of 26-Feb-2015

5.80%
Weighted Average Life  

as of 26-Feb-2015

3.63 yrs
Effective Duration  

as of 26-Feb-2015

3.34 yrs
Weighted Avg YTM  

as of 26-Feb-2015

3.69%

This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please click on the "Returns" tab above.

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Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

Fixed income risks include interest-rate and credit risk. Typically, when interest rates rise, there is a corresponding decline in bond values. Credit risk refers to the possibility that the bond issuer will not be able to make principal and interest payments.

Non-investment-grade debt securities (high-yield/junk bonds) may be subject to greater market fluctuations, risk of default or loss of income and principal than higher-rated securities.

International investing involves risks, including risks related to foreign currency, limited liquidity, less government regulation and the possibility of substantial volatility due to adverse political, economic or other developments. These risks often are heightened for investments in emerging/developing markets or in concentrations of single countries.

Performance shown reflects fee waivers and/or expense reimbursements by the investment advisor to the fund for some or all of the periods shown. Performance would have been lower without such waivers.

Shares of ETFs are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the Fund. Brokerage commissions will reduce returns. Market returns are based upon the midpoint of the bid/ask spread at 4:00 p.m. eastern time (when NAV is normally determined for most ETFs), and do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times.

Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

After-tax returns are calculated using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on the investor's tax situation and may differ from those shown. The after-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who hold their fund shares through tax-deferred arrangements such as 401(k) plans or individual retirement accounts.

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