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Russell U.S. Defensive Equity Fund
Focusing on a defensive style of investing

Fund objective
Seeks to provide long-term capital growth

Investment strategy
  • Seeks to provide long-term capital growth.

  • Emphasis on a defensive style of investing and implementing a limited long-short strategy.

  • Investing primarily in common stocks of large and medium capitalization U.S. companies as represented by the Russell 1000® Defensive Index.
Fund highlights
  • The fund focuses on a defensive style of investing.

  • Blends multiple defensive managers to help manage the risk of using a single investment style.

  • Invests in a full spectrum of stocks from blue chips to technology.
As of 12/31/2015
Updated quarterly

Total net assets (All classes)   $0.9 billion
Net asset value (Class S)   $47.30

    Cusip   Ticker
Class A   782494579   REQAX
Class C   782494561   REQCX
Class E   782493233   REQEX
Class I   782493811   REDSX
Class S   782494553   REQTX
Class Y   782493225   REUYX

Fund objectives, risks, charges and expenses should be carefully considered before investing. A summary prospectus, if available, or a prospectus containing this and other important information can be obtained by calling 800-787-7354 or by visiting the prospectus and reports page to download one. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

not FDIC insured

Diversification and strategic asset allocation do not assure profit or protect against loss in declining markets.
Defensive style emphasizes investments in equity securities of companies that are believed to have lower than average stock price volatility, characteristics indicating high financial quality, (which may include lower financial leverage) and/or stable business fundamentals.
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