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Discover Scout Emerging Markets Fund

Our investment team takes a bottom-up approach to selecting companies that are tied to growth tailwinds in emerging markets .
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Scout Emerging Markets Fund
Regional Allocation as of 6/30/15

 

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Listen in — Scout Mid Cap Fund conference call

Our Mid Cap portfolio managers give a quarterly recap of economic events, market conditions and portfolio positioning.
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Essential Ingredients for Unconstrained Investing

Consider rethinking traditional fixed income investing. Read our Essential Ingredients white paper to discover five ways to adopt an unconstrained mindset.
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To invest in Scout mutual funds, contact your investment advisor, mail in an application or complete an online account application.
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To help save for retirement, consider opening an IRA that invests in Scout mutual funds.
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Emerging markets risk considerations: Foreign investments present additional risks due to currency fluctuations, economic and political factors, government regulations, differences in accounting standards, reduced liquidity and other factors. Investments in emerging markets, foreign currency exchange contracts, and a focus on particular countries, regions, industries, sectors or types of investments may involve greater risks. Small- and mid-cap stocks are more susceptible to market volatility due to risks such as lack of management experience, product diversification, financial resources, competitive strength, and liquidity. Groups of stocks, such as value and growth, go in and out of favor, which may cause certain funds to underperform other equity funds.

The Fund may, at times, experience higher-than-average portfolio turnover, which may generate significant taxable gains and increased trading expenses, which, in turn, may lower the Fund’s return.

Unconstrained risk considerations:
The Scout Unconstrained Bond Fund employes an unconstrained investment approach, which creates considerable exposure to certain types of securities that present significant volatility in the Fund's performance, particularly over short periods of time. Investment returns and fund share value will fluctuate, and investors may lose money by investing.

There are important factors to consider when transferring or rolling over assets to an IRA or leaving assets in an employer retirement plan account. These factors include, but are not limited to, investment options in each type of account, fees and expenses, available services, potential withdrawal penalties, protection from creditors and legal judgments, required minimum distributions, and tax consequences of rolling over employer stock to an IRA.

You may wish to consult a tax advisor about your situation.

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