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Assets under management figures are based on fee-earning AUM for Highland Capital Management and its affiliates, rounded to the nearest $100 million, and as of 01/31/2018.
* NOT FDIC INSURED * May lose value * No bank guarantee. * Past performance is not indicative of future results. *
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Lipper Award Disclosure Statement
The Highland Floating Rate Opportunities Fund (Class Z) was awarded the 2015 Lipper Fund Award in the Loan Participation Fund category for both the 3 year and 5 year periods ending 12/31/2014. The award is based on consistent return. The highest Lipper leader for consistent return value for the classification for the 36 and 60 month periods, respectively, determined the winner. Lipper Leader ratings for Consistent Return reflect funds’ historic returns, adjusted for volatility, relative to peers. Ratings for Consistent Return are computed for all Lipper classifications with five or more distinct portfolios and span both equity and fixed-income funds. The Lipper Fund Awards are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence, a global family of awards that celebrate exceptional performance throughout the professional investment community. The Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence recognize the world’s top funds, fund management firms, sell-side firms, research analysts, and investor relations teams. The Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence also include the Extel Survey Awards, the StarMine Analyst Awards, and the StarMine Broker Rankings. For more information, please contact email@example.com or visit www.excellence.thomsonreuters.com.