Performance data quoted represent past performance. Past performance does not guarantee future results and current performance may be lower or higher than the data quoted. All returns show are total returns that assume reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Returns for periods under a year are cumulative, all others are average annual returns. Investment returns and principal will fluctuate with market and economic conditions and you may have a gain or loss when you sell shares. From time to time the Fund’s advisor may waive fees or reimbursed expenses, without which performance would have been lower. Please call 866-290-2688 for most recent month-end performance.
The Gross Expense Ratio includes all categories of expenses before any expense reductions or fee waivers.
The Net Expense Ratio per the Fund’s latest Prospectus. For the Diversified Arbitrage Fund and the Multi-Strategy Alternative Fund, the Net Expense Ratio includes expenses related to short sales and interest on any borrowings.
The Adviser has contractually agreed to waive its management fee and/or reimburse expenses to the extent necessary to maintain the total annual Fund operating expenses at the stated levels. These expense caps are exclusive of expenses that may apply to some of the Funds, such as acquired fund fees, expenses related to short sales and borrowing costs, and extraordinary expenses. See the Prospectus for additional details. The expense caps are guaranteed until the following dates:
Diversified Arbitrage Fund, Managed Futures Strategy Fund, Risk-Balanced Commodities Strategy Fund, Risk Parity Fund and Multi-Strategy Alternative Fund,: April 30, 2014
Momentum Funds, Defensive Equity Funds, International Equity Fund and Global Equity Fund: January 28, 2015
Core Equity Fund, Long-Short Equity Fund, Managed Futures Strategy HV Fund and Style Premia Fund: April 30, 2015
Global Macro Fund: April 30, 2016
The Russell 1000 Growth Index measures the performance of those Russell 1000 companies that have higher price-to-book ratios and higher forecasted growth rates. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index.
Momentum Funds: Securities with positive momentum generally will be more volatile than a broad cross-section of securities. In addition, there may be periods when the momentum style is out of favor, and during which the investment performance of a Fund using a momentum strategy generally will suffer.
All AQR Funds. An investment in any of the AQR Funds involves risk, including loss of principal. The value of the Funds’ portfolio holdings may fluctuate in response to events specific to the companies in which the Fund invests, as well as economic, political or social events in the United States or abroad. Please refer to the prospectus for complete information regarding all risks associated with the Funds. An investor considering the Funds should be able to tolerate potentially wide price fluctuations. The Funds are subject to high portfolio turnover risk as a result of frequent trading, and thus, will incur a higher level of brokerage fees and commissions, and cause a higher level of tax liability to shareholders in the Funds. The Funds may attempt to increase its income or total return through the use of securities lending, and they may be subject to the possibility of additional loss as a result of this investment technique.