Gotham Absolute Return Fund (GARIX)

50%-60% Net Long* (e.g., 120% long - 60% short)

NAV $15.40

Daily Return 0.00%

YTD Return 5.33%

Minimum Investment$250,000
GARIX Return (Since Inception)158.38%
HFRX EH Return (Since Inception)123.80%
S&P 500 Return (Since Inception)1112.71%
Fund Net Assets$1,034,019,834
Inception DateAugust 31, 2012
As of 01/23/2018

Investment Overview

The Gotham Absolute Return Fund (the "Fund") is a long/short U.S. equity fund with a net long exposure of 50%-60% (e.g., 120% long vs. 60% short = 60% net long). The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation and to achieve positive returns during most annual periods in an efficient, risk-adjusted manner. Joel Greenblatt and Robert Goldstein are the Managing Principals and Co-CIOs of Gotham Asset Management, LLC, the Advisor to this Fund.

Investment Strategy & Process

Gotham's proprietary equity research and risk controls are used to select long and short stock portfolios primarily from the U.S. large and mid-cap range.

The Co-CIOs and their team of equity analysts employ Gotham’s proprietary analytical framework to evaluate stocks within the coverage universe on measures of absolute and relative value.

The long portfolio is rebalanced daily to weight most heavily those stocks that are priced at the largest discount to Gotham's assessment of value. In general, as a company appears cheaper its weight in the portfolio increases.

Similarly, the short portfolio is rebalanced daily to weight most heavily those short positions selling at the largest premium to Gotham's measures of value.

Risk for the Fund's integrated long/short portfolio is managed following a disciplined proprietary process limiting concentration in any one company, industry or sector. In addition, gross and net exposures are managed daily to remain within carefully defined ranges.

Performance as of 12/31/2017

  Month Trailing 3
YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEAR 5 YEAR Since Inception Annualized1 Since Inception Cumulative1
Gotham Absolute Return Fund - GARIX 1.67% 4.88% 10.01% 10.01% 2.16% 8.63% 9.00% 58.38%
HFRX EH 1.03% 2.72% 9.98% 9.98% 2.45% 3.92% 4.08% 23.80%
S&P 500 1.11% 6.64% 21.83% 21.83% 11.41% 15.79% 15.20% 112.71%

1Inception date: August 31, 2012

Composition & Holdings as of 12/31/2017

Portfolio Exposures
Long 119.63%
Short -59.82%
Net 59.80%
Gross 179.45%
Portfolio Composition
Long Holdings 508
Short Holdings 443
Net Sector Allocation (% of Equity)
Information Tech 16.18%
Industrials 16.16%
Consumer Disc 10.97%
Health Care 8.00%
Consumer Staples 7.37%
Telecom Services 1.14%
Materials 0.01%
Energy -0.01%

Fees & Minimums

Purchase of Shares
Investment Minimum $250,000
Additional Investment Minimum $5,000

Annual Fund Operating Expenses
Current Expense Ratio1 (Includes management fee of 2.00%) 2.15%
Gross Expense Ratio (Includes dividend expense on short sales and financing of 0.89%, but does not reflect dividends earned by the Fund on its long positions of 2.54%) 3.09%
Net Expense Ratio (after waivers and reimbursements under expense cap agreement) 3.04%
Distribution (12b-1) Fee None

Shareholder Fees
Sales Load None
Deferred Sales Load None
Redemption Fee (within 30 days) 1.00%

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