Nationwide Funds®

Nationwide High Yield Bond Fund

Overview

Investment Objective & Strategy

The Fund seeks to provide high current income, as well as capital growth when consistent with high current income. The Fund invests in a portfolio of higher-yielding, lower-rated fixed-income securities issued by foreign and U.S. companies. Under normal conditions, the Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in high yield bonds.

Portfolio Management

UBS Global Asset Management (Americas) Inc., Subadviser

Craig Ellinger and Matthew Iannucci are portfolio managers of the Nationwide High Yield Bond Fund and are responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund, including the selection of the Fund’s investments.