NATIONWIDE SMALL CAP INDEX FUND

Mutual Fund Details From Nationwide

Overview

Investment Objective & Strategy

The Fund seeks to match the performance of the Russell 2000® Index as closely as possible before the deduction of Fund expenses. The Fund employs a "passive" management, or indexing, approach, designed to match approximately the performance of the Russell 2000 Index before the deduction of Fund expenses. Under normal circumstances, the Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in a statistically selected sampling of equity securities of companies included in the Russell 2000 Index.

Portfolio Management

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC, Subadviser

Christopher Bliss, Edward Corallo, Greg Savage are responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund, including selection of the Fund's investments.

Nationwide Fund Distributors LLC is not an affiliate of BlackRock Investment Management, LLC.