Nationwide Funds®

Nationwide Core Plus Bond Fund

Overview

Investment Objective & Strategy

The Fund seeks maximum long-term total return, consistent with reasonable risk to principal, by investing primarily in investment grade debt securities of varying maturities. The investment seeks long-term total return, consistent with reasonable risk. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in investment-grade fixed income securities, including U.S. and foreign corporate bonds, U.S. government securities, bonds issued by foreign governments and mortgage-backed securities. It may also invest in high-yield bonds (commonly known as "junk bonds") and asset-backed securities.