Nationwide Funds®

Nationwide HighMark Large Cap Core Equity Fund

Overview

Investment Objective & Strategy

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation.

The Fund invests primarily in common stocks of large-cap U.S. companies. Under normal circumstances, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets plus borrowings in equity securities of large-cap companies. The Fund makes market capitalization determinations with respect to a security at the time of purchase of such security. The Fund considers large cap companies as those whose capitalization is equal to or greater than the top 60% of the companies that comprise the Russell 1000 Index.

Portfolio Management

HighMark Cap. Mgmt Inc.

Derek Izuel and Edward Herbert are responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund.