Nationwide Funds®

Nationwide Ziegler Wisconsin Tax Exempt Fund

Overview

Investment Objective & Strategy

The Fund seeks to provide investors with a high level of current income that is exempt from federal income tax and Wisconsin personal income tax.

Under normal market conditions, the Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in municipal securities issued by the State of Wisconsin, its municipalities, other political subdivisions and public authorities of Wisconsin and similar obligations of other agencies and entities that pay interest that, in the opinion of bond counsel to the issuer, is exempt from federal income tax and Wisconsin personal income tax (including territories and possessions of the United States and their political subdivisions and political authorities, and certain other governmental issuers) and also from federal and applicable Wisconsin alternative minimum taxes.

Portfolio Management

Ziegler Capital Management, LLC

Paula M. Horn, Richard D. Scargill and Eric Zenner are responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund.