Nationwide Funds®

Nationwide Bailard Emerging Markets Equity Fund

NFW-4401AO

Overview

Investment Objective & Strategy

The Fund will, under normal circumstances, invest at least 80% of its net assets in the equity securities of issuers located in or economically tied to emerging market countries. The Fund considers a company to be tied economically to emerging market countries if it is headquartered, trades on an exchange or maintains at least 50% of its assets in, or derives at least 50% of its revenues from, emerging market countries. Under normal market conditions, the Fund’s subadviser will seek to invest the Fund’s assets across multiple industries and geographic regions.

Portfolio Management

Bailard, Inc.

Peter M. Hill, Anthony Craddock, Eric P. Leve and Daniel McKellar are jointly responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund.