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Tax Aware Income Opportunities Fund - A (JTAAX)

Tax Aware Income Opportunities Fund - A (JTAAX)
Overview Performance and Ratings Holdings and Details Management Dividends and Capital Gains Fees and Expenses Sales Resources
Top ten holdings (as of 3/31/2014)
1. DeKalb Private Hospital Authority, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Inc., Project 1.6%
2. Midlothian Industrial Development Corp., Environmental Facilities, Holcim Project 1.5%
3. Abag Finance Authority for Nonprofit Corps., Sharp Healthcare 1.4%
4. Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, Water 1.3%
5. Missouri State Health & Educational Facilities Authority, Health Facilities, SSM Health Care 1.2%
6. Chambersburg Municipal Authority, Wilson College Project 1.1%
7. Loudoun County IDA, Howard Hughes Medical 1.1%
8. King County, Multi-Modal Limited Tax Sewer 1.1%
9. Maryland Community Development Administration, Department of Housing & Community Development, Residential, Class M 1.1%
10. Private Colleges & Universities Authority, Emory University 1.0%
Total of top ten 12.4%
Average life* (as of 3/31/2014)
Less than 1 year 59.7%
Years 1-3 14.7%
Years 3-5 15.8%
Years 5-7 5.1%
Years 7-10 3.0%
Years 10-20 1.0%
Years 20+ 0.8%
Effective duration† 0.7 years
Average Maturity 16.61 years
Average Life 1.37 years

*Due to rounding, values may not total 100%.

The duration of the fund includes the impact of the derivative positions.

Economic exposure allocation (%) (as of 3/31/2014)
Agency MBS 0.2
Alternative Credit 0.8
CMBS/ABS 0.1
Credit Relative Value (RV)^ 1.3
EMD/Sovereign 0.1
Invest Grade Corp 0.1
Muni Cash 43.8
Municipal Bonds 51.4
Non-Agency MBS 1.1
Other 1.2

The economic exposure of the Fund's assets is calculated by adding the market value of the Fund's investments in securities and a risk-adjusted exposure of its derivative positions. The risk-adjusted exposure is calculated using the adviser's internal methodology and is based on certain assumptions concerning the type of derivative, whether the derivative creates a long or short position, and certain market and loss scenarios. There is not one standard method for calculating economic exposure and the Fund's calculation may not be consistent with other measures of economic exposure.

Long/shorts (%) (as of 3/31/2014)
Agency MBS 0.2
Alternative Credit Long 0.7
Alternative Credit Short -4.9
CMBS/ABS Long 0.1
CMBS/ABS Short -0.1
Credit Relative Value (RV) Longs^ 1.2
Credit Relative Value (RV) Shorts^ -2.3
EMD / Sovereigns CDX/CDS Shorts -2.7
Investment Grade Corp 0.1
Municipal Bonds 51.4
Non-Agency MBS 1.1
Other 1.2
Total Shorts (as percent of Longs) 18.3

The long/shorts percentages are calculated for each category based on the market value of the fund's investments in securities and the notional value of its derivative positions as a percentage of total assets.

^The Fund may use relative value strategies that seek to exploit pricing discrepancies between individual securities or market sectors. For more information, refer to the Fund's prospectus.

Cash portfolio stats (as of 3/31/2014)
Number of Holdings 622
Fund Assets $443.83
(in millions)
Turnover Ratio 309.00%
(Trailing 12 month) (2/28/2013)
Quality* (as of 3/31/2014)
AAA 6.7%
A-1/P-1 43.8%
AA 20.9%
A 16.7%
BBB 8.1%
BB 1.1%
B 0.7%
CCC & Lower/Other 2.0%

The manager receives credit quality ratings on underlying securities of the portfolio from the three major ratings agencies - S&P, Moody's and Fitch. When calculating the credit quality breakdown, the manager selects the middle rating of the agencies when all three agencies rate a security. The manager will use the lower of the two ratings if only two agencies rate a security and will use one rating if that is all that is provided. Securities that are not rated by all three agencies are reflected as such.

* Due to rounding, values may not total 100%.


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The Fund's fixed income securities are subject to interest rate risk. If rates increase, the value of the Fund's investments generally declines.

The Fund has the ability to invest in municipal securities, the income from which is exempt from federal income tax. The risk of a municipal obligation generally depends on the financial and credit status of the issuer.

The Fund has the ability to invest up to 100% of its total assets in municipal securities. Under normal circumstances, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in municipal securities.

The Fund may also invest up to 20% of its assets in a wide variety of taxable debt securities of issuers from the U.S. and other markets, both developed and emerging.

The Fund may invest in securities that are below investment grade (i.e., "high yield" or "junk bonds") that are generally rated in the fifth or lower rating categories of Standard & Poor's and Moody's Investors Service. Although these securities tend to provide higher yields than higher-rated securities, there is a greater risk that the Fund's share price will decline.

The Fund has the ability to invest up to 50% of its total assets in high yield securities.

The Fund may invest in derivatives that may be riskier than other types of investments because they may be more sensitive to changes in economic or market conditions and could result in losses that significantly exceed the Fund's original investment. Many derivatives create leverage that can cause the Fund to be more volatile than it would be if it had not used derivatives.

For some investors, income may be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax. Capital gains, if any, are federally taxable. Income may be subject to state and local taxes.

The Fund has an absolute return orientation which means that it is not managed relative to an index.

The top 10 holdings listed reflect only the Fund's long-term investments. Short-term investments are excluded. Holdings are subject to change. The holdings listed should not be considered recommendations to purchase or sell a particular security. Each individual security is calculated as a percentage of the aggregate market value of the securities held in the Fund and does not include the use of derivative positions, where applicable.