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American Beacon Frontier Markets Income Fund

Portfolio information as of September 30, 2018
  • Summary
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Investment Objective

The Fund’s investment objective is to seek income with capital appreciation as a secondary objective.

an alternative to traditional
global investing

The Fund is distinguished by a singular focus on,
and long-standing expertise in, the sovereign debt
of emerging and frontier market countries. “Frontier markets” typically describes smaller, less-developed markets at an earlier stage of economic and financial development than more mainstream emerging markets.

FUND HIGHLIGHTS

  • The first and only open-end mutual fund in the U.S. to invest primarily in debt instruments of frontier market issuers.
  • Invests primarily in sovereign and corporate debt within frontier markets, as well as frontier market currencies.
  • Over time, the Fund seeks to invest in 35 to 45 countries, local and hard currency denominated debt.
  • Managed by firms with expertise and long-term track records of investing in emerging and frontier-market debt.
  • Access to a unique debt market, offering attractive yields with lower volatility and low correlations to broad market indexes.

Total Fund Assets

$261.8 Million  

Sub-Advisors (%)

Global Evolution USA, LLC 100.0

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Effective June 15, 2018, the Fund’s name changed from American Beacon Global Evolution Frontier Markets Income Fund to American Beacon Frontier Markets Income Fund. Also effective on the same date, Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited became a sub-advisor of the Fund.

Investing in foreign, emerging and frontier market securities may involve heightened risk due to currency fluctuations and economic and political risks. Investing in derivative instruments involves liquidity, credit, interest rate and market risks. The use of fixed-income securities entails interest rate and credit risks. Please see the prospectus for a complete discussion of the Fund’s risks. There can be no assurances that the investment objectives of this Fund will be met.

For a prospectus containing more information, including expenses, click here. Read it carefully before you invest or send money. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

American Beacon Funds and American Beacon Frontier Markets Income Fund are service marks of American Beacon Advisors, Inc.