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The fund has returned 1.26 percent over the past year, 1.59 percent over the past three years, 3.15 percent over the past five years, and 2.74 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||-0.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||1.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||3.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||2.7%|
The investment seeks to achieve capital growth by engaging in merger arbitrage. The fund plans to invest at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of companies (both U.S. and foreign) that are involved in publicly announced mergers, takeovers, tender offers, leveraged buyouts, spin-offs, liquidations and other corporate reorganizations. Equity securities include common and preferred stock. Merger arbitrage is a highly specialized investment approach designed to profit from the successful completion of mergers, takeovers, tender offers, leveraged buyouts, spin-offs, liquidations and other corporate reorganizations.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
The Arbitrage Fund has an expense ratio of 1.45 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.