Transamerica Bond Fund

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Performance

The fund has returned 11.24 percent over the past year, 7.81 percent over the past three years, and 12.56 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 7.3%
1 Year 11.2%
3 Years (Annualized) 7.8%
5 Years (Annualized) 12.6%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks high total investment return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets (plus the amount of borrowings, if any, for investment purposes) in fixed-income securities. It invests primarily in investment grade fixed-income securities, although it may invest up to 35% of its assets in lower-rated fixed-income securities ("junk bonds") and up to 20% of its assets in equities and preferred stocks. The fund may invest in fixed-income securities of any maturity. It may also invest up to 10% of its assets in bank loans and up to 20% of its assets in foreign securities.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Transamerica Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.70 percent.

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Risk

Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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