Catalyst Enhanced Core Fund


Fund Objective

The Fund’s objective is long-term capital appreciation.

Reasons to Invest

The Catalyst Enhanced Core Fund implements a distinct “index plus” strategy that provides investors exposure to equities, fixed income, and IPOs.

Through its investment in Index Futures, the Fund attempts to provide a return (before fees and expenses) that approximates the performance of the S&P 500 Index.

The fixed income securities in which the Fund may invest, directly or indirectly, includes corporate bonds; convertible bonds; municipal securities; U.S. Government securities; and preferred debt securities. The Fund may invest, indirectly through mutual funds and ETFs, in agency and-non agency residential mortgage backed securities (“RMBS”) and commercial mortgage backed securities (“CMBS”). The Fund may invest in securities of any credit quality and without regard to maturity or duration. Fundamental analysis is used to evaluate fixed income investments that the managers believe provide the best alpha-generating opportunities for the Fund.

The Fund also actively engages in short-term trading of IPOs. The Fund attempts to purchase the securities directly from underwriters prior to trading on the public exchanges and sell the securities once the securities commence trading. The managers evaluate and select IPOs for the Fund’s portfolio based on the pedigree of the investment banks underwriting the IPO, the size of the IPO, the business model of the company, and the financial performance of the company prior to the IPO.

Portfolio Manager Insights

Fund Management

Investment Advisor: Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC

Fund Overview

Share Class Class I Class A Class C Class A w/ Sales Load
CUSIP 62827P709 62827P501 62827P600 62827P501
Inception Date 2015-09-30T00:00:00 2015-09-30T00:00:00 2015-09-30T00:00:00 2015-09-30T00:00:00
As of Date 2019-12-13T00:00:00 2019-12-13T00:00:00 2019-12-13T00:00:00 2019-12-13T00:00:00
Daily NAV 14.62 14.47 13.95 14.47
NAV Change 0.04 0.05 0.05 0.05
% NAV Change 0.27% 0.35% 0.36% 0.35%

Current Fund Performance

Data as of: 2019-12-13T00:00:00

Share Class 1 Month 3 Months 6 Months YTD 1 Year 3 Years Annualized 5 Years Annualized 10 Years Annualized Since Inception Annualized
Class I 3.35% 2.70% 1.48% 25.74% 19.95% 14.16% N/A N/A 13.84%
Class A 3.38% 2.72% 1.36% 25.53% 19.62% 13.91% N/A N/A 13.59%
Class C 3.36% 2.53% 0.97% 24.59% 18.75% 13.04% N/A N/A 12.72%
Class A w/Sales Load -2.53% -3.19% -4.46% 18.35% 12.76% 11.67% N/A N/A 12.00%

Performance prior to November 11, 2019 was for a previous strategy.

Quarterly Fund Performance

Data as of quarter end: 2019-09-30T00:00:00

Share Class 1 Month 3 Months 6 Months YTD 1 Year 3 Years Annualized 5 Years Annualized 10 Years Annualized Since Inception Annualized
Class I -4.81% -4.42% 0.44% 19.00% -0.64% 11.60% N/A N/A 13.02%
Class A -4.86% -4.46% 0.37% 18.82% -0.92% 11.33% N/A N/A 12.77%
Class C -4.89% -4.61% 0.00% 18.13% -1.60% 10.48% N/A N/A 11.91%
Class A w/Sales Load -10.34% -9.93% -5.39% 12.02% -6.60% 9.14% N/A N/A 11.11%

Performance prior to November 11, 2019 was for a previous strategy.

The Fund’s maximum sales charge for Class “A” shares is 5.75%. Investments in mutual funds involve risks. Performance is historic and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate with changing market conditions so that when redeemed, shares may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. To obtain the most recent month end performance information or the Fund’s prospectus please call the Fund, toll free at 1-866-447-4228. You can also obtain a prospectus at

Fund Expenses

Share Class Class I Class A Class C Class A w/ Sales Load
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio (11/1/2019) 4.33% 4.58% 5.33% 4.58%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio (11/1/2019) 1.24% 1.49% 2.24% 1.49%
Annual Report Net Expense Ratio (6/30/2019)* 1.76% 2.01% 2.76% 2.01%

* The annual report presents the audited actual expenses of the fund for the fiscal year. It excludes the impact of certain items that are listed as prospectus expenses, such as acquired fund fees and expenses.

The Advisor has contractually agreed to waive fees and/or reimburse expenses of the Fund to the extent necessary to limit total annual fund operating expenses (excluding brokerage costs; underlying fund expenses; borrowing costs such as (a) interest and (b) dividends on securities sold short; taxes; and extraordinary expenses, such as regulatory inquiry and litigation expenses) at 1.49%. 2.24% and 1.24% for Class A shares, Class C shares and Class I shares, respectively, through October 31, 2020.

There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective.

Investing in the Fund carries certain risks. The value of the Fund may decrease in response to the activities and financial prospects of an individual security in the Fund’s portfolio. The Fund is non-diversified and may invest a greater percentage of its assets in a particular issue and may own fewer securities than other mutual funds. The performance of the Fund may be subject to substantial short term changes. There are risks associated with investing in IPOs, including extreme volatility, speculative trading and limited liquidity. To the extent the Fund invests in the stocks of smaller-sized companies, the Fund may be subject to additional risks, including the risk that earnings and prospects of these companies are more volatile than larger companies. Smaller-sized companies may experience higher failure rates than larger companies and normally have lower trading volume than larger companies. These factors may affect the value of your investment.

IPOX is a registered international trademark of IPOX Schuster, LLC. Index of Initial Public Offerings (IPOX) and IPOX Derivatives Patent No. US 7,698,197.


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