Catalyst Hedged Commodity Strategy Fund


Fund Objective

The Fund’s objective is to seek long-term capital appreciation largely independent from global equity markets

Reasons to Invest

The Catalyst Hedged Commodity Strategy Fund seeks to provide positive returns in most market conditions with low correlation to the global equity and commodity markets by investing in dynamic option strategies on physical commodity futures contracts.

Investment Strategy
The Fund seeks absolute positive returns regardless of commodity direction with a lower than average standard deviation compared to commodity benchmarks. The strategy involves trading option spreads and focusing on trades based on volatility, seasonality, technical analysis and price, with emphasis on volatility changes. Positions are focused as reactions to volatility and pricing, rather than attempting to forecast where the markets will be in the future.

The Fund seeks returns that are uncorrelated to equity and commodity markets through a strategy that profits from changes in options volatility, options volatility arbitrage, price and options volatility mean reversion and options time decay.

Risk Management
In an attempt to provide consistent returns and mitigate the extent of losses, the Fund employs strict risk management procedures to adjust portfolio exposure as necessitated by changing market conditions. Risk is viewed on an individual commodity basis as well as the overall portfolio. Spread trades are used, helping to limit risk and support the Funds overall lower standard deviation goal.

Portfolio Manager Insights

Catalyst Hedged Commodity Strategy Fund Overview

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 62827P873 62827P808 62827P881 62827P808
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 2021-04-20T00:00:00 2021-04-20T00:00:00 2021-04-20T00:00:00 2021-04-20T00:00:00
Daily NAV 9.77 9.73 9.44 9.73
NAV Change -0.01 -0.01 -0.01 -0.01
% NAV Change -0.10% -0.10% -0.11% -0.10%

Current Fund Performance

Data as of: 2021-04-20T00:00:00

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 -0.51% -3.27% -8.78% -4.40% -11.34% -4.33% -0.25% N/A 0.29%
Class A -0.51% -3.28% -8.90% -4.42% -11.55% -4.59% -0.51% N/A 0.04%
Class C -0.63% -3.48% -9.14% -4.65% -12.19% -5.28% -1.23% N/A -0.69%
Class A w/Sales Load -6.26% -8.81% -14.12% -9.91% -16.62% -6.46% -1.68% N/A -1.02%

Quarterly Fund Performance

Data as of quarter end: 2021-03-31T00:00:00

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 -0.51% -4.01% -8.23% -4.01% -13.49% -4.60% 0.19% N/A 0.37%
Class A -0.51% -4.03% -8.35% -4.03% -13.69% -4.82% -0.07% N/A 0.11%
Class C -0.52% -4.24% -8.67% -4.24% -14.36% -5.55% -0.80% N/A -0.62%
Class A w/Sales Load -6.24% -9.54% -13.62% -9.54% -18.65% -6.67% -1.26% N/A -0.96%

The Fund’s maximum sales charge for Class “A” shares is 5.75%. Total Fund Operating expenses are 2.53%, 3.28%, and 2.28% for the A, C and I shares, respectively. 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 (11/1/2020) 2.28% 2.53% 3.28% 2.53%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio (11/1/2020) 2.08% 2.33% 3.08% 2.33%
Annual Report Net Expense Ratio (6/30/2020)* 2.02% 2.27% 3.02% 2.27%

* 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 2.27%, 3.02% and 2.02% for Class A shares, Class C shares and Class I shares, respectively, through October 31, 2021.

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

Investing in the Fund carries certain risks. The Fund will invest a percentage of its assets in derivatives, such as futures and options contracts. The use of such derivatives and the resulting high portfolio turnover may expose the Fund to additional risks that it would not be subject to if it invested directly in the securities and commodities underlying those derivatives. The Fund may experience losses that exceed those experienced by funds that do not use futures contracts, options and hedging strategies. Investing in commodities markets may subject the Fund to greater volatility than investments in traditional securities. Changes in interest rates and the liquidity of certain investments could affect the Fund’s overall performance. The Fund is non-diversified and as a result, changes in the value of a single security may have significant effect on the Fund’s value. Other risks include U.S. Government securities risks and investments in fixed income securities. Typically, a rise in interest rates causes a decline in the value of fixed income securities or derivatives owned by the Fund. Furthermore, the use of leveraging can magnify the potential for gain or loss and amplify the effects of market volatility on the Fund’s share price. The Fund is subject to regulatory change and tax risks; changes to current rules could increase costs associated with an investment in the Fund. These factors may affect the value of your investment.


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