Catalyst/Millburn Hedge Strategy Fund

Tickers: MBXAX | MBXCX | MBXIX

Fund Objective

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

Reasons to Invest

The Catalyst/Millburn Hedge Strategy Fund utilizes complementary active and passive investment strategies, with the goal of outperforming typical long-only equity investments, including reducing drawdowns during protracted periods of stress.

Globally Diversified
The Fund trades a diverse portfolio of global equity, currency, and interest rate instruments, as well as futures contracts on commodities in the energy, metal and agricultural sectors.

Systematic Multi-strategy Approach
The Fund implements a 100% systematic strategy with the potential to invest in over 125 markets. The Fund’s portfolio is comprised of an active long/short futures & FX component and a strategic equity exposure component

Active Long/Short Futures & FX Component
This component yields a portfolio of global liquid instruments and strategies that historically have performed in periods of stress for equities. The active long/short futures and forward positions in currency, fixed income, stock index and commodity instruments are determined by multi-factor, quantitative and systematic trading and investment strategies, which respond to different market conditions.

Strategic Equity Exposure Component
This component yields a relatively passive portfolio of global and U.S. exchange traded funds (“ETFs”). The equity positions generally consist of relatively passive buy-and-hold strategies with the goal of maximizing diversification as determined primarily by correlation and risk analysis.

Fund Management

Investment Advisor:
Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC

Sub-Advisor:
Millburn Ridgefield Corporation

Portfolio Managers:
Barry Goodman | Co-Portfolio Manager
Grant Smith | Co-Portfolio Manager
Harvey Beker | Co-Portfolio Manager
George E. Crapple | Co-Portfolio Manager

Fund Overview

Ticker MBXIX MBXAX MBXCX MBXAX
Share Class Class I Class A Class C Class A w/ Sales Load
CUSIP 62827P816 62827P832 62827P824 62827P832
Inception Date 1996-12-31T00:00:00 2015-12-28T00:00:00 2015-12-28T00:00:00 2015-12-28T00:00:00
As of Date 2018-12-11T00:00:00 2018-12-11T00:00:00 2018-12-11T00:00:00 2018-12-11T00:00:00
Daily NAV 31.5 31.3 30.67 31.3
NAV Change -0.01 -0.02 -0.02 -0.02
% NAV Change -0.03% -0.06% -0.07% -0.06%

Quarterly Fund Performance

Data as of quarter end: 2018-09-30T00:00:00

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 0.84% 3.99% 7.00% 2.59% 6.91% 12.61% 12.14% 8.88% 11.23%
Class A 0.81% 3.92% 6.87% 2.44% 6.67% N/A N/A N/A 11.84%
Class C 0.73% 3.72% 6.47% 1.83% 5.85% N/A N/A N/A 10.99%
Class A w/Sales Load -4.99% -2.06% 0.72% -3.46% 0.54% N/A N/A N/A 9.46%

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 www.CatalystMF.com.

Current Fund Performance

Data as of: 2018-12-11T00:00:00

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 0.74% -2.81% 1.38% -0.66% -2.50% N/A N/A N/A 10.96%
Class A 0.71% -2.89% 1.23% -0.92% -2.75% N/A N/A N/A 9.77%
Class C 0.66% -3.04% 0.85% -1.64% -3.48% N/A N/A N/A 8.93%
Class A w/Sales Load -5.09% -8.48% -4.60% -6.62% -8.35% N/A N/A N/A 4.23%

Does not include pre-converted performance.

Fund Expenses

Share Class Class I Class A Class C Class A w/ Sales Load
Gross Expense Ratio 2.00% 2.25% 3.00% 2.25%
Net Expense Ratio 2.00% 2.25% 3.00% 2.25%

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 turn-over 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. Currency trading risks include market risk, credit risk and country risk. Foreign investing involves risks not typically associated with U.S. investments. 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.

Performance shown before December 28, 2015 is for the Fund's Predecessor Fund (Millburn Hedge Fund, L.P.). The prior performance is net of management fees and other expenses including the effect of the performance fee. The Predecessor Fund had an investment objective and strategies that were, in all material respects, the same as those of the Fund, and was managed in a manner that, in all material respects, complied with the investment guidelines and restrictions of the Fund. From its inception through December 28, 2015, the Predecessor Fund was not subject to certain investment restrictions, diversification requirements and other restrictions of the 1940 Act of the Code, which if they had been applicable, might have adversely affected its performance. In addition, the Predecessor Fund was not subject to sales loads that would have adversely affected performance. Performance of the predecessor fund is not an indicator of future results.

8380-NLD-11/2/2018

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