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Key Features

Backed by experience

Winton has a 21-year track record of absolute return investing across a range of market environments.

Dynamic and diversified

A low-volatility investment seeking positive returns, regardless of whether markets are rising or falling.

A systematic alternative

A source of long-term portfolio diversification due to its exposure to commodities and an ability to go short.

Objective

Long-term capital appreciation and positive returns over rolling three-year periods

Structure

UCITS-compliant ICAV

Universe

Global futures and forwards

Domicile

Ireland

Inception Date

July 2017

Dealing

Daily

Base Currency

GBP

Fees*

1% ongoing charge (0.9% management fee) per annum

IA Sector

Targeted Absolute Return

Objective

Long-term capital appreciation and positive returns over rolling three-year periods

Universe

Global futures and forwards

Inception Date

July 2017

Base Currency

GBP

IA Sector

Targeted Absolute Return

Structure

UCITS-compliant ICAV

Domicile

Ireland

Dealing

Daily

Fees*

1% ongoing charge (0.9% management fee) per annum

* The ongoing charges figure (OCF) includes the management fee and the costs of running the fund; the OCF will be capped at 1% by Winton for the first year.

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Who is the Winton Absolute Return Futures Fund for?

Investors seeking conservative capital appreciation over the long-term through a systematic investment strategy.

Investors seeking a strategy that has the potential to provide positive returns in a variety of market environments.

Investors seeking exposure to multiple asset classes and markets as part of a diversified portfolio.

The Fund’s First 12 Months


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Important Information: The Winton Absolute Return Futures Fund (the "Fund") is a sub-fund of Winton UCITS Funds ICAV (the "Company"). The Company is authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland as an undertaking for collective investment in Transferable Securities pursuant to the UCITS Regulations. This webpage is prepared by Winton Capital Management Limited ("Winton") which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered Office: 16 Old Bailey, London EC4M 7EG.

This webpage is a summary only and potential investors must refer to the prospectus, the supplement and the Key Investor Information Document ("KIID") for the Fund. This webpage is not a recommendation to purchase or sell any investments.

The Fund currently has or intends to have more than 35% of its total holdings in bonds issued by or guaranteed by: EU member state, by its local authorities, by any other OECD member state, or by any public international body of which one or more EU member states are members.

The value of an investment and any income derived from it can go down as well as up and investors may not get back their original amount invested. The information on this webpage is believed to be materially correct but Winton makes no representation or warranty as to its accuracy or completeness and accepts no liability for any inaccuracy or omission. This material is not suitable for distribution in the United States or to US Persons.

Who is the Fund for?

- Investors seeking conservative capital appreciation over the long term.
- Investors seeking a strategy that has the potential to provide positive returns in a variety of market environments.
- Investors seeking exposure to multiple asset classes and markets as part of a diversified portfolio.

Key risks to consider

- Absolute return – The Fund aims to provide positive returns over a rolling three-year period, but a positive return is not guaranteed over any time period and capital is at risk.
- Derivatives – The Fund invests in futures and forwards, which are financial derivative instruments that can increase the size of gains and losses.
- Commodity-related and macroeconomic risk – The Fund will gain exposure to the performance of equity indices, government bonds, interest rates, currencies and commodities, all of which can be volatile and influenced by economic and political developments.
- Process risk – There may be issues with the systems and mathematical models that Winton uses to implement the Fund's strategy or the processes and procedures related to those systems.

A more comprehensive list of risks is provided in the Company's prospectus and Fund supplement.