Multi-Manager Global Real Estate
Jessica K. Hart

Jessica K. Hart

With Northern Trust since 2000
Began Career in 1999

Christopher E. Vella, CFA<SUP>&#174;</SUP>, CIO

Christopher E. Vella, CFA®, CIO

With Northern Trust since 2004
Began Career in 1993

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The Multi-Manager Global Real Estate Fund may be a good choice for those long-term investors looking to diversify their portfolio by pursuing the growth potential of global real estate. Our approach blends specialist managers from a broad universe of external global real estate managers into a single fund. In seeking to create an optimal portfolio, the Fund utilizes three principal styles intended to complement each other: Growth at a reasonable price (GARP), core and opportunistic. Each Sub-Adviser acts independently from the others and utilizes its own distinct investment style in selecting securities while seeking long-term capital appreciation and current income.

Fund Objective: Capital Appreciation and Current Income

Redemption Fee: 2% on shares sold or exchanged within 30 days of purchase
Ticker SymbolShare Price Change
Daily as of 04/15/14
YTD Total Return
Daily as of 04/15/14
NMMGX$ 0.063.86%
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Managers and Allocations subject to change at any time.


EII Realty Securities, Inc. 60% Opportunistic approach that may take  significant off-benchmark positions, resulting in a higher level of risk relative to the benchmark. Historically, the strategy has also provided strong defensive characteristics in down markets.
CBRE Clarion  Securities, LLC 40% Growth at a reasonable price (GARP) approach with a diversified strategy. The portfolio should have a small number of off-benchmark positions while maintaining attractive market up-capture and downside protection characteristics.
Updated Daily as of April 15, 2014
SymbolNMMGXYTD Total Return3.86%
CUSIP665162475Inception Date11/19/2008
Share Price$ 16.95 Updated Monthly as of March 31, 2014
Share Price Change$ 0.06Total Net Assets$897,062,332
Total Returns for Quarter Ended March 31, 2014
 Multi-Manager Global Real EstateFTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global IndexMorningstar Global Real Estate Category Average
Year to Date3.00%3.82%2.83%
1 Year0.75%–0.24%0.78%
3-Year Avg. Annual6.82%6.80%6.82%
5-Year Avg. Annual20.74%21.38%19.87%
Avg. Annual
Since Inception
19.12%19.13% N/A
Performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than that shown here.

The Advisor has agreed to reimburse certain expenses of the Fund (excluding acquired fund fees and expenses; a portion of the compensation paid to each Trustee who is not an officer, director or employee of Northern Trust Corporation or its subsidiaries; expenses related to third-party consultants engaged by the Board of Trustees of the Trust; membership dues paid to the Investment Company Institute and Mutual Fund Directors Forum; extraordinary expenses; and interest, if any) to the extent the "Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses" exceed 1.10%. The contractual limitation may not be terminated before July 31, 2014 without the approval of the Board of Trustees. In the absence of fee waivers, yield, total return, growth since inception and dividends would have been reduced. Total return is based on net change in NAV assuming reinvestment of distributions.

 Gross Expense RatioNet Expense Ratio
Multi-Manager Global Real Estate
1.47% 1.11%
Includes contractual expense reimbursements that, if not extended, will end on
July 31, 2014.
Multi-Manager Global Real Estate1.87%27.99%-7.02%17.49%36.25%
FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Index1.57%28.98%-8.72%19.31%37.94%
Morningstar Category Avg.
Global Real Estate
Performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results.
Number of Holdings134
Portfolio Turnover63.98% (as of 3/31/13)
Dividend ScheduleQuarterly
Dividend Income Last Quarter$0.3030
Capital Gain Income Last Quarter$1.8075
Weighted Average Market Cap ($Mil)$13,915
BenchmarkFTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Index
Morningstar CategoryGlobal Real Estate
Trailing 12-Month Price to Earnings Ratio 
Price to Book Ratio 
Historical 5-Year Earnings Growth 
Asset Allocation 
Top 10 Holdings    Fund
Simon Property Group Inc    5.1%
Mitsui Fudosan Co Ltd    3.4%
Prologis Inc    3.3%
Equity Residential    2.8%
Mitsubishi Estate Co Ltd    2.7%
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc    2.5%
Unibail-Rodamco SE    2.4%
Boston Properties Inc    2.2%
Kilroy Realty Corp    2.2%
Land Securities Group PLC    2.2%
% of Portfolio    28.8%
Industry WeightingsFundBenchmark
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)63.6%67.2%
Real Estate Management & Development26.9%28.2%
Real Estate5.1%4.0%
Hotels Restaurants & Leisure3.4%0.0%
MultiLine Retail1.0%0.0%
Household Durables0.0%0.6%
Top 10 Country
United States46.6%43.7%
Hong Kong11.3%7.3%
United Kingdom7.8%5.9%
% of Portfolio97.4%86.0%
All data is as of date indicated and subject to change.
as of February 28, 2014
 Multi-Manager Global Real EstateFTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Index
Up Market Capture94.77100.00
Down Market Capture96.35100.00
Information Ratio–0.080.00
*Above risk characteristics are based on a 3-year time period
Equity Risk: Equity securities (stocks) are more volatile and carry more risk than other forms of investments, including investments in high-grade fixed income securities. The net asset value per share of this Fund will fluctuate as the value of the securities in the portfolio changes.

International Risk: International investing involves increased risk and volatility.

REIT/Real Estate Risk: Investments in the Fund are subject to the risks related to direct investment in real estate, such as real estate risk, regulatory risks, concentration risk, and diversification risk. Investments in REITs involve certain additional unique risks. By itself the Fund does not constitute a complete investment plan and should be considered a long-term investment for investors who can afford to weather changes in the value of their investments.

FTSE®EPRA®/NAREIT® Global Index is a free float, market capitalization weighted real estate index designed to represent publicly traded equity REITs and listed property companies in 36 countries worldwide, covering both the developed and emerging markets. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.

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