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361 Domestic Long/Short Equity Fund

I: ADMZX | Investor: ADMQX
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Fund Details

Objective: Seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation. The Fund also seeks to preserve capital in down markets.
Inception: 3/31/2016
Sub-Advisor: Analytic Investors
Benchmark: Russell 1000 Index
Morningstar Category: Long/Short Equity

Performance

As of 07/31/17 – Class I Shares
YTD 6.53%
1 Year 3.84%
Since Inception 5.32%

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Past returns shown do not guarantee future results. Current performance may be lower or higher. Call 888-736-1227 for the latest month-end returns. Return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than original cost. Other share class performance may vary.

Fund Strategy

The 361 Domestic Long/Short Equity Fund, sub-advised by Analytic Investors, seeks to deliver an equity-like return with significantly less variability by:

  • Investing across domestic equity markets
  • Taking advantage of the low volatility anomaly by going long lower volatility stocks and shorting higher volatility stocks
  • Dynamically allocating to high predicted alpha stocks

Why Invest in the Fund

Enhance Core Allocations

Seeks to bolster traditional elements of a core allocation (stocks and bonds) enhancing the portfolio’s overall risk/return profile.

Growth While Managing Downside Risk

Quantitative approach that pursues equity-like returns with significantly less volatility than the benchmark.

Alpha Seeking

Structural elements combined with dynamic factor models seeks meaningful alpha from both long and short exposures.

Investment Process

Portfolios are constructed with a 100% long exposure to stocks that have lower predicted betas and positive predicted alphas. Each portfolio has short exposure ranging from 25% to 35% consisting of stocks with higher predicted betas, and lower predicted alphas. This results in a portfolio that has roughly 70% net exposure to its respective index, but with a targeted beta of 0.4-0.6.

Returns include reinvestment of dividends and income.

You should consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. For a prospectus, or summary prospectus, that contains this and other information about the Funds, call 1-888-736-1227. Please read the prospectus or summary prospectus carefully before investing.

Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. The potential loss from a short sale is theoretically unlimited since the appreciation of the underlying asset also is theoretically unlimited. Frequent trading by the Fund may reduce returns and increase the number of taxable transactions. Concentration of its portfolio in relatively few issuers may make the Fund more volatile than a diversified fund.

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The 361 Funds are distributed by IMST Distributors, LLC.

% Total Returns

As of 6/30/2017*

% Calendar Year Returns

Returns include reinvestment of dividends and income.

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† Furthermore, the Adviser has contractually agreed to maintain the total annual fund operating expenses at stated levels, exclusive of certain expenses such as acquired fund expenses and dividend and interest expenses on short sales until 2/28/2018. See Prospectus for additional details.

Sector Exposure

As of 6/30/2017

Commentary

Executive Summary
U.S. equity markets logged their eighth consecutive monthly gain in June, and ended the quarter with a return of 3.06%, as measured by the Russell 1000 Index. Growth stocks continued their dominance over their value peers, thanks in part to Technology sector gains, coupled with the woes experienced in the Energy and Telecom sectors.

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