We’re pleased to announce that in September 2021, Vantagepoint will become MissionSquare Investments and Vantagepoint Funds will become MissionSquare Funds.
U.S. equities recorded another strong quarter of performance as the economic reopening continued to gain steam. The S&P 500 rose 8.55% in the second quarter as the continued rollout of the coronavirus vaccine and the easing of COVID-19 restrictions helped spur a surge in consumer spending and business activity.
The reopening recovery of the U.S. economy is well underway and is showing improvement in a wide variety of segments. However, some of this optimism has been tempered by a shortage of goods and labor, which are impacting supply chains.
A summary of Vantagepoint Investment Adviser’s latest 12-month outlook for the stock and bond markets….
After years of benign readings, inflation reared its head last month. The key question is whether it’s simply a short-term blip or if prices will continue to push higher over the long term.
We believe that in addition to traditional investment approaches such as diversification, asset allocation, and a long-term perspective, a multi-manager approach and investment style serve investors who are working to build retirement security.
In a multi-managed approach, managers with different but complementary investing approaches are selected and integrated within a single fund in proportions that are expected to optimize return relative to risk. We believe this not only increases diversification but also may improve the consistency of returns over time by eliminating reliance on the results of a single manager.
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When Funds are marketed to institutional clients by our Investment Only (IO) team, the Funds are offered by ICMA-RC Services, LLC (RC Services), an SEC registered broker-dealer and FINRA member firm. RC Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MissionSquare Retirement and is an affiliate of VantageTrust Company, LLC and Vantagepoint Investment Advisers, LLC. View more information about RC Services: FINRA’s BrokerCheck.
1Vantagepoint Funds invest in a single VT III Vantagepoint Fund (VT III Funds). Vantagepoint Funds and VT III Funds are collective investment trust funds (CITs) established and maintained by VantageTrust Company, LLC (VTC), a wholly owned subsidiary of MissionSquare Retirement, a New Hampshire non-depository trust company, and the sole trustee of these CITs. Eligible retirement plans may invest in the Vantagepoint Funds, which are funds of VantageTrust. MissionSquare Retirement’s wholly owned subsidiary, Vantagepoint Investment Advisers, LLC (VIA), provides investment advisory and management services to VTC with respect to the Vantagepoint Funds and VT III Funds. The Vantagepoint Funds and certain VT III Funds invest in other funds managed and administered by MissionSquare Retirement or VIA. MissionSquare Retirement and VIA receive asset-based fees from such underlying funds in addition to the asset-based fees it received from the Vantagepoint and VT III Funds. Please see VIA’s Form ADV, available at www.adviserinfo.sec.gov, for more information.
2Each Vantagepoint Fund invests in a VT III Vantagepoint Fund that has the same investment objective and strategies. Prior to October 2016, each Vantagepoint Fund invested in a registered Vantagepoint Fund mutual fund that had the same investment objective and strategies. In October 2016, the Vantagepoint Fund mutual funds were liquidated and the assets were transferred to the VT III Vantagepoint Funds. In the event that a to the VT III Vantagepoint Funds was also a subadviser to the Vantagepoint Fund that preceded it, the average subadviser tenure with the VT III Vantagepoint Funds is calculated using both time periods.