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Touchstone Investments Acquisition of AIG Funds

“This acquisition reflects Touchstone’s continued commitment to providing investors with access to best-in-class investment management through our mutual funds.”

Touchstone Investments Announces Purchase Agreement to Acquire Select Retail Mutual Fund Business Assets from AIG Life & Retirement

Touchstone Investments and AIG Life & Retirement, a division of American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG), announced today that Touchstone Investments, a wholly owned subsidiary of Western & Southern Financial Group, has agreed to acquire select assets of AIG Life & Retirement’s Retail Mutual Funds business.

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AIG Funds Involved in the Reorganization:

Under the terms of the purchase agreement, 12 AIG Funds will be reorganized and merged into either existing Touchstone Funds or newly created funds.

AIG TARGET Fund  EXISTING TOUCHSTONE Acquiring Fund
AIG Focused Alpha Large-Cap Fund Touchstone Large Cap Focused Fund
AIG Focused Growth Fund Touchstone Sands Capital Select Growth Fund
AIG Multi-Asset Allocation Fund Touchstone Balanced Fund
AIG Active Allocation Fund Touchstone Balanced Fund
AIG Strategic Value Fund Touchstone Value Fund
AIG Senior Floating Rate Fund Touchstone Credit Opportunities Fund
AIG U.S. Government Securities Fund Touchstone Active Bond Fund
AIG International Dividend Strategy Fund Touchstone International Equity Fund


 AIG TARGET Fund NEWLY CREATED TOUCHSTONE Acquiring FUND fORT WASHINGTON STRATEGY
AIG Focused Dividend Strategy Fund Touchstone Dividend Equity Fund Fort Washington Enhanced Dividend Equity Strategy
AIG Select Dividend Growth Fund Touchstone Dividend Equity Fund Fort Washington Enhanced Dividend Equity Strategy
AIG Strategic Bond Fund Touchstone Strategic Income Opportunities Fund Fort Washington Flexible Income Strategy
AIG Flexible Credit Fund Touchstone Strategic Income Opportunities Fund Fort Washington Flexible Income Strategy

Proposed Reorganization of Certain AIG Funds into Touchstone Funds

On February 8, 2021, Touchstone Investments and AIG Life & Retirement announced that they had entered a purchase agreement where Touchstone would acquire select assets of AIG’s Life and Retirement’s Retail Mutual Funds business.  Under the terms of the purchase agreement, 12 AIG Funds (“Target Fund”) will be reorganized and merged into existing Touchstone funds or into newly created Touchstone funds (“Acquiring Fund”).

The Joint Proxy Statements/Prospectuses below describe each Reorganization proposal in greater detail, as well as important information about the Touchstone Acquiring Funds. Each proxy statement covers a selection of the AIG Target Funds. If you own more than one Target Fund it is possible you received two proxy statements due to the details of each fund’s acquisition being outlined in a separate document.

Proxy for Shareholders of the following AIG Funds:

AIG Active Allocation Fund, AIG Flexible Credit Fund, AIG Focused Alpha Large-Cap Fund, AIG International Dividend Strategy Fund, AIG Multi-Asset Allocation Fund, AIG Strategic Bond Fund, AIG Strategic Value Fund
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Proxy for Shareholders of the following AIG Funds:

AIG Focused Dividend Strategy Fund, AIG Focused Growth Fund, AIG Select Dividend Growth Fund, AIG Senior Floating Rate Fund, AIG U.S. Government Securities Fund
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Important Information
This communication is not a solicitation of a proxy for any shareholder and does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale. No offer of securities will be made except pursuant to a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933. However, the Touchstone Funds, AIG Funds, Touchstone, AIG and certain of their respective directors/trustees, officers and affiliates may be deemed under the rules of the SEC to be participants in the solicitation of shareholders in connection with the proposed Reorganizations discussed herein. Information about the directors/trustees and officers of Touchstone Funds and AIG Funds may be found in their respective Annual Reports previously filed with the SEC.

Shares of the Touchstone Funds are not guaranteed or endorsed by any bank or other insured depository institution, and are not federally insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Shares of mutual funds are subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of principal invested. Past performance is  no guarantee of future results.

Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements made herein are forward-looking statements. Actual future results or occurrences may differ significantly from those anticipated in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. These include, but are not limited to, the ability to satisfy closing conditions to the purchase agreement between Touchstone and AIG; the ability to satisfy closing conditions to the agreement and plan of reorganization governing each proposed Reorganization including that AIG Target Fund shareholders vote to approve the Reorganization; the ability to satisfy closing conditions, market developments, legal and regulatory developments, and other additional risks and uncertainties. Touchstone, AIG, Touchstone Funds, AIG Funds and their respective affiliates undertake no responsibility to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statement.

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Please consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the fund carefully before investing. The prospectus and the summary prospectus contain this and other information about the Fund. To obtain a prospectus or a summary prospectus, contact your financial professional or download and/or request one on the resources section or call Touchstone at 800-638-8194. Please read the prospectus and/or summary prospectus carefully before investing.

Investment return and principal value of an investment in a Fund will fluctuate so that investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. All investing involves risk.

Touchstone Funds are distributed by Touchstone Securities, Inc.*
*A registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC.

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