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Hartford Schroders Global Strategic Bond Fund

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Effective as of the close of business on 3/22/19, Hartford Schroders Global Strategic Bond Fund will be closed to new investors and will be liquidated on or before 4/30/19. Please see the Fund’s prospectus supplement dated 3/6/19 for additional information.

On 10/24/16, the Schroder Global Strategic Bond Fund (the “Predecessor Fund”) was reorganized into the Hartford Schroders Global Strategic Bond Fund, a new Hartford Fund that has substantially the same objective and strategies as the Predecessor Fund. As a result, all data prior to 10/24/16 is that of the Predecessor Fund.

Objective

Seeks total return over the long term.

Overview

A bond fund that seeks total return in different credit and rate environments by using a global, thematic approach.

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Performance

Performance (%)
% (as of 2/28/2019)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 2/28/2019)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Schroders Global Strategic Bond  I 3.56 -1.22 2.57 --- --- 0.34
Benchmark 0.38 2.04 1.13 --- --- ---
Morningstar Nontraditional Bond Category 2.47 0.97 3.97 --- --- ---
Performance (%)
% (as of 12/31/2018)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 12/31/2018)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford Schroders Global Strategic Bond  I -2.31 -2.31 0.67 --- --- -0.42
Benchmark 1.88 1.88 1.02 --- --- ---
Morningstar Nontraditional Bond Category -1.21 -1.21 2.55 --- --- ---
SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 06/23/2014
Operating Expenses:   Net  0.79% |  Gross  1.10%
Performance prior to 10/24/16 for Class I-shares reflects the performance, fees, and expenses of the Investor Class of the predecessor fund Schroder Global Strategic Bond Fund. If Class I fees and expenses were reflected, performance would have differed. SI performance is calculated from 6/23/14.

Performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted.

Growth of $10,000 (I-Share)

(as of 2/28/2019)
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Growth of $10,000

Excludes sales charges. If sales charges and taxes had been included, the value would have been lower.

Calendar Year Returns (%)
Fund Benchmark
2018 -2.31 1.87
2017 1.39 0.86
2016 3.00 0.33
2015 -3.61 0.05

Excludes sales charges. If sales charges and taxes had been included, the value would have been lower.

Characteristics Holdings are subject to change. Percentages may be rounded.

Statistics
As of Date 2/28/2019
Net Assets $66 million
# of Holdings 410
# of Issuers 245
Turnover (12/31/2018) 150%
Dividend Frequency Monthly
Holdings Characteristics
(as of 2/28/2019)
Fund
Effective Duration -1.56 yrs

Top Ten Currencies (%)

(as of 2/28/2019)
label percentage
US DOLLAR 95
STERLING 18
NORWEGIAN KRONE 12
SWEDISH KRONA 9
JAPANESE YEN 6
INDONESIAN RUP. 5
EURO -4
AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR -6
STH.KOREAN WON -12
TAIWAN DOLLAR -12

Top 10 Countries (%)

(as of 2/28/2019)
label percentage
USA
57
United Kingdom
17
Spain
6
France
5
Germany
4
Global
3
Italy
3
Australia
3
Switzerland
2
Netherlands
2

Top Ten Issuers (%)

(as of 2/28/2019)
label percentageholding
Spain Government Bond 5.14
French Republic Government Bond OAT 2.96
International Bank for Reconstruction & Development 2.92
JP Morgan Chase & Co. 2.88
HSBC Holdings plc 2.85
Morgan Stanley 2.42
CVS Health Corp. 2.34
Volkswagen Group of America Finance LLC 2.26
AT&T, Inc. 2.22
GlaxoSmithKline Capital plc 1.93
Total Portfolio % 27.92

Credit Exposure (%)

(as of 2/28/2019)
label value
Aaa/AAA 14
Aa/AA 9
A 24
Baa/BBB 32
Ba/BB -11
B 4
Caa/CCC or lower 1
Not Rated 0
Cash & Cash Offsets 27

Credit exposure is the credit ratings for the underlying securities of the Fund as provided by Standard and Poor's (S&P), Moody's Investors Service, or Fitch and typically range from AAA/Aaa (highest) to C/D (lowest). If S&P, Moody's, and Fitch assign different ratings, the average rating is used. If only two ratings agencies assign ratings, the average rating is used. Securities that are not rated by any of the three agencies are listed as "Not Rated". Ratings breakdown does not include certain derivative instruments. Ratings do not apply to the Fund itself or to Fund shares. Ratings may change.

Fund Essentials
Inception Date 06/23/2014
Symbol SGBNX
CUSIP 41665H581
Fund Number 1830

Insights

pdf

Shelter From the Storm 

Fri Feb 01 12:42:00 EST 2019
A fixed-income forecast for a rising-rate world.
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The 5-Minute Forecast 1Q19 

Tue Jan 22 11:24:00 EST 2019
A concise summary of the Hartford Funds Multi-Asset Team’s views on the main challenges facing investors: Growth, Income, Volatility, Inflation, and Taxes.
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Environmental, Social, and Governance Policy for Listed Assets 

Wed Sep 12 09:30:00 EDT 2018
A detailed explanation of Schroders Investment Management's approach to ESG.

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Fact Sheet

12/31/2018 | pdf

This Fund Fact Sheet summarizes the Fund's investment approach, portfolio statistics, top holdings, and current performance.

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Expanded Commentary

12/31/2018 | pdf

Current quarterly commentary from sub-adviser, Schroders, which includes a performance review, attribution, statistics, and positioning and outlook for the Fund.

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Summary Prospectus

03/01/2019 | pdf

A concise summary of the Fund’s investment strategy, performance, expenses, risks, and management team.

Pitchbook

12/31/2018 | pdf

This Pitchbook reviews the Funds' investment approach, investment team, investment process, and general portfolio parameters.

Semi Annual Report

04/30/2018 | pdf

A semi-annual update on the Fund that includes a manager discussion of the Fund’s performance and financial statements.

Statutory Prospectus

03/01/2019 | pdf

An annual update that includes information about the Funds' investment managers, sub-advisers, and operations.

Annual Report

10/31/2018 | pdf

An annual update on the Fund that includes a manager discussion of the Fund’s performance and financial statements.

SAI

03/01/2019 | pdf

A supplementary document to the Fund’s prospectus that includes additional information about the Fund and its operations.

Important Risks: Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. Security prices fluctuate in value depending on general market and economic conditions and the prospects of individual companies. The Fund may allocate a portion of its assets to specialist portfolio managers, which may not work as intended. • Fixed income security risks include credit, liquidity, call, duration, and interest-rate risk. As interest rates rise, bond prices generally fall. • Convertible securities are subject to the risks of both debt and equity securities. • Loans can be difficult to value and less liquid than other types of debt instrument; they are also subject to nonpayment, collateral, bankruptcy, default, extension, prepayment and insolvency risks. • The value of inflation-protected securities (IPS) generally fluctuates with changes in real interest rates, and the market for IPS may be less developed or liquid, and more volatile, than other securities markets. • Obligations of U.S. Government agencies are supported by varying degrees of credit but are generally not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government. • Investments in high-yield ("junk") bonds involve greater risk of price volatility, illiquidity, and default than higher-rated debt securities. • Mortgage related- and asset-backed securities' risks include credit, interest-rate, prepayment, and extension risk. • Derivatives are generally more volatile and sensitive to changes in market or economic conditions than other securities; their risks include currency, leverage, liquidity, index, pricing, and counterparty risk. • Municipal securities may be adversely impacted by state/local, political, economic, or market conditions. • Foreign investments may be more volatile and less liquid than U.S. investments and are subject to the risk of currency fluctuations and adverse political and economic developments. These risks may be greater for investments in emerging markets or if the Fund focuses in a particular geographic region or country. • The Fund may invest in a smaller number of issuers, so it may be more exposed to risks and volatility than a more broadly diversified fund. • Restricted securities may be more difficult to sell and price than other securities.

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