Before investing, visit flexshares.com/prospectus to obtain a prospectus that includes the investment objectives, risks, fees, expenses and other information you should read carefully and consider carefully. Foreside Fund Services, LLC, distributor.
An investment in FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) is subject to investment risk, including possible loss of principal. Fund’s returns may not match the return of its index. The Fund may invest in emerging and foreign markets, derivatives and concentrated sectors. In addition, the Fund may be subject to asset class, small-cap stock, value investing, non-diversification, fluctuation of yield, income, interest rate/maturity, currency, passive investment, inflation-protected security, market and manager risk. For a complete description of risks associated with the Fund, please refer to the prospectus.
NFRA is subject to infrastructure-related companies risk and MLP risk. Risks associated with infrastructure-related companies include: realized revenue volume may be significantly lower than projected and/or there may be cost overruns; infrastructure project sponsors may alter their terms making a project no longer economical; macroeconomic factors such as low gross domestic product (GDP) growth or high nominal interest rates may raise the average cost of infrastructure funding; government regulation may affect rates charged to infrastructure customers; government budgetary constraints may impact infrastructure projects; and special tariffs may be imposed.
The STOXX® Global Infrastructure Index is the intellectual property (including registered trademarks) of STOXX Limited, Zurich, Switzerland and/or its licensors ("Licensors"), which is used under license. The securities based on the Index are in no way sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by STOXX and its Licensors and neither of the Licensors shall have any liability with respect thereto.