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21290 SmartBeta Equity Fund received a Lipper Fund Award from Refinitiv for best fund over a three-year period in the Global Large-Cap Core Funds classification. 1290 SmartBeta Equity Fund was ranked first in Consistent Return over 36 months out of 15 funds in Lipper’s Global Large-Cap Core classification. The fund with the highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value in each eligible classification wins the Lipper Fund Award. A Lipper Leader for Consistent Return is a fund that has provided superior consistency and risk-adjusted returns when compared to a group of similar funds. Lipper Leader ratings for Consistent Return reflect funds’ historic returns, adjusted for volatility, relative to peers. The overall calculation is based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for the Consistent Return metrics over 3-years, 5-years and ten years. The calculation periods are through the end of November of the respective evaluation year. Although Lipper makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy is not guaranteed by Lipper.

GE-143772 (03/2019) (Exp. 03/2021)