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ASTON/TCH Fixed Income Fund

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CUSIP 00078H32300078H331
Ticker CHTBXCTBIX
Share Class Inception 12/13/19937/31/2000
Gross Exp Ratio (%) 1.180.93
Net Exp Ratio (%) 0.940.69
30 Day Yield (05/31/15) 2.75 2.99
NAV0.000.00
NAV Change (%) 0.00 0.00
Dividend Frequency Monthly
Benchmark Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond
Morningstar Category Intermediate-Term Bond

Overall Morningstar Rating

ASTON/TCH Fixed Income  Shares received a Morningstar rating.

Among 930 Intermediate-Term Bond funds derived from a weighted average of the Fund’s 3-, 5- and 10-year risk-adjusted returns as of 5/31/15.

Portfolio Managers

Tere Alvarez  Canida, CFA
Tere Alvarez Canida, CFA

Tere Alvarez Canida, CFA

Tere Alvarez  Canida, CFA

Ms. Canida is a President and Managing Principal of Taplin, Canida & Habacht (TCH), and has served as Co-Portfolio Manager of the Fund since December 2006. She previously served as Vice President and Senior Investment Officer of Southeast Banks Trust Company. She received her BS from Georgetown University and her MBA from George Washington University, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

William J. Canida, CFA
William J. Canida, CFA

William J. Canida, CFA

William J. Canida, CFA

Mr. Canida is a Principal of Taplin, Canida & Habacht (TCH), and has served as Co-Portfolio Manager of the Fund since December 2006. Prior to joining TCH, he served as Vice President and Senior Investment Officer for Harris Trust Company of Florida. He received his BA and MBA from Indiana University, and he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Scott Kimball, CFA
Scott Kimball, CFA

Scott Kimball, CFA

Scott Kimball, CFA

Mr. Kimball is a Portfolio Manager at Taplin, Canida & Habacht (TCH), and has served as Co-Portfolio Manager of the Fund since February 2013. He has has previously worked with Merrill Lynch and Charles D. Hyman and Company. Mr. Kimball graduated from Stetson University, and he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Alan M.  Habacht
Alan M. Habacht

Alan M. Habacht

Alan M.  Habacht

Mr. Habacht is a Principal of Taplin, Canida & Habacht (TCH), and has served as Co-Portfolio Manager of the Fund since December 2006. Before joining TCH, he served as a senior vice president and portfolio manager for INVESCO Capital Management. He received his BA in Finance from Boston University.

Daniela Mardarovici, CFA
Daniela Mardarovici, CFA

Daniela Mardarovici, CFA

Daniela Mardarovici, CFA

Ms. Mardarovici is a Portfolio Manager at Taplin, Canida & Habacht (TCH), and has served as a Co- Portfolio Manager of the Fund since February 2015. Prior to joining TCH, she was a portfolio manager at BMO Asset Management Corp. She has a BS in Economics and Finance from the University of Nebraska-Omaha, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Investment Strategy

The ASTON/TCH Fixed Income Fund seeks to maximize current income consistent with prudent risk by focusing on independent fundamental security research to gain from inefficiencies in various bond market sectors.

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Objective

The Fund seeks high current income consistent with prudent risk of capital.

Risk Considerations

Bond funds are subject to interest rate and credit risk similar to individual bonds. As interest rates rise or credit quality suffers, an investor is susceptible to loss of principal.

Fund Stats (as of 3/31/15) N SharesI Shares
Origin Of Information N/AN/A
Sales Load NoneNone
Total Net Assets (7/2/15)$0.00$0.00
Turnover 36%36%
Minimum Investment 2,5001,000,000
Alpha (3 yr.) N/AN/A
Beta (3 yr.) N/AN/A
R-Squared (3 yr.) N/AN/A
Standard Dev (3 yr.) N/AN/A
Sharpe Ratio (3 yr.) N/AN/A
Current Wtd Average P/E (trailing) N/AN/A
Current Wtd Average P/B (trailing) N/AN/A
Median Mkt Cap ($Mil) N/AN/A
Average Wtd Coupon 4.204.20
Effective Maturity 8.278.27
Sector Breakdown (as of 5/31/15)
Corporate Bonds
39.58%
Mortgage-backed Securities
26.62%
U.s. Government Obligations
18.88%
Foreign Corporate Bonds
10.24%
Cash Equivalents & Other
3.77%
Foreign Government Bonds
0.91%
Top 10 Holdings (as of 5/31/15)
CompanyTickerCUSIPNumber of SharesMarket Value% of Net Assets
UNITED STATES TREASURY INFLATION INDEXED 912828JE1 1,642,455 $1,748,188.04 3.21%
UNITED STATES TREASURY NOTE/BOND 912828PS3 1,500,000 $1,518,282.00 2.79%
UNITED STATES TREASURY NOTE/BOND 912828RR3 1,500,000 $1,518,046.50 2.79%
FANNIE MAE POOL 3138WD6L0 1,487,133 $1,507,837.03 2.77%
UNITED STATES TREASURY INFLATION INDEXED 912810PV4 1,127,080 $1,298,695.96 2.39%
UNITED STATES TREASURY NOTE/BOND 912828QF0 1,250,000 $1,269,628.75 2.33%
MERCK & CO INC 58933YAP0 1,000,000 $1,005,944.00 1.85%
L BRANDS INC 532716AN7 865,000 $1,001,237.50 1.84%
UNITED STATES TREASURY NOTE/BOND 912828NF3 1,000,000 $1,000,000.00 1.84%
FANNIE MAE POOL 31417FSD1 921,939 $936,615.30 1.72%
Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of mutual funds will vary with market conditions, so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

As the fund is actively managed, the securities as presented may not represent the current or future composition of the portfolio.

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