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Matt Osborne
Matt Osborne
Altegris Advisors
Founder and
Chief Investment Officer
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Altegris Futures Evolution Strategy Fund

An evolutionary approach
to managed futures which combines a focus on trend following with active fixed income management,
sub-advised by
DoubleLine Capital.

David Harding
David Harding
Winton Capital Management
Futures Manager
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Stanley Fink
Stanley Fink
ISAM
Futures Manager
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Jeffrey Gundlach
Jeffrey Gundlach
DoubleLine Capital LP
Sub-Adviser
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The Altegris Futures Evolution Strategy Fund, an actively managed mutual fund, seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation primarily through investments that capture returns related to trends in the commodity and financial futures markets, as well as through active fixed income management. The Fund aims to achieve its goal by accessing returns of a concentrated group of trend-following managed futures investment managers as well as through an allocation of Fund assets to a fixed income strategy sub-adviser.


Structure of the Altegris Futures Evolution Strategy Fund

The Altegris Futures Evolution Strategy Fund (EVOAX) adviser may allocate up to 25% of fund assets to securities that access managed futures. This portion of the Fund will attempt to maintain 100%* exposure to managed futures strategies, similar to the structure of a typical managed futures fund.

The key differentiator of the Altegris Futures Evolution Strategy Fund is the fixed income allocation.

The remaining allocation designated to fixed income is actively managed across various fixed income strategies by the sub-adviser, DoubleLine Capital LP. This active fixed income approach has the ability to invest in securities of varying credit quality or maturity.

* Typical managed futures strategy exposure in the Fund will be 100%, up to a maximum of 125%.

† Typically, 60%–80% of the Fund’s total net assets will be invested in fixed income strategies.

Regarding its managed futures strategy, the Fund will invest up to 25% of its total assets in a wholly-owned subsidiary, which in turn invests the majority of its assets in a portfolio of investments selected by an experienced portfolio management team at Altegris Advisors. These include investments in a combination of (1) securities of one or more commodity futures trading companies (e.g., underlying pools), (2) swaps, notes or similar derivatives structured to provide exposure to and the returns of managed futures strategies, and (3) investments intended to serve as collateral for such derivative positions (collectively, “managed futures investments”).

These investments are selected with the aim of providing aggregate exposure to managed futures, as if between 100% and 125% of the Fund’s net assets were invested in those programs. There is no guarantee that any investment product will achieve its objectives, generate profits or avoid losses.

Managed Futures Strategy Exposure

(as of 03/31/2016)1
Manager & Program Exposure2 Program Performance3

Winton Capital Management
Diversified Trading Program

82%

ISAM
Systematic Program

18%

The Fund’s access to managers and the percentage exposures to the specific managed futures strategies and programs listed above are presented to illustrate examples of the diversity of managers and programs accessed by the Fund through its managed futures investments, but may not be representative of the Fund’s past, or its future, access and exposure to managed futures managers, sub-strategies and programs. It should not be considered a recommendation or investment advice.

With respect to the remainder of Fund assets not invested in managed futures investments via a wholly-owned subsidiary, the Fund pursues a fixed income strategy managed by the Fixed Income Sub-adviser, DoubleLine Capital, L.P., which is not reflected in the table above, but which is described below.

Fixed Income Strategy

The fixed income strategy pursued by the Altegris Futures Evolution Strategy Fund is managed by the Fund’s sub-adviser, DoubleLine Capital LP and allocated among the following sub strategies.

Fixed Income Strategy

(as of 12/31/2015)
Sub-strategy4 Sub-strategy Performance5
Core Fixed Income
Low Duration
Opportunistic Income

The adviser expects that less than 100%, typically 60%-80%, of the Fund's total net assets typically will be allocated to fixed income strategies managed by the Fund’s sub-adviser, DoubleLine Capital LP. The adviser, after consultation with the sub-adviser, allocates the Fund's fixed income strategy assets among the above-listed sub-strategies managed by the sub-adviser. The amount allocated to each sub-strategy may change depending on the adviser's assessment in consultation with the sub-adviser of market risk, security valuations, market volatility and the prospects for earning income and achieving capital appreciation. The Fund’s fixed income strategy holdings will be publicly available in the Fund’s semi-annual and annual reports.

1. The managed futures investments selected by Altegris Advisors to gain the exposure to the managed futures managers, strategies and programs as listed in the Managed Futures Strategy Exposure table are subject to change at any time, and any such change may alter the Fund’s access and percentage exposures to each such manager, strategy and program. Although the Fund currently pursues its managed futures strategy by investing up to 25% of its total assets in a wholly-owned subsidiary, the Fund may also make managed futures investments directly, outside of such subsidiary.

2. As a percentage of the Fund’s managed futures strategy allocation. The Fund’s holdings of cash, cash equivalents and fixed income securities pursuant to its fixed income strategy are excluded from percentage exposures listed in the Managed Futures Strategy Exposure table.

3. Managers report Program Performance information in accordance with applicable NFA and CFTC Regulations. None of the Managers identified above take any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the contents of the Program Performance information reported (except as otherwise may be stated), for any representations made herein, or for the performance of the Fund. Each Manager disclaims any liability for any direct, indirect, consequential or other losses or damages, including loss of profits, incurred directly or indirectly by any person that may arise from any reliance on the Program Performance or any other information about the Manager accessible from this site.

4. The adviser anticipates it will, under normal circumstances, allocate some portion of the Fund's assets to each of the sub-adviser's sub-strategies at any given time. The Fund invests in fixed income securities of any credit quality or maturity. The Fund may invest in fixed income-related futures, options and swaps as substitutes for fixed income securities and to hedge interest rate and default risk. The amount allocated to either the Core Fixed Income or the Low Duration sub strategy may be between 0% and 100% of amounts allocated to the Fixed Income strategy. The amount allocated to the Opportunistic Income sub-strategy is anticipated to generally range from 0% to 30% of amounts allocated to the Fixed Income strategy.

Lower-quality fixed income securities, known as "high yield", present greater risk than bonds of higher quality, including an increased risk of default. An economic downturn or period of rising interest rates could adversely affect the market for these bonds and reduce the Fund's ability to sell its bonds. The lack of a liquid market for these bonds could decrease the Fund's share price. Asset Backed Securities are sensitive to overall economic conditions and are subject to prepayment risk, which may lower their value, and credit risk because the underlying loan borrowers may default. There is a risk that issuers and counterparties will not make payments on securities and other investments held by the Fund, resulting in losses to the Fund. In addition, the credit quality of securities held by the Fund may be lowered if an issuer's financial condition changes. The value of fixed income securities typically falls when an issuer's credit quality declines and may even become worthless if an issuer defaults. Typically, a rise in interest rates causes a decline in the value of fixed income securities. The value of securities issued by a REIT may be affected by changes in the value of the underlying property owned by the REITs and the value of mortgage REITs may be affected by the quality of loan assets. Investment in REITs involves risks similar to those associated with investing in small capitalization companies, and REITs (especially mortgage REITs) are subject to interest rate risks.

5. The sub-adviser is not responsible for any representations made herein or for the performance of the Fund, Manager disclaims any liability for any direct, indirect, consequential or other losses or damages, including loss of profits, incurred directly or indirectly by any person that may arise from any reliance on the information about the sub-adviser accessible from this site.

Other Important Information

Of course, there is no guarantee that any investment will achieve its objectives, generate profits or avoid losses. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.

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Reasons to Invest

Exposure to the potential key benefits of the Fund includes:

The Fund is subject to various risks including asset and mortgage-backed securities risk, commodity risk, credit risk, derivatives risk, foreign currency risk, foreign investment risk, interest rate risk, issuer-specific risk, junk bond risk, defaulted securities risk, leverage risk, liquidity risk, loan risk, management risk, market risk, short position risk, structured note risk, underlying pools risk, and wholly-owned subsidiary risk. There is no guarantee that any investment product will achieve its objectives, generate profits or avoid losses.

Trend-following is a core managed futures strategy that generally seeks to profit from the continuation of medium to long-term directional price moves in a market. For example, being positioned long after market prices have moved higher for a period of time or positioned short after prices have moved lower for a period of time.

There is no guarantee that any investment will achieve its objectives, generate profits or avoid losses.

See the Glossary for term definitions.

Fund NAV & AUM


Fund Facts

Class A*Class CClass IClass N
SymbolEVOAXEVOCXEVOIXEVONX
Inception10/31/1102/16/1210/31/1110/31/11
Investment Minimum$2,500$5,000$1,000,000$2,500
Subsequent Investment$250$250$250$250
Gross Expense Ratio1.98%2.73%1.74%1.99%
Net Expense Ratio1.94%2.69%1.69%1.94%
Expense Cap1.94%2.69%1.69%1.94%

The Fund’s adviser has contractually agreed to reduce its fees and to reimburse expenses of the Fund until at least October 31, 2016, to ensure that total annual Fund operating expenses after fee waiver and reimbursement will not exceed 1.94%, 2.69%, 1.69% and 1.94% of average daily net assets attributable to Class A, Class C, Class I and Class N shares, respectively. This agreement may be terminated by the Fund’s Board of Trustees on 60 days written notice to the adviser.

*The maximum sales charge for Class A Shares is 5.75%. Class A Share investors may be eligible for a reduction in sales charges. See Prospectus for more information.

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Historical Returns & NAV

*The maximum sales charge for Class A shares is 5.75%. Class A share investors may be eligible for a reduction in sales charges. See Prospectus for more information.

(1) Represents the percentage increase/decrease in the net asset value from the prior trading day. For Class A with load, represents the percentage increase/decrease of the net asset value from the prior trading day's maximum offering price.

(2) Performance for periods less than one year is not annualized.

(3) Inception date for Class A, Class I and Class N was October 31, 2011. Inception date for Class C was February 16, 2012.

The total annual fund operating expense ratio, gross of any fee waivers or expense reimbursements, is 1.98% for Class A, 2.73% for Class C, 1.74% for Class I and 1.99% for Class N.

The performance data quoted here represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted above. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate, so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. The Fund's adviser has contractually agreed to reduce its fees and to reimburse expenses, at least until October 31, 2016, to ensure that total annual Fund operating expenses will not exceed 1.94%, 2.69%, 1.69% and 1.94% of average daily net assets attributable to Class A, Class C, Class I and Class N shares, respectively, subject to possible recoupment in future years. Results shown reflect the waiver, without whcih the results would have been lower. A Fund's performance, especially for very short periods of time, should not be the sole factor in making your investment decisions. For performance information current to the most recent month end, please call (888) 524-9441.

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The Fund seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation.

Managed futures strategy — Designed to achieve capital appreciation in the financial and commodities futures markets. The Fund may allocate up to 25% to securities that access managed futures, and attempt to maintain exposure to managed futures strategies as if between 100%-125% of the Fund’s net assets were invested in managed futures strategies.

Fixed income strategy Designed to generate interest income and capital appreciation through various sub-strategies including “core fixed income”, “low duration”, and “opportunistic income”.

We believe the key differentiator of the Altegris Futures Evolution Strategy Fund is the fixed income allocation. Assets of the Fund not directed by the adviser to investments in managed futures investments will be allocated to investments in fixed income strategies by the sub-adviser, DoubleLine Capital LP. This active fixed income approach has the ability to invest in securities of varying quality or maturity.

Investment adviser

Altegris Advisors, L.L.C.
Investment Adviser Portfolio Managers

Sub-adviser

DoubleLine Capital LP

Sub-Adviser Portfolio Manager

Jeffrey E. Gundlach, Chief Executive Officer

  • Leading expert on fixed income investment and asset allocation
  • Former TCW Chief Investment Officer and head of fixed income activities
  • Graduate of Dartmouth College (summa cum laude) with BA in Mathematics and Philosophy
  • Attended Yale University as PhD candidate in Mathematics
  • Morningstar’s Fixed Income Manager of the Year (winner in 2006, nominated multiple years)
  • Morningstar’s Fixed Income Manager of the Decade nomination (2009)
  • SmartMoney Power 30 and one of seventeen most influential people by The Mutual Fund Wire
  • Fund Leader of the Year (2010) by Fund Action and one of Fortune Magazine’s Investor’s Guide “Mutual Fund All Stars”

Other Important Information

Of course, there is no guarantee that any investment will achieve its objectives, generate profits or avoid losses. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.

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Altegris Futures Evolution Strategy Fund

Fund documents
Monthly Performance Update
Quarterly Fact Sheet
Quarterly Fund Commentary
Altegris Family of Mutual Funds
Estimated 2015 Distributions
Summary Prospectus
Prospectus
SAI
Annual Report
Semi-Annual Report (SAR)
XBRL
Manager conversations
Manager Video: Winton Managed Futures Sub-strategy
Manager Conversations: Winton Managed Futures Sub-strategy
Manager Video: ISAM Managed Futures Sub-strategy
Manager Conversations: ISAM Managed Futures Sub-strategy
Manager Video: DoubleLine Fixed Income Sub-strategy
Manager Conversations: DoubleLine Fixed Income Sub-strategy
Educational materials
Liquid Alternatives Flowing Into the Mainstream
Forms & applications
Regular Application
IRA Application
Simple IRA Application
IRA Transfer of Assets
IRA Custodial Agreement/Disclosure Statement
Roth IRA Custodial Agreement/Disclosure Statement
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Dividends [Schedule: Monthly]

Record Date Ex‑Date Payable Date Reinvestment
Price (NAV)
Dividend
per Share
06/14/2016 06/15/2016 06/15/2016 $10.52 $0.0122
05/12/2016 05/13/2016 05/13/2016 $10.45 $0.0114
04/14/2016 04/15/2016 04/15/2016 $10.78 $0.0109
03/14/2016 03/15/2016 03/15/2016 $10.60 $0.0131
01/14/2016 01/15/2016 01/15/2016 $11.11 $0.0019
12/14/2015 12/15/2015 12/15/2015 $10.47 $0.7010
11/12/2015 11/13/2015 11/13/2015 $11.07 $0.0108
10/14/2015 10/15/2015 10/15/2015 $10.70 $0.0168
09/14/2015 09/15/2015 09/15/2015 $10.73 $0.0170
08/13/2015 08/14/2015 08/14/2015 $11.08 $0.0128
07/14/2015 07/15/2015 07/15/2015 $10.96 $0.0254
06/12/2015 06/15/2015 06/15/2015 $10.80 $0.0212


Capital Gains [Schedule: Annually]

Record Date Ex‑Date Payable Date Reinvestment
Price (NAV)
Short‑Term Long‑Term
12/12/2012 12/13/2012 12/14/2012 $9.73 $0.0192 N/A

Fund distributions will vary depending upon market conditions and number of shares outstanding. All dates and distributions are subject to board approval. Past distributions are no guarantee of future distributions or performance results.

This information is not intended to cover the complexities of a shareholder's individual tax situation. Because tax laws vary among states, you should consult your tax advisor about the specific rules in the state(s) in which you pay income taxes.

Performance quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than performance data shown. Investment return and principal will fluctuate, so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For performance information current to the most recent month end, please call (888) 524-9441.

Record date is the date by which a shareholder must own fund shares to receive the distribution. Ex-date is the date on which a shareholder who purchases fund shares will not be eligible to receive the distribution. Payable date is the date on which a shareholder is paid the distribution.

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