Transparent Value Large-Cap Market Fund Class C (TVMCX)



The RBP® Methodology

The Sub-Adviser believes that it’s better to avoid losers rather than trying to pick winners. Picking winners requires that an investor have knowledge of the future, which by definition is completely unknown. In contrast, the Sub-Adviser believes that in order to avoid losers an investor does not require knowledge of the future, but rather can rely on a known quantity of information: the stock price and current and past financial information. The Sub-Adviser believes that a stock becomes a loser when management of that company cannot deliver the business performance necessary to support its then current stock price.

The Sub-Adviser believes many stock analysts and investment managers in trying to pick winners employ subjective valuation techniques and that the informational value of such analysis, when used as the basis for investment management programs, varies widely. For example, investment managers have often used analytical valuation techniques designed to determine the underlying value of a stock in light of certain assumptions. Typically, these assumptions are defined with respect to basic business activities of a company (e.g., the creation of new product lines, increases in sales, the addition of new stores or the issuance of more insurance policies). These assumptions in turn lead to further assumptions about the company’s future revenues, which in the context of such valuation techniques then indicate a value for the company and a price per share of stock.

By contrast, the valuation techniques characterizing the RBP® methodology calculate the business performance that a company must achieve in order to support its then-current stock price based on information disclosed in the company’s publicly available financial reports. This metric is called the Required Business Performance® or RBP® , and it is derived from a reverse discounted cash-flow analytic model using reported financial information. Then, based on growth and revenues during the prior three years, the RBP® methodology computes a probability (expressed as a percentage) that a company can achieve its then-current Required Business Performance. This metric is called the RBP® Probability score.

The Sub-Adviser believes that the RBP® Probability score is relevant for determining a company’s intrinsic value. The Sub-Adviser also believes that, as a general matter, pricing inefficiencies occur when a company’s actual revenues and growth deviate significantly from the required revenues and growth as implied by the current market price of a company’s stock. The RBP® methodology is designed to identify instances of such inefficiencies and to quantify related pricing discrepancies.

Over specified time periods, RBP® Probability scores may indicate the likelihood that a company can achieve its Required Business Performance. The Sub-Adviser believes that the RBP® methodology provides a disciplined, rules-based program which reduces the subjectivity and variability characterizing many, more traditional valuation techniques. There is no assurance the RBP® methodology will successfully identify companies that will achieve their RBP® or outperform the performance of other indexes.

1 “Required Business Performance” and “RBP” are trademarks of Transparent Value, LLC.

Index Construction

The Transparent Value Large-Cap Market Index (“Market Index” or “Index”) consists of common stock of companies, and units of beneficial ownership in real estate investment trusts, in the Dow Jones U.S. Large-Cap Total Stock Market IndexSM that Transparent Value, LLC has selected for inclusion in the Index by applying Required Business Performance® (RBP®) Probability scores (as defined in “the RBP Methodology”). The RBP® Probability scores are derived from a quantitative process of Transparent Value, LLC. The RBP® Probability scores are intended to measure the future business performance required of a company to support its stock price and to indicate the probability that the company will actually achieve that performance. The Market Index focuses on companies in the Dow Jones U.S. Large-Cap Total Stock Market IndexSM that are believed to have average economic and market sensitivity, average exposure to market volatility and a high RBP® probability. A description of the Index's methodology is available directly from Transparent Value, LLC (http://www.rbpinstitute.com).

The Fund will generally invest in all of the securities comprising the Index in proportion to the weightings in the Index.

You cannot invest directly in an index.

Principal Risks

As with all mutual funds, there is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective, and a shareholder is subject to the risk that his or her investment could lose money. The principal risks affecting shareholders’ investments in the Fund are set forth below. An investment in the Fund is not a bank deposit and is not insured or guaranteed by the FDIC or any government agency.

Common Stock Risk — Since it purchases common stock, the Fund is subject to the risk that stock prices will fall over short or extended periods of time. Historically, the equity markets have moved in cycles, and the value of the Fund’s common stock may fluctuate drastically from day-to-day. Individual companies may report poor results or be negatively affected by industry and/or economic trends and developments. The prices of securities issued by such companies may suffer a decline in response. These factors contribute to price volatility, which is the principal risk of investing in the Fund. In addition, common stock is generally subordinated to preferred stocks, bonds and other debt instruments upon the liquidation or bankruptcy of the issuing company.

Quantitative Investment Strategy Risk — The Fund seeks to track a quantitative strategy index, meaning that the Fund invests in securities comprising an index created by a proprietary model. The success of the Fund’s principal investment strategies depends on the effectiveness of the model in screening securities for inclusion in the Index. The factors used in the quantitative analysis and the weight placed on these factors may not be predictive of a security’s value. As a result, the Fund may have a lower return than if the Fund were managed using a fundamental investment strategy or an index based strategy that did not incorporate quantitative analysis.

Risks of Index Investing — Unlike many investment companies, the Fund is not “actively managed.” Therefore, the Fund would not sell an equity security because the security’s issuer was in financial trouble unless that security is removed from the Index.

Non-Correlation Risk — The Fund’s return may not match or achieve a high degree of correlation with the return of the Index for a number of reasons. For example, the Fund incurs a number of operating expenses not applicable to its Index and also incurs costs in buying and selling securities, especially when rebalancing the Fund’s securities holdings to reflect changes in the composition of the Index or in a representative sampling of the Index. The Fund may not be fully invested at times, either as a result of cash flows into the Fund or reserves of cash held by the Fund to meet redemptions and pay expenses. To the extent the Fund uses a sampling methodology, the Fund will not fully replicate the Index and may hold securities not included in the Index. As a result, the Fund will be subject to the risk that the Adviser’s investment management strategy, the implementation of which is subject to a number of constraints, may not produce the intended results. If the Fund utilizes a sampling approach, it may not track the return of the Index as well as it would if the Fund purchased all of the securities in the Index.

Large Capitalization Company Risk — The large capitalization companies in which the Fund invests may underperform other segments of the equity market or the equity market as a whole.

Non-Diversified Risk — The Fund is non-diversified and, as a result, may have greater exposure to volatility than other funds. Because a non-diversified fund may invest a larger percentage of its assets in securities of a single issuer than that of a diversified fund, the performance of that issuer can have a substantial impact on the Fund’s share price. The Fund intends to maintain the required level of diversification so as to qualify as a “regulated investment company” for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code in order to avoid liability for federal income tax to the extent that its earnings are distributed to shareholders. Compliance with diversification requirements of the Internal Revenue Code could limit the investment flexibility of the Fund.

Concentration Risk — The Fund’s assets will only be concentrated in an industry or group of industries to the extent that the Index concentrates in a particular industry or group of industries. By concentrating its assets in a single industry or group of industries, the Fund is subject to the risk that economic, political or other conditions that have a negative effect on that industry or group of industries will negatively impact the Fund to a greater extent than if the Fund’s assets were invested in a wider variety of industries. The amount of Fund assets in a particular industry may not match the industry’s representation in the Index during rebalancing or when the Fund is small.

Derivatives Risk — A derivative is a financial contract, the value of which depends on, or is derived from, the value of a financial asset (such as a stock, bond or currency), a physical asset (such as gold) or a market index (such as the S&P 500 Index). The Fund’s use of futures contracts, options and swaps is subject to market risk, leverage risk, correlation risk and liquidity risk. Market risk is the risk that the market value of a security may move up and down, sometimes rapidly and unpredictably. Liquidity risk is the risk that a security may be difficult or impossible to sell at the time and price that the Fund would like. Leverage risk is the risk that the use of leverage can amplify the effects of market volatility on the Fund’s share price and may also cause the Fund to liquidate portfolio positions when it would not be advantageous to do so in order to satisfy its obligations. Correlation risk is the risk that changes in the value of the derivative may not correlate perfectly with the underlying asset, rate or index. The Fund’s use of swap agreements is also subject to credit risk and valuation risk. Valuation risk is the risk that the derivative may be difficult to value and/or may be valued incorrectly. Credit risk is the risk that the counterparty to a contract will default or otherwise become unable to honor a financial obligation. Each of these risks could cause the Fund to lose more than the principal amount invested in a derivative instrument.

REIT Risk — The Fund is subject to risks related to investment in real estate investment trusts or “REITs,” including fluctuations in the value of underlying properties, defaults by borrowers or tenants, lack of diversification, heavy cash flow dependency, self-liquidation, and potential failure to qualify for tax-free pass through of income and exemption from registration as an investment company. By investing in REITs indirectly through the Fund, a shareholder will bear expenses of the REITs in addition to expenses of the Fund.

An investment in the Funds involves risks, including loss of principal. No assurance can be given that the investment objectives described herein will be achieved. The Funds seek to track a quantitative strategy index, meaning that the Funds invest in securities comprising an index created by a proprietary model. The success of the Fund’s principal investment strategies depends on the effectiveness of the model in screening securities for inclusion in the Index.

For more complete information about the Funds, see the prospectus or call 1 (888) 727-6885. Financial Advisors should call 1-855-TV Funds or 1-855-883-8637. Read the prospectus carefully before you invest or send money.

ALPS Distributors, Inc is not affiliated with Guggenheim Investment Management, LLC, Transparent Value Advisors, LLC (“TVA”) and/or Guggenheim Partners, LLC. TVA and ADI are not affiliated with S&P Dow Jones Indices. Transparent Value Funds are distributed by ALPS Distributors, Inc (“ADI”).

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TVA000283 6/30/2013