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Summary Prospectus
Touchstone Credit Opportunities II Fund
January 30, 2020 (revised as of June 30, 2020)


Class A Ticker: TMARX Class C Ticker: TMACX
Class Y Ticker: TMAYX Institutional Class Ticker: TARBX

Before you invest, you may want to review the Fund’s prospectus, which contains information about the Fund and its risks. The Fund’s prospectus and Statement of Additional Information, both dated January 30, 2020, as amended from time to time, are incorporated by reference into this summary prospectus. For free paper or electronic copies of the Fund’s prospectus and other information about the Fund, go to TouchstoneInvestments.com/Resources, call 1.800.543.0407, or ask any financial advisor, bank, or broker-dealer who offers shares of the Fund.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Beginning on January 1, 2021, as permitted by regulations adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission, paper copies of the Touchstone Funds’ annual and semi-annual shareholder reports will no longer be sent by mail, unless you specifically request paper copies of the shareholder reports from Touchstone Funds or from your financial intermediary, such as a broker-dealer or bank. Instead, annual and semi-annual shareholder reports will be available on the Touchstone Funds’ website (TouchstoneInvestments.com/Resources), and you will be notified by mail each time a report is posted and provided with a website link to access the report.

You may elect to receive all future annual and semi-annual shareholder reports in paper, free of charge. If you already elected to receive shareholder reports electronically, you will not be affected by this change and you need not take any action. To elect to receive paper copies of shareholder reports through the mail or otherwise change your delivery method, contact your financial intermediary or, if you hold your shares directly through Touchstone Funds, visit TouchstoneInvestments.com/Resources/Edelivery or call Touchstone Funds toll-free at 1.800.543.0407. Your election to receive shareholder reports in paper will apply to all Touchstone Funds that you hold through your financial intermediary or directly with Touchstone.

TOUCHSTONE CREDIT OPPORTUNITIES II FUND SUMMARY
 
The Fund’s Investment Goal

The Touchstone Credit Opportunities II Fund (the “Fund”) (formerly known as the Touchstone Credit Opportunities Fund) seeks absolute total return, primarily from income and capital appreciation.
 
The Fund’s Fees and Expenses
 
This table describes the fees and expenses that you may pay if you buy and hold shares of the Fund.  You may qualify for sales charge discounts for Class A shares of Touchstone equity funds and Touchstone fixed income funds if you and your family invest, or agree to invest in the future, at least $25,000 or $50,000, respectively, in Touchstone funds.  More information about these and other discounts is available from your financial professional, in the section titled “Choosing a Class of Shares” in the Fund’s prospectus and Statement of Additional Information ("SAI") on page 93 and 103, respectively, and in Appendix A–Intermediary-Specific Sales Charge Waivers and Discounts to the Fund's prospectus. If you purchase Class Y shares through a broker acting solely as an agent on behalf of its customers, that broker may charge you a commission. Such commissions, if any, are not charged by the Fund and are not reflected in the fee table or expense example below. 


Touchstone Credit Opportunities II Fund

 
Class A
 
Class C
 
Class Y
 
Institutional
Class
Shareholder Fees (fees paid directly from your investment)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maximum Sales Charge (Load) Imposed on Purchases (as a percentage of offering price)
3.25
 %
 
None

 
None

 
None

Maximum Deferred Sales Charge (Load) (as a percentage of original purchase price or the amount redeemed, whichever is less)
None

 
1.00
 %
 
None

 
None

Wire Redemption Fee*
Up to $15

 
Up to $15

 
Up to $15

 
Up to $15

Annual Fund Operating Expenses (expenses that you pay each year as a percentage of the value of your investment)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Management Fees
0.60
 %
 
0.60
 %
 
0.60
 %
 
0.60
 %
Distribution and/or Shareholder Service (12b-1) Fees
0.25
 %
 
1.00
 %
 
None

 
None

Other Expenses
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dividend and Interest Expenses on Securities Sold Short
0.10
 %
 
0.10
 %
 
0.10
 %
 
0.10
 %
Other Operating Expenses
1.60
 %
 
1.92
 %
 
0.90
 %
 
0.66
 %
Total Other Expenses
1.70
 %
 
2.02
 %
 
1.00
 %
 
0.76
 %
Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses (AFFE)
0.01
 %
 
0.01
 %
 
0.01
 %
 
0.01
 %
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses(1)
2.56
 %
 
3.63
 %
 
1.61
 %
 
1.37
 %
Fee Waiver and/or Expense Reimbursement(2)
(1.37
)%
 
(1.69
)%
 
(0.67
)%
 
(0.53
)%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses After Fee Waiver and/or Expense Reimbursement(1)(2)
1.19
 %
 
1.94
 %
 
0.94
 %
 
0.84
 %
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*The wire redemption fee is capped at $15. In addition, the wire redemption fee may not exceed two percent (2%) of the amount being redeemed.
(1)Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses include Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses and will differ from the ratios of expenses to average net assets that are included in the Fund's annual report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2019.
(2)Touchstone Advisors, Inc. (the "Advisor" or "Touchstone Advisors") and Touchstone Funds Group Trust (the “Trust”) have entered into a contractual expense limitation agreement whereby Touchstone Advisors will waive a portion of its fees or reimburse certain Fund expenses (excluding dividend and interest expenses relating to short sales; interest; taxes; brokerage commissions and other transaction costs; portfolio transaction and investment related expenses, including expenses associated with the Fund's liquidity providers; other expenditures which are capitalized in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles; the cost of “Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses,” if any; and other extraordinary expenses not incurred in the ordinary course of business) in order to limit annual Fund operating expenses to 1.08%, 1.83%, 0.83%, and 0.73% of average daily net assets for Classes A, C, Y and Institutional Class shares, respectively. This contractual expense limitation is effective through January 29, 2021, but can be terminated by a vote of the Board of Trustees of the Trust (the “Board”) if it deems the termination to be beneficial to the Fund’s shareholders. The terms of the contractual expense limitation agreement provide that Touchstone Advisors is entitled to recoup, subject to approval by the Board, such amounts waived or reimbursed for a period of up to three years from the date on which the Advisor reduced its compensation or assumed expenses for the Fund. The Fund will make repayments to the Advisor only if such repayment does not cause the annual Fund operating expenses (after the repayment is taken into account) to exceed both (1) the expense cap in place when such amounts were waived or reimbursed and (2) the Fund’s current expense limitation.


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Example. This example is intended to help you compare the cost of investing in the Fund with the cost of investing in other mutual funds. The example assumes that you invest $10,000 in the Fund for the time periods indicated and then, except as indicated, redeem all of your shares at the end of those periods.  The example also assumes that your investment has a 5% return each year, that the Fund’s operating expenses remain the same and that all fee waivers or expense limits for the Fund will expire after one year.  Although your actual costs may be higher or lower, based on these assumptions your costs would be:
 
Assuming Redemption at End of Period
 
Assuming No Redemption
 
Class A
 
Class C
 
Class Y
 
Institutional
Class
 
Class C
1 Year
$
442

 
$
297

 
$
96

 
$
86

 
$
197

3 Years
$
969

 
$
955

 
$
442

 
$
382

 
$
955

5 Years
$
1,522

 
$
1,735

 
$
813

 
$
699

 
$
1,735

10 Years
$
3,027

 
$
3,779

 
$
1,855

 
$
1,600

 
$
3,779


Portfolio Turnover.  The Fund pays transaction costs, such as brokerage commissions, when it buys and sells securities (or “turns over” its portfolio).  A higher portfolio turnover rate may indicate higher transaction costs and may result in higher taxes when Fund shares are held in a taxable account.  These costs, which are not reflected in total annual Fund operating expenses or in the example, affect the Fund’s performance.  During the 3-month period ended September 30, 2019, the Fund’s portfolio turnover rate was 28% of the average value of its portfolio. The Fund changed its fiscal year end from June 30 to September 30. During the previous fiscal year ended June 30, 2019, the Fund's portfolio turnover rate was 94% of the average value of its portfolio.

The Fund’s Principal Investment Strategies
 
The Fund invests, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its assets (including the amount of borrowings for investment purposes) in U.S. and non-U.S. debt instruments.
 
The Fund seeks to achieve its investment goal by investing in a wide array of debt securities or other debt instruments. The Fund may invest in debt instruments of any credit quality or rating and may invest without limit in loans, bonds and other debt instruments that are rated below investment grade by one or more nationally recognized statistical ratings organizations (“NRSRO”) (i.e., rated Ba or lower by Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. (“Moody’s”) or BB or lower by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (“S&P”)) or, if unrated, deemed by the Fund’s sub-advisor, Ares Capital Management II, LLC (“Ares”), to be of comparable quality.  These investments may include distressed or defaulted debt instruments.  Securities rated below investment grade are sometimes referred to as “high yield” or “junk” bonds. The Fund's investment policies are based on credit ratings at the time of purchase.
 
In managing the Fund’s portfolio, Ares seeks to take advantage of opportunities presented from time to time in credit markets by systematically allocating and reallocating the Fund’s assets among core investments and opportunistic investments as credit market conditions change.
 
The Fund’s core investments include the following:
 
Opportunistic Liquid Credit—The Fund seeks to generate current income with attractive relative value by investing in senior secured and unsecured debt of U.S. and non-U.S. companies.
Structured Credit—The Fund seeks to generate current income and capital appreciation by investing in debt and equity securities of collateralized loan obligations in the U.S. and globally.
Special Situations—The Fund seeks capital appreciation by investing in distressed U.S. and non-U.S. corporate loans and bonds that trade at significant discounts to par value.
Hedges—The Fund engages in short selling, futures contracts, total return and interest rate swaps, pairs trades and options transactions in an attempt to achieve downside protection and reduce portfolio

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volatility. The Fund’s hedging strategies may include, among other things, entering into synthetic credit index short positions, single security short selling, pairs trades, futures contracts, total return and interest rate swaps, and certain options transactions.
 
The Fund may also invest in securities that may be offered and sold to only qualified institutional buyers under Rule 144A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act").

In addition, the Fund may make opportunistic investments from time to time in stressed and distressed securities, including debtor-in-possession loans (sometimes referred to as “DIP” loans), exit financings, rescue financings, and post-bankruptcy equity securities, as well as preferred stock, convertible debt, and other securitized vehicles. DIP loans are a special kind of financing meant for companies that are financially distressed and in bankruptcy. Such loans typically have priority over existing debt, equity and other claims. 
 
The corporate loans (commonly referred to as “bank loans”) in which the Fund invests are typically senior in payment priority and secured by a lien on the borrower’s assets.  These corporate loans may include second lien loans, mezzanine loans and, to a limited extent, DIP loans.  The capacity of a company to borrow and the quality of the credit underlying a corporate loan are typically determined based upon one or more of the projected cash flows of the borrower, the enterprise value of the borrower or the asset value of the collateral supporting any liens.

The corporate debt securities, including high yield bonds, and other similar debt instruments in which the Fund invests are typically unsecured and may be subordinated in payment priority to other debt of the borrower.  The terms governing these debt instruments may include features that can result in principal appreciation under certain circumstances.  The capacity of a company to issue debt securities or other similar debt instruments and the quality of the credit underlying a company’s debt securities or other similar debt instruments are typically determined based upon the projected cash flows of the borrower, the enterprise value of the borrower or both.

The Fund is non-diversified and therefore may, from time to time, have significant exposure to a limited number of issuers.

The Fund’s Principal Risks
 
The Fund’s share price will fluctuate. You could lose money on your investment in the Fund and the Fund could also return less than other investments. Investments in the Fund are not bank guaranteed, are not deposits, and are not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the "FDIC") or any other federal government agency. As with any mutual fund, there is no guarantee that the Fund will achieve its investment goal.  You can find more information about the Fund’s investments and risks under the “Principal Investment Strategies and Risks” section of the Fund’s prospectus. The Fund is subject to the principal risks summarized below.

Fixed-Income Risk: The market value of the Fund’s fixed-income securities responds to economic developments, particularly interest rate changes, as well as to perceptions about the creditworthiness of individual issuers, including governments. Generally, the Fund’s fixed-income securities will decrease in value if interest rates rise and increase in value if interest rates fall. Normally, the longer the maturity or duration of the fixed-income securities the Fund owns, the more sensitive the value of the Fund’s shares will be to changes in interest rates.

Corporate Loan Risk: The corporate loans, commonly referred to as bank loans, in which the Fund invests may be rated below investment grade. As a result, such corporate loans will be considered speculative with respect to the borrowers’ ability to make payments of interest and principal and will otherwise generally bear risks similar to those associated with non-investment grade securities. There is a high risk that the Fund could suffer a loss from investments in lower rated corporate loans as a result of a default by the borrower. Direct investments in loans may be illiquid and holding a loan could expose the Fund to the risks of being a direct lender.


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Credit Risk: The fixed-income securities in the Fund’s portfolio are subject to the possibility that a deterioration, whether sudden or gradual, in the financial condition of an issuer, or a deterioration in general economic conditions, could cause an issuer to fail to make timely payments of principal or interest, when due. This may cause the issuer’s securities to decline in value.
 
Interest Rate Risk: In general, when interest rates rise, the prices of debt securities fall, and when interest rates fall, the prices of debt securities rise. The price volatility of a debt security also depends on its maturity. Longer-term securities are generally more volatile, so the longer the average maturity or duration of these securities, the greater their price risk. Recent and potential future changes in government policy may affect interest rates.

Non-Investment-Grade Debt Securities Risk: Non-investment-grade debt securities are sometimes referred to as “junk bonds” and are considered speculative with respect to their issuers’ ability to make payments of interest and principal. There is a high risk that the Fund could suffer a loss from investments in non-investment-grade debt securities caused by the default of an issuer of such securities. Non-investment-grade debt securities may also be less liquid than investment-grade debt securities.

Distressed Securities Risk: Distressed securities are speculative and involve significant risks in addition to the risks generally applicable to non-investment grade debt securities. Distressed securities bear a substantial risk of default, and may be in default at the time of investment. The Fund will generally not receive interest payments on distressed securities, and there is a significant risk that principal will not be repaid, in full or at all. Distressed securities will likely be illiquid and may be subject to restrictions on resale.

Management Risk: In managing the Fund’s portfolio, the Advisor engages one or more sub-advisors to make investment decisions for a portion of or the entire portfolio. There is a risk that the Advisor may be unable to identify and retain sub-advisors who achieve superior investment returns relative to other similar sub-advisors.

Collateralized Loan Obligations Risk: Typically, collateralized loan obligations are privately offered and sold, and thus are not registered under the securities laws. As a result, the Fund may in certain circumstances characterize its investments in collateralized loan obligations as illiquid. Collateralized loan obligations are subject to the typical risks associated with debt instruments (i.e., interest rate risk and credit risk). Additional risks of collateralized loan obligations include the possibility that distributions from collateral securities will be insufficient to make interest or other payments, the potential for a decline in the quality of the collateral, and the possibility that the Fund may invest in a subordinate tranche of a collateralized loan obligation.

Derivatives Risk: The use of derivatives may expose the Fund to additional risks that it would not be subject to if it invested directly in the securities underlying those derivatives. Risks associated with derivatives may include the risk that the derivative does not correlate well with the security, index, or currency to which it relates, the risk that the Fund will be unable to sell or close out the derivative due to an illiquid market, the risk that the counterparty may be unwilling or unable to meet its obligations, and the risk that the derivative could expose the Fund to the risk of magnified losses resulting from leverage. These additional risks could cause the Fund to experience losses to which it would otherwise not be subject.
 
Futures Contracts Risk: The risks associated with the Fund’s futures positions include liquidity and counterparty risks associated with derivative instruments.

Options Risk: Options trading is a highly specialized activity that involves investment techniques and risks different from those associated with ordinary portfolio securities transactions. The value of options can be highly volatile, and their use can result in loss if the sub-advisor is incorrect in its expectation of price fluctuations. Options, whether exchange traded or over-the-counter, may also be illiquid.


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Swap Agreement Risk: Swap agreements (“swaps”), including total return swaps, are individually negotiated and structured to include exposure to a variety of different types of investments or market factors. Swaps may increase or decrease the overall volatility of the investments of the Fund and its share price. The performance of swaps may be affected by a change in the specific interest rate, currency, or other factors that determine the amounts of payments due to and from the Fund. A swap can be a form of leverage, which can magnify the Fund’s gains or losses. Total return swaps may be used to obtain exposure to a security or market without owning or taking physical custody of such security or investing directly in such market. Upon entering into a total return swap, the Fund is required to deposit initial margin but the parties do not exchange the notional amount. As a result, total return swaps may effectively add leverage to the Fund’s portfolio because the Fund would be subject to investment exposure on the notional amount of the swap.

Leverage Risk: Leverage occurs when the Fund uses borrowings, derivatives (such as futures or options), or similar instruments or techniques to gain exposure to investments in an amount that exceeds the Fund's initial investment. The use of leverage magnifies changes in the Fund's net asset value and thus may result in increased portfolio volatility and increased risk of loss. Leverage can create an interest expense that may lower the Fund’s overall returns. There can be no guarantee that a leveraging strategy will be successful.

Convertible Securities Risk: Convertible securities are subject to the risks of both debt securities and equity securities. The values of convertible securities tend to decline as interest rates rise and, due to the conversion feature, tend to vary with fluctuations in the market value of the underlying security.
 
Counterparty Risk:  The issuer or guarantor of a fixed-income security, a counterparty (the other party to a transaction or an agreement ) to a transaction with the Fund, or a borrower of the Fund's securities may be unable or unwilling to make timely principal, interest or settlement payments, or otherwise honor its obligations.

Equity Securities Risk: The Fund is subject to the risk that stock prices will fall over short or extended periods of time. Individual companies may report poor results or be negatively affected by industry and/or economic trends and developments. The prices of securities issued by these companies may decline in response to such developments, which could result in a decline in the value of the Fund’s shares.

Preferred Stock Risk: In the event an issuer is liquidated or declares bankruptcy, the claims of owners of bonds take precedence over the claims of those who own preferred and common stock. If interest rates rise, the fixed dividend on preferred stocks may be less attractive, causing the price of preferred stocks to decline.

Foreign Securities Risk: Investing in foreign securities poses additional risks since political and economic events unique in a country or region will affect those markets and their issuers, while such events may not necessarily affect the U.S. economy or issuers located in the United States. In addition, investments in foreign securities are generally denominated in foreign currency. As a result, changes in the value of those currencies compared to the U.S. dollar may affect (positively or negatively) the value of the Fund's investments. There are also risks associated with foreign accounting standards, government regulation, market information, and clearance and settlement procedures. Foreign markets may be less liquid and more volatile than U.S. markets and offer less protection to investors.
 
Liquidity Risk: Liquidity risk exists when particular investments are difficult to purchase or sell. This can reduce the Fund’s returns because the Fund may be unable to transact at advantageous times or prices, or at all.

Non-Diversification Risk: The Fund is non-diversified, which means that it may invest a greater percentage of its assets than a diversified mutual fund in the securities of a limited number of issuers. The use of a non-diversified investment strategy may increase the volatility of the Fund’s investment performance, as the Fund may be more susceptible to risks associated with a single economic, political or regulatory event.

Pay-In-Kind Bonds Risk: Pay-in-kind bonds, a type of mezzanine financing, are securities that, at the issuer’s option, pay interest in either cash or additional securities for a specified period. Pay-in-kind bonds, like zero

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coupon bonds, are designed to give an issuer flexibility in managing cash flow. Pay-in-kind bonds are expected to reflect the market value of the underlying debt plus an amount representing accrued interest since the last payment. Pay-in-kind bonds are usually less volatile than zero coupon bonds, but more volatile than cash pay securities.
 
Rule 144A Securities Risk: Rule 144A securities are restricted securities that may be purchased only by qualified institutional buyers in reliance on an exemption from federal registration requirements. Investing in Rule 144A securities may reduce the liquidity of the Fund's portfolio if an adequate institutional trading market for these securities does not exist. Prices of Rule 144A securities often reflect a discount, which may be significant, from the market price of comparable exchange-listed securities for which a liquid trading market exists. 
 
Short Sales Risk: In a short sale, the Fund sells a security or other financial instrument, such as a futures contract, that it does not own. To complete the transaction, the Fund must borrow the security to make delivery to the buyer. The Fund is then obligated to replace the borrowed security by purchasing the security at the market price at the time of replacement. If the price of the security sold short rises between the time the Fund sells the security short and the time the Fund replaces the security sold short, the Fund will realize a loss on the transaction.  

The Fund’s Performance

On September 6, 2019, the Touchstone Credit Opportunities Fund, previously a series of Touchstone Strategic Trust (the "Predecessor Fund"), was reorganized into the Fund. As a result of the reorganization, the performance and accounting history of the Predecessor Fund was assumed by the Fund. Financial and performance information prior to September 6, 2019 is that of the Predecessor Fund.

The bar chart and performance table below illustrate some indication of the risks and volatility of an investment in the Fund by showing changes in the Fund’s performance from calendar year to calendar year and by showing how the Fund’s average annual total returns for one year, five years, and since inception compare with the ICE BofA Merrill Lynch 3-Month U.S. Treasury Bill Index. The bar chart does not reflect any sales charges, which would reduce your return. The performance table reflects any applicable sales charges. Past performance (before and after taxes) does not necessarily indicate how the Fund will perform in the future. More recent performance information is available at no cost by visiting TouchstoneInvestments.com or by calling 1.800.543.0407.

Touchstone Credit Opportunities II Fund — Class A Shares Total Return as of December 31

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Best Quarter: First Quarter 2019 6.94%
 
Worst Quarter: Fourth Quarter 2018 (4.33)%

After-tax returns are calculated using the highest individual marginal federal income tax rates in effect on a given distribution reinvestment date and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. Your actual after-tax returns may differ from those shown and depend on your tax situation. The after-tax returns do not apply to shares held in an individual retirement account ("IRA"), 401(k), or other tax-advantaged account. The after-tax returns shown in the table are for Class A shares only. The after-tax returns for other classes of shares offered by the Fund will differ from the Class A shares' after-tax returns.

Average Annual Total Returns
For the periods ended December 31, 2019
 
1 Year
 
Since Inception
 (08-31-15)
Touchstone Credit Opportunities II Fund — Class A
 
 
 
Return Before Taxes
8.48
%
 
4.57
%
Return After Taxes on Distributions
5.86
%
 
2.16
%
Return After Taxes on Distributions and Sale of Fund Shares
5.04
%
 
2.48
%
Touchstone Credit Opportunities II Fund — Class C
 
 
 
Return Before Taxes
12.27
%
 
5.30
%
Touchstone Credit Opportunities II Fund — Class Y
 
 
 
Return Before Taxes
14.42
%
 
6.26
%
Touchstone Credit Opportunities II Fund — Institutional Class 
 
 
 
Return Before Taxes
14.63
%
 
6.37
%
ICE BofA Merrill Lynch 3-Month U.S. Treasury Bill Index (reflects no deductions for fees, expenses or taxes)
2.28
%
 
1.24
%

The Fund’s Management
 
Investment Advisor
 
Touchstone Advisors, Inc. serves as the Fund's investment advisor.
Sub-Advisor
 
Portfolio  Managers
 
Investment Experience with the Fund and the Predecessor Fund
 
Primary Title with Sub-Advisor
Ares Capital Management II LLC
 
Seth Brufsky
 
Since May 2019; managed the Predecessor Fund since its inception in August 2015
 
Senior Partner and Co-Head of Global Liquid Credit
 
 
Jason Duko
 
Since May 2019; managed the Predecessor Fund since 2018
 
Partner and Portfolio Manager
 
 
Chris Mathewson
 
Since September 2019
 
Partner and Portfolio Manager
 
 
Kapil Singh
 
Since May 2019; managed the Predecessor Fund since 2018
 
Partner and Portfolio Manager


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Buying and Selling Fund Shares

Minimum Investment Requirements
 
Classes A, C, and Y
 
Initial
Investment
 
Additional
Investment
Regular Account
$
2,500

 
$
50

Retirement Account or Custodial Account under the Uniform Gifts/Transfers to Minors Act
$
1,000

 
$
50

Investments through the Automatic Investment Plan
$
100

 
$
50


 
Institutional Class
 
Initial
Investment
 
Additional
Investment
Regular Account
$
500,000

 
$
50


Fund shares may be purchased and sold on days that the New York Stock Exchange is open for trading. Existing Class A, C and Institutional Class shareholders may purchase shares directly through Touchstone Funds via the transfer agent, BNY Mellon, or through their financial intermediary. Class Y shares are available only through financial intermediaries who have appropriate selling agreements in place with Touchstone Securities. Shares may be purchased or sold by writing to Touchstone Securities at P.O. Box 9878, Providence, Rhode Island 02940, calling 1.800.543.0407, or visiting the Touchstone Funds’ website: TouchstoneInvestments.com. You may only sell shares over the telephone or via the Internet if the value of the shares sold is less than or equal to $100,000. Shares held in IRAs and qualified retirement plans cannot be sold via the Internet. If your shares are held by a processing organization or financial intermediary you will need to follow its purchase and redemption procedures. For more information about buying and selling shares, see the section “Investing with Touchstone” of the Fund’s prospectus or call 1.800.543.0407.

Tax Information
 
The Fund intends to make distributions that may be taxed as ordinary income or capital gains except when shares are held through a tax-advantaged account, such as a 401(k) plan or an IRA. Withdrawals from a tax-advantaged account, however, may be taxable.
 
Financial Intermediary Compensation
 
If you purchase shares in the Fund through a broker-dealer or other financial intermediary (such as a bank), the Fund and its related companies may pay the intermediary for the sale of Fund shares and related services.  These payments may create a conflict of interest by influencing the broker-dealer or other financial intermediary and your salesperson to recommend the Fund over another investment.  Ask your salesperson or visit your financial intermediary’s website for more information.








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