Past performance does not guarantee future results, which may vary. To obtain the most recent month end returns, please visit our website at www.commercefunds.com .A current Commerce Funds prospectus or additional information regarding The Commerce Funds may be obtained by calling 1-800-995-6365, visiting http://www.commercefunds.com/prospectus.asp , or by writing to The Commerce Funds, P.O. Box 219525, Kansas City, MO 64121-9525. Please consider a Fund’s objectives, risks, and charges and expenses, and read the prospectus carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information about the Fund. About The Commerce Family of Funds The Commerce Funds, a family of eight mutual funds targeting specific investment goals, are advised by Commerce Investment Advisors, Inc., a subsidiary of Commerce Bank. Goldman, Sachs & Co. is the distributor of The Commerce Funds. About Lipper Analytical Services, Inc. Lipper Analytical Services, Inc., with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia, is a leading global provider of fund intelligence. It provides comprehensive and objective information on funds and fund markets. It also provides information, analytical tools, and commentary to fund companies, financial intermediaries, media and individual investors Lipper Fund Awards Methodology General Methodology Criteria (Cumulative)
- Funds registered for sale in the respective country as of the end of the calendar year of the respective evaluation year.
- At least 36 months of performance history as of the end of the calendar year of the respective evaluation year.
- Lipper Global classifications with at least ten distinct portfolios based on the primary share class definition, excluding residual classifications, institutional and other non retail funds, private, closed-end, exchange traded, insurance and linked funds.
- Asset classes: equity, bond, and mixed-asset except for Absolute Return funds where money market and other fund asset types are considered as well.
The Commerce Trust CompanyAs of December 31, 2012, The Commerce Trust Company was responsible for the administration of more than $30.2 billion of total client assets. Since 1906, Commerce Trust has been a leading source of tailored asset management, creative private banking and comprehensive trust services for individuals, families, corporate executives, and business owners. In addition, Commerce Trust serves a variety of institutional clients with customized investment programs as well as sole-source solutions for all of their financial needs. The Commerce Trust Company is a division of Commerce Bank. About Commerce Bank Commerce Bank, is a subsidiary of Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH), a $22.2 billion regional bank holding company. For more than 145 years, Commerce Bank has been meeting the financial services needs of individuals and businesses. Commerce Bank provides a diversified line of financial services, including business and personal banking, wealth management, financial planning, and investments through its affiliated companies. Commerce Bank operates in more than 360 retail locations in the Central United States and has a nationwide presence in the commercial payments industry. Commerce Bancshares also has operating subsidiaries involved in mortgage banking, leasing, credit-related insurance, private equity and real estate activities. For additional information, please visit www.commercebank.com.