About The Lipper Fund AwardsThe Lipper Fund Awards are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence, a global family of awards that celebrate exceptional performance throughout the professional investment community. The Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence recognize the world's top funds, fund management firms, sell-side firms, research analysts, and investor relations teams. The Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence also include the Extel Survey Awards, the StarMine Analyst Awards, and the StarMine Broker Rankings. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit excellence.thomsonreuters.com. About Charles Schwab Investment Management Founded in 1989, Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. (CSIM), a subsidiary of The Charles Schwab Corporation, is one of the nation's largest asset management companies, with more than $278.4 billion in assets under management as of 2/29/16. It is among the country's largest money market fund managers and is the third-largest provider of retail index funds*. CSIM currently manages 75 mutual funds, in addition to two separate account model portfolios, and 21 ETF offerings. More information is available at www.csimfunds.com. *Source: Strategic Insight, 12/31/15. About Schwab At Schwab we believe in the power of investing to help individuals create a better tomorrow. We have a history of challenging the status quo in our industry, innovating in ways that benefit investors and the advisors and employers who serve them, and championing our clients' goals with passion and integrity. More information is available at www.aboutschwab.com. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn. DISCLOSURES: Investors should consider carefully information contained in the prospectus, including investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses. You can obtain a prospectus by visiting www.csimfunds.com . Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. Performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than performance data quoted. To obtain performance information current to the most recent month end, please visit www.csimfunds.com . Performance data quoted does not reflect the non-recurring redemption fee of 2% that may be charged if shares are sold or exchanged within 30 days of the purchase date. If these fees were reflected, the performance data quoted would be lower. Investment value will fluctuate, and shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. International investments involve additional risks, which include differences in financial accounting standards, currency fluctuations, geopolitical risk, foreign taxes and regulations, and the potential for illiquid markets. Investing in emerging markets may accentuate these risks.
The Laudus Group® of Funds includes the Laudus U.S. Large Cap Growth Fund and Laudus Mondrian Funds, which are part of the Laudus Trust and distributed by ALPS Distributors, Inc. ALPS Distributors, Inc. and Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. are unaffiliated entities.Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. ("CSIM"), the investment advisor for Schwab's proprietary funds, and Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. ("Schwab"), the distributor for Schwab Funds, are separate but affiliated companies and subsidiaries of The Charles Schwab Corporation. Thomson Reuters Lipper is a nationally recognized organization that ranks the performance of mutual funds within a universe of funds that have similar investment objectives. Rankings are historical and are based on total return with capital gains and dividends reinvested. (0316-1249) LAU003483 (0317)