Fund Facts  

Inception Date: Jul 17, 2009



Above-average current income and long-term capital appreciation.

Principal Investment Strategies  

The Fund invests substantially all of its assets in the Nuveen Real Estate Securities Fund. The underlying fund, under normal market conditions, invests at least 80% of the sum of its net assets and the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in income-producing common stocks of publicly traded companies engaged in the real estate industry. These companies derive at least 50% of their revenues or profits from the ownership, construction, management, financing, or sale of real estate or have at least 50% of the fair market value of their assets invested in real estate. A majority of its total assets will be invested in real estate investment trusts ("REITs"). REITs are publicly traded corporations or trusts that invest in residential or commercial real estate. The underlying fund expects to emphasize investments in equity REITs, although it may invest in mortgage and hybrid REITs. The underlying fund may invest up to 15% of its total assets in non-dollar denominated equity securities of non-U.S. issuers. In addition, it may invest up to 25% of its assets, collectively, in non-dollar denominated equity securities of non-U.S. issuers and in dollar denominated equity securities of non-U.S. issuers that are either listed on a U.S. stock exchange or represented by depositary receipts that may or may not be sponsored by a domestic bank. Up to 15% of its total assets may be invested in equity securities of emerging market issuers. The underlying fund also may utilize multiple types of derivatives.

Principal Investment Risks  

There is no guarantee that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. You may lose money by investing in the Fund. The Fund’s principal investment risks include Stock Market Risk, REITs Risk, Small-Cap Securities Risk, Foreign Securities Risk, Emerging Markets Securities Risk, Foreign Currency Risk, Interest Rate Risk, Credit Risk, Derivative Instruments Risk.
Please see the Disclosure Memorandum for additional information about the Fund’s risks.


Performance & Expenses

Standard Performance As of Mar 31, 2018
Fund/Benchmark Name QtrYTD1-Yr3-Yr5-Yr10-YrSince Inception
VT Nuveen Real Estate Secs   -6.96%-6.96%-2.18%1.39%6.22%N/A15.52%
MSCI US REIT Index (Gross)a,b-8.09%-8.09%-4.38%0.87%5.86%6.32%N/A
Morningstar Real Estateb,c-6.89%-6.89%-2.30%1.26%5.55%5.88%N/A

Fund past performance, as shown, is no guarantee of how the Fund will perform in the future. The performance shown has been annualized for periods greater than one year. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate, so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For current performance, visit

Fund Expensesd
Gross Expenses1.05%
Net Expenses1.05%


a. The MSCI US REIT Index reflects the aggregate common stock performance of REIT's (Real Estate Investment Trusts) that own, develop, and manage properties.

b. Certain information including, but not limited to, benchmark performance or other performance and/or fee information, is provided by Morningstar, Inc., © 2018 All rights reserved. This information: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar and/or its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of information. Morningstar is a registered trademark of Morningstar, Inc.

c. The Morningstar category represents the average return for a category of funds with similar investment objectives and strategies. The average is calculated and funds are assigned to a category by Morningstar.

d. VantageTrust Funds invest either in collective investment funds or underlying registered funds. Please refer to the underlying fund's disclosure documents for additional information on fund fees and expenses.


Dividends and Capital Gains  
Record Date Ex/Payable Date Income/Capital Gains Paid Per Share
Dec 28, 2017Dec 28, 2017$0.186500000
Dec 15, 2017Dec 15, 2017$2.164300000
Sep 29, 2017Sep 29, 2017$0.137100000
Jun 30, 2017Jun 30, 2017$0.143300000
Mar 31, 2017Mar 31, 2017$0.128300000
Dec 29, 2016Dec 29, 2016$0.206600000
Dec 15, 2016Dec 15, 2016$1.357700000
Sep 30, 2016Sep 30, 2016$0.209200000
Sep 15, 2016Sep 15, 2016$0.308500000
Jun 30, 2016Jun 30, 2016$0.171200000
Mar 31, 2016Mar 31, 2016$0.173200000
Dec 30, 2015Dec 30, 2015$0.186600000
Dec 15, 2015Dec 15, 2015$0.965800000
Sep 30, 2015Sep 30, 2015$0.144000000
Sep 16, 2015Sep 16, 2015$0.250000000
Jun 30, 2015Jun 30, 2015$0.212500000
Mar 31, 2015Mar 31, 2015$0.134400000
Dec 30, 2014Dec 30, 2014$0.223500000



Before investing in the Fund you should carefully consider your investment goals, tolerance for risk, investment time horizon, and personal circumstances. There is no guarantee that the Fund will meet its investment objective and you can lose money.


The Fund is an investment option of VantageTrust, a group trust established and maintained by VantageTrust Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of ICMA-RC. VantageTrust provides for the commingling of assets of certain trusts and plans as described in its Declaration of Trust, and is only available for investment by such eligible trusts and plans. The Fund is not a mutual fund. Its units are not deposits of VantageTrust Company and are not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other agency. The Fund is a security that has not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 and is exempt from investment company registration under the Investment Company Act of 1940. For additional information regarding the Fund, including a description of the principal risks, please consult the VantageTrust Funds Disclosure Memorandum, which is available when plan administration clients log in at, at for institutions, or upon request by calling 800-669-7400.