5 Award-Winning Years

Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards

Best Overall Large Fund Company

TIAA Investments, through its TIAA-CREF mutual funds, is the only asset manager ever to win Thomson Reuters Lipper Best Overall Fund Family five years in a row. This singular achievement demonstrates consistently strong risk-adjusted returns compared with peers and focus on delivering successful investment outcomes.

Nuveen Receives Multiple
2017 Thomson Reuters Lipper Best Fund Awards

Reflecting the breadth and expertise of Nuveen, these funds received Thomson Reuters Lipper Best Fund Awards for Class I Shares over the 3-, 5- or 10-year periods ending November 30, 2016.

The calculation periods extend over 36, 60, and 120 months. The highest Thomson Reuters Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value within each eligible classification determines the fund classification winner over three, five, or ten years.

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* Prior to its reorganization into the NWQ Global Equity Income Fund on March 24, 2017, the fund was known as the Nuveen Tradewinds Value Opportunities Fund.

The Nuveen Family of Funds and the TIAA-CREF Funds are distinct fund families that are comprised of different investment products, each with its own features, terms and conditions, fee structures and risk factors. Please note, there are no exchange privileges between the two fund families. The Lipper Award is given to the group with the lowest average decile ranking of three years' Consistent Return for eligible funds over the three-year period ended 11/30/13, 11/30/14, 11/30/15 and 11/30/16 respectively. TIAA was ranked among 36 fund companies in 2012, 48 fund companies in 2013 and 2014, and 37 fund companies in 2015 and 2016 with at least five equity, five bond, or three mixed-asset portfolios. Classification averages are calculated with all eligible share classes for each eligible classification. The calculation periods extend over 36, 60, and 120 months. The highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value within each eligible classification determines the fund classification winner over three, five, or ten years. A detailed awards methodology can be found at http://excellence.thomsonreuters.com/award/lipper. Class I Shares have no sales charge and may be purchased only by specified classes of investors. Other fund share class purchases may be subject to a front-end sales load. From Thomson Reuters Lipper Awards, © 2017 Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved. Used by permission and protected by the Copyright Laws of the United States. The printing, redistribution, or retransmission of this Content without express permission written is prohibited.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Funds considered in the Lipper Awards may have experi­enced negative returns during or since the rating period. Mutual fund investing involves risk; principal loss is possible. There is no guarantee that the Funds’ investment objectives will be achieved.

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