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Nuveen Balance Sheet Strength Portfolio, 2Q 2016

Portfolio Holdings

W.W. Grainger, Inc.GWWIndustrials2.06 %
The Sherwin-Williams CompanySHWMaterials2.06 %
Ulta Beauty, Inc.ULTAConsumer Discretionary2.04 %
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation EWHealth Care2.04 %
Biogen Inc. BIIBHealth Care2.04 %
Intuit Inc.INTUInformation Technology2.03 %
Foot Locker, Inc.FLConsumer Discretionary2.03 %
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. REGNHealth Care2.03 %
Accenture Public Limited CompanyACNInformation Technology2.02 %
Phillips 66PSXEnergy2.02 %
Starbucks CorporationSBUXConsumer Discretionary2.02 %
Facebook, Inc. FBInformation Technology2.02 %
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.CHRWIndustrials2.01 %
Gilead Sciences, Inc. GILDHealth Care2.01 %
Mastercard IncorporatedMAInformation Technology2.01 %
AT&T Inc.TTelecommunication Services2.01 %
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.EXPDIndustrials2.01 %
Cerner Corporation CERNHealth Care2.01 %
Linear Technology CorporationLLTCInformation Technology2.01 %
The Hershey CompanyHSYConsumer Staples2.01 %
Whole Foods Market, Inc.WFMConsumer Staples2.01 %
Monster Beverage Corporation MNSTConsumer Staples2.01 %
Robert Half International, Inc.RHIIndustrials2.01 %
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.SWKSInformation Technology2.01 %
Marathon Petroleum CorporationMPCEnergy2.01 %
NIKE, Inc.NKEConsumer Discretionary2.00 %
Fastenal CompanyFASTIndustrials2.00 %
Valero Energy CorporationVLOEnergy2.00 %
Hormel Foods CorporationHRLConsumer Staples2.00 %
Michael Kors Holdings Limited KORSConsumer Discretionary2.00 %
Schlumberger LimitedSLBEnergy2.00 %
Verizon Communications Inc.VZTelecommunication Services2.00 %
Brown-Forman CorporationBF/BConsumer Staples2.00 %
Cognizant Technology Solutions CorporationCTSHInformation Technology2.00 %
Qorvo, Inc. QRVOInformation Technology1.99 %
Colgate-Palmolive CompanyCLConsumer Staples1.99 %
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. CMGConsumer Discretionary1.99 %
TripAdvisor Inc. TRIPConsumer Discretionary1.99 %
Visa Inc.VInformation Technology1.98 %
Alphabet Inc.GOOGInformation Technology1.98 %
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated VRTXHealth Care1.98 %
Texas Instruments IncorporatedTXNInformation Technology1.98 %
Adobe Systems Incorporated ADBEInformation Technology1.98 %
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.IFFMaterials1.97 %
Tractor Supply CompanyTSCOConsumer Discretionary1.97 %
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ALXNHealth Care1.97 %
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.ELConsumer Staples1.97 %
Illumina, Inc. ILMNHealth Care1.96 %
Acuity Brands, Inc.AYIIndustrials1.92 %
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ISRGHealth Care1.84 %

Data used for the Portfolio Holdings and Portfolio Allocation Characteristics is from Bloomberg Finance L.P. Portfolio holdings are provided for informational purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell individual securities. Portfolio Holdings and Portfolio Allocation Characteristics are as of deposit day and are subject to change and may vary thereafter.

The style and capitalization characteristics are designed to help investors understand how they fit into an overall investment plan. Value, blend and growth are types of investment styles. Growth Investing generally seeks stocks that offer the potential for greater-than-average earnings growth, and may entail greater risk than value or blend investing. Value investing generally seeks stocks that may be sound investments but are temporarily out of favor in the marketplace, and may entail less risk than growth investing. A blend investment combines the two styles. Market capitalization is determined by the following criteria: Large Cap: Greater than $10 billion, Mid Cap: $2 billion-$10 billion, Small Cap: $250 million-$2 billion Micro Cap: Below $250 million.

This material is not intended to be a recommendation or investment advice, does not constitute a solicitation to buy or sell securities, and is not provided in a fiduciary capacity. The information provided does not take into account the specific objectives or circumstances of any particular investor, or suggest any specific course of action. Investment decisions should be made based on an investor’s objectives and circumstances and in consultation with his or her advisors.

Risk Considerations
Investing involves risk; principal loss is possible. This Trust is unmanaged and there is no guarantee that the Trust’s investment objectives will be achieved. There is no assurance that common stocks will make dividend payments. Dividends are paid only if declared by an issuer's board of directors and the amount of any dividend may vary over time. A portfolio concentrated in a single market sector may present more risk than a portfolio broadly diversified over several sectors. This Trust is concentrated in the consumer products sector. Some of the general risks of companies in the consumer products sectors include cyclicality of revenues and earnings, economic recession, currency fluctuations, changing consumer tastes, extensive competition, product liability litigation and increased government regulation. Stocks of mid-cap companies are often more volatile than those of larger companies as a result of several factors such as limited trading volumes, products or financial resources, management inexperience and less publicly available information. Non-U.S. investments involve additional risks, including currency fluctuation, political and economic instability, lack of liquidity and differing legal and accounting standards. These risks are magnified in emerging markets. The portfolio was selected on the basis of data as of a given date and used values that can be calculated differently. The stocks in the portfolio may not be weighted in the same manner as the basket. These and other risk considerations, such as various business, market, and investment risks are described in detail in the Trust’s prospectus. 

“Standard & Poor’s®”, “S&P®” and “S&P 500®” are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (“Standard & Poor’s”). The basket is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Standard & Poor’s and Standard & Poor’s does not make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in the securities.

The portfolio is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Goldman Sachs. Goldman Sachs makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, regarding (i) the advisability of investing in the portfolio; (ii) the ability of the portfolio to track the basket performance; or (iii) the reliability and accuracy of the information calculated by Compustat and obtained from FactSet. Goldman Sachs’ only relationship to Nuveen Securities, LLC in connection with the Trust is the grant of a license for the basket, which is composed and calculated by Goldman Sachs, or its agent, without regard to Nuveen Securities, LLC or the portfolio. Goldman Sachs has no obligation, involvement or liability in connection with the selection, administration, marketing or trading of the portfolio. Goldman Sachs is not responsible for any investment decisions, damages or other losses resulting from use of the basket or any information provided in conjunction with it. Goldman Sachs does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the basket or any data included therein and will not be liable for any errors, omissions or interruptions arising from its use. Goldman Sachs makes no express or implied warranties, and expressly disclaims all warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use, with respect to the basket or any data included therein.
Goldman Sachs® and Goldman Sachs® Strong Balance Sheet Basket are trademarks of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and have been licensed for use by Nuveen Securities, LLC.  The Nuveen Balance Sheet Strength Portfolio, 2Q 2016 is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Goldman Sachs and Goldman Sachs makes no representation, warranty or condition regarding the advisability of investing in Nuveen Balance Sheet Strength Portfolio, 2Q 2016 or the ability thereof to perform as intended.  Goldman, Sachs & Co. has no obligation to take the needs of the investors or the Nuveen Balance Sheet Strength Portfolio, 2Q 2016 into consideration when determining, composing or calculating the Goldman Sachs® Strong Balance Sheet Basket and related data.  GOLDMAN, SACHS & CO. DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE PORTFOLIO METHODOLOGY OR ANY PORTION OF IT AND WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR INTERRUPTIONS ARISING FROM ITS USE.
Goldman Sachs is not affiliated with Nuveen Securities, LLC. The Trust is distributed by Nuveen Securities, LLC, a subsidiary of Nuveen, LLC.

Trust Summary

Trust NameNuveen Balance Sheet Strength Portfolio, 2Q 2016
Series Name2Q 2016
Trust SymbolBSS2Q16
Nasdaq SymbolNVBSSX
Trust StatusSecondary
Initial Offer Date06/20/2016
Termination Date06/19/2018
First Income Record Date12/10/2016
Distibution FrequencySemi-annually
Tax StructureRIC
Liquidation Price1$11.8877
Cash CUSIP67078E105
Reinvest CUSIP67078E113
Fee Cash CUSIP67078E121
Fee Reinvest CUSIP67078E139

1. Represents the value per unit that a unitholder would receive if the unitholder redeemed or sold units. This price is equal to the net asset value per unit plus any remaining organization costs and creation & development fee. This price reflects any remaining non-contingent deferred sales charges payable in connection with a liquidation of units.

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