Investment Option Changes

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May, 2015

Dear Participant:

THIS IS AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING A FUND CLOSING. The PIMCO Total Return Bond Fund (Institutional) will be closed and eliminated from the Kentucky Public Employees’ Deferred Compensation Authority’s (Authority) Spectrum of Investment Options, effective close of business July 16, 2015.

The Board of Trustees (Board) took this action at the March 20, 2015 meeting due primarily to a pattern of significantly elevated levels of investor out flows at the fund level and the impact of this on prospective performance. 

If you're currently invested in this fund, it is not necessary for you to take any action. At the close of business on July 16, 2015 any remaining assets in the PIMCO Total Return Bond Fund (Institutional) will automatically be transferred to the MetWest Total Return Bond Fund, Ticker Symbol MWTSX, the newly added replacement fund approved by the Board.

However, if you prefer to move your assets in the closing PIMCO fund to any other fund(s) offered by the Authority, you may do so prior to 4:00 p.m. EDST on July 16, 2015, by using one of the following methods:

  • Our website – If you have not already created your online account, go to the LOGIN section of our homepage, click on “Login Help & Sign Up” and then select “Sign Up for an Online Account”. On the next page, verify your identity with your social security number and date of birth. Once verified, create a username and password using the criteria provided (username and password are case sensitive). Finally, select two security questions for your account. If your account has already been created and you do not remember your login, please go to “Login Help & Sign Up” in the “LOGIN” section and then select “Forgot Your Username?” or “Forgot Your Password?”. 
  • Contact our Member Services Center Branch – Our office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDST Monday through Friday. Outside of Frankfort call toll-free 800.542.2667 and elect Option 3. In Frankfort we can be reached by dialing 502.573.7925. For information regarding available investment options, please contact your local Nationwide Retirement Solutions Retirement Specialist or our Member Services Center.

Investing involves market risk, including possible loss of principal.

KDC Retirement Specialists are Registered Representatives of Nationwide Investment Services Corporation, member FINRA. Plan Services Representative cannot offer investment, tax, or legal advice.

Before investing in any fund, carefully consider its investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses. The prospectus contains this and other important information about the investment company. You may request fund prospectuses and profiles by calling 800-542-2667 or downloading them from

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