PNC Multi-Factor Small Cap Value Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in stocks of small-cap companies with market caps approximating the benchmark that are believed to be conservatively valued.  Using an analytical process together with fundamental research methods to implement a “value” approach, the portfolio management team rates the performance potential of companies and buys those securities it considers to be conservatively valued relative to the securities of comparable companies. In searching for securities with lower than average valuations, the team considers, among other things, price-to-earnings and price-to-book ratios. The portfolio management team, through a focused approach, will invest in 100-140 securities.


Investment Risk

The market cap range of the benchmark frequently changes.  As a result, the capitalization of companies in which the Fund invests may also change.

Investments in small-capitalization companies present greater risk of loss than investments in large companies.  Investments in value companies can continue to be undervalued for long periods of time and be more volatile than the stock market in general.  International investments are subject to special risks not ordinarily associated with domestic investments, including currency fluctuations, economic and political change and differing accounting standards that may adversely affect portfolio securities. These risks may be heightened in emerging markets.  To the extent that the Fund invests a significant portion of its assets in a particular industry, the Fund's performance could depend heavily on the performance of that industry and may be more volatile than less concentrated funds.  The portfolio team may choose to invest in initial public offerings (IPOs), the performance of which is unpredictable and the effect of which may not be duplicated during periods in which the Fund does not invest in IPOs.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than that shown here. Select a Fund to view the most recent month-end performance information or go to each Fund's snapshot page to view most recent month-end performance as well as any waiver or expense reimbursement information.

The information contained in this piece should not be considered legal or tax advice; questions regarding your specific situation should be directed to your legal or tax advisor.


You should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of the PNC Funds carefully before investing. A prospectus or summary prospectus with this and other information may be obtained at 800-622-FUND (3863) or Please read it carefully before investing.

PNC Capital Advisors, LLC, a subsidiary of The PNC Financial Services Group Inc., serves as investment adviser and co-administrator to PNC Funds and receives fees for its services. PNC Funds are distributed by PNC Funds Distributor, LLC, which is not affiliated with the adviser and is not a bank.

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