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American Beacon SiM High Yield Opportunities Fund A Class (SHOAX)

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American Beacon SiM High Yield Opportunities Fund A Class

American Beacon Advisors



Management Information
Gary J. Pokrzywinski,Lead Manager since February 13, 2011
Mr. Pokrzywinski is the Lead High Yield Portfolio Manager for SiM. He has 28+ years of experience in the fixed income financial markets. He currently manages the Morningstar 5-star*, American Beacon SiM High Yield Opportunities mutual fund, and prior to founding SiM managed the Morningstar 5-star**, Principal High Yield mutual fund from its inception in April 1998 to May 2009. Prior to SiM, He was the CIO and a High Yield Portfolio Manager for Edge Asset Management (and its predecessor), an affiliate of Principal Financial Group. He worked for Edge and its predecessor from 1992 to 2009. Prior, Mr. Pokrzywinski was an investment officer/portfolio manager for Firstar Investment Services Co. He received a bachelor's degree in finance and management information systems from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Mr. Pokrzywinski earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1989 and is a member of the CFA Society of Seattle.
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Fund Overview

CategoryHigh Yield Bond
Fund FamilyAmerican Beacon
Net Assets1.2B
YTD Return-7.13%
Morningstar Rating★★
Inception DateFeb. 13, 2011

Fund Operations

Last Dividend0.05
Last Cap Gain0.00
Holdings Turnover44.00%
Average for CategoryN/A

Fees & Expenses

ExpenseSHOAXCategory Average
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net)1.17%1.02%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio1.17%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio1.17%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee0.25%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load4.75%3.90%
Max Deferred Sales LoadN/A1.37%
3 Yr Expense Projection829N/A
5 Yr Expense Projection1,088N/A
10 Yr Expense Projection1,828N/A