Simfund Filing Training
Introduction
First Look
Step by Step Training
Introducing Simfund Filing 5.0
New name reflecting inter-product links
between Simfund and Simfund Filing
 360-degree view of every fund’s
competitive position
 New dashboard activity concept for ease
of use and navigation
 More researched data extracted from
legal documents
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What you will learn
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How to navigate the website
What type of data is extracted from the legal
documents
In which area this extracted data is stored
How to search the highly-organized information
How to set up email alerts on various data
How to save and retrieve custom queries
How to use the dashboard concept
How to use the inter-product links
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What is New in SF 5.0
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Prospectus Data Fund Profile
Enhanced peer group analysis by integrating
Specialty Flags from Simfund desktop
Newly registered funds now flagged “live”
when they are offered to the public
Email alerts for selected portfolios
News makers section tracks fund events
Inter-product links between Simfund desktop
and Simfund Filing
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First Look - Dashboard
“Read”: weekly and monthly publications,
Windows into Mutual Funds, and case studies
 “Search”: prospectus changes, new registrations
and all SEC filings
 “Connect”: to and from Simfund desktop
 “Help”: you ask and we have answers. Register
for WebEx training and demos and learn about
methodologies and data types
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First Look – Fund Profile
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50 new data points extracted from the latest
prospectus
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Fee tables with expense caps
Redemption rates and policies
Prospectus stated performance benchmark
Advisory contractual fees including contract types
Asset and fee breakpoint schedules
Performance fee details
Multiple sub-advisory contractual fees including
contract types, asset and fee breakpoints or percent
of advisory fees
◦ Specialty investment flags
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First Look – Fund Profile
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You can access the profile in any of the
search result screens:
◦ Prospectus Changes, New Registrations and SEC Filings
Click to see Fund Profile
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Fund Prospectus Profile
Click to see Classes
Click to see multiple
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Step-by-Step: Search Prospectus
Changes
Browse Recent Changes
 Search All Changes
 Read Prospectus Changes Weekly
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Define Prospectus Data Extracted
Daily basis monitoring of 497-type filings
documents that contain substantial fund /
company changes
 More than 50+ categories
 New information is being compared to
prior information from the prospectus
that the “sticker” is referring to. Both
prior and new data-points are being
collected and disseminated for users
allowing for easy comparison
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Prospectus Changes – Input Screen
Click to add
Simfund conditions
Special Searches
Like…
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Add Filter Conditions
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Result Screen
Select to View details
Save or set Email Alert
Click Fund Profile
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View Fund Changes Details
Export to Excel
Comparison of new and old info
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View Fund Profile
Click to see Classes
Click to see multiple
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Read Weekly Prospectus Changes
Read details
Search History
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Weekly Prospectus Changes Details
Read Summary Highlights
Search History
Click on link of Table of Content
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Step-by-Step: Search New
Registrations
Browse Recent New Registrations
 Search All New Registrations
 Read New Registrations Monthly
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Define New Registration Data
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Daily basis monitoring of filing types for new
registrations:
 N-1*, N-2*, and 485APOS
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Key and background fund information is collected:
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Objective / fund types / OCV / Hedge
All service providers
All pricing and fee and expense details
Detailed investment objective, sales load, minimum investment
Links to initial filings and all subsequent filings
period that the new fund is being “watched” and
are provided for easy access to the underlying
information for further research
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New Registration– Input Screen
Click to add
Simfund conditions
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Add Filter Conditions
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Result Screen
Save or set Email Alert
Select to View details
Click Fund Profile
Export to Excel
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View New Registration Details
Print
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View Fund Profile
Click to see Classes
Click to see multiple
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Read New Registrations Monthly
Read details
Search History
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Step-by-Step: Search SEC Filings
Browse Recent Filings
 Search SEC Filings
 View Filings Statistics
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SEC Filings– Input Screen
SEC Identifier Search
Click to add
Simfund conditions
Full Text Search
Filter Filing Types
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Add Filter Conditions
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Result Screen
Save or set Email Alert
Select to view SEC docs
Click Fund Profile
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View SEC Filings
Save or Set Email Alert
View Legal Document
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View Document
Choose Format
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View Filing Statistics
Check Quick Searches
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Step-by-Step: Filings Insight
Read Prospectus Changes Weekly
 Read New Registrations Monthly
 Read Case Studies
 Read Windows Into Mutual Funds
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Read Case Studies
Click for details
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Read Windows into Mutual Funds
Click for details
Read Back Issues
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Step-by-Step: News Maker
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A connection between industry headlines and the dayto-day filings to the SEC’s EDGAR system
Stay current with the industry’s movements inside the
filings
Quickly identify articles of interest
Perform research on a topic instantly with direct links
into EDGAR
Search trends using the News Maker's Archive
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Access Historical Reviews
Search by Keywords
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Simfund Connect
With the new Simfund Filing website, you are one
click from sharing valuable and critical data between
Simfund desktop and Simfund Filing website.
 For the first time ever, a 360-degree view of every
single fund is available with ease and timely data.
 From within Simfund, a user of both Simfund Filing
and Simfund, can link through the web into Simfund
Filing.
 From Simfund Filing, a user will be able to access an
increasing amount of Simfund generated analyses
relevant to Simfund users
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Simfund Connect cont
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With the advent of Simfund desktop 5.0
you will be able to from within the tool:
◦ Export and/or create an email alert for any
newly registered funds defined by your peer
group analysis
◦ Export and/or create an email alert for any
fund changes from over 50 specific categories
defined by your peer group analysis
◦ Read the latest prospectus and/or annual
report for any of your funds' peer group
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Set-up Save / Email Alerts
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To set-up an email alert, you will need to save your
query
All searches will have the same save / email alert
dialogue
You can set email alerts on a daily, weekly or monthly
basis
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Set-up Save / Email Alerts cont
All saves searched can be managed from the “My Saved
Searches” on the top right corner links
 You can load, edit or delete any saved screen
 You can change the email alert frequency
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Getting Help
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Check our FAQ webpage
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Getting Help
Call for Support
Register for Access
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Getting Help – Click on Help
Button on All Search Screen
Get Detail Help
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