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Corporate Credit and High Yield Portfolio Manager Call Replay

John McClain, CFA

&

Bill Zox, CFA


Portfolio managers Bill Zox, CFA, and John McClain, CFA, provide an update on high yield issuance and discuss their approach to standing out by not fitting in.

CORPORATE DEBT VS. CORPORATE EQUITIES – NONFINANCIAL CORPORATE DEBT AS A PERCENT OF THE MARKET VALUE OF CORPORATE EQUITIES

Source: Federal Reserve Economic Data, Economic Research Division

For Diamond Hill Corporate Credit Fund standardized performance, expenses and important information click here.

For Diamond Hill High Yield Fund standardized performance, expenses and important information click here.

Morningstar category percentile ranks disclosed for the Corporate Credit Fund and High Yield Fund are within the High Yield Bond Category.

Morningstar percentiles are calculated independently by Diamond Hill. Percentile rankings are subject to change on a daily basis. Ranking data for Corporate Credit Fund calculated on 1/15/21; 686 funds included in the 1/01/20-3/24/20 time period and 686 funds included in the 3/23/20-12/31/20 time period.

The ICE BofA U.S. Corporate & High Yield Index is comprised of U.S. dollar denominated investment grade and below investment grade corporate debt publicly issued in the U.S. domestic market.

The ICE BofA U.S. High Yield Index tracks the performance of the U.S. dollar denominated below investment grade corporate debt publicly issued in the U.S. domestic market. The index data referenced herein is the property of ICE Data Indices, LLC, its affiliates (“ICE Data”) and/or its third party suppliers and has been licensed for use by Diamond Hill Capital Management, Inc. ICE Data and its third party suppliers accept no liability in connection with its use. See diamond-hill.com/disclosures for a full copy of the disclaimer.

Investment Grade is a Bond Quality Rating of AAA, AA, A or BBB. Non-Investment Grade or High Yield is a Bond Quality Rating of BB or below.

The Diamond Hill Funds are distributed by Foreside Financial Services, LLC (Member FINRA).

Performance is not guaranteed. The performance data quoted represents past performance; past performance does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. The Fund’s current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. Investors may obtain performance information current to the most recent month-end, within 7 business days, at diamond-hill.com.

The views expressed are those of Diamond Hill Capital Management as of January 2021 and are subject to change. These opinions are not intended to be a forecast of future events, a guarantee of future results, or investment advice.

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