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Morningstar ratings

 Nov 30, 2017

Overall 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year
Aberdeen Asia Bond Fund
Class A (with sales charges) ** ** ** *
Funds in Category 223 223 136 50
Morningstar Category:Emerging Markets Bond
Aberdeen Asia-Pacific (ex-Japan) Equity Fund
Class A (with sales charges) ** ** ** N/A
Funds in Category 68 68 50 N/A
Morningstar Category:Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk
Aberdeen China Opportunities Fund
Class A (with sales charges) ** *** ** **
Funds in Category 85 85 73 36
Morningstar Category:China Region
Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives Fund
Class A (with sales charges) *** ** **** **
Funds in Category 282 282 153 33
Morningstar Category:Multialternative
Aberdeen Diversified Income Fund
Class A (with sales charges) *** *** *** **
Funds in Category 414 414 370 271
Morningstar Category:Allocation--30% to 50% Equity
Aberdeen Dynamic Allocation Fund
Class A (with sales charges) * ** * *
Funds in Category 719 719 668 458
Morningstar Category:Allocation--50% to 70% Equity
Aberdeen Emerging Markets Debt Fund
Class A (with sales charges) *** *** *** N/A
Funds in Category 223 223 136 N/A
Morningstar Category:Emerging Markets Bond
Aberdeen Emerging Markets Fund*
Class A (with sales charges) ** ** ** *****
Funds in Category 636 636 454 185
Morningstar Category:Diversified Emerging Mkts
Aberdeen Focused U.S. Equity Fund*
Class A (with sales charges) ** *** ** **
Funds in Category 196 196 98 27
Morningstar Category:Long-Short Equity
Aberdeen Global Equity Fund
Class A (with sales charges) * * * *
Funds in Category 711 711 585 333
Morningstar Category:World Large Stock
Aberdeen Global High Income Fund
Class A (with sales charges) ** * ** ***
Funds in Category 612 612 494 324
Morningstar Category:High Yield Bond
Aberdeen Global Unconstrained Fixed Income Fund*
Class A (with sales charges) *** *** ** ***
Funds in Category 271 271 243 129
Morningstar Category:World Bond
Aberdeen International Equity Fund
Class A (with sales charges) ** * * **
Funds in Category 599 599 536 346
Morningstar Category:Foreign Large Blend
Aberdeen International Small Cap Fund
Class A (with sales charges) **** ** ** *****
Funds in Category 112 112 105 62
Morningstar Category:Foreign Small/Mid Growth
Aberdeen Japanese Equities Fund
Class A (with sales charges) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Funds in Category N/A N/A N/A N/A
Morningstar Category:Japan Stock
Aberdeen Select International Equity Fund II**
Class A (with sales charges) * * * *
Funds in Category 599 599 536 346
Morningstar Category:Foreign Large Blend
Aberdeen Select International Equity Fund*
Class A (with sales charges) * * * *
Funds in Category 599 599 536 346
Morningstar Category:Foreign Large Blend
Aberdeen Tax-Free Income
Class A (with sales charges) *** ** *** ***
Funds in Category 260 260 225 156
Morningstar Category:Muni National Interm
Aberdeen Total Return Bond Fund
Class A (with sales charges) *** *** *** ***
Funds in Category 845 845 779 551
Morningstar Category:Intermediate-Term Bond
Aberdeen U.S. Multi-Cap Equity Fund
Class A (with sales charges) ** ** ** **
Funds in Category 1219 1219 1083 797
Morningstar Category:Large Blend
Aberdeen U.S. Small Cap Equity Fund
Class A (with sales charges) **** ***** ***** ***
Funds in Category 604 604 539 404
Morningstar Category:Small Growth

* Effective February 22, 2013, the Fund is closed to new investors except in limited circumstances. For further information, please see the “Investing with Aberdeen Funds – Fund Closure” section of the prospectus beginning on page 197 of the statutory prospectus.

**As of Nov. 15, 2017, The Fund name changed from the Aberdeen Equity Long-Short Fund.

***As of August 15, 2016, The Fund name changed from Aberdeen Global Fixed Income Fund.

† In addition to normal market movements and fund performance, the change in daily net asset value from February 17 to February 21, 2017 reflects an accounting adjustment related to a change in the fund’s valuation procedure, which was made to align the procedures across Aberdeen’s fund range. The daily net asset value between February 17, 2017 and February 21, 2017 for (i) Class A shares of Total Return Bond Fund and Global High Income Fund and Institutional Class shares of Global High Income Fund reduced by 2 cents per share, and (ii) Institutional Class shares of Total Return Bond Fund reduced by 1 cent per share. The difference in the net asset value change for Class A and Institutional Class Shares of Total Return Bond Fund is due to rounding.

†† Net asset values reflect the Fund's receipt of payment on tax reclaims from some European jurisdictions related to prior years in accordance with European Union law under Article 63 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (the “EU Tax Reclaims”). Each Fund's performance was significantly higher for all periods following receipt of these extraordinary payments in a manner that may not recur in the future. The EU Tax Reclaims received also result in a tax liability to offset the tax benefits that shareholders received in the past. Each Fund has accrued an expense for this estimated tax liability; however, the tax amount is subject to negotiations with the U.S. IRS. Upon final determination by the U.S. IRS, if the actual tax payable is greater than the amount currently accrued, the Fund’s expenses, net asset value and performance may be materially adversely impacted.

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The Morningstar Rating™ for funds, or "star rating", is calculated for managed products (including mutual funds, variable annuity and variable life subaccounts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, and separate accounts) with at least a three-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars, and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% three-year rating for 36-59 months of total returns, 60% five-year rating/40% three-year rating for 60-119 months of total returns, and 50% 10-year rating/30% five-year rating/20% three-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent three-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods.

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