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Manning & Napier Ranked Best Fund Family of 2020 by Barron’s

If ever there was a time for active managers to prove their value, 2020 was the year. After evaluating firms that offer a diversified lineup of actively managed mutual funds and ETFs, Barron’s ranked us at the very top of the list.

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Refinitiv Lipper Fund Award Winner

For more than 30 years and in over 17 countries, these highly-respected awards honor fund management firms that have excelled in providing consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. We are proud to be the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards Winner for the United States 2021 Best Mixed-Asset Small Fund Family Group over three years.

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For more information about any of the Manning & Napier Fund, Inc. Mutual Fund Series, view the Series' prospectuses. Before investing, carefully consider the objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the investment and read the prospectus carefully as it contains this and other information about the investment company.

Performance data quoted represents past performance and 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. Current performance may be higher or lower than that quoted; investors can obtain the most recent month-end performance here or by calling (800) 466-3863.

The Barron’s Best Fund Family Ranking published February 19, 2021, for the 2020 award period, ranked the Manning & Napier Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”) 1 out of 53 actively managed fund families, 15 out of 50 for the five-year period, and 43 out of 44 for the ten-year period. In order to be eligible for the ranking survey, a fund family must have had at least three active funds in Lipper’s general U.S.-stock category; one in world equity, which combines global, international and emerging markets funds; one mixed-asset (balanced) fund, which holds stocks and bonds; two taxable-bond funds and one tax-exempt fund during each of the time periods ranked. Only funds with at least one year of performance are included, and returns are calculated minus the effects of sales charges and 12b-1 fees. Each fund’s returns are measured against all funds in its Lipper category, resulting in a percentile ranking. The percentile ranking is then weighted by asset size relative to the fund family’s other assets in its general classification, meaning that larger funds in a fund family that perform well will boost the overall score. Finally, the score is multiplied by the general classification weightings as determined by the entire Lipper universe of funds. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Barron’s is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Company.

The Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards, granted annually, highlight funds and fund companies that have excelled in delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. The Refinitiv Lipper Best U.S. Mixed Asset Small Fund Family Group is based on a review of 52 fund families’ risk-adjusted performance for the three-year period ended 11/30/2020. The Best Mixed Asset Small Fund Family Group Award pertains only to the Manning & Napier mutual funds in the mixed-asset category. The lowest average decile rank of the three years’ Consistent Return measure of the eligible funds per asset class and group will determine the asset class group award winner over the three-year period. Only one share class is used for each portfolio in determining awards; results will vary by share class. Certain funds have fee waivers in effect, without which ratings may be lower. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Leader for Consistent Return rating, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over 36, 60 and 120 months. The fund with the highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value in each eligible classification wins the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Award. For more information, see Although Refinitiv Lipper makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy is not guaranteed by Refinitiv Lipper. Lipper Fund Awards from Refinitiv, ©2021 Refinitiv. All rights reserved. Used under license.

The Manning & Napier Fund, Inc. (the Fund) is managed by Manning & Napier. Advisors, LLC (Manning & Napier).  Manning & Napier Investor Services, Inc. (MNBD), an affiliate of Manning & Napier, is the distributor of the Fund shares.