AMANA MUTUAL FUNDS TRUST

On behalf of

 Amana Income Fund •  Amana Growth Fund
Amana Developing World Fund 
• Amana Participation Fund

SATURNA INVESTMENT TRUST

On behalf of

Sextant Growth Fund • Sextant Bond Income Fund
Sextant Short-Term Bond Fund 
• Sextant International Fund
Sextant Core Fund 
• Sextant Global High Income Fund
Saturna Sustainable Equity Fund
• Saturna Sustainable Bond Fund
Idaho Tax-Exempt Fund

1300 N. State Street
Bellingham, WA 98225

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREOWNERS TO BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2018

Fellow Shareowners:

Notice is hereby given that Amana Mutual Funds Trust (“Amana”) and Saturna Investment Trust (“SIT”) (each a “Trust” and collectively, the “Trusts”), on behalf of each of its portfolios named above (each, a “Fund” and, collectively, “Funds”), will hold a Special Meeting (“Meeting”) of its shareowners at 1300 N State St, Bellingham, WA 98225, on Monday, September 24, 2018, at 1:00 PM, Pacific Time, for the following purposes: 

(1) To approve a proposed New Advisory Agreement between Saturna Capital Corporation and each Trust, on behalf of each Fund;

(2) Transact any other business, not currently contemplated, that may properly come before the Meeting and any adjournments or postponements thereof.

You are entitled to vote at the Meeting if you owned shares of any Fund at the close of business on July 27, 2018.  WHETHER OR NOT YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE MEETING IN PERSON, PLEASE VOTE YOUR SHARES. WE ASK THAT YOU VOTE PROMPTLY TO AVOID EXPENSE OF FURTHER SOLICITATION. 

If you have any questions about the Proposal or the voting instructions, please call Okapi Partners, our proxy solicitation firm, toll-free at 1-877-285-5990.

PROXY VOTING OPTIONS

To vote by any of the following methods, please READ the Proxy Statement and follow the instructions below. 

1  To vote ONLINE please have your Proxy Card at hand, go to the website that appears on your Proxy Card, enter the control number that appears on your Proxy Card, and follow the simple instructions.

2  To vote by TELEPHONE please have your Proxy Card at hand, call the telephone number that appears on your Proxy Card, enter the control number that appears on the Proxy Card, and follow the simple instructions.

3  To vote by MAIL enclose your VOTED and SIGNED (in ink) Proxy Card in the postage paid envelope provided and send to address on envelope.

We encourage you to vote by telephone or online using the control number that appears on the enclosed Proxy Card.  Use of telephone or online voting will reduce the time and costs associated with this proxy solicitation.

Whichever method you choose, please read the enclosed Proxy Statement carefully before you vote.

YOUR VOTE IS IMPORTANT. PLEASE VOTE YOUR SHARES.

By Order of the Board of Trustees,

Nicole Trudeau
Secretary

August 6, 2018

 

Download the Proxy Statement:

 

If you own your shares directly with Saturna:

To vote, visit www.okapivote.com/saturna2018

Vote Now: Okapi 

Okapi Partners

Or call toll-free: 1-877-285-5990

Be sure to have your Proxy Card(s) and Control Number(s) handy.

If you own your shares with an intermediary firm (i.e., Schwab, Fidelity, TD Ameritrade, etc.):

To vote, visit www.proxyvote.com

Vote Now: Broadridge 

Vote your shares at ProxyVote.com

Or call toll-free: 1-800-690-6903

Be sure to have your Proxy Card(s) and Control Number(s) handy.

 

If you've misplaced your Proxy Card(s) or just need us to send them again, please contact us and we'll be happy to send out a new package. You can also call us to record your vote and in many cases, you won't need the card(s), so long as we're able to verify your identity.

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