Shares of the Funds of Great-West Funds, Inc. (Great-West Funds) are sold only through their currently effective prospectuses. Shares of certain Funds are not available to the general public but are offered only to insurance company separate accounts for certain variable annuity contracts and variable life policies, to individual retirement account (IRA) custodians or trustees, and to plan sponsors of certain qualified retirement plans. Certain Funds are also available to college savings programs and to asset allocation funds that are series of Great-West Funds. For those Funds that are not available to the general public, an individual investor cannot purchase shares of the Funds directly; rather, he or she must own a variable annuity contract, variable life insurance policy or IRA, or participate in a qualified retirement plan or college savings program that makes one or more of the Funds available for investment.
The principal underwriter of Great-West Funds, Inc. is GWFS Equities, Inc., an affiliate of Great-West Funds, Inc. GWFS Equities, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company.