It loads mutual funds, Breakpoints are the dollar amounts for the purchase of the fund's shares that qualifies the investor for reduced sales charges.
They allow for reduced fees for large purchases, which often benefit institutional investors.
Breakpoints are determined by the mutual fund and integrated within the fund distribution process.
When a mutual fund offers breakpoint discounts, there are a few ways an investor can qualify.
If an investor’s initial purchase reaches a breakpoint they can expect to receive a discount rate.