AB — AMERICAN INCOME PORTFOLIO - Income Portfolio ≥ 50% Investment Grade 50% High Yield The Credit and Duration Barbell Annualized Return(%) Volatility US HY US IG Securitized

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<ul><li><p>American Income</p><p>Portfolio 50%InvestmentGrade</p><p>&lt; 50%High Yield</p><p>The Credit and Duration Barbell</p><p>Annu</p><p>aliz</p><p>ed R</p><p>etur</p><p>n(%</p><p>)</p><p>Volatility</p><p>US HY</p><p>US IG Securitized </p><p>US Treasury </p><p>EM Corp.EM Sov (USD)</p><p>2.0</p><p>4.0</p><p>6.0</p><p>8.0</p><p>10.0</p><p>2.0 3.0 4.0 5.0 6.0 7.0 8.0 9.0 10.0 11.0</p><p>1. Combining Returns and Stability Results in a Solid Enhanced Core Foundation</p><p>ABAMERICAN INCOME PORTFOLIO</p><p>2. 3. Past Dividend Payout Record</p><p>Source: AB, as of 31 January 2018</p><p>Class AT SharesThe share class below intend to declare and pay monthly dividends. Dividend amount/distribution rate is not guaranteed and may be paid from capital of the Portfolio. (See Important Information 4) Annualized yield is calculated with the following formula: dividend of the month x 12 / ex-dividend price of the month x 100. Positive distribution yield does not imply positive return. The historical data provided below are for information purposes only and do not imply prospective yields of the Portfolio.</p><p>Month NAV (US$) DIV (US$)Annualized</p><p>Yield01/31/2018 8.27 0.0330 4.79%12/29/2017 8.34 0.0330 4.75%11/30/2017 8.34 0.0330 4.75%10/31/2017 8.39 0.0330 4.72%09/29/2017 8.40 0.0330 4.71%08/31/2017 8.49 0.0330 4.66%</p><p>A Disciplined Barbell Approach Has Delivered Positive Returns in Most Rising Rate Environments</p><p>Offered Currencies in USD, HKD and EUR. AUD, CAD, EUR, </p><p>SGD, NZD and GBP Hedged Share Classes are also available.^</p><p>Balance</p><p>+ to manage macro-economic risk</p><p>Diversification</p><p>+ to manage idiosyncratic risk</p><p>Opportunistic</p><p>+ to maximize return</p><p>Historical data included for information purposes only. Holdings are subject to change. Current analysis does not guarantee future results.Based on monthly returns from 1 January 2008 through 31 December 2017. US HY is represented by Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield; US Treasury by Bloomberg Barclays US Treasury; EM Corp. by J.P. Morgan CEMBI Broad Diversified; EM Sov (USD) by J.P. Morgan EMBI Global; US IG Securitized by Bloomberg Barclays US Securitized. An investor cannot invest directly in an index or average and they do not include sales charges or operating expenses associated with an investment in a mutual fund, which would reduce total returns.Source: Bloomberg Barclays, JPMorgan Chase and AllianceBernstein (AB), as of 31 December 2017.</p><p>Designed for Monthly Dividend Payout</p><p>To give investors more flexibility, a monthly payout option allows investors to receive cash or reinvest the proceeds. Dividends are not paid for all share classes and are not guaranteed. See Box</p><p>3 below for Past Dividend Payout Record information.</p><p>Past performance and current analysis do not guarantee future results.1 basis point (bps) = 1/100 of a percent.Shaded area includes time periods when the 10 year Treasury increased by 1% or more. American Income Portfolio returns are cumulative returns for the A share class. HY by Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index.Source: Bloomberg, Bloomberg Barclays and AB, as of 31 December 2017.</p><p>OVERALL MORNINGSTAR RATINGTM</p><p>Class A USD Shares</p><p>Rated against 267 funds in the USD Flexible BondCategory, based on risk-adjusted returns.</p><p>*</p><p>1Q 2018</p><p>0</p><p>400</p><p>800</p><p>1200</p><p>1600</p><p>2000</p><p>0</p><p>2</p><p>4</p><p>6</p><p>8</p><p>10</p><p>1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016</p><p>Basis</p><p> Poin</p><p>tsPerc</p><p>ent</p><p>Declining Yields Rising Yields</p><p>10 Year UST Yield (Left Scale) </p><p>HY Spreads </p><p>9.0% +3.1% +9.3% +2.4% +14.9% +25.0% +2.0% +1.7% 0.4%</p><p>AIP Returns#</p><p>In Singapore: For financial representative use only. Not for inspection by, distribution or quotation to the general public.</p><p>Important Information1 The portfolio invests in all types of U.S. Government securities and fixed-income securities, including investment grade and high yield, non-investment grade securities </p><p>of issuers domiciled within and outside the U.S; and non-US government or their agencies and instrumentalities issuing securities denominated in USD and a variety of mortgage-backed securities and zero coupon securities. </p><p>2. Investment in the portfolio may also involve fixed-income securities risks, illiquid assets risk, management risk and credit risks. Exposure to lower rated and unrated instruments can subject the Portfolio to greater risk of loss of principal and interest than higher-rated securities. The value of the portfolio can be volatile and can go down substantially within a short period of time. It is possible that the entire value of your investment in the portfolio can be lost. </p><p>3. The portfolio is entitled to use financial derivative instruments for hedging and efficient portfolio management purposes which may involve additional risks. In adverse situations, the portfolios use of derivative instruments may become ineffective in hedging or efficient portfolio management and the portfolio may suffer significant losses.</p><p>4. Dividends may be paid from capital or effectively out of the capital of the Portfolio, which may amount to a partial return or withdrawal of an investors original investment or from any capital gains attributable to that original investment and result in an immediate decrease of the Net Asset Value per Share.</p><p>5. Investors should not rely on this document alone to make investment decisions.</p></li><li><p>Gap</p><p> Bet</p><p>wee</p><p>n be</p><p>st a</p><p>nd w</p><p>orst Be</p><p>stW</p><p>orst</p><p>Sector Leadership AlternatesAnnualized Sector Returns (Percent)</p><p>8.6% 15.9% 16.0% 5.0% 5.7%</p><p>2011 20132012 2014 2015 2016 2017 YTD </p><p>16.1% 7.0%</p><p>US TIPS13.6</p><p>EMD USD17.9</p><p>US HY7.4</p><p>US IG Corp.7.5</p><p>EMD USD1.2</p><p>EMD USD9.3</p><p>US Treas.9.8</p><p>US HY15.8</p><p>US HY7.5</p><p>US IG Corp.-1.5</p><p>US Treas.5.6</p><p>US Treas.0.8</p><p>EMD USD8.5</p><p>US IG Corp.9.8</p><p>US Treas.-2.8</p><p>EMD USD5.5</p><p>US IG Corp.-0.7</p><p>US IG Corp.8.2</p><p>US Treas.3.0</p><p>US TIPS7.0</p><p>EMD USD-6.8</p><p>US TIPS3.6</p><p>US TIPS-1.4</p><p>US HY5.0</p><p>US Treas.2.0</p><p>US TIPS2.3</p><p>US TIPS-8.6</p><p>US HY2.5</p><p>US HY-4.5</p><p>US HY17.1</p><p>EMD USD10.2</p><p>US IG Corp.6.1</p><p>US TIPS4.7</p><p>US Treas.1.0</p><p>US IG Corp.6.4</p><p>6. Portfolio AllocationUnited States 78.55%Brazil 2.87%Argentina 1.75%United Kingdom 1.36%France1.35%Other 14.12%</p><p>Treasuries 34.76%High Yield 19.92%Emerging Markets - Hard Currency 13.04%CMOs 12.91%Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities 9.01%Agency 5.16%Other 5.20%</p><p>Country AllocationSector Allocation^^</p><p> Holdings are expressed as a percentage of total investments and may vary over time. Numbers may not sum due to rounding. Source: AB, as of 31 January 2018.</p><p>This information is directed solely at persons in jurisdictions where the funds and relevant share class are registered or who may otherwise lawfully receive it. Before investing in AB funds, investors should review the funds full prospectus, together with the funds Product Key Facts/ Product Highlight Sheets and the most recent financial statements. Copies of these documents, including the latest annual report and, if issued thereafter, the latest semi-annual report, may be obtained free of charge from www.abfunds.com/ www.abglobal.com or by contacting the local distributor in the jurisdictions in which the funds are authorized for distribution. The Portfolio is part of AB FCP I (referred to as AB). AB is a mutual investment fund (fonds commun de placement) organized under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Prior to 5 February 2016, ABs legal name was ACMBernstein, its trading name was AllianceBernstein.Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Please refer to the Prospectus for the full list of share classes and currencies offered. Total returns, provided by AB, include the change in net asset value and reinvestment of any distributions paid on Portfolio shares for the period shown, but do not reflect sales charges. Returns listed may not represent actual returns to an investor. Shares of the Portfolio are offered only pursuant to the Portfolios current prospectus together with the most recent financial statements. References, if any, to specific securities are presented to illustrate the application of our investment philosophy only and are not to be considered recommendations by AB. Any specific securities identified and described in the material do not represent all of the securities purchased, sold or recommended for the Portfolio, and may or may not be held by the Portfolio at any given time. It should not be assumed that investments in the securities were or will be profitable.Investment Risks Investment in the Portfolio entails certain risks. Investment returns and principal value of the Portfolio will fluctuate so that an investors shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Dividends are not paid for all share classes and are not guaranteed. The Portfolio is meant as a vehicle for diversification and does not represent a complete investment program. These and other risks are described in the Portfolios prospectus. Prospective investors should read the prospectus including risk factors carefully and discuss risk and the Portfolios fees and charges with their financial advisor to determine if the investment is appropriate for them.* Overall Morningstar Rating is a copyright of Morningstar, Inc., 2018. All Rights Reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) </p><p>is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Morningstar rates mutual funds from 1 to 5 stars based on how well theyve performed (after adjusting for risk and accounting for sales charges) in comparison to similar funds. Within each Morningstar Category, the top 10% of funds receive 5 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. Funds are rated for up to three time periods three-, five-, and 10-years and these ratings are combined to produce an overall rating. Funds with less than three years of history are not rated. Ratings are objective, based entirely on a mathematical evaluation of past performance. Theyre a useful tool for identifying funds worthy of further research, but shouldnt be considered buy or sell signals. As of 31 January 2018.</p><p>^ Currency-hedged share classes use hedging techniques in an attempt to reducebut not eliminatefluctuations between the investors holdings in a particular currency-hedged share class denominated in the investors investing currency and the portfolios base currency. The goal is to deliver returns that track the portfolios base currency returns more closely. Convenience Pricing/Reporting Currencies offers the ability to purchase or redeem shares using the currency indicated, which is then converted into the base currency of the portfolio using a market rate at the time of the purchase or redemption. Convenience Pricing/Reporting Currencies involves no currency hedging and does not seek to provide any protection from currency fluctuations.</p><p> The past 5 calendar year performance for American Income Portfolio (Class AT, USD): -1.49% (2013), 5.99% (2014) , -2.58% (2015), 7.76% (2016) , 4.82% (2017) and -0.44% (2018 YTD). Source: AB, calculated on an NAV-to-NAV basis with dividend reinvested, in U.S. Dollars, as of 31 January 2018. Inception date for Class AT (USD): 16 September 2002.</p><p># The past 5 calendar year performance for American Income Portfolio (Class A, USD): -1.36% (2013), 5.88% (2014) , -2.57% (2015), 7.76% (2016) , 4.82% (2017) and -0.44% (2018 YTD).. Source: AB, calculated on an NAV-to-NAV basis with dividend reinvested, in U.S. Dollars, as of 31 January 2018. Inception date for Class A (USD): 1 July 1993.</p><p> From Thomson Reuters Lipper Awards, 2017 Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved. Used by permission and protected by the Copyright Laws of the United States. The printing, copying, redistribution, or retransmission of this Content without express written permission is prohibited. Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards 2015 for Bond US Dollar (3 Years), Bond US Dollar (5 Years) and Bond US Dollar (10 Years), based on Class A (USD), fund performance as of 31 December 2014. Winner of the 2017 Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards Hong Kong for Bond US Dollar (3 Years), Bond US Dollar (5 Years) and Bond US Dollar (10 Years), based on Class A (USD), fund performance as of 31 December 2016. Awards are not recommendation to purchase, sell or hold the portfolio.</p><p>To Hong Kong Readers: This document has not been reviewed by the Securities and Futures Commission. The issuer of this document is AllianceBernstein Hong Kong Limited.To Singapore Readers: For financial representative use only. Not for inspection by, or distribution or quotation to, the general public. This document has been issued by AllianceBernstein (Singapore) Ltd. ("ABSL", Company Registration No. 199703364C) and has not been reviewed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). ABSL is a holder of a Capital Markets Services Licence issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to conduct regulated activity in fund management and dealing in securities. AllianceBernstein (Luxembourg) S. r.l. is the management company of the portfolio and has appointed ABSL as its agent for service of process and as its Singapore representative. This document has not been reviewed by the MAS. 2018 AllianceBernstein L.P. The [A/B] logo is a service mark of AllianceBernstein and AllianceBernstein is a registered trademark used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.</p><p>(Issue date of this document: 28 February 2018)</p><p>AIP-PRF-EN-HK-0218</p><p>4. 5. Fund ProfilePortfolio Manager:</p><p>Paul J. DeNoonGershon Distenfeld, CFADouglas J. PeeblesMatthew S. Sheridan, CFA</p><p>Inception Date: 1993/07/01 (Class A, USD)</p><p>Base Currency: USD</p><p>^Convenience Pricing/ Reporting Currencies:</p><p> HKD, EUR</p><p>^Currency-hedged Share Classes:</p><p>AUD, EUR, CAD, SGD, GBP, NZD</p><p>Class offered: A, A2, AA, AT</p><p>Fund Size: USD 12251.50 million</p><p>Source: AB, as of 31 January 2018</p><p>Why Multi-Sector? Increased Opportunity Set and Diversified Exposure to Rates</p><p>Holdings are subject to change. Current analysis does not guarantee future results. Historical information provided for illustrative purposes only.As of 31 December 2017. Numbers may not sum due to rounding. These returns are for illustrative purposes only and do not reflect the performance of any fund. Diversification does not eliminate the risk of loss; US Treas. is represented by Bloomberg Barclays US Treasury; US TIPS by Bloomberg Barclays US TIPS; US HY by Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield; US IG Corp. by Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate Investment Grade; Emerging Market Debt (EMD) USD by J.P. Morgan EMBI-Global; mortgage-backed securities by Bloomberg Barclays US MBS; agencies by Bloomberg Barclays US Agency. An investor cannot invest directly in an index or average and neither includes sales charges or operating expenses associated with an investment in a mutual fund, which would reduce total returns.Source: Bloomberg Barclays, J.P. Morgan and AB</p><p>1Q 2018AMERICAN INCOME PORTFOLIO</p><p>^^ All ratings are based on ratings of S&amp;P,Moodys and Fitch. Sector Allocation/High Yield uses a split to lower with two different ratings (and a split to middle for three ratings).</p><p>In Singapore: For financi...</p></li></ul>

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