The objective of this fund is to seek long-term capital appreciation.
Under normal market conditions, the Emerging Markets Equity Fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in emerging market equity securities. Equity exposure will be achieved directly through investment in equity securities and/or indirectly through participatory notes, convertible securities, equity linked notes and/or certificates. The Sub-Adviser may also invest in equity securities through ADRs, CDRs, EDRs, GDRs, IDRs and similar depositary receipts as well as equities denominated in U.S. Dollars issued by non- U.S. issuers. The Sub-Adviser may use futures, forward contracts, options or swap agreements, as well as other derivatives, for hedging or efficient portfolio management purposes.