The Global Multi Asset Income Portfolio seeks to achieve an income with the prospect of capital appreciation over the medium to long term. The Portfolio will invest principally in global fixed income and global equity securities. The Portfolio may further invest in cash and other securities globally (including Money Market Instruments, currencies, REITs, convertible debt securities and other asset classes). The Portfolio will follow a flexible asset allocation policy to achieve the investment objective, and this may result in the Portfolio having no exposure to particular asset classes.The Portfolio may invest up to 10% in other UCITS or UCIs, and may use derivatives for investment purposes and hedging, including the generation of additional income. Such derivatives may include but are not limited to, futures and options, interest rate swaps, and foreign currency exchange contracts.