Northwestern Mutual

Emerging Markets Equity Fund

Fund Overview
Adviser: Mason Street Advisors, LLC
Subadviser: Massachusetts Financial Services Company
Objective/Focus: Normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of issuers that are tied economically to emerging market countries. May invest in companies of any size. The objective is capital appreciation.
Asset Class: Emerging Market International Stocks
Style: Blend
Investments in emerging or developing markets involve exposure to economic structures that are generally less diverse and mature, and to political systems which have less stability than those of more developed countries. These securities are particularly subject to a risk of loss from political instability.
Emerging market securities are subject to currency transfer restrictions and may experience delays and disruptions in securities settlement procedures for a Fund's portfolio securities.
The volatility of emerging markets can be significantly higher than other equity asset classes.
Fund Facts as of 09/30/15
Fund Inception 04-30-2007
First Available for Variable Annuity 04-30-2007
First Available for Variable Life 06-30-2011
Net Assets $418.16 Million
Top 10 Portfolio Holdings % of Net Assets
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 5.7%
Naspers, Ltd. - Class N 3.6%
Housing Development Finance Corp., Ltd. 3.5%
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 3.2%
China Construction Bank Corp. - Class H
LG Household & Health Care, Ltd.
Techtronic Industries Co., Ltd.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. - Class A 2.0%
China Resources Gas Group, Ltd. 1.9%
China Pacific Insurance Group Co., Ltd. - Class H 1.6%
Total % of Net Assets 29.2%
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Geographic Allocation % of Equities
Asia 58.2%
Latin America/Caribbean 15.0%
North America
Mid East/Africa 8.6%