Northwestern Mutual
Fund Overview
Adviser: Russell Investment Management, LLC
Fund Manager(s): Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, LLC; MFS Institutional Advisors, Inc.; Pzena Investment Management, LLC; William Blair & Company, LLC (Money managers listed are current as of 6/30/16. Russell has the right to employ or terminate a money manager at any time and without prior notification, as is consistent with its role as investment manager.)
Objective/Focus: A multi-manager fund that invests primarily in equity securities, including common stocks and preferred stocks, issued by companies domiciled outside the U.S. and in depository receipts, which represent ownership of securities of non-U.S. companies. The objective is to provide long-term capital growth.
Asset Class: International Stocks
Style: Value, Growth and Market-Oriented
Overseas investments can pose more risks than domestic investments. Unit values are subject to fluctuations in foreign stock markets, currency values, interest rates, government regulations and political conditions.
Fund Facts as of 6/30/16
Fund Inception 04-30-1999
First Available for Variable Annuity 04-30-1999
First Available for Variable Life 06-30-1999
Net Assets $342.95 Million
Top 10 Portfolio Holdings % of Net Assets
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC 1.8%
ING Groep NV 1.5%
Nestle SA 1.4%
Novartis AG 1.4%
Wausau Paper Corp. 1.3%
ENI S.p.A. 1.2%
Roche Holding AG 1.2%
Sanofi-Aventis 1.2%
Compass Group PLC 1.2%
Bayer AG 1.1%
% of Total Portfolio 13.3%
Country Diversification % of Equities
United Kingdom 19.9%
Japan 15.3%
Germany 6.5%