Mason Street Advisors, LLC
Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited
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.
Emerging Market International Stocks
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 03/31/21
First Available for Variable Annuity
First Available for Variable Life
Top 10 Portfolio Holdings % of Net Assets
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Various
Alibaba Group Holding, Ltd.
Tencent Holdings, Ltd.
Naspers, Ltd. %#45; Class N
Housing Development Finance Corp., Ltd.
Vale SA, ADR
Tata Consultancy Services, Ltd.
LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd. – Class A
LG Chem, Ltd.
Total % of Net Assets
Geographic Allocation % of Equities
Latin America and the Caribbean
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