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International Equity Fund

Fund Overview
Adviser: Mason Street Advisors, LLC
Subadviser: Templeton Investment Counsel, LLC
Objective/Focus: Primarily invests in stocks of non-U.S. companies believed to be undervalued. Investments may include small, medium and large capitalization issues. The objective is long-term capital growth.
Asset Class: International Stocks
Style: Value
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.

Investing in small company stocks involves a greater degree of risk than investing in medium or large company stocks.
Fund Facts as of 6/30/17
Fund Inception 04-30-1993
First Available for Variable Annuity 04-30-1993
First Available for Variable Life 05-03-1994
Net Assets $1.82 Billion
Top 10 Portfolio Holdings % of Net Assets
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 3.4%
Credit Agricole SA 2.1%
BP PLC 1.8%
HSBC Holdings PLC 1.8%
Standard Chartered PLC 1.7%
Merck KGaA 1.7%
ING Groep NV 1.6%
Singapore Telecommunications, Ltd. 1.6%
SoftBank Group Corp. 1.6%
Akzo Nobel NV 1.6%
Total % of Net Assets 18.9%
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Geographic Allocation % of Equities
Europe 60.6%
Asia 32.4%
North America
4.1%
Mid East/Africa
1.5%
Latin America/Caribbean
1.4%

Before investing in a variable product, you should carefully consider the objectives, risks and charges associated with its investment options. For this and other information about a Contract, you should obtain the appropriate Contract and underlying fund prospectuses by contacting your Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative. Read the prospectuses carefully before you invest.

Mason Street Advisors, LLC (MSA) is the principal investment adviser for all the Portfolios in the Northwestern Mutual Series Fund (Series Fund). (Portfolios in the Series Fund are identified by the parenthetical next to the portfolio name.) MSA has engaged and oversees sub-advisers who provide day-to-day management for certain of the Series Fund Portfolios. Each sub-adviser may be replaced without the approval of shareholders. Please see the prospectus for more information. Additional fund options are advised by Russell Investments, Fidelity Investments, Neuberger Berman Investment Advisers LLC and Credit Suisse Asset Management, LLC

All securities are offered through Northwestern Mutual Investment Services LLC, (NMIS), Suite 600, 611 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202, 1-866-664-7737. Member FINRA and SIPC. NMIS is a subsidiary of Northwestern Mutual.