The investment seeks above-average capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its investable assets in equity and equity-related securities of small-cap companies. The subadviser considers small-cap companies to be companies with market capitalizations within the market cap range of companies included in the Russell 2000 Index or the S&P SmallCap 600 Index. Most assets will typically be invested in U.S. equity and equity-related securities, including up to 25% of total assets in real estate investment trusts (REITs).