The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of companies located or operating in "developing market countries." It invests primarily in the equity securities of developing market companies, principally common and preferred stocks. The fund's investments in equity securities may include investments in the securities of companies of any capitalization, including small and mid capitalization companies. It also invests in American, Global, and European Depositary Receipts. It is non-diversified.