The investment seeks to provide current income and long-term capital appreciation.
The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in equity securities of companies in the real estate industry. Such companies are located in various global markets throughout the world (excluding the United States and Canada). The equity securities in which the Portfolio may invest include common stock, preferred stock, convertible securities, depositary receipts and rights and warrants. It will invest primarily in companies located in the developed countries of Europe and Asia, but may also invest in emerging markets. The fund is non-diversified.