|1295 State St , Springfield, MA 01111|
|Fund Manager||Team Managed|
This Fund seeks to achieve a high total rate of return consistent with prudent investment risk and the preservation of capital by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of investment grade fixed income securities.Under normal circumstances,the Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in investment grade fixed income securities (rated Baa3 or higher by Moodys, BBB-or higher by Standard & Poors or the equivalent by any NRSRO,or, if unrated, determined to be of comparable quality by the subadviser, Barings LLC (Barings). These typically include U.S. dollar-denominated corporate obligations,securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. Government or its agencies or instrumentalities, U.S. and foreign issuer dollar-denominated bonds including,but not limited to,corporate obligations,government and agency issues,private placement bonds,securities subject to resale pursuant to Rule 144A, and mortgage-backed and other asset-backed securities, including collateralized bond and loan obligations.In the event that a security is downgraded after its purchase by the Fund,the Fund may continue to hold the security if Barings considers that doing so would be consistent with the Funds investment objective.In pursuing its investment objective,the Fund may (but is not obligated to) use a wide variety of exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives,including,but not limited to, futures contracts and forward contracts,including derivatives thereof (for hedging purposes, to adjust various portfolio characteristics,including the duration (interest rate volatility) of the Funds portfolio,or as a substitute for direct investments); interest rate swaps (for hedging purposes or as a substitute for direct investments); total return swaps (for hedging purposes or to gain exposure to securities or markets in which it might not be able to invest directly); and credit default swaps (for hedging purposes or as a substitute for direct investments).The Fund may invest in common stocks, exchange-traded funds (ETFs),or other equity securities and derivatives thereof for hedging purposes or to enhance total return. Use of derivatives by the Fund may create investment leverage.The Fund may invest in money market securities,including commercial paper. The Fund may enter into repurchase agreement transactions.The Fund may at times have significant exposure to one or more industries or sectors. The Fund may hold a portion of its assets in cash or cash equivalents.The Fund may purchase and sell securities on a when-issued,delayed delivery,to-be-announced,or forward commitment basis,and may enter into dollar roll or reverse repurchase agreement transactions.
|Asset Type||% Of Allocation|
|Total Net Assets||365.87 M|
|Criteria||3 Years||5 Years||10 Years|
|Minimum Initial IRA||$0|
|Timeframe||Average Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021||Average Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 05/31/2021||Avg Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021||Avg Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 05/31/2021|
|Life Of Fund||
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