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FUND NAME
ASSET CLASS
TEAMS
SHARE CLASS
Daily Pricing as of 08/18/2017
XX09
X
XX32
Y
MEGIX
I
MEGTX
II
MMGPX
I
MMGTX
II
XXVE
X
XX3A
Y
MBIIX
II
XXVG
X
XX9A
Y
MEMEX
I
MSMBX
II
MFIPX
I
MJIIX
II
MEMNX
I
MBDBX
II
XXVQ
X
XX4A
Y
XXSB
X
XX7B
Y
MIMPX
I
MGTPX
II
MBGIX
I
MPIIX
II
MGETX
II
MUSRX
I
MSRBX
II
XXVG
X
XX9A
Y
MEMEX
I
MSMBX
II
MFIPX
I
MJIIX
II
MEMNX
I
MBDBX
II
XXVQ
X
XX4A
Y
XXSB
X
XX7B
Y
MBGIX
I
MPIIX
II
MGETX
II
MUSRX
I
MSRBX
II
MIMPX
I
MGTPX
II
XX09
X
XX32
Y
MEGIX
I
MEGTX
II
MMGPX
I
MMGTX
II
XXVE
X
XX3A
Y
MBIIX
II
34.16
32.64
29.51
28.18
11.09
10.86
48.16
46.52
12.58
17.07
17.05
16.40
16.35
10.87
10.84
7.94
7.88
11.33
11.31
7.61
7.61
10.54
10.49
7.78
7.74
10.42
20.35
20.24
17.07
17.05
16.40
16.35
10.87
10.84
7.94
7.88
11.33
11.31
7.61
7.61
7.78
7.74
10.42
20.35
20.24
10.54
10.49
34.16
32.64
29.51
28.18
11.09
10.86
48.16
46.52
12.58
 
 

The Portfolios are not available for direct investment. Shares of the Portfolio are offered exclusively to certain life insurance companies in connection with particular variable life insurance and/or variable annuity contracts they issue. The insurance companies invest in shares of the Portfolios in accordance with instructions received from owners of variable life insurance or annuity contracts.

Variable annuities are long-term investments designed for retirement purposes. Withdrawals are taxed as ordinary income. Withdrawals prior to age 59 1/2 are subject to a 10% tax penalty. Only individuals or institutions domiciled in the United States of America are legally permitted to invest in these funds.

Please consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the portfolio(s) carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information about the Portfolio(s). To obtain a prospectus, contact your financial advisor or click here. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) is the asset management division of Morgan Stanley.

Effective May 1, 2017, The Universal Institutional Funds, Inc. (UIF) changed its name to Morgan Stanley Variable Insurance Fund, Inc. (VIF). There were no other changes to the Portfolio or investment process.

 

During calendar year 2016, the VIF Core Plus Fixed Income Portfolio received monies related to certain nonrecurring litigation settlements. If these monies were not received, any period returns which include these settlement monies would have been lower. The returns on the other Share Classes would also have been similarly impacted. These were one-time settlements, and as a result, the impact on the net asset value and consequently the performance will not likely be repeated in the future. Rankings for the fund were more favorable due to these settlements and ratings may also have been positively impacted. Please call the toll free number for additional information.

 

During calendar year 2016, the VA Limited Duration Portfolio received monies related to certain nonrecurring litigation settlements. If these monies were not received any period returns would have been lower. The returns on the other Share Classes would also have been similarly impacted. These were one-time settlements, and as a result, the impact on the net asset value and consequently the performance will not likely be repeated in the future. Rankings for the fund were more favorable due to these settlements and ratings may also have been positively impacted. Please call the toll free number for additional information.

 

On May 1, 2015, The Universal Institutional Funds, Inc. Global Tactical Asset Allocation Portfolio was renamed The Universal Institutional Funds, Inc. Global Strategist Portfolio. There were no changes to the Portfolio’s investment policies or strategies.

 
 

WAM is the weighted average maturity of the portfolio. The WAM calculation utilizes the interest-rate reset date, rather than a security's stated final maturity, for variable- and floating- rate securities. By looking to a portfolio's interest rate reset schedule in lieu of final maturity dates, the WAM measure effectively captures a fund's exposure to interest rate movements and the potential price impact resulting from interest rate movements.

 

WAL is the weighted average life of the portfolio. The WAL calculation utilizes a security's stated final maturity date or, when relevant, the date of the next demand feature when the fund may receive payment of principal and interest (such as a put feature). Accordingly, WAL reflects how a portfolio would react to deteriorating credit (widening spreads) or tightening liquidity conditions.

 

Tracking error and information ratio are calculated using the Portfolio's Blended Index (added October 2, 2013), as this is a better representation of the Portfolio's global multi-asset strategy. The investment team manages the Portfolio relative to this Blended Index.

 

Excess return versus Custom Benchmark is calculated using the Portfolio's Blended Index based on the period since it was added as a benchmark on October 2, 2013.

 

NTM = Next Twelve Months

 

LTM = Last Twelve Months

 

Because the Portfolio had not commenced operations as of the most recent fiscal year end, no portfolio turnover rate is available for the Portfolio.

 

The Reorganization occurred on January 6, 2015. The inception date reflects the inception date of the Private Fund.

 

Global equities is represented by the MSCI All Country World Index.

 

Net exposure % calculated as [(MV of long cash security and derivative positions)-(absolute value of MV in short derivative positions)]/(portfolio MV)

 

Gross exposure % calculated as [(MV of long cash security and derivative positions)+(absolute value of MV in short derivative positions)]/(portfolio MV).

 

Fixed income net and gross exposure is duration adjusted (U.S. Treasury 10-Year equivalents)

 

Security ratings disclosed above have been obtained from Standard & Poor's Ratings Group ("S&P"). S&P's credit ratings express its opinion about the ability and willingness of an issuer to meet its financial obligations in full and on time.'AAA' is the highest rating. Any rating below 'BBB-' rating is considered non-investment grade. Ratings are relative and subjective and are not absolute standards of quality. Ratings apply only to the underlying holdings of the portfolio and does not remove market risk. "NR" or "Not Rated" indicates that no rating has been requested, that there is insufficient information on which to base a rating, or that S&P does not rate a particular obligation as a matter of policy. Futures are not rated.

 

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