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Summary

Subadvisor

Barings LLC

Inception Date

10/03/1994

Morningstar Category

Moderate Allocation

Portfolio Managers

  • David L. Nagle | Barings LLC | Managed the fund since inception
  • Michael F. Farrell | Barings LLC | Managed the fund since October 2000
  • Chris C. Cao | Barings LLC | Managed the fund since June 2001
  • Charles S. Sanford | Barings LLC | Managed the fund since June 2006
  • Douglas M. Trevallion, II | Barings LLC | Managed the fund since October 2008
  • Scott Riecke | Barings LLC | Managed the fund since July 2009
  • Scott Simler | Barings LLC | Managed the fund since July 2009

Investment Objective

This Fund seeks to achieve a high total rate of return over an extended period of time consistent with the preservation of capital by investing in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, fixed income securities, and money market instruments.

Investment Overview

The investment seeks to achieve a high total rate of return over an extended period of time consistent with the preservation of capital. Under normal market conditions, the fund's subadviser expects that 40%-70% of the fund's net assets will be invested in U.S. equity securities (the Core U.S. Equity Segment), 1%-15% of the fund's net assets will be invested in international equity securities (the Core International Equity Segment), 30%-50% of the fund's net assets will be invested in fixed income securities (the Core Bond Segment), and up to 30% of the fund's net assets will be invested in money market instruments (the Money Market Segment).

Fund Basics

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Ticker
Gross Expense Ratio
Net Expense Ratio*
Ticker MBBIX
Gross Expense Ratio 0.70%
Net Expense Ratio 0.62%
Ticker MBLDX
Gross Expense Ratio 0.80%
Net Expense Ratio 0.72%
Ticker MBAYX
Gross Expense Ratio 0.90%
Net Expense Ratio 0.82%
Ticker MMBLX
Gross Expense Ratio 1.00%
Net Expense Ratio 0.92%
Ticker MMBDX
Gross Expense Ratio 1.25%
Net Expense Ratio 1.17%
Ticker MBBRX
Gross Expense Ratio 1.15%
Net Expense Ratio 1.07%
Ticker MMBRX
Gross Expense Ratio 1.40%
Net Expense Ratio 1.32%

* The expenses in the above table reflect a written agreement by MML Advisers to cap the fees and expenses of the Fund (other than extraordinary litigation and legal expenses, Fees and Expenses, interest expense, short sale dividend and loan expense, or other non-recurring or unusual expenses such as organizational expenses and shareholder meeting expenses, as applicable) through January 31, 2019, to the extent that Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses after Expense Reimbursement would otherwise exceed .60%, .70%, .80%, .90%, 1.15%, 1.05%, and 1.30% for Classes I, R5, Service, Administrative, A, R4, and R3, respectively. The Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses after Expense Reimbursement shown in the above table may exceed these amounts, because, as noted in the previous sentence, certain fees and expenses are excluded from the cap. The agreement can only be terminated by mutual consent of the Board of Trustees on behalf of the Fund and MML Advisers.

Investment Risk

The Fund’s Principal Risks include - Bank Loans Risk, Below Investment Grade Fixed Income Securities Risk, Cash Position Risk, Convertible Securities Risk, Credit Risk, Defaulted and Distressed Securities Risk, Derivatives Risk, Dollar Roll and Reverse Repurchase Agreement Transaction Risk, Fixed Income Securities Risk, Foreign Investment; Emerging Markets; Currency Risk, Frequent Trading/Portfolio Turnover Risk, Growth Company Risk, Large Company Risk, Leveraging Risk, Liquidity Risk, Management Risk, Market Risk, Mortgage-and Asset-Backed Securities Risk, Preferred Stocks Risk, Repurchase Agreement Risk, Restricted Securities Risk, Risk of Investment in Other Funds or Pools Risk, Small and Mid-Cap Company Risk, Sovereign Debt Obligations Risk, U.S. Government Risk, Valuation Risk, Value Company Risk, When-Issued, Delayed Delivery, TBA and Forward Commitment Transaction Risk. Please refer to the summary prospectus (via the link below or by sending an email to fundinfo@massmutual.com) for more information on the specific risks.

Resources

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Assets (PDF)
Holdings (PDF)