The fund offers large- and mid-cap equity exposure from approximately 27 emerging market countries. Conversely, the IMI version of the index covers up to small cap firms. The underlying index counts South Korea as an emerging market, in contrast to other indices. The fund will mainly invest in one or more iShares ETFs. As an alternative, the fund may also use a sampling strategy, wherein a representative basket of securities with similar risk and return profiles as the index is included, a strategy commonly used in order to reach or exclude securities for preferred investing or trading purposes. The underlying index usually undergoes quarterly rebalance.