Emerging Markets Local Debt Fund 1 2 

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Focus: The Strategy typically invests in local currency government and corporate fixed income securities in emerging market countries..


Sara J. Zervos Ph.D.
Global Debt Team Leader and Portfolio Manager
Managed fund since 6/10


The portfolio manager dynamically manages local denominated emerging markets debt.  The manager employs an investment process that combines top-down macro analysis with bottom-up country, and credit analysis while separateing views with respect to currency, interest rates, and credit exposure. 



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Special Risks Fixed income investing entails credit and interest rate risks. Interest rate risk is the risk that rising interest rates or an expectation of rising interest rates in the near future, will cause the values of the Fund's investments to decline. Risks associated with rising interest rates are heightened given that rates in the U.S. are at or near historic lows. When interest rates rise, bond prices generally fall, and the Fund's share prices can fall. Below-investment-grade ("high yield" or "junk") bonds are more at risk of default and are subject to liquidity risk. Foreign investments may be volatile and involve additional expenses and special risks, including currency fluctuations, foreign taxes and geopolitical risks. The Fund typically invests at least 80% of its net assets in debt securities that are economically tied to emerging market countries and denominated in local (non-U.S.) currencies. Due to the recent global economic crisis that caused financial difficulties for many European Union countries, Eurozone investments may be subject to volatility and liquidity issues. The Fund may invest a significant portion of assets in a single issuer, which may increase volatility and exposure to risks associated with a single issuer. Derivative instruments whose values depend on the performance of an underlying security, asset, interest rate, index or currency, entail potentially higher volatility and risk of loss compared to traditional stock or bond investments.
Prior to 2/4/14, The Fund's name was Oppenheimer Emerging Markets Debt Fund.

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