The fund seeks to invest in a focused selection of businesses we believe have superior, dynamic growth potential
In selecting investments for the fund, the team is looking for four key attributes: Innovation, Quality, Scarcity and Resilience.
The fund is built around seeking a strong core of proven growth businesses, complemented by disruptive innovators.
The fund is diversified across sectors, industries and corporate life cycle stages.
Without a waiver, returns would have been lower and any rankings/ratings might have been less favorable.
Source: Lipper Inc. Rankings are historical and do not guarantee future results. Rankings are based on the fund’s total return unadjusted for sales charges with distributions reinvested. If sales charges had been included, where applicable, results might have been less favorable.
Sebastian P. Werner
13 years experience
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Class A shares are subject to a maximum front-end sales charge. Class C shares include a deferred sales charge which declines to zero after first year. The Institutional, R, R6 and S share classes are not subject to a sales charge.
Class R shares are generally available only to certain retirement plans, which may have their own policies or instructions for buying and selling fund shares.
Class R6 shares are generally available only to certain qualifying plans and programs, which may have their own policies or instructions for buying and selling fund shares.
Class S shares are only available to a limited group of investors as well as through firms that have an agreement with DWS Distributors, Inc. to offer the shares on an agency basis on brokerage platforms.
Institutional Class shares are generally available only to qualified institutions.