Invest in what's real
Real assets have historically provided investors with solid returns, attractive income, portfolio diversification and a hedge against inflation. Diversification cannot protect against loss.
Leveraging the expertise of DWS’s 50-year heritage of alternatives investing, the fund is designed to offer investors exposure to a variety of real assets in a single solution.
Recognized for delivering top-of-category risk-adjusted performance relative to its peers, the fund is the 2021 Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards winner—Best Fund in the Real Return Funds category over 5 years (R6: of 15 funds) and 3 years (R6: of 17 funds).*
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.
John W. Vojticek
25 years experience
Francis X. Greywitt III
21 years experience
Evan Rudy CFA
15 years experience
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Class A and T 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 T shares are closed to new purchases, except in connection with the reinvestment of dividends or other distributions where Class T shares have been issued.
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.