A balanced approach to small cap growth investing
The team seeks to add value through an information advantage - seeking to discover new and innovative small-cap growth companies.
Invests in quality small cap growth companies investing in four growth categories of companies ranging from defensive growth to aggressive growth.
Has the flexibility to invest in a wide range of styles and market capitalizations, thereby providing a large universe of investment opportunities.
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.
Peter M. Barsa
21 years experience
Michael A. Sesser CFA
11 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.