DWS Investment GmbH

Fund Company

DWS Investment GmbH - http://www.dws.de
 

Experience. Integrity. Worldwide Access.

DWS Investments is the U.S. retail brand of Deutsche Bank’s global asset management division. With access to the expertise of a powerful global network in 16 countries, DWS Investments strives to make innovative investment strategies and solutions, traditionally reserved for institutions and high net worth individuals, available to the U.S. retail investor.

DWS Investments manages $113.7 billion (as of 8/31/2012) in retail and retirement assets in more than 160 mutual funds and variable insurance portfolios across all major asset categories in the U.S. Organizations under the DWS brand manage approximately $318.3 billion globally (as of 8/31/2012).  While Deutsche Bank does not financially back the DWS Investments products in the United States, DWS Investments like its parent company, Deutsche Bank, has a commitment to client relationships as the cornerstone of their business. Each part of the organization is rich in history and intellectual resources from around the world. That is what helps DWS deliver investment intelligence and core strategies globally. For DWS Investments in the United States, the objective is simple: Help address today's investment challenges with an eye to
the future.

A Global Force

Founded in Hamburg Germany in 1956 as DWS—Deutsche Gesellschaft für Wertpapiersparen mbH — (“Deutsche Enterprise for Securities Savings”) and later shortened to DWS—Die Wertpapier Spezialisten (“The Fund Specialists”). Originally, the activities involved products and investment services that were initially offered to investors in Germany and throughout Europe. Activities under the DWS Investments brand were later expanded to include separate line-ups of products and investments services for investors in the United States, Asia and other regions around the world. Today, DWS Investments offers investors access to local insight and perspective from around the world.

Company

Fund Name

ISIN

Currency

Inception Date

Rating

Risk

Profile

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Europa Dynamic Dis

DE0005152375

EUR

30/05/2005

2

High

The objective of the investment policy is to achieve sustained capital appreciation that exceeds the benchmark ().

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Europa Diskont T

DE0005152383

EUR

15/08/2005

4

Low

Discount certificates on one or more equities or stock indexes and/or discount certificates that combine individual discount structures on one or more equities.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS German Small/Mid Cap

DE0005152409

EUR

17/10/2005

2

High

N/A

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Globale Sterne

DE0005152441

EUR

14/11/2005

4

Medium

N/A

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Bonus Aktiv Cap

DE0005152458

EUR

16/01/2006

3

Medium

N/A

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Zukunftsressourcen Dis

DE0005152466

EUR

27/02/2006

3

Medium

N/A

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Zukunftsinvestitionen Dis

DE0005152482

EUR

24/04/2006

3

Medium

N/A

DWS Investment GmbH

Top 25 S Dis

DE0005152540

EUR

24/09/2008

1

Low

The sub-fund’s investment objective is to achieve the highest possible appreciation of capital.  At least 51% of the sub-fund’s assets are invested in equities, although the actual equity exposure may be changed through the use of derivatives. Two-thirds of these equities must be issued by companies having their registered offices in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Individual securities are chosen on the basis of an active selection process. The intention is to hold equities from 25 different issuers for the account of the sub-fund. The sub-fund may additionally acquire money market instruments and bank balances, each up to a value of one-third of the sub-fund’s assets, and investment fund units up to a value of 10% of the subfund’s assets.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Investa Fund

DE0008474008

EUR

17/12/1956

2

High

Investment in known German Blue Chips-equities.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Intervest Fund

DE0008474016

EUR

21/05/1959

2

Medium

The investment fund’s investment objective is to achieve the highest possible appreciation of capital and, in addition, a reasonable annual distribution in euro.  At least 51% of the investment fund’s assets must be invested in equities of German and foreign issuers. In so doing, the fund management invests primarily in high-quality stocks with a flexible weighting depending on the assessment and performance of the individual markets. Up to 20% of the investment fund’s assets may be invested in interest-bearing securities. Promissory note loans (Schuldscheindarlehen) shall be attributed to the investment limit for interest-bearing securities. Convertible bonds and warrant linked bonds do not constitute interest-bearing securities in this respect.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Akkumula Fund Cap

DE0008474024

EUR

03/07/1961

3

High

The investment fund’s investment objective is to achieve the highest possible appreciation of capital. Income is reinvested. The benchmark for the investment fund is the MSCI World index.  At least 51% of the investment fund’s assets must be invested in the equities of solid, growth oriented domestic and foreign companies that can be expected to deliver good performance either on the basis of their earnings prospects or by taking advantage of technical situations in the market, including short-term effects. The fund management maintains a flexible weighting of principal investments, and also invests in bonds if necessary (for defensive purposes). Up to 49% of the assets of the investment fund may be invested in money market instruments and bank balances. The Company may invest up to 10% of the investment fund’s assets in units of other investment funds. The proportion of investment fund units in excess of 5% of the investment fund’s assets may consist only of money market fund units.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Ring-Aktienfonds

DE0008474057

EUR

01/10/1971

5

High

Investment focus on German standard equities. Other German and foreign equities as well as bonds are possible.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Global Metals & Mining Typ 0

DE0008474123

EUR

31/03/1983

2

High

Investment worldwide in equities of companies dealing in production and processing of raw materials. Focus lays on precious metals mines and metal processing companies.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Energy Typ O Dis

DE0008474131

EUR

01/06/1983

2

Medium

The investment fund’s investment objective is to achieve the highest possible appreciation of capital in euro, in combination with a reasonable annual distribution of income. The benchmark for the investment fund is the FT Global Energy Index. At least 51% of the investment fund’s assets must be invested in equities of domestic and foreign companies whose revenues or earnings, as reported in the most recent annual report, were generated primarily from activities in the following sectors: – Exploration, conveyance, processing and transport of petroleum, natural gas or coal. – Construction and operation of plants for the exploration and conveyance of petroleum, natural gas or coal; – Production and distribution of electricity; –Production of plants to generate or conserve energy (machinery, equipment, instruments), including power plant construction or construction of plants for alternative energy sources.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Technology Typ O

DE0008474149

EUR

14/10/1983

3

Medium

The fund’s investment objective is to achieve the highest possible appreciation of capital and, in addition, a reasonable annual distribution in euro.  At least 51% of the investment fund’s assets must be invested in equities of companies whose revenues or earnings, as reported in the most recent annual report, were generated primarily from activities in the following sectors: industrial robotics, mechanical engineering and precision equipment; office equipment, IT hardware, software, software development and related services; communications services and communications technology, including fiber optics, laser and radar technology; drilling, switching, measurement and control technology; electronic components and the plants required for manufacturing them; aerospace construction, missile construction, defense systems and space exploration; Up to 20% of the investment fund’s assets may be invested in interest-bearing securities.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS European Opportunities Dis

DE0008474156

EUR

11/07/1985

1

High

Provesta is invested in mid- and smaller-cap German and European stocks. The portfolio is actively managed and well diversified.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Telemedia Typ O Dis

DE0008474214

EUR

04/07/1994

4

Medium

Investment world wide in telecom-. media- and communication technology-equities with focus on the US, Europe and the Asian-Pacific region.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Global Small/Mid Cap

DE0008476508

EUR

01/12/1970

2

Medium

The investment fund’s investment objective is to achieve the highest possible appreciation of capital and, in addition, a reasonable annual distribution in euro. At least 51% of the investment fund’s assets must be invested in equities of German and foreign issuers. The fund invests in blue chips worldwide, from the promising industries. The securities to be included in the investment fund shall be those issued by companies from a variety of different industrial sectors, and the companies selected shall be such that offer favorable growth and earnings prospects over a longer term on the basis of their configuration and structure. Up to 20% of the investment fund’s assets may be invested in interest-bearing securities. Promissory note loans shall be attributed to the investment limit for interest-bearing securities. Convertible bonds and warrant-linked bonds do not constitute interest-bearing securities in this respect.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Deutsche Vermögensbildungsfonds

DE0008476524

EUR

01/12/1970

3

Medium

The investment fund’s investment objective is to achieve the highest possible appreciation of capital in euro, in combination with a reasonable annual distribution of income.  At least 51% of the investment fund’s assets must be invested in equities of German and foreign issuers. The securities to be included in the investment fund shall primarily be those issued by large companies from a variety of different industrial sectors and by medium-sized and smaller companies that offer favorable growth and earnings prospects over a longer term on the basis of their configuration and structure. Up to 49% of the assets of the investment fund may be invested in money market instruments and bank balances. The Company may invest up to 10% of the investment fund’s assets in shares of other investment funds.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Select-Invest Fund

DE0008476565

EUR

06/07/1988

1

High

Investment in German Blue chips.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Zürich Invest Aktien Schweiz

DE0008490145

EUR

17/01/1994

4

High

The Zürich Invest Aktien Schweiz invests mainly in shares of first class Swiss companies. Most of these companies are internationally active corporations that benefit disproportionately from globalization.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Zuerich Invest Global Fund

DE0008490228

EUR

01/08/1996

2

High

Zürich Invest Global invests worldwide in both equity and fixed interest securities.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Eurovesta Fund

DE0008490848

EUR

07/11/1988

2

High

Eurovesta is an actively managed fund, invested mainly in the 50 European blue-chip stocks included in the Dow Jones STOXX 50 index.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS US Growth Dis

DE0008490897

EUR

07/02/1994

3

Medium

Investment in US-equities mainly balanced with some Canadian and Mexican equities of large, medium and small companies.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Japan Opportunities Fund

DE0008490954

EUR

12/07/1999

4

Medium

The Company acquires and sells the assets permitted under the German Investment Act (InvG) and the Terms of Contract in accordance with its assessment of economic and capital market conditions and of future prospects on the exchanges. At least 51% of the investment fund’s assets must be invested in equities of companies with registered offices in Japan. Up to 20% of the investment fund’s assets may be invested in interest-bearing securities. Convertible bonds and warrant-linked bonds do not constitute interest-bearing securities in this respect. The fund may additionally acquire bank balances, money market instruments and investment fund units, as well as all the assets permitted under the Terms of Contract and the German Investment Act. Derivative financial instruments may be used for both investment and hedging purposes. When using derivatives, the investment fund’s potential market risk may be no more than doubled.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Deutschland Fund Cap

DE0008490962

EUR

20/10/1993

5

High

The investment fund’s investment objective is to achieve the highest possible appreciation of capital in euro. Income is reinvested in the investment fund.  At least 51% of the investment fund’s assets must be invested in equities of German issuers; a broadly-based investment in blue chips as well as selected small caps and mid caps is the primary focus. The value of securities denominated in a currency other than that of the Federal Republic of Germany shall not amount to more than 20% of the investment fund’s assets. Up to 20% of the investment fund’s assets may be invested in interest-bearing securities. Promissory note loans (Schuldscheindarlehen) shall be attributed to the investment limit for interest-bearing securities. Convertible bonds and warrant linked bonds do not constitute interest-bearing securities in this respect.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Top Europe Dis

DE0009769729

EUR

11/10/1995

4

High

Investment in 50 selected European companies with value-oriented management.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Top 50 Asien Fund Cap

DE0009769760

EUR

29/04/1996

4

High

The investment fund’s investment objective is to achieve the highest possible appreciation of capital. Income is reinvested in the investment fund.  The Company acquires and sells the assets permitted under the German Investment Act (InvG) and the Terms of Contract in accordance with its assessment of economic and capital market conditions and of future prospects on the exchanges. At least 70% of the investment fund’s assets must be invested in equities of companies registered or having their principal business activity in Asia (i.e., deriving at least 51% of their revenues from this region).

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Top 50 Welt Fund

DE0009769794

EUR

17/01/1997

3

Medium

Investment in 50 international companies well-positioned in future markets (health, Information, brands etc.).

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Aktien Strategie Deutschland Fd

DE0009769869

EUR

01/02/1999

4

High

The investment fund’s investment objective is to achieve the highest possible appreciation of capital. Income is reinvested in the fund’s assets.  At least 51% of the investment fund’s assets will be invested in equities of German issuers. Investments shall focus on traditional stocks and on equities of fast-growing small and medium-sized enterprises. Up to 25% of the investment fund’s assets may be invested in equities of foreign issuers. Up to 20% of the investment fund’s assets may be invested in interest-bearing securities. Convertible bonds and warrant linked bonds do not constitute interest-bearing securities for the purposes of the preceding sentence.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Vorsorge AS (Dynamik) Fund

DE0009769885

EUR

06/11/1998

3

Medium

Investment in international equities with focus on European securities (equity share about 70%). Moreover investment in fixed-term bonds and property funds.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Vorsorge AS Flex Cap

DE0009769893

EUR

06/11/1998

3

Medium

Balanced investment in equities (approach 50%), bonds and property funds.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Financials Typ O Dis

DE0009769919

EUR

25/11/1998

3

Medium

Investment worldwide in equities of banks, insurance companies and other financial service providers.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Plusinvest (Balance) Fund Cap

DE0009769935

EUR

21/06/1999

2

Medium

Investment in other funds according to the following structure: Equity funds: 52%, Bond funds: 35%, Property fund: 2%, Money Market funds: 8%

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Plusinvest (Wachstum) Fund Cap

DE0009769943

EUR

21/06/1999

1

High

Investment in other funds according to the following structure: Equity funds: 85%, Money market funds: 14%,

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Emerging Markets Typ 0 Dis

DE0009773010

EUR

17/09/1997

2

High

Equities of emerging-market companies that we believe have a strong market position and above-average growth prospects; see the sales prospectus for details of the risks of investing in emerging markets.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Astra Fonds

DE0009777003

EUR

03/07/1995

4

High

Astra-Fonds is invested in national and international equities as well as in options on these equities. The portfolio breakdown is a reflection of our evaluation of future prospects of countries and sectors. The fund management aims at taking advantage of the return- and growth prospects, offered through this.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Zukunftsstrategie Aktien Cap

DE0009848077

EUR

30/06/2000

3

High

N/A

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Top Dividende Fund

DE0009848119

EUR

28/04/2003

5

Medium

The investment fund’s investment objective is to achieve the highest possible appreciation of capital and, in addition, a reasonable annual distribution in euro.  At least 70% of the investment fund’s assets must be invested in equities of domestic and foreign companies that can be expected to deliver an above-average dividend yield. The fund may additionally acquire bank balances, money market instruments and investment fund units, as well as all the permitted assets specified in the Terms of Contract and the German Investment Act.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Aktien Schweiz Cap

DE000DWS0D27

CHF

02/04/2007

2

High

The funds major investment is done in Blue Chips in Switzerland. Additionally some Small & Mid Caps with growth perspectives complete the portfolio.

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Klimawandel Dis

DE000DWS0DT1

EUR

28/02/2007

2

Medium

N/A

DWS Investment GmbH

DB Immoflex Cap

DE000DWS0N90

EUR

29/10/2007

1

Low

N/A

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Timing Chance Vermögensmdt Dis

DE000DWS0RZ8

EUR

15/04/2008

3

Medium

N/A

DWS Investment GmbH

DWS Sachwerte Dis

DE000DWS0W32

EUR

19/10/2009

NULL

NULL

N/A