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Investment Opportunities Know No Borders. Global Growth is designed to help investors build capital over time through investments in companies in the U.S. and around the world demonstrating compelling growth potential.

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Broad Investment Universe

Global investing opens the door to some of the world’s most successful businesses. Global leaders in many industries are found outside of the U.S., thriving in an integrated world economy. The Global Growth team scours the world, seeking the most attractive investment opportunities with a focus on developed countries.

Proven Investment Process

The managers seek to identify companies in the earliest stages of accelerating fundamental improvement, particularly those whose growth they believe may be sustained by such catalysts as a new product, a technological breakthrough or a business model offering global scale and growth potential. The portfolio is built with attention to the risk being taken compared to the return potential.

Consistent Outperformance

Global Growth’s track record reflects its disciplined, risk-aware approach. Through a wide range of economic and market conditions since its 1998 inception, the fund has outperformed the average of its Lipper Global Large Cap Growth peers in 96% of rolling 5-year periods. During the same stretch it outperformed the MSCI World Index in 86% of rolling 5-year periods.* Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

*Global Growth has consistently outperformed its peers and benchmark on a rolling 5-year basis since inception

A Note About Risk

International investing involves special risk considerations, including economic and political conditions, inflation rates and currency fluctuations. There is no guarantee that the investment objectives will be met. Dividends and yields represent past performance and there is no guarantee that they will continue to be paid.

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For each fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar RatingTM based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund's monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. Morningstar ratings are based upon Investor class of shares, unless otherwise indicated. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. (Each share class is counted as a fraction of one fund within this scale and rated separately, which may cause slight variations in the distribution percentages.) The Overall Morningstar RatingTM for a fund is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five- and ten-year (if applicable) Morningstar RatingTM metrics. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
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Fund Management

Data reflects past performance for Investor Class shares, assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than data shown. Investment return and principal value fluctuates. Redemption value may be more or less than original cost. Obtain performance data current to the most recent month end. For additional share class information, consult the prospectus.

International investing involves special risks, such as political instability and currency fluctuations.

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Redemption of Institutional Class Shares, Investor Class Shares or R Class Shares within 60 days of purchase will be subject to a 2% redemption fee.

Lipper rankings are based on average annual total returns. Portions of the mutual fund performance information contained on this page were supplied by Lipper, a Reuters Company, subject to the following: Copyright 2015 © Reuters. All rights reserved. Any copying, republication or redistribution of Lipper content, including by caching, framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Lipper. Lipper shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Performance data is preliminary and subject to revision. Rankings are based on all classes available within the classification as of the date shown. Rankings are based only on the universe shown.

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