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.
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.
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 Multi-Cap Growth peers in 91% of rolling 5-year periods. During the same stretch it outperformed the MSCI World Index in 85% of rolling 5-year periods.* Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
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.
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. Extraordinary performance is attributable in part to unusually favorable market conditions and may not be repeated or consistently achieved in the future.
W2 If your account falls below the minimum balance, you will be notified and given 90 days to meet the minimum. If the deadline is not met, American Century Investments may redeem the shares in the account and send the proceeds to the address of record.
Expense ratios provided are the funds' total annual operating expense ratios, gross of any fee waivers or expense reimbursements. Expense ratios are as of the funds' most current prospectus.
Redemption of I Class Shares, Investor Class Shares or R Class Shares within 60 days of purchase will be subject to a 2% redemption fee.
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