American Funds International Vantage Fund℠

American Funds®

Purchase Restriction: Purchases of American Funds International Vantage Fund are restricted. The fund will be available to new investors beginning on 12/16/2019.

Share Class A

Growth 
 fund Growth
 
Overview

American Funds International Vantage Fund may be considered by:

  • Individuals seeking prudent growth potential of companies based in developed markets outside the U.S.
  • IInvestors with low to moderate risk tolerance who want the opportunity for a smoother return profile over a full market cycle
  • IInvestors looking for a core international equity holding that pursues growth and capital preservation

Objective

The fund's investment objective is to provide you with prudent growth of capital and conservation of principal.

Manager

The fund is managed by Capital Research and Management Company, one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most respected investment management firms. Since 1931, Capital Research has invested with a long-term focus based on thorough research and attention to risk.

Fund information
  • Began operations: 4/01/11
  • Expense ratio:* 1.08%
  • Investment expenses paid annually:† $10.80 for a $1,000 balance
  • Ticker symbol: AIVBX
Top 10 holdings
  1. AIA Group 2.8%
  2. Airbus 2.8%
  3. Safran 2.7%
  4. Novo Nordisk 2.7%
  5. London Stock Exchange Group 2.6%
  1. Keyence 2.5%
  2. AstraZeneca 2.5%
  3. TSMC 2.3%
  4. Carlsberg 2.3%
  5. Nestlé 2.1%
 
Past results

Figures shown are past results and are not predictive of results in future periods. Current and future results may be lower or higher than those shown here. For more current information and month-end results, click here. Share price and return will vary, so you may lose money. Investing for short periods makes losses more likely. Investments are not FDIC-insured, nor are they deposits of or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity, so they may lose value. 

HistReturn
Average annual total returns through 12/31/19
  Latest10 years Latest5 years Latest3 years Latestyear
At net asset value 5.77% 7.26% 13.81% 27.65%
At maximum offering price
(Class A shares, with 5.75% maximum sales charge)
5.06% 5.99% 11.59% 20.31%
 

 

Investment results assume all distributions are reinvested and reflect applicable fees and expenses. When applicable, investment results reflect fee waivers and/or expense reimbursements, without which the results would have been lower. Read details about how waivers and/or reimbursements affect the results for each fund.

The fund began investment operations on April 1, 2011, but was only available to a limited number of investors. Now available on the American Funds platform, the reorganized fund has adopted the results and financial history of the original fund.

Class A shares were first offered on November 8, 2019. Class A share results prior to the date of first sale are hypothetical based on the results of the original share class of the fund, adjusted for typical estimated expenses.

Investing outside the United States involves risks, such as currency fluctuations, periods of illiquidity and price volatility, as more fully described in the prospectus. These risks may be heightened in connection with investments in developing countries.

Investments are not FDIC-insured, nor are they deposits of or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity, so they may lose value.

Investors should carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other important information is contained in the fund prospectuses and summary prospectuses, which can be obtained from your plan’s financial professional or downloaded and should be read carefully before investing. You can find a link to the prospectus at the top of the page.

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