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DWS International Growth VIP B
Release date as of 2022-05-31. Data on page is subject to change.
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Overall Morningstar
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As of 2022-05-31
Out of 393
Foreign Large Growth Funds
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As of 2022-04-30
Total Fund Assets ($ Mil)
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  Investment Objective & Strategy  
The investment seeks long-term capital growth.
The fund invests primarily in foreign equities (equities issued by foreign based companies and listed on foreign exchanges) and may invest in companies of any size and from any country, including countries with emerging economies. The fund's equity investments may also include preferred stocks and other securities with equity characteristics, such as convertible securities and warrants. It will generally invest less than 20% of its assets in U.S. equities.
  Morningstar Category: Foreign Large Growth
Foreign large-growth portfolios focus on high-priced growth stocks, mainly outside of the United States. Most of these portfolios divide their assets among a dozen or more developed markets, including Japan, Britain, France, and Germany. These portfolios primarily invest in stocks that have market caps in the top 70% of each economically integrated market (such as Europe or Asia ex-Japan). Growth is defined based on fast growth (high growth rates for earnings, sales, book value, and cash flow) and high valuations (high price ratios and low dividend yields). These portfolios typically will have less than 20% of assets invested in U.S. stocks. 
  Investment Risks
Foreign Securities Funds/Emerging Market Funds: Risks include, but are not limited to, currency risk, political risk, and risk associated with varying accounting standards. Investing in emerging markets may accentuate these risks.
  Portfolio Profile
Asset Allocation
% of Net Assets
Bullet U.S. Stocks U.S. Stocks 13.9
Bullet Non-U.S. Stocks Non-U.S. Stocks 83.4
Bullet Bonds Bonds 0.0
Bullet Cash Cash 2.7
Bullet Other Other 0.0
Asset Allocation Rescaled Graph
Data through 2022-04-30
Morningstar Equity Sectors
% of Stocks
Cyclical 32.41
Basic Materials 6.19
Consumer Cyclical 7.92
Financial Services 18.30
Real Estate 0.00
Sensitive 49.44
Communication Services 4.17
Energy 2.63
Industrials 19.76
Technology 22.88
Defensive 18.15
Consumer Defensive 5.33
Healthcare 12.82
Utilities 0.00
Data through 2022-04-30
Morningstar World Regions
% Fund
Americas 25.1
North America 23.8
Latin America 1.3
Greater Europe 52.9
United Kingdom 4.0
Europe Developed 48.8
Europe Emerging 0.0
Africa/Middle East 0.0
Greater Asia 22.0
Japan 8.2
Australasia 0.0
Asia Developed 9.0
Asia Emerging 4.8
Data through 2022-04-30
Holding Status
Total Number of Stock Holdings 86
Total Number of Bond Holdings 0
% of Net Assets in Top 10 Holdings 27.68
Turnover % (as of 2021-12-31) 20.00
30 Day SEC Yield % 0.00
Top Holdings
Sector Country % of Net
Brookfield Asset Management Inc Registered Shs -A- Limited Vtg Canada 4.32
Nestle SA Switzerland 3.01
DBS Group Holdings Ltd Singapore 2.99
Lonza Group Ltd Switzerland 2.91
Globant SA United States 2.70
Deutsche Boerse AG Germany 2.62
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd Taiwan 2.41
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE France 2.30
Teleperformance SE France 2.24
Experian PLC United States 2.18
Data through 2022-04-30
  Principal Risks   
Lending, Credit and Counterparty, Currency, Emerging Markets, Foreign Securities, Loss of Money, Not FDIC Insured, Country or Region, Growth Investing, Market/Market Volatility, Equity Securities, Industry and Sector Investing, Restricted/Illiquid Securities, Pricing, Management, Small Cap, Mid-Cap
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  Other Information
Inception Date: 2002-07-01
Portfolio Manager(s)
Sebastian P. Werner   (2013-05-01)
Sebastian P. Werner, PhD, Director and Portfolio Manager, has joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management in 2008. Previously, he served as a Research assistand for the Endowed Chair of Asset Management at the European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel while earning his PhD. He hold a MBA in International Management from the Thunderbird School fo Global Management. And he also holds a Masters Degree ("Diplom-Kaufmann") and PhD in Finance ("Dr.rer.pol.") from the European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel
Investment Advisor(s)
DWS Investment Management Americas, Inc.
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