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Ivy International Core Equity Fund

IVIAX / Class A Shares
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Your gateway to international opportunities

Broad Reach
Wide-range investment mandate, which allows the Fund to invest across the entire international landscape, including emerging markets.
True Flexibility
A core style approach with the ability to over- and underweight international growth or international value stocks as market cycles and research dictates.
Fundamentally Sound
Seeks companies with strong free cash flow in healthy industries that may benefit from global restructuring and growth.

Strong historical outperformance relative to benchmark

The Ivy International Core Equity Fund has outperformed the MSCI EAFE Index, on a rolling five-year basis, 100% of the time with relative outperformance averaging 2.72%

Source: Morningstar
Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Five-year rolling averages from 10/01/2005 through 09/30/2015 and represents Class A (NAV) performance, and does not reflect the effects of sales charges. If it had, performance characteristics would differ.

Morningstar Style Box

Value Blend Growth

Portfolio Management

  • John C. Maxwell, CFA

    • — Ivy Investment Management Company
    • — 9 Years with Fund
    • — 23 Years in Industry

Growth of a $10,000 Investment through 11/30/2015

Assumes an investment over 10 years or life of the share class, reinvestment of dividends and capital gains, and does not include the effect of sales charges or taxes.


Fact Sheet
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Statement of Additional Information
Annual Report
Semi-Annual Report
Quarterly Commentary


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Daily Prices as of 11/30/2015

Net Asset Value (NAV) $17.11
Daily NAV Change ($0.04) -0.23%
Weekly NAV Change ($0.11) -0.64%
Public Offering Price (POP) $18.15

Fund Facts

Ticker Symbol IVIAX
CUSIP 465897353
Fund Code 613
Fund Type Global/International
Fund Inception 5/13/1997
Class Inception 5/13/1997
Fiscal Year End March
Dividends Paid December
Fund Assets
(as of 10/31/2015)
$4.5 bil
Total Equity Holdings
(as of 10/31/2015)
Total Holdings
(as of 10/31/2015)
Portfolio Turnover Rate
(as of 9/30/2015)
Lipper Category International Large-Cap Core
Morningstar Category Foreign Large Blend

Fund Performance

Data quoted is past performance and current performance may be lower or higher. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate, and shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Performance at NAV does not include the effect of sales charges. Class A shares, including sales charges, reflects the maximum applicable front-end sales load.

Monthly Rates of Return Average Annual Total Returns as of 11/30/2015

(Returns for periods of less than 1-yr are not annualized)
Fund at NAV 0.65% -2.56% 9.31% 6.01% 6.56% 5.22%
Fund with 5.75% sales charge -5.16% -8.18% 7.18% 4.77% 5.92% 4.89%

Quarterly Rates of Return Average Annual Total Returns as of 9/30/2015

(Returns for periods of less than 1-yr are not annualized)
Fund at NAV -5.82% -7.60% 7.63% 4.71% 5.66% 4.89%
Fund with 5.75% sales charge -11.25% -12.91% 5.52% 3.47% 5.04% 4.55%
MSCI EAFE NR USD -5.28% -8.66% 5.63% 3.98% 2.97% %
Lipper International Large-Cap Core -6.06% -9.73% 3.77% 2.83% 2.92% N/A

Calendar Year Return

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Class A 24.52 26.13 18.36 -41.50 44.24 13.47 -13.98 13.45 24.54 0.98
MSCI EAFE NR USD 13.54 26.34 11.17 -43.38 31.78 7.75 -12.14 17.32 22.78 -4.90

Morningstar Ratings as of 10/31/2015

Category: Foreign Large Blend

Overall out of 684 ★★★★
3 Year out of 684 ★★★★
5 Year out of 595 ★★★
10 Year out of 344 ★★★★★

Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns

Lipper Ranking through 10/31/2015

Category: International Large-Cap Core

  Rank Percentile
1 Year 13 /120 11
3 Year 5 /109 5
5 Year 8 /92 9
10 Year 2 /66 3

Rankings are based on average annual total returns, but do not consider sales charges.

Expense Ratios as of 7/31/2015

Net 1.35%
Gross 1.35%

5-Year Standard Deviation as of 10/31/2015

Fund 15.03

5-Year Risk Values as of 10/31/2015

Alpha 0.73
Beta 0.94
R-Squared 94.94
Sharpe Ratio 0.35
Capture Ratio

Upside: 93.98%

Downside: 90.31%

Growth of a $10,000 Investment through 11/30/2015

Assumes an investment over 10 years or life of the share class, reinvestment of dividends and capital gains, and does not include the effect of sales charges or taxes.

Fund Distributions

Historical Prices Inception 5/13/1997

Date Price Dividend Reinvest Date Capital Gain Reinvest Date

Historical Distributions Inception 5/13/1997

Ex-date Income Capital Gains Reinvest Gains Payment Date

*Special Dividend
The table includes the daily prices at NAV (net asset value) for the history of this fund's selected share class. NAV is the amount per share you would receive if you sold shares that day.

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Top 10 Equity Holdings as a % of net assets as of 10/31/2015

Softbank Corp. SOFTBANK CORP. is engaged in the telecommunications and Internet business. The Company operates in five business segments: Mobile Communications, Broadband and Infrastructure, Internet protocol (IP), Fixed Communication, and Internet Culture. 3.30%
Honda Motor Co. Ltd. Honda Motor Co., Ltd., develops, produces, and manufactures various motor products, ranging from small general-purpose engines and scooters to specialty sports cars. 2.48%
Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA Fresenius SE is a Germany-based holding company of the Fresenius Group, operating in the healthcare sector, with products and services for dialysis, hospitals and outpatient medical care. The Group also offers engineering and services for hospitals and other healthcare facilities. 2.09%
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. A comprehensive heavy machinery maker. Manufactures machinery, ships, turbines and engines, prime movers, aircrafts, and machine parts for military and commercial use. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries also researches and develops nuclear power plants. 2.06%
Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ), Class B A hygiene and forest products company, develops, produces, and markets personal care products, tissues, and forest 2.05%
WPP Group plc WPP plc is a British multinational advertising and public relations company with its main management office in London, England, and its executive office in Dublin, Ireland. 2.01%
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (Teva) is a global pharmaceutical and drug company. It develops, produces and markets generic drugs in all treatment categories. 1.94%
BAE Systems plc Global provider of defense and security products, including cyber services, military support, electronic systems and protection equipment. 1.92%
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., Class A Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is a provider of custom information technology (IT) consulting and technology services, and outsourcing services. 1.87%
Pernod Ricard 1.70%
Total Portfolio Holdings DOWNLOAD
updated quarterly, upon availability

Market Capitalization

as a % of equity assets as of 10/31/2015
Large 92.5%
Medium 6.8%
Small 0.7%
Median Market Cap (as of 10/31/2015) $29.7 bil

Top 10 Industry Allocation (as a % of net assets holdings as of 10/31/2015)

Diversified Banks 13.3%
Pharmaceuticals 6.7%
Distillers & Vintners 4.8%
Life & Health Insurance 4.4%
Construction Materials 4.1%
Communications Equipment 4.0%
Health Care Services 3.6%
Integrated Oil & Gas 3.6%
Wireless Telecommunication Service 3.5%
Health Care Equipment 2.7%

Sector Allocation as a % of equity assets as of 10/31/2015

Financials 22.48%
Health Care 14.25%
Consumer Discretionary 13.64%
Materials 10.13%
Information Technology 9.78%
Industrials 9.73%
Consumer Staples 9.46%
Energy 4.70%
Telecommunication Services 4.27%
Utilities 1.56%

Portfolio Composition as a % of net assets as of 10/31/2015

Foreign Common Stock 92.26%
Cash and Cash Equivalents 4.98%
Domestic Common Stock 2.76%

Equity Country Allocation as a % of equity assets as of 10/31/2015

United Kingdom 23.1%
Japan 17.7%
China 7.6%
France 7.3%
Ireland 5.7%
Switzerland 5.1%
Sweden 5.0%
Germany 4.8%
Australia 4.7%
United States 2.9%
Spain 2.5%
Finland 2.4%
South Korea 2.3%
Hong Kong 2.2%
Israel 2.1%
Denmark 1.6%
Netherlands 1.2%
Italy 1.1%
Brazil 0.9%

Total Portfolio Holdings

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Fund Documents


Fact Sheet
Summary Prospectus
Statement of Additional Information
Annual Report
Semi-Annual Report
Quarterly Commentary

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Risk factors. The value of the Fund's shares will change, and you could lose money on your investment. An investment in the Fund is not a bank deposit and is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. International investing involves additional risks including currency fluctuations, political or economic conditions affecting the foreign country, and differences in accounting standards and foreign regulations. These and other risks are more fully described in the fund's prospectus. Not all funds or fund classes may be offered at all broker/ dealers.

Stylebox: The Morningstar Equity style box reveals a fund's investment strategy by displaying the fund's investment style and the market capitalization of the stocks owned.

Index Description: MSCI EAFE is an unmanaged index comprised of securities that represent the securities markets in Europe, Australasia and the Far East. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.

The MSCI information may only be used for your internal use, may not be reproduced or repurposed in any form and may not be used as a basis for or a component of any financial instruments or products or indices. None of the MSCI information is intended to constitute investment advice or a recommendation to make (or refrain from making) any kind of investment decision and may not be relied on as such. Historical data and analysis should not be taken as an indication or guarantee of any future performance analysis, forecast or prediction. The MSCI information is provided on an “as is” basis and the user of this information assumes the entire risk of any use made of this information. MSCI, each of its affiliates and each other person involved in or related to compiling, computing or creating any MSCI information (collectively, the “MSCI Parties”) expressly disclaims all warranties (including, without limitation, any warranties of originality, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, non-infringement, salability and fitness for a particular purpose) with respect to this information. Without limiting any of the foregoing, in no event shall any MSCI Party have any liability for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive, consequential (including, without limitation, lost profits) or any other damages. ( Source: MSCI.

Performance results for some funds may include the effect of expense reduction arrangements. If those arrangements had not been in place, the performance results would have been lower.

Pricing: All prices and year-to-date returns are based on closing quotes unless noted, as supplied to the NASDAQ by 6:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Unsubsidized yields reflect what the yield would have been without the effect of reimbursements and waivers. The adviser and its affiliates have or may voluntarily waive a portion of their fees (including, but not limited to, distribution and service (12b-1) fees) and reimburse certain expenses. There is no guarantee that the fund will avoid a negative yield. Such undertaking may be amended or withdrawn at any time.

12-Month Trailing Distribution Yield: at NAV refers to the 12-month historical cash flow paid over the past 12 months in dividends, divided by the past months ending NAV.

Alpha, Beta, R-Squared, Standard Deviation, Sharpe Ratio and Capture Ratio are 5 year statistics. Alpha is a measure of a fund's actual returns and expected performance, given its level of risk (as measured by beta). Beta reflects the sensitivity of the fund's return to fluctuations in the market index. R-squared indicates how much of a fund's fluctuations were attributable to movements in the fund's benchmark. Standard deviation is a measure of how volatile a fund's returns are. Sharpe ratio is a measure of a fund's risk-adjusted performance. Capture ratio reflects the annualized product of fund vs. index returns for all months in which the index had a positive return (upside capture) or negative return (downside capture).

Morningstar Ratings: For each fund with at least a 3-year history, Morningstar calculates a risk-adjusted return measure that accounts for variation in a fund's monthly performance (including the effects of all sales charges), placing emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. 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 and rated separately.) A fund's overall rating is derived from a weighted average of the 3-, 5- and 10-year (if applicable) rating metrics. Morningstar Rating is for the share classes specified; other classes may have different performance characteristics.

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