Investment Management

Voya International Real Estate Fund - Class A

Class T shares of the Fund are not currently offered.

Fund Description


  • Invests primarily in non-U.S. REITs, where investment opportunity set is potentially more than twice that of the U.S.
  • Managed by CBRE Clarion Securities (CBRE Clarion), one of the world’s largest real estate investment companies
  • The Sub-Adviser uses an in-house valuation process to identify investments with superior current income and growth potential relative to their peers. This process examines several factors including: value and property, capital structure, and management and strategy
  • Multi-step investment process used in constructing the investment portfolio combines top-down region and sector allocation with bottom-up individual stock selection

Investment Objective

The Fund seeks to provide investors with high total return.

Daily Prices as of 11/17/2017

Net Asset Value (NAV) $8.62
% Change -0.12
$ Change -0.01
Public Offering Price (POP) $9.15
YTD Return +13.92%

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Fund Facts

Ticker Symbol IIRAX
CUSIP 92914A778
Inception Date Feb 28, 2006
Dividends Paid Quarterly
Min. Initial Investment $1,000.00

Management Team

T. Ritson Ferguson, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2006

Steven D. Burton, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2006

Joseph P. Smith, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2011


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Average Annual Total Returns %

  As of Oct 31, 2017 As of Sep 30, 2017 Expense Ratios
  YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Gross Net 1, 2
Net Asset Value +12.59 +9.50 +1.67 +4.68 -0.31 1.45% 1.45%
With Sales Charge +6.11 +3.23 -0.32 +3.45 -0.90
FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Ex-US Index +13.46 +10.59 +2.90 +5.01 -0.14
Net Asset Value +12.23 +2.54 +2.87 +5.27 +0.05 1.45% 1.45%
With Sales Charge +5.77 -3.38 +0.87 +4.04 -0.54
FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Ex-US Index +12.96 +4.16 +3.85 +5.38 +0.12

Inception Date - Class A: 02/28/06

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Current Maximum Sales Charge: 5.75%

1The Adviser has contractually agreed to limit expenses of the Fund. This expense limitation agreement excludes interest, taxes, investment-related costs, leverage expenses, and extraordinary expenses and may be subject to possible recoupment. Please see the Fund's prospectus for more information.

2The expense limits will continue through at least March 1, 2018. The Fund is operating under the contractual expense limits.

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance information shown. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Portfolio will fluctuate, so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. See above “Average Annual Total Returns %” for performance information current to the most recent month-end. Returns for the other share classes will vary due to different charges and expenses. Performance assumes reinvestment of distributions and does not account for taxes.

Total investment return at net asset value has been calculated assuming a purchase at net asset value at the beginning of the period and a sale at net asset value at the end of the period; and assumes reinvestment of dividends, capital gain distributions and return of capital distributions/allocations, if any, in accordance with the provisions of the dividend reinvestment plan. Net asset value equals total Fund assets net of Fund expenses such as operating costs and management fees. Total investment return at net asset value is not annualized for periods less than one year.

Benchmark Disclosures

FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Ex-US Index

The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed ex-U.S. Index is a subset of the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index and is designed to track the performance of listed real estate companies and REITS. The Index does not reflect fees, brokerage commissions, taxes or other expenses of investing. Investors cannot directly invest in an index.

Principal Risks

All investing involves risks of fluctuating prices and the uncertainties of rates of return and yield inherent in investing. Foreign Investing does pose special risks including currency fluctuation, economic and political risks not found in investments that are solely domestic. Investing in stocks of Small- and Mid-Sized Companies may entail greater volatility and less liquidity than larger companies. Concentration of investments in one or more real estate industries, may subject the Fund to greater volatility than a portfolio which is less concentrated. Emerging Market stocks may be especially volatile. Price Volatility, liquidity and other risks that accompany an investment in International Real Estate Equities. Risks of the REIT's are similar to those associated with direct ownership of Real Estate, such as changes in real estate values and property taxes, interest rates, cash flow of underlying real estate assets, supply and demand, and the management skill and credit worthiness of the issuer. Other risks of the Fund include but are not limited to: Initial Public Offerings; Company, Credit, Currency, Convertible Securities; Interest Rate, Investment Model; Market Trends; Non-Diversification; Other Investment Companies'; Inability to Sell Securities; and Securities Lending Risks. Investors should consult the Fund's Prospectus and Statement of Additional Information for a more detailed discussion of the Fund's risks.