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VanEck International Investors Gold Fund Class Y (INIYX)

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VanEck International Investors Gold Fund Class Y

Van Eck funds

666 Third Avenue

New York, NY 10017

Management Information
Imaru M. Casanova,Lead Manager since April 30, 2014
Ms. Casanova joined VanEck in 2011. She serves as Deputy Portfolio Manager and Senior Analyst for VanEck’s Global Gold Strategy, specializing in gold and precious metals. She further serves as an Investment Team member for VanEck’s Global Hard Assets Strategy. Prior to joining VanEck, Ms. Casanova worked at McNicoll Lewis & Vlak as Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst in charge of establishing its metals and mining research department. From 2007 to 2010, Ms. Casanova was an equity research analyst at Barnard Jacobs Mellet USA, specializing in gold mining stocks, and expanding its coverage universe and product offering of metals and mining research practices in the Americas. From 2005 to 2007, Ms. Casanova worked as an associate analyst for BMO Capital Markets’ gold research team, covering small-, intermediate- and large-cap gold mining companies. Prior to working as an analyst, Ms. Casanova was a production technologist, offshore well-site supervisor, and petroleum engineer for Shell Exploration and Production in Venezuela. Ms. Casanova received an MS in Mechanical Engineering and a BS (Magna Cum Laude) in Mechanical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University. She has been quoted in Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, USA Today, Investor’s Business Daily, Reuters,, and has appeared on CNBC.
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Fund Overview

CategoryEquity Precious Metals
Fund FamilyVanEck
Net Assets861.75M
YTD Return12.98%
Morningstar Rating★★★
Inception DateApr 29, 2010

Fund Operations

Last Dividend1.54
Last Cap Gain0.00
Holdings Turnover32.00%
Average for CategoryN/A

Fees & Expenses

ExpenseINIYXCategory Average
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net)1.05%1.17%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio1.05%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio1.05%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee0.00%N/A
Max Front End Sales LoadN/A5.21%
Max Deferred Sales LoadN/A1.00%
3 Yr Expense Projection334N/A
5 Yr Expense Projection579N/A
10 Yr Expense Projection1,283N/A