0000894189-13-001296.txt : 20130301 0000894189-13-001296.hdr.sgml : 20130301 20130301115845 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000894189-13-001296 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 497 PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 7 FILED AS OF DATE: 20130301 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20130301 EFFECTIVENESS DATE: 20130301 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: BRANDES INVESTMENT TRUST CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000926678 IRS NUMBER: 330635360 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1031 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 497 SEC ACT: 1933 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 033-81396 FILM NUMBER: 13655638 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: C/O U.S. BANCORP FUND SERVICES, LLC STREET 2: 615 EAST MICHIGAN STREET CITY: MILWAUKEE STATE: WI ZIP: 53202 BUSINESS PHONE: 4142873967 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: C/O U.S. BANCORP FUND SERVICES, LLC STREET 2: 615 EAST MICHIGAN STREET CITY: MILWAUKEE STATE: WI ZIP: 53202 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: BRANDES INTERNATIONAL FUND DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19940712 0000926678 S000005855 Brandes International Equity Fund C000016035 Class I BIIEX C000069595 Class E BIEEX C000096542 Class A BIEAX C000125574 Class C BIECX 0000926678 S000006075 Brandes Separately Managed Account Reserve Trust C000016693 Brandes Separately Managed Account Reserve Trust SMARX 0000926678 S000020707 Brandes Core Plus Fixed Income Fund C000057807 Class E BCPEX C000057808 Class I BCPIX C000057809 Class A BCPAX 0000926678 S000023589 Brandes Global Equity Fund C000069401 Class I BGVIX C000069402 Class E BGVEX C000096543 Class A BGEAX C000123169 Class C BCVCX 0000926678 S000031127 Brandes Emerging Markets Fund C000096540 Class I BEMIX C000096541 Class A BEMAX C000123170 Class C BEMCX 0000926678 S000035893 Brandes Credit Focus Yield Fund C000110022 Class I BCFIX C000110023 Class A BCFAX 0000926678 S000035894 Brandes International Small Cap Equity Fund C000110024 Class I BISMX C000110025 Class A BISAX C000123171 Class C BINCX 497 1 brandes_497e-xbrl.htm DEFINITIVE MATERIALS FOR XBRL brandes_497e-xbrl.htm

Filed Pursuant to Rule 497(e)
1933 Act File No. 33-81396
1940 Act File No. 811-08614
 
 
BRANDES INVESTMENT TRUST

On behalf of Brandes Investment Trust (the “Trust”) and pursuant to Rule 497(e) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, attached for filing are exhibits containing interactive data format risk/return summary information that mirrors the risk/return summary information in the supplemented form of Prospectus for Brandes Global Equity Fund, Brandes International Equity Fund, Brandes Emerging Markets Fund, Brandes International Small Cap Equity Fund, Brandes Core Plus Fixed Income Fund, Brandes Credit Focus Yield Fund, and Brandes Separately Managed Account Reserve Trust, which was filed pursuant to Rule 497(e) on February 7, 2013.  The purpose of this filing is to submit the 497(e) filing dated February 7, 2013 in XBRL for the Brandes Global Equity Fund, Brandes International Equity Fund, Brandes Emerging Markets Fund, Brandes International Small Cap Equity Fund, Brandes Core Plus Fixed Income Fund, Brandes Credit Focus Yield Fund, and Brandes Separately Managed Account Reserve Trust.
 
The XBRL exhibits attached hereto consist of the following:
 

INDEX TO EXHIBITS

Exhibit
Exhibit No.
Instance Document
EX-101.INS
Schema Document
EX-101.SCH
Calculation Linkbase Document
EX-101.CAL
Definition Linkbase Document
EX-101.DEF
Label Linkbase Document
EX-101.LAB
Presentation Linkbase Document
EX-101.PRE

 
 
 
 
 

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The following performance information provides some indication of the risks of investing in the Emerging Markets Fund. Of course, past performance, before and after taxes, does not indicate how the Emerging Markets Fund will perform in the future. After-tax returns are shown for Class I shares only. After-tax returns for other Classes will vary. (reflects no deduction for fees, expenses or taxes) www.brandesfunds.com Actual after-tax returns depend on an investor's tax situation and may differ from those shown, and after-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who are exempt from tax or hold their Fund shares through tax-deferred arrangements such as 401(k) plans or individual retirement accounts. Brandes Emerging Markets Fund Average Annual Total Returns For periods ending December 31, 2012 Brandes Credit Focus Yield Fund BCFIX BCFAX Investment Objective <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 36pt; DISPLAY: block; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="FONT-FAMILY: Times New Roman; FONT-SIZE: 8pt"><font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The <font style="DISPLAY: inline; COLOR: #000080">Brandes Credit Focus Yield Fund</font> (the &#8220;<font style="DISPLAY: inline; COLOR: #000080">Credit Focus Yield Fund</font>&#8221;), seeks total return, consisting of both current income and capital appreciation.</font></font> </div> Principal Investment Risks <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 36pt; DISPLAY: block; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="FONT-FAMILY: Times New Roman; FONT-SIZE: 8pt"><font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Because the values of the</font> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; COLOR: #000080; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Credit Focus Yield Fund&#8217;s</font> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">investments will fluctuate with market conditions, so will the value of your investment in the Fund.&#160;&#160;You could lose money on your investment in the</font> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; COLOR: #000080; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Credit Focus Yield Fund</font><font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">, or the Fund could underperform other investments.&#160;&#160;Principal risks of the Fund are as follows:</font></font></font> </div> <br/><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" id="list-57" width="100%" style="FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman"> <tr valign="top"> <td style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; WIDTH: 36pt"> <div style="TEXT-ALIGN: center"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: symbol, serif; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">&#183;</font> </div> </td> <td> <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 0pt; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Bank Debt Risks &#8211;</font> Investments in bank debt involve credit risk, interest rate risk, liquidity risk and other risks, including the risk that any loan collateral may become impaired or that the Fund may obtain less than the full value for the loan interests when sold.</font> </div> </td> </tr> </table> <br/><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" id="list-58" width="100%" style="FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman"> <tr valign="top"> <td style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; WIDTH: 36pt"> <div style="TEXT-ALIGN: center"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: symbol, serif; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">&#183;</font> </div> </td> <td> <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 0pt; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Credit Risks &#8211;</font> Fixed income securities are subject to varying degrees of credit risk, which are often reflected in credit ratings.&#160;&#160;The value of an issuer&#8217;s securities held by the Fund may decline in response to adverse developments with respect to the issuer.</font> </div> </td> </tr> </table> <br/><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" id="list-59" width="100%" style="FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman"> <tr valign="top"> <td style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; WIDTH: 36pt"> <div style="TEXT-ALIGN: center"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: symbol, serif; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">&#183;</font> </div> </td> <td> <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 0pt; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Interest Rate Risks &#8211;</font> As with most fixed income funds, the income on and value of your shares in the <font style="DISPLAY: inline; COLOR: #000080">Credit Focus Yield Fund</font> will fluctuate along with interest rates. 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Of course, past performance, before and after taxes, does not indicate how the Fund will perform in the future.&#160;&#160;Updated performance information is available on the Fund&#8217;s website at www.brandesinstitutionalfunds.com.</font></font> </div> Separately Managed Account Reserve Trust Year-by-Year Total Returns as of December 31, 2012 0.1100 0.0055 -0.3043 0.4259 0.1897 0.0475 0.1488 ~ http://usbank.com/20130207/role/ScheduleAnnualTotalReturnsBarChart20019 column dei_LegalEntityAxis compact ck0000926678_S000006075Member row primary compact * ~ Best Quarter 0.2091 2009-06-30 Worst Quarter -0.1644 2008-09-30 <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="30%" style="FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="15%"> <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 0pt; DISPLAY: block; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Best Quarter</font> </div> </td> <td valign="top" width="5%"> <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 0pt; DISPLAY: block; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Q2</font> </div> </td> <td valign="top" width="9%"> <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 0pt; DISPLAY: block; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">2009</font> </div> </td> <td valign="top" width="9%"> <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 0pt; DISPLAY: block; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">20.91%</font> </div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="15%"> <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 0pt; DISPLAY: block; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Worst Quarter</font> </div> </td> <td valign="top" width="5%"> <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 0pt; DISPLAY: block; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Q3</font> </div> </td> <td valign="top" width="9%"> <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 0pt; DISPLAY: block; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">2008</font> </div> </td> <td valign="top" width="9%"> <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 0pt; DISPLAY: block; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">-16.44%</font> </div> </td> </tr> </table> 0.1488 0.0727 0.0650 0.1255 0.0443 0.0371 0.0959 0.0442 0.0381 0.0421 0.0595 0.0578 0.0810 0.0671 0.0610 2005-10-03 2005-10-03 2005-10-03 ~ http://usbank.com/20130207/role/ScheduleAverageAnnualReturnsTransposed20020 column dei_LegalEntityAxis compact ck0000926678_S000006075Member column rr_PerformanceMeasureAxis compact * row primary compact * ~ <div style="TEXT-INDENT: 0pt; DISPLAY: block; MARGIN-LEFT: 0pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0pt" align="justify"> <font style="FONT-FAMILY: Times New Roman; FONT-SIZE: 8pt"><font style="DISPLAY: inline; FONT-FAMILY: times new roman; FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><font id="TAB1-11" style="MARGIN-LEFT: 18pt"></font>After-tax returns are calculated using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes.&#160;&#160;Actual after-tax returns depend on an investor&#8217;s tax situation and may differ from those shown, and after-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who are exempt from tax or hold their Fund shares through tax-deferred arrangements such as 401(k) plans or individual retirement accounts.</font></font> </div> After-tax returns are calculated using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. The following information shows you how the Fund has performed and provides some indication of the risks of investing in the Fund by showing how its performance has varied from year to year. Of course, past performance, before and after taxes, does not indicate how the Fund will perform in the future. (reflects no deduction for fees, expenses or taxes) www.brandesinstitutionalfunds.com Actual after-tax returns depend on an investor's tax situation and may differ from those shown, and after-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who are exempt from tax or hold their Fund shares through tax-deferred arrangements such as 401(k) plans or individual retirement accounts. 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