You may have heard Principal Funds and other financial companies talk about being global investment managers. But what does that actually mean, and how does it benefit you as an investor?
At Principal Funds, we don't just make investments in different countries. Principal Global Investors and its affiliates (sub-advisors to many of the Principal Funds), actually have more than 20 offices worldwide1 with research analysts and other investment professionals managing money for clients in nearly 60 countries around the world.
Principal Global Investors provides a range of diverse investment capabilities, including:
We believe this global footprint gives our analysts a deeper knowledge of the local economies and companies they research.
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1Represents locations for Principal Global Investors, including all advisory affiliates and subsidiaries, and Principal International affiliates.
Asset allocation/diversification does not guarantee a profit or protect against a loss.
International investing involves increased risks due to currency fluctuations, political or social instability, and differences in accounting standards.
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