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Global Investment Management

With a legacy of global investment management, asset allocation expertise, and retirement leadership, Principal Funds offers a sophisticated approach to investing. Our multi-manager, multi-investment style capabilities provide three different portfolio construction techniques:

Principal Management Corporation acts as advisor for all Principal Funds. Their philosophy is to build strategies that seek to solve real challenges, rather than simply aligning to an investment style. Specialist managers are selected from the universe of investment managers, not just those from their own backyard. These managers are hired for specific mandates, customizing the outcomes and controlling expenses.

Many leading sub-advisors, including the extensive asset management capabilities of Principal Global Investors and its boutique affiliates, are utilized to cover a diverse set of asset classes.

  • Principal Global Investors has U.S. locations in New York and Des Moines; regional headquarters in Australia, Europe, and Singapore; and a large base of institutional assets for clients in nearly 60 countries.
  • Edge Asset Management, Inc. has been a pioneer in the field of actively managed asset allocation funds and is a leading manager of value equities and taxable fixed-income securities.
  • Columbus Circle Investors focuses on growth equities through an emphasis on good companies getting stronger and companies that are exceeding investor expectations.
  • Spectrum Asset Management offers expertise in preferred securities - generally one of the highest yielding investment-grade securities.
  • Principal Real Estate Investors draws from six decades of real estate investment experience and is one of the largest institutional U.S. real estate managers, with in-depth coverage of over 45 U.S. metropolitan real estate markets.
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With your financial professional's help, Principal Funds can help you pursue the benefits of attractive markets and minimize the impact of difficult ones. Contact your financial professional today to learn more.



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