Multi-Boutique Approach

Principal Funds is the mutual fund distributor for the Principal Financial Group—a leader with an established reputation for helping people and businesses manage their investments in all kinds of markets. More than 20 million customers worldwide trust us with their hard-earned dollars.

We take a multi-manager investment approach that leaves our independent boutiques free to focus their time and expertise on what matters most—managing assets and striving to deliver consistent results.

Principal Global Investors

Sub-advisor to many of our Funds, Principal Global Investors offers deeply experienced management teams — including Principal Global Equities and Principal Global Fixed Income—with expertise in equities, fixed income, and real estate around the globe.

Principal Portfolio Strategies

Principal Portfolio Strategies engages exclusively in the creation of asset allocation solutions. Their goal is to deliver reliable, risk-adjusted investment outcomes that meet our clients' needs.

Columbus Circle Investors

Since 1975, Columbus Circle Investors has provided institutional equity management services with a focus on growth-oriented portfolios in large-cap, mid-cap, SMID-cap, small-cap, and technology categories for domestic equities.

Edge Asset Management

Edge Asset Management is a leading manager of equity, fixed-income, and asset allocation strategies, with a foundation dating to 1939. The firm manages the Strategic Asset Management (SAM) Portfolios—the target risk investment options for lifecycle funds.

Finisterre Capital

Finisterre Capital LLP, founded in 2002, is an emerging markets specialist managing funds in a variety of asset classes including sovereign debt, local currency debt, foreign exchange, corporate credit, and special situations.

Morley Financial Services

Morley Financial Services, Inc., founded in 1982, provides comprehensive stable value and fixed-income solutions including collective funds and separately managed accounts tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients.

Origin Asset Management

Origin Asset Management is an established global equity specialist based in London. Formed in 2005, their product range includes global, international, emerging market, and small-cap equity strategies.

Post Advisory Group

Post Advisory Group, LLC, founded in 1992, is a leading global investment manager specializing in high yield bonds and leveraged loans with a multi-strategy, value-oriented investment approach.

Principal Global Equities

Fundamental, earnings-focused equity investors who embrace the principles of behavioral finance and leverage powerful analytical platforms to provide clients with investment solutions spanning equity markets worldwide.

Principal Global Fixed Income

Grounded in research, supported by experienced professionals, and fueled by innovation-Principal Global Fixed Income is committed to providing customized client solutions worldwide.

Principal Real Estate Investors

Principal Real Estate Investors offers a breadth of capabilities in all four quadrants that provides a distinct perspective on real estate and capital markets.

Spectrum Asset Management

Spectrum Asset Management, Inc., founded in 1987, specializes in diversified preferred security portfolios for institutional investors. Spectrum is one of the largest managers of preferred securities in the world.

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Principal Portfolio Strategies is involved in the creation of asset allocation solutions and is responsible for the initial selection and ongoing monitoring of affiliated and unaffiliated investment managers. Principal Portfolio Strategies is a specialized investment management group within Principal Global Investors, the investment adviser to Principal Funds.