Whether you're investing personally or on behalf of your business, you want an investment manager who empowers you to reach your financial goals. At Principal Global Investors, empowering individual investors, institutions, and business professionals is our single purpose. When you work with us, you benefit from the combined strength of a multi-boutique investment firm and the management expertise of Principal®, one of the world's largest diversified investment companies.
We are committed to delivering the investment outcomes you need, combined with consistently competitive investment performance and superior service. Our dedication to and achievement of this goal is validated by the portfolios we manage for investors around the world.
Comprised of a network of specialized boutiques and teams, we currently manage portfolios on behalf of a broad range of sophisticated clients in over 70 countries around the world. Our global distribution provides direct access to the markets and companies in which we invest and close proximity to the clients we serve.
We are, however, much more than a collection of specialized investment boutiques and capabilities. You benefit from our multi-boutique business structure that cultivates a small company mind-set in a large company environment. This approach provides access to outstanding asset managers - each with a distinct investment specialty and philosophy.
The autonomy of the boutique investment professionals results in consistent, competitive and custom investment options that support your need for income and yield. We do this by offering quality-focused alpha and beta strategies in both developed and emerging markets using broad investment capabilities and asset classes:
• Equities, fixed income, real estate, currency management, and stable value funds
• Specialized asset allocation strategies
• Lifecycle funds
• Exchange-traded funds
• Collective investment trusts
• Alternatives, and other structured investment strategies
Our extensive client base reflects the breadth and sophistication of our investment capabilities.
The benefits are clear - flexible investment strategies, customized investment solutions, and consistent investment results, all through a single, global investment advisor.
News from IPE
Debut European deal for Bayerische Ärzteversorgung under €500m BVK mandate
Investor sentiment to use alternative credit, emerging market debt for short-term up, 36 percentage point rise in use
Bavarian occupational scheme hires two managers with diversification in mind
GLOBAL – Stability seen in industry in recent decades ‘coming to an end’, says Principal CEO.
NETHERLANDS – Aruban pension fund APFA selects Russell Investments as fiduciary manager.
White Papers / Research from Principal Global Investors
So far, this series, 5G: The Foundation for a HyperConnected World, has examined the transformational technology that will redefine communications and have lasting impacts on several industries. Most recently we’ve explored 5G’s potential impact in Africa and how the continent could benefit from the technology.
So far, this series, 5G: The Foundation for a Hyper-Connected World, has examined the transformational technology that will redefine communications and have lasting impacts on several industries. Most recently we’ve explored 5G’s significance in Asia and what the future could hold.
Economic Insights: March 2018 download
Economic decoupling begins: Growth should stay solidly above trend for 2018, but the world economy is no longer picking up steam.
Economic Insights: February 2018 download
What happens after growth peaks? A bit of deceleration. When things are so good they can’t get any better, they usually don’t. Still, the robust momentum should carry well into 2019.
Asia: Leading the Race to 5G download
To date, this series, 5G: The Foundation for a Hyper-Connected World, has examined the transformational technology that will redefine communications and impacts on several industries. Now, in the third part of this five-part series, we begin to examine how 5G will affect various regions throughout the world. In this third paper, we look at how Asia will transform itself through 5G adoption.
Analysis from IPE
A successful momentum strategy requires close attention to trading costs and timing and the impact it has on returns
IPE asked the top 120 European asset managers how they were dealing with the issue of third-party research costs
Emerging market equities have enjoyed a good year so far but are investors too late to enter the market?
Foreign criticism of Germany’s strong trade performance is escalating
Daniel Ben-Ami finds that while there are signs that the global economy might be bouncing back, doubts are being raised by the weakness of the recovery