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September 3, 2019

Capital Group launches first brand campaign in 87-year history

Capital Group, home of American Funds®, and one of the world’s oldest and largest investment management organizations with more than $1.9 trillion in assets under management, debuted its first brand marketing and television campaign in the company’s 87-year history today.

March 11, 2019

American Funds® Wins Multiple Lipper Fund Awards for 11 Consecutive Years

14 Lipper Fund Awards from Refinitiv in total for American Funds Target Date Retirement Series®, American Funds Retirement Income Portfolio – EnhancedSM, and American Funds Mortgage Fund®

December 6, 2018

Americans Would Rather Talk About Anything besides Money, Capital Group Survey Finds

People would rather talk about anything other than money, including marriage problems, mental illness, drug addiction, race, sex, politics and religion. In a survey of 1,202 American adults conducted by Capital Group, home of American Funds, and one of the world's leading investment management firms, survey participants ranked financial topics such as household earnings, retirement savings, debt and inheritances as the most taboo topics of discussion.

October 23, 2018

Picturing Life in Retirement Can Motivate Increased Savings, New Survey Finds

A large majority of Americans agree they need to save more and invest better to prepare for retirement, but new research reveals one action that may make all of the difference. When people envision how they want to live in their retirement years, they are motivated to save more.

September 20, 2018

American Funds Selected For Morningstar's "28 Terrific Funds" List

Eight American Funds have been included in the Morningstar® FundInvestor℠ "28 Terrific Funds" list.

July 25, 2018

Parents Share Wisdom About Money, Saving and Investing With Their Children

Most Americans who are investing for retirement today wish that someone had shared financial advice with them at an earlier age, according to a survey of 1,202 investors conducted by Capital Group, home of American Funds®, and one of the world's leading investment management firms.

July 17, 2018

American Funds Launches ABLEAmerica®, a Tax-Advantaged Savings Plan for Disability Expenses

American Funds, a family of mutual funds from Capital Group, one of the world’s largest investment management firms, announced the launch of ABLEAmerica®, a new tax-advantaged savings plan, the first ABLE plan available through financial advisors for individuals with disabilities and their families.

December 11, 2017

Capital Group Named a Best Place to Work by Glassdoor

Capital Group, home of American Funds, has been honored with Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2018 among large U.S. companies.

December 8, 2017

Gary Veerman Joins Capital Group as Head of LDI Solutions

LOS ANGELES — Capital Group, home of the American Funds and one of the world’s largest investment management firms, announced today that Gary Veerman will be joining the firm as head of liability-driven investing (LDI) solutions.

December 6, 2017

Baby Boomer Investors Say to Expect the Unexpected When It Comes to Retirement

Baby Boomers are learning to expect the unexpected as they transition into retirement, according to a survey of 1,200 investors conducted by Capital Group, home of the American Funds®.

October 17, 2017

Women Investors Buck Stereotypes: A Powerful Yet Misunderstood Economic Force

Women investors are highly engaged in financial decisions, contribute meaningfully to household income and assets, and expect their investments to work hard for them, according to a survey of 1,200 investors conducted by Capital Group, home of the American Funds®.

October 9, 2017

American Funds Receives Top Honors on Morningstar’s “Fantastic 43” List

American Funds Receives Top Honors on Morningstar’s “Fantastic 43” list – the most of any fund family

August 29, 2017

Millennials Demand More From Employers and Investments

Nine out of 10 Millennials are saving for retirement, according to a survey of 1,200 investors issued today by Capital Group, home of American Funds® and one of the world’s leading investment management firms. When it comes to their choices of employers and investments, compared to Baby Boomers, Millennials are looking for new workforce benefits and companies that deliver financial and social value.

April 4,2017

13 American Funds Added to Schwab Mutual Fund OneSource Select List®

13 American Funds were chosen by Charles Schwab Investment Advisory, Inc. (CSIA) to be on the 2017 Q1 Schwab Mutual Fund OneSource Select List®.

March 24, 2017

American Funds Wins in Every Target Date Fund Category at Lipper

American Funds Wins 24 Lipper awards in 2017 for three of its equity funds and its Target Date Retirement series.

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Capital Group at a glance

About us: Capital Group is a privately held company and is the home of American Funds, a family of more than 40 mutual funds. Our investment philosophy is based on bottom-up portfolio management and in-house research to achieve long-term investment results.

Headquarters: Los Angeles

Founded: 1931

Assets Under Management: More than US $1.9 trillion (December 31, 2018)

Employees: more than 7,200 (December 31, 2018)

Services: Capital Group provides a range of offerings for institutional clients and individual investors in the U.S. and globally. In addition, Capital offers private wealth management, private equity and investment services for high net worth investors in the U.S.

Investments are not FDIC-insured, nor are they deposits of or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity, so they may lose value.

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