They believed they had a responsibility to provide stability and management continuity to their investors, so they asked themselves a key question: If a portfolio manager left the firm, how could they keep funds going strong?
They pioneered a plan. By dividing portfolios into sections and giving each of the existing managers a portion to administer, no portfolio would be too dependent on a single person.
This distinctive way of managing money became The Capital SystemSM. By incorporating the highest conviction investment ideas of each manager in a portfolio, we aim to both increase the diversity of those ideas and reduce the volatility of a fund, which can give investors a smoother ride in bumpy markets.
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At Capital Group, we assemble teams of managers who have different investing styles and complementary strengths to help foster a diversified investing approach.
The benefits of our multiple portfolio manager approach can be boiled down to simple maths: If, for example, a fund has a star manager with 120 investment ideas, that’s a lot of ideas for one person to keep track of. But imagine if the fund were divided among four managers, including each of their 30 highest conviction ideas — ideas they've explored inside out — that’s the strength of The Capital System.
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Losing less when the market dips means investors stand to gain more when it climbs. And a steadier journey helps investors stay the course for the long term.
An innovative idea then and now, our unique multiple portfolio manager system has become a defining feature of our success. Distinct in the market and diverse in its strategy, The Capital System has helped many of our investment vehicles generate attractive long-term outcomes.
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