Experience matters

We've invested in international equity markets for more than 60 years

Capital created the first stock market indexes that track international equities.

We have:

INVESTMENT INSIGHTS
 

Our international presence and scale are built to identify new ideas no matter where they happen. 

Capital is a pioneer in international equity markets. 

Capital is a pioneer in international equity markets. This timeline shows some key dates in Capital’s history of international investing. In 1953, Capital made its first investment outside North America in Royal Dutch Petroleum. In 1955, Capital made its first equity investment in Japan. In 1965, Capital created the first-ever global equity indexes. In 1978, Capital launched an international equity strategy for institutional clients. In 1986, Capital unveiled the world’s first emerging markets equity fund. In 1992, Capital made its first equity investments in India. In 1994, Capital made its first equity investments in China. Source: Capital Group.

Strategies across the risk spectrum

Our diversified approach provides a range of solutions for institutions.


American Funds International Vantage FundSM


Investment objective:
Provide prudent growth of capital and conservation of principal

Benchmark: 
MSCI EAFE 

EM exposure: 1
5.6% 

Vehicle: 
Mutual fund 


International Equity Strategy


Investment objective:
Long-term growth of capital

Benchmark: 
MSCI EAFE 

EM exposure: 2
7.9% 

Vehicle: 
Collective investment trust, separate account 

Capital Group International Growth and Income Strategy


Investment objective: 
Long-term growth of capital while providing current income 

Benchmark: 
MSCI ACWI ex USA 

EM exposure: 2
23.7% 

Vehicle: 
Collective investment trust, mutual fund 

Capital Group EuroPacific
Growth Strategy


Investment objective:
Long-term growth of capital 

Benchmark: 
MSCI ACWI ex USA

EM exposure: 2
28.6% 

Vehicle: 
Collective investment trust, mutual fund 

International All Countries Equity Strategy


Investment objective:
Long-term growth of capital

Benchmark: 
MSCI ACWI ex USA 

EM exposure: 2
33.6% 

Vehicle: 
Collective investment trust, separate account

The power of fundamental research can help drive successful participant outcomes.

We offer international equity solutions to address the specific needs of institutional investors.

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

Investors should carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other important information is contained in the fund prospectuses and summary prospectuses, which can be obtained from a financial professional and should be read carefully before investing. Similar information about collective investment trusts can be obtained from Capital Group or participants' plan provider or employer.

Investing outside the United States involves risks, such as currency fluctuations, periods of illiquidity and price volatility, as more fully described in the prospectus. These risks may be heightened in connection with investments in developing countries.

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Unless otherise noted, all data as of 12/31/19.

1Represents % of net assets for American Funds International Vantage Fund.

2Represents % of total portfolio assets for International Equity Strategy, Capital Group International Growth and Income Strategy, Capital Group EuroPacific Growth Strategy and International All Countries Equity Strategy and based on a representative account for each strategy. 

The Capital Group companies manage equity assets through three investment groups. These groups make investment and proxy voting decisions independently. Fixed income investment professionals provide fixed income research and investment management cross the Capital organization; however, for securities with equity characteristics, they act solely on behalf of one of the three equity investment groups.