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Business Review’s The Capital Group Companies, Inc. contains a company overview, key facts, locations and subsidiaries, news and events as well as a SWOT analysis of the company.
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. _________________________________________________________________________________ The Capital Group Companies, Inc.: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile Reference code: BRFS213CP10-Q4 Published: Jul 2010 Business Review John Carpenter House 7 Carmelite Street London EC4Y 0BS United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 20 7936 6400 Fax: +44 (0) 20 7336 6813 ___________________________________________________________________________________________ The Capital Group Companies, Inc. - SWOT Profile Page 1 The Capital Group Companies, Inc. __________________________________________________________________________________________ The Capital Group Companies, Inc. - Company Overview The Capital Group Companies (Capital Group) is an investment management company. The company, along with its subsidiaries, offers investment products and services to individual and institutional clients. Group companies, within Capital Group, manage investments of the clients through mutual funds, pooled investment funds and separately managed accounts. Capital Group also operates in the private equity sector through Capital International. The company has operations in 22 locations across Hong Kong, Switzerland, Japan, India, Singapore, the US, Canada and the UK. The company’s subsidiaries include Capital Bank and Trust, Capital International, American Funds, Capital Research and Management, Capital International Asset Management, Capital Guardian and Capital International Funds. Capital Group is headquartered in Los Angeles, the US. The Capital Group Companies, Inc. - Key Facts The Capital Group Companies, Inc., Key Facts 333 S. Hope Street, Los Corporate Address: Angeles, California (CA), 90071, Ticker Symbol, Stock N/A Exchange United States Telephone + 1 213 4869200 No. of Employees 7,500 Fax + 1 213 4869217 Financial Year End N/A URL www.capgroup.com Industry Financial Services Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Locations Canada, United States Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research ___________________________________________________________________________________________ The Capital Group Companies, Inc. - SWOT Profile Page 2 The Capital Group Companies, Inc. __________________________________________________________________________________________ The Capital Group Companies, Inc. - Business Description The Capital Group Companies (Capital Group) is one of the largest investment management companies with assets under management of around USD 1 trillion. The company's investments product portfolio includes mutual funds, pooled investment funds and separately managed accounts. In addition, the company operates in private equity sector. The company has its operations at 22 locations globally, including international offices in major cities such as Toronto, Tokyo, London, Geneva, Hong Kong, Mumbai and Singapore. Capital Group employs about 7,500 people. The company operates through two principal subsidiaries namely, Capital Group International, Inc. (CGI), and Capital Research and Management Company (CRMC). Through CGI, the company operates and manages Capital Guardian Trust Company (CGTC), Capital International Limited (CIL), Capital International Inc. (CII), Capital International K.K. (CIKK) and Capital International S.A. (CISA). CGI and its companies managed assets of USD 130.0 billion, as of June 30, 2009. CGTC engages in asset management business as well as offers trust services to its clients. Services are principally offered to large corporate clients, consultants, high net worth individuals and families, investment companies, pension and profit sharing plans, pooled investment vehicles, charitable organizations, corporations, state or municipal government entities, non-profit organizations, private foundations, private organizations, and foreign governmental entities. It manages separate client-focused equity portfolios, mutual funds and retirement plans for its clients. It has offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington. CIL has its principal operations in the UK. Its Capital International Limited, Advisory Services (CILAS) offers financial advisory services and brokerage and securities dealership services to public and private companies. CILAS also offers retirement planning and tax advisory services. CII is the investment manager for Capital International Private Equity Funds (CIPEF) within Capital Group. CIPEF's private equity investment includes USD 2.4 billion in 72 investments within 25 countries and 34 industries. CIKK is engaged in securities services business through discretionary investment securities investment trust, and investment advisory services in Japan. At CIKK, investment trust investment advisors' net assets totaled about JPY 553.0 billion and assets under contract of around JPY 4,177.0 billion, as of March 31, 2009. The company's CISA has operations in Switzerland. CRMC manages American Fund Distributors, Inc. (AFDI) and American Fund Services Company. The company, through these companies, offers seven types of funds, namely, growth funds, growth-and-income funds, equity-income funds, balanced fund, bond funds, tax-exempt bond funds, money market funds, and target date funds. Some of the funds offered include AMCAP Fund, EuroPacific Growth Fund, The Growth Fund of America, The New Economy Fund, and New Perspective Fund. The company's American Funds Target Date Retirement fund includes American Funds 2050 Target Date Retirement Fund, American Funds 2045 Target Date Retirement Fund, and American Funds 2030 Target Date Retirement Fund. Further, the company's Capital International Asset Management (CIAM) offers three types of mutual funds to individual investors namely, equity-Canadian-anchored, equity-global/international, and fixed income-Canadian-anchored. Mutual funds of CIAM are distributed by the Canadian banks and financial institutions. The Canadian financial advisers also offer the global or international equity mutual funds of the company. The company's product and services portfolio includes funds, investment management services, and institutional investing and global private equity services. The company provides mutual funds, personalized services and investment funds to its individual clients and institutions. Mutual funds are sold through financial advisers and other intermediaries to the individuals in the US. Investment options for individual investors are provided through the Capital International Funds (Europe), which are distributed through banks, intermediaries and other financial institutions. The company offers its investment management services through managed accounts, pooled funds, balanced portfolios and fixed-income investments. These services are used by corporate retirement plans, public and foundations worldwide. Capital group companies controls and manages the assets of several corporations, retirement plans, non-profit organizations and government. The company's institutional investing and global private equity services are offered primarily to institutions. It also manages the assets for companies worldwide, retirement plans and non-profit organizations such as endowments and foundations.
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