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Principal Financial Group

Our Heritage

Founded in 1879 in the United States, the Principal Financial Group® (The Principal®) is a leader in offering businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement and investment services, life and health insurance and banking through its diverse family of financial services companies.

As a 401(k) leader and a member of the FORTUNE 500 in the United States, the Principal Financial Group has serves some 18 million customers worldwide from offices in 18 countries throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and North America. The Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PFG (NYSE: PFG).

Building on our strong reputation in the United States, The Principal® has steadily entered markets around the globe. We pride ourselves on our long record of providing value through our expertise in investments, administration, systems design, distribution management, education and client service.

 Principal Global Investors

Principal Global Investors, LLC was established in 1998 to leverage the asset management capabilities of the Principal Financial Group®. Our growing network of specialized investment boutiques and teams deliver focused expertise in equity, fixed income, real estate investments, asset allocation, currency management, stable value management and other structured investment strategies.

 Principal International

Principal International, Inc. was established in 1990 to leverage the strength of the Principal Financial Group globally. Principal International currently operates in seven markets through wholly owned subsidiaries and joint ventures. The international presence of The Principal spans most regions of the world and we continue to explore new opportunities for growth.

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