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Last $50.77 USD
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711 High Street

Des Moines, IA 50392

United States

Phone: 515-247-5111


Principal Financial Group, Inc. offers a range of financial products and services, including retirement, asset management and insurance to businesses, individuals and institutional clients. The company had approximately 19.4 million customers worldwide, as of December 31, 2013. Segments The company organizes its businesses into the following segments: Retirement and Investor Services; Principal Global Investors; Principal International and U.S. Insurance Solutions. Retirement and Investor Services segment The company offers a portfolio of asset accumulation products and services for retirement savings and investment: To businesses of all sizes with a concentration on small and medium-sized businesses, the company offers products and services for defined contribution pension plans, including 401(k) and 403(b) plans, defined benefit pension plans, nonqualified executive benefit plans and employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) consulting services. For more basic investment needs, the company offers SIMPLE Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) and payroll deduction plans; To large institutional clients, the company also offers investment-only products, including guaranteed investment contracts (GICs) and funding agreements; and To employees of businesses and other individuals, the company offers the ability to accumulate savings for retirement and other purposes through mutual funds, individual annuities and bank products. The company organizes its Retirement and Investor Services (RIS) operations into two business groupings: Accumulation business, which includes full service accumulation, Principal Funds (mutual fund business), individual annuities and bank and trust services; and Guaranteed business, which includes investment only and full service payout. Accumulation Business Full Service Accumulation Products The company offers investment and administrative products for defined contribution pension plans, including 401(k) and 403(b) plans, defined benefit pension plans, nonqualified executive benefit plans and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). The company delivers both administrative and investment services to its defined contribution plan and defined benefit plan customers through annuities and mutual funds. The company’s mutual fund offering is called Principal Advantage. It is a qualified plan product based on its series mutual fund, Principal Funds, Inc. (PFI). The company offers investments covering the range of stable value, equity, fixed income, real estate and international investment options managed by its Principal Global Investors segment, as well as third-party asset managers. As of December 31, 2013, the company provided full service accumulation products to approximately 32,600 defined contribution pension plans covering 3.8 million eligible plan participants, and to approximately 2,300 defined benefit pension plans covering approximately 338,000 eligible plan participants. Markets and Distribution: The company offers its full service accumulation products and services to employer-sponsored pension plans, including qualified and nonqualified defined contribution plans and defined benefit plans. The company’s primary target market is plans sponsored by small and medium-sized businesses. The company distributes its full service accumulation products and services nationally, primarily through a captive retirement services sales force. Principal Funds The company offers mutual funds to individuals, businesses, and institutional investors for use within variable life and variable annuity contracts, for use in employer-sponsored pension plans, as a rollover investment option, and for general investment purposes. Products and Services The company provides accounting, compliance, corporate governance, and product development for various mutual funds that the company organizes. PFI: PFI is a series mutual fund that, as of December 31, 2013, offered 65 investment options. Principal Variable Contracts Funds, Inc.: Principal Variable Contracts Funds, Inc. is a series mutual fund that, as of December 31, 2013, provided 39 investment options for variable a


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