Capital Research And Management Company

CRD#110885
Investment Advisor Firm

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  • Types of Clients
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  • Office Locations
  • Overview

    Capital Research And Management Company is an advisory firm located in Los Angeles, California. Capital Research And Management Company has $2.2 trillion in assets throughout 4,323 accounts, making it one of the biggest firms in the United States by assets under management (AUM). It has a very large team of 1,174 employees, of which 286 are financial advisors. Capital Research And Management Company does not act as a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the firm cannot buy and sell securities for its accounts and those of its customers and instead must go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are tradable fiscal investments such as bonds, options and equities.

    Capital Research And Management Company oversees most of the company's accounts on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management signifies that a portfolio manager makes transaction choices for the client's account without requiring client consent. The company also manages 87 non-discretionary accounts totaling $6.1 billion in assets under management. Capital Research And Management Company's typical account size is $504.3 million. An average financial advisor at Capital Research And Management Company manages about 15 client accounts, making it one of the more individualized firms in the country.

    The company's main office is located at 333 S Hope Street, Los Angeles, California 90071-1406. It is legally allowed to serve customers throughout 51 U.S. states and territories.

    Assets Under Management

    $2.2 trillion

    Number of Advisors

    286

    Disclosures

    No

    Office Location

    333 S Hope Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90071-1406

    Capital Research And Management Company by the Numbers

    Total Assets Under Management

    $2.2 trillion

    National Average: $3.3 billion
    Total Number of Employees

    1,174

    National Average: 31
    Total Number of Accounts

    4,323

    National Average: 1,935
    Average Account Size

    $504.2 million

    National Average: $1.7 million

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    Fee Structure

    Financial advisory fees usually depend on the type of financial services provided. However, fee types billed by the company can include the following fee types: asset-based or other. Capital Research And Management Company does participate in a wrap fee program, in which the firm offers a bundle of services for a single fee.

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    • Offered by 72% of firms

      Percentage of Assets

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      This fee, which is the most common fee type charged by advisors for portfolio management, is based on the amount of assets you have under management. Also referred to as an asset-based fee, this fee typically ranges from 0.50%-2.00% of AUM annually. You'll typically pay a lower rate the more assets you have under management.

    • Offered by 12% of firms

      Other

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      Firms can sometimes charge customers using non-traditional fee structures. See this firm's Form ADV for more details.

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      Hourly

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      Like a lawyer, a financial advisor may charge you by the hour. This can be helpful if you are only looking for short-term or one-time advice. Rates typically range from $100-$300 per hour, depending on the complexity and level of services needed.

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      Commissions

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      Occasionally, advisors earn commissions from selling financial products, such as securities or insurance policies, or making certain referrals or transactions. Advisors who earn commissions may be incentivized to make certain recommendations to clients in order to make a commission. Fee-only advisors do not earn commissions, while fee-based advisors may.

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      Performance-based

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      Advisors only earn performance-based fees if a portfolio outperforms a defined benchmark. This fee may be calculated in a number of ways but most commonly is charged as a percentage of investment profits. Performance-based fees may incentivize advisors to make riskier decisions in order to generate higher returns.

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      Subscription

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      Firms generally charge this fee for educational materials provided, such as a monthly magazine. This can be useful if you want to learn about investing or financial management on your own.

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      Fixed

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      Fixed fees are a one-time, lump sum charged for a specific service, like the creation of a financial plan without subsequent implementation. This can be useful if you only need advice for one specific purpose, rather than a long-term advisor. Fixed fees usually range from $1,000 to $3,000.

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    Types of Clients

    The firm manages money for a broad range of customers. The company provides services to retail investors, investment companies, pooled investment vehicles, corporations and other. Out of its 4,323 customers, Capital Research And Management Company's largest client group is retail investors. Just 2% of its customers are represented by non-U.S. persons.

    • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 0%
    • Other Individuals - 92.88%
    • Corporations - 7.12%
    • Charitable Organizations - 0%

    * The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) defines a high-net-worth individual as someone who has at least $750,000 under management.

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    Disclosures

    Capital Research And Management Company does not have any disclosures.

    Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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    This content was compiled from the SEC and FINRA