American Century Investments was founded in 1958 in Kansas City with two equity investment strategies and a couple of employees selling products from a basement office. Today, American Century Investments is a multi-disciplined money management firm offering diverse investment vehicles and mutual funds to financial professionals, institutions and investors, employing nearly 1,500 people. American Century's story is about hard work, dedication, personal integrity and focus for a common goal: to make their clients successful.
From the beginning, American Century has utilized highly defined, disciplined and repeatable investment processes that are consistently applied to deliver solid investment performance over the long term. They believe in active, team-based investment management, where they are constantly evaluating and managing their investments. As an active manager, their investment processes help them eliminate surprises regardless of market dynamics. With a wide range of mutual fund investment options in Growth, Value, International, Quantitative and Fixed Income, their investment management expertise is available in a variety of investment products and pricing options.
Working with the values and ideals on which their company was founded, American Century conducts their business by embracing the highest ethical standards. They're an organization built from the strong values of their founder, James E. Stowers, Jr., whose principles and beliefs have led and guided the company from the very beginning — and continue to set the standard for all employees and business practices today. They remain committed to his guiding belief — that the ultimate measure of their success is their customers' success. In 2008, American Century Investments was named to FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies to Work For" for the ninth consecutive year.
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