The Capital Group is one of the world’s largest investment management organizations, but little is known about it because the company has shunned any type of publicity. This compelling book takes you inside one of the most elite and private investment firms out there. It digs deeps to reveal the corporate culture and long-term investment strategies that have made Capital the one organization where most investment professionals would like to work and would most recommend as long-term investment managers for their family and friends.
Praise for Capital
"This is a great story about great people with a passion for long-term investment success through discipline, planning, and patience; joined to the imagination, innovation, and vision. Many valuable insights."
— Peter L. Bernstein, author of Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
"At last! A revealing, insightful, knowledgeable perspective on one of the world's great investment management organizations by the deft hand of Charley Ellis."
— John Neff, professional investor
"Packed with entertaining anecdotes and pearls of wisdom (don't neglect the footnotes!), Capital takes us on an intimate tour of a premier investment management firm. Another classic by Charley Ellis."
— Jack R. Meyer, former president and CEO, Harvard Management Company
"Few people know the investment management business as well as Charley Ellis. This book offers a rare inside look at Capital, one of the best investment organizations. This text is a whodunit, tracking the development of a world-class investment firm and the people who drove it."
— Abby Joseph Cohen, Goldman Sachs
"Illuminates a great investment organization well worth studying—by everyone."
— George J. W. Goodman, also known as "Adam Smith" of Adam Smith's Money World and author of The Money Game