Top Mutual Fund Companies in US

Following are the top largest mutual fund companies in the US:

Fidelity Investments - It is one of the world's largest providers of financial services. The firm is the largest mutual fund company in the US, the No. 1 provider of workplace retirement savings plans, the largest mutual fund supermarket, a leading online brokerage firm and one of the largest providers of custody and clearing services to financial professionals.

The Vanguard Group, Inc. - It is one of the best mutual fund companies in the United States. Over the last ten years, 100% of Vanguard money market funds have outperformed their peer group average (Source: Lipper Inc. For the 10-year period ended March 31, 2010).

American Funds - It is one of the oldest and largest mutual funds in the US. It emphasizes investments in well-established blue chip companies, representing a wide cross section of the U.S. economy. The firm principally invests in common stocks; may also hold securities convertible into common stocks, as well as bonds, U.S. government securities, nonconvertible preferred stocks, and cash and equivalents.

Franklin Templeton Investments - It is one of the largest mutual fund organizations in the U.S., offering a variety of professionally managed mutual funds covering every major asset class. The firm manages investments for individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, partnerships and other clients globally.

MFS Investment Management - The MFS mutual funds is distributed to individuals through financial advisors affiliated with brokerage houses, financial institutions, financial planning firms, and independent advisors. As of December 31, 2009 the firm ranked as the 14th largest U.S. mutual fund manager in the nation (Strategic Insight).

Janus Capital Group - Janus is headquartered in Denver, Colorado with offices outside the US in Hong Kong, London, Milan, Singapore and Tokyo. It is the 16th largest mutual fund complex in US (Source: Strategic Insight, Simfund 5.0. By long-term, open-end mutual fund assets as of October, 2010).

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